Local author twists tradition

By Kyra Smith-Cullen A&E Editor February 28, 2013 Fairy Tales have always held a special place in humanity’s hearts, evidenced by how they’ve survived generations. But lately, the classic stories have been modernized and twisted, and one Pennsylvania writer is contributing to this trend. Clinton County resident Amanda Davis specializes in the horror genre and … Continue reading Local author twists tradition


Classic storybooks seize silverscreen

By Kathleen Ellison A&E Editor February 28, 2013 I’m sure many of you have noticed the sudden string of media inspired by fairy tales, with shows like ‘Once Upon a Time’, and ‘Grimm’, and movies like ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’, ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Slayers’ and the upcoming film ‘Jack the Giant Killer’. Many … Continue reading Classic storybooks seize silverscreen

Happening outside the Haven: International news for the week

By Dusty Guerra Staff Writer February 28, 2013 Mid-East: The White House has discussed offering aid to the Syrian Rebels combating the Assad regime. No definitive announcement has been made about what form this aid would take. Caribbean: Raul Castro, who took over the Cuban government for his brother, Fidel, has announced that he intends … Continue reading Happening outside the Haven: International news for the week

Cosmetic lovers rejoice!

By Angela Fries Managing Editor February 28, 2013 Who doesn’t like receiving a package? Subscription boxes have become the newest trend, sending out anything from dog toys to wine. Make-up subscription boxes have become immensely popular with young women. Companies like Birchbox and Ipsy are receiving so many subscription requests that they’ve had to begin … Continue reading Cosmetic lovers rejoice!

Top 5 reasons why Twitter beats Facebook

By Christian Perry Staff Writer cperry@lhup.edu February 28, 2013 1. Statuses On Twitter you get 140 characters to say what you have to say, which means if you’re one to elaborate on details, you’re going to have to make some adjustments. To be honest, nothing annoys me more than getting on Facebook and seeing a … Continue reading Top 5 reasons why Twitter beats Facebook

Carbon monoxide detectors mandatory

By Kathleen Ellison A&E Editor February 28, 2013 Lock Haven City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance amending the Property Maintenance Code to require carbon monoxide detectors/alarms in residential rental units on Monday night. This decision was prompted by a recent incident of carbon monoxide poisoning. Over the winter break, ten female students … Continue reading Carbon monoxide detectors mandatory

An overview of LHU’s rugby

By Bill Whale Guest Writer February 28, 2013 Throughout recent years, Men’s Rugby has become one of the most successful club teams at Lock Haven. In 2012, they became the Division III Mid Atlantic Rugby Football Union Champions. After this great accomplishment, Lock Haven Men’s Rugby was given the opportunity to move up to Division … Continue reading An overview of LHU’s rugby

Trip to Mars 2018?

By Chris Gill News Editor February 28, 2013 So how many of you have ever dreamed of seeing Mars up close? Well a chance to do so may be nearer in your future than you might think. According to CNN,  a nonprofit organization founded by Dennis Tito called Inspiration Mars Foundation is planning a trip … Continue reading Trip to Mars 2018?

Senior night ends in loss for women’s basketball

By Tyler Rumsey Sports Information February 28, 2013 Marrysa Moyer (Altoona, Pa./Mansfield Univ.) netted a career-high 26 points, but the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team (7-18, 4-17 PSAC) fell to No. 9 Gannon University (24-3, 18-2 PSAC), 76-66 this afternoon on senior day at Thomas Fieldhouse. The Lady Eagles honored their lone senior, Kacie … Continue reading Senior night ends in loss for women’s basketball