Wawa vs. Sheetz: The ancient battle comes to an end

By Angela Fries Lifestyles Editor November 29, 2012 Walking into a Sheetz the morning after a night of drinking can be the worst mistake of your life. The bright colors and neon lights are enough to make your head spin. The first thing I noticed upon entering my first Sheetz was the wretched neon colors … Continue reading Wawa vs. Sheetz: The ancient battle comes to an end


Touch of China on Main Street: Shanghai Restaurant

By Dusty Guerra Staff Writer November 29, 2012 There are three ways to get something: good, fast and cheap. Pick two. After all, there’s nothing out there that’s good, fast and cheap, especially when food is concerned. Or is there? For Lock Haven students, finding good food on a budget is always a struggle. Finding … Continue reading Touch of China on Main Street: Shanghai Restaurant

Top 5 trending topics on Twitter

By Christian Perry Staff Writer cperry2@lhup.edu November 29, 2012 1. #thoughtsduringschool If you’re like me then you probably have some of the craziest thoughts while in school or class. I mean, this topic has to be the best for when you’re sneaking to your phone when boredom strikes in class. I personally could tweet all … Continue reading Top 5 trending topics on Twitter

Student government board to ‘voice student concerns’

By Jessica Joseph Guest Writer November 29, 2012 The Student Government Board (SGB) elected their main officers and is taking the next step forward in planning events for students for the upcoming spring semester. Junior Brittney Zeller was voted in as chair, while senior Megan Mittal will take the vice-chair position. SGB’s treasurer and secretary … Continue reading Student government board to ‘voice student concerns’

Sports for Support: a success

By Katie Hibbard News Editor November 29, 2012 Kim Batty, a professor in the recreation management department, and her program planning class hosted “Sports for Support” Tournament for the third year running this past Wednesday evening. All proceeds from the event will go to Andrew’s Special Kids, a nonprofit charity that assists children with disabilities … Continue reading Sports for Support: a success

Proud to have a paycheck

By Caitlin Chciuk Copy Editor Seeing my family at Thanksgiving always gives them ample opportunity to ask me questions about my life. Normally these questions are along the lines of “how are your classes?” and “how are you and your boyfriend doing?” But this year took a different tone. In just over two weeks, I … Continue reading Proud to have a paycheck

Ponies in pop culture

By Kyra Smith-Cullen A&E Editor November 29, 2012 When it comes to stereotypes, there are no shortages in the world. Of course, there are some people who are the basis for the allegation, but there are always two sides to the story. Lately, the fans of the animated show “My Little Pony” – called bronies … Continue reading Ponies in pop culture

MountainServe aids Hurricane Clean Up

By Morgan Cummings Guest Writer November 29, 2012 On the weekend prior to Thanksgiving, Lock Haven University students gave thanks in their own way.  Nineteen students from the LHU Outreach for Humanity Club advised through the LHU MountainServe Center for Global Citizenship traveled to Point Pleasant Beach, NJ to assist with Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief … Continue reading MountainServe aids Hurricane Clean Up

Monroe takes over

By Doug Spatafore Sports Information dspatafo@lhup.edu November 29, 2012 Alex Monroe (Lewistown, Pa./Indian Valley) of the Lock University men’s cross country team has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year. Monroe, also the 2012 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) Atlantic Region … Continue reading Monroe takes over

International students get the full experience of an American city

By Kayla Marsh Staff Writer November 29, 2012 This Thanksgiving I decided to travel to Chicago with three of my good friends: Francesca Maranucci, a junior from Melbourne Australia; Prue Butt, a junior from Armidale  Australia; and Mario Fenari, a senior from Sardinia, Italy. We left early Tuesday morning to start the long journey to … Continue reading International students get the full experience of an American city