LHU raises awareness for hunger in the community

To increase hunger awareness and food insecurity in the community, LHU’s MountainServe Center for Community Service held its annual Hunger Bowl where students and faculty teamed up to collect 4,334 nonperishable food items.


‘Fallout 4’: An apocalypyical blast

When you’re walking down the electronics aisles and can’t decide what movie or video game to purchase, you’ll probably notice the shortage of one game in particular this year. That game would happen to be “Fallout 4” of Bethesda studios, another sequel straight from their massively loved “Fallout” series.


Be the Ripple: Advocacy group educating on mental illness

Brittany Caufman, a senior majoring in Psychology at Lock Haven University, and myself, noticed this stigma behind the silence of mental illness and decided to establish Be The Ripple in order to change it. Be The Ripple is a non-profit advocacy group that strives to educate the public about psychiatric illness, particularly eating disorders. Be The Ripple promotes positive body image and self-acceptance, especially among young collegiate women.


Campus protests and the bloated reaction to PC

Political correctness is changing its face. When talking about the “safe-speech” movements occurring on college campuses over the last month, we must recognize that “PC” is a misnomer. Scale is an important component of this discussion. Politically correct zealotry may be a threat to certain individuals expressing their opinions on the internet, but it is not really a threat to democracy.


Men’s basketball starts season 2-0

The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team got off to a quick 2-0 start to the season by winning both games in the Wolf’s Bus Line Classic at Shippensburg University over the weekend.
In the season opener against Nyack on Friday afternoon, junior guard Bootsie Walker nailed a game-winning jumper with 12 seconds to play to lift Lock Haven to a 75-71 victory.


Redirect the traces of secondhand smoke

Redirect the traces of secondhand smoke

It always seems as though I get stuck behind someone who is smoking a cigarette wherever I walk every day. Smoking should not be something that is allowed in public because of the adverse health effects it has on non-smokers. Pennsylvania has one of the highest youth smoking rates with Pennsylvanian youths making up about 18.4 percent. Smoking is a behavioral dependence caused by a nicotine addiction.


9th annual play for Brian to be held Friday

9th annual play for Brian to be held Friday

The ninth annual Play For Brian will be held on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:45p.m. in the Student Rec center. Each team can have six to eight players and can participate in a dodgeball tournament, walleyball tournament, wheelchair races, rock climbing and silent auctions where you can win tickets to sporting events and win sporting memorabilia. The winner of each event will receive a Play For Brian T-shirt.


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