The Vault: Disco diva Donna Summer

Within the dark recesses of the vault behind the excellence that is Disco is the legendary singer who tried all kinds of new things, the singer who was the most influential for other Disco artists. The singer known as Donna Summer! Remember Disco? That 70s music your grandparents and probably your parents listen to? It’s always sounded the same to you right?

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Andrew Barrett prepares for the big stage

“Arm, Arm Ye Brave!” rang out through Price Auditorium, filling it with a sense of triumph and excitement; the baritone voice giving life to music hundreds of years old. Senior Andrew Barrett, a music major, had chosen the piece from Handel’s “Judas Maccabaeus” to perform at Lock Haven’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts Student Recital Wednesday night.

By Zack Mccarthy,

Tuition freeze for PASSHE students in 2015/2016

Representative Mike Hanna (D-Clinton/Centre) has announced a general tuition freeze for the 2015-2016 school year. This tuition freeze will impact all 14 state-owned universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Hanna said, “As a member of the legislature since 1991 and a PASSHE board member since 2004, I am always seeking ways . . .”

Lacrosse wins 24th consecutive in regular season

The No. 2 Lock Haven Lady Eagles lacrosse team defeated the Warriors of East Stroudsburg, 18-5 for their 11th win of the season and remain undefeated. Two-time Division II Midfielder of the Year Jessica Pandolf posted a hat trick in the first six minutes of the game en route to a game-high five goals. Pandolf had plenty of help though, as nine Lady Eagles scored for head coach Kristen Selvage.

Healthy Habits: preparing yourself for finals by sleeping

Sleeping is one of the best things in life. A bed is the sweetest hello and the hardest goodbye but if you want to be healthy, you need to be strict with your sleep. You need to regulate when you go to bed, when you wake up, what you do before bed and limit your naps. Finals are coming up and what better way to prepare than to sleep?

Crunch time: Don’t panic

Nothing is worse than the number of assignments, projects and busywork that professors assign to students just a few weeks before the semester closes. Not only does almost every professor do this, but the amount of varying assignments that are due in so little time are astronomical. I understand that professors fall behind, get off-track from the syllabus, and unforeseen circumstances happen.

The Vault: Challenge your brain with ‘Tetris’

Within the dark recesses of the vault, behind all of the puzzle video games, is the amazing game that is “Tetris”. Developed Alexey Pajitnov and released in 1984, “Tetris” is a Soviet tile-matching puzzle game, the first entertainment software to be exported out of the USSR to the United States. Originally published for the Commodore 64 and the PC, “Tetris”, or some variation of it


University Players plan for educational opportunity

University Players plan for educational opportunity

The University Players are hosting their seventh annual High School Theatre Festival, which invites students from around the state to come to LHU, on April 18 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event allows high school students to get a look at the inner workings of a college theater department, get advice from students and professionals and attend a performance of “Footloose” at the end of the day. This year, the University Players are expecting around 65 students.


It’s not just raining puppies and kittens

It’s not just raining puppies and kittens

Everyone knows that a puppy is cute but what about a baby anteater? Exotic baby animals are not as public as common animals. Here are just a few to show you how cute they really are.Well sure the red panda is a super adorable animal as an adult, but just imagine what the babies could possibly look like. These adorable creatures are super fluffy and look super cuddly.


Students run for refugees

Students run for refugees

Six members of the Lock Haven University cross country and track and field team are doing more than just racing. On Sunday April 19th, they will all be doing a run for charity. The runners are sophomores Jack Felt, Scott Davern, Addison Monroe, Korey Repologle, junior Dalen Stroh, and seniors Matt Guiod, Alex Diltz. The six will run for the refugee camps in Syria. Their goal is to raise money for the camps in order to contribute in making sure the refugee’s have supplies.


Hextall should keep Berube

Hextall should keep Berube

If history were to repeat itself, Philadelphia Flyers’ head coach, Craig Berube would be fired in the coming weeks. The Flyers have missed the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. They are a team that took a major step backwards this season when many thought that they would improve.


LHU Crimson and White Weekend begins Saturday

LHU Crimson and White Weekend begins Saturday

The 2015 Lock Haven Crimson and White Weekend will take place this weekend, beginning on Sat., April 18. The Lock Haven University football program alumni game will kick things off at 2p.m. on Saturday at Hubert Jack Stadium. Admission is free, but if you are an alumni, it costs $30 to play.


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