My earliest memories of my parents are shrouded amongst play sets and uncomfortable sleeping positions in the chairs of music studios. My mother’s voice fell like rain on church congregations as my father vigorously worked the soundboard. There were always standing ovations. I still remember my father’s first play, “The Wellingtons” exactly four acts and several hours too long.
The construction on campus that began back in the spring is still ongoing and students are questioning what it’s going to look like in the end. The week before the Fall 2015 semester started, Faculty, Staff and Students received an email from the Facilities Planning and Scheduling Coordinator, Marchal Rote, on what to expect when returning to campus.
“The goal here is not to shut down the government,” Speaker of the House John Boehner told Politico last Thursday. “The goal is to stop these horrific practices of organizations selling baby parts. So that’s the goal here.” Republicans drove a bill blocking Planned Parenthood’s federal funds through the House on Friday, hoping to contain demands by conservatives for a politically risky showdown.
Drugs and alcohol are a prevalent issue to college students; whether hearing about a party, having friends who do it, or knowing someone who has succumb to the devastating effects. On September 26, at Riverview Park in Lock Haven, there will be the “Rally for Recovery” awareness walk for a “drug free tomorrow”.
The fall season for new shows continued with ABC showcasing its newest show last Tuesday, The Muppets. The pilot episode definitely reached up to its expectations and beyond. The show stars all the famous Muppets, including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Scooter, Animal and all your favorite characters. In many ways, the Muppets was very similar to “The Office.”
NBC premiered another promising new show that’s sure to eat up the time I should be spending on homework. Their new show, “Blindspot”, has certainly drawn in an audience with its intriguing mysteries and unique premise. It commanded the ratings and, certainly, my attention.
Karl Leitzel, an artist and musician from Millheim, PA, visited Clinton County Arts Council’s Station Gallery in Lock Haven on Friday September 18, for his gallery opening. Leitzel is managing partner and Resident Artist at The Green Drake Gallery in Millheim.
Every month, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts features a different artist in the John Sloan Fine Arts Center Gallery. This month will feature Bob Nugent with his exhibition called “Amazônia: The History of Nature”.
The Lock Haven University football team dropped its third straight game of the season in as many tries on Saturday, falling at IUP 38-13. Lock Haven (0-3) put the first points on the board on Saturday, as senior kicker Alex Boumerhi nailed a 34 yard field goal to cap a nine play, 34 yard drive, giving the Bald Eagles a 3-0 lead. Boumerhi is 3-3 on field goal attempts this season, with his long being that 34 yarder.
The Lock Haven University field hockey team picked up its seventh win of the year with a home victory over the Georgetown Hoyas this past Saturday in a non-conference game. The team got out to a hot start as Rachel Valentine scored her sixth and seventh goal of the season just eight minutes into the first half.