Why I will support the faculty if they strike

Meghan Maustellar Staff Writer mlm6713@lhup.edu As most students know by now, faculty members in the 14 universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) have been working without a contract since Jun. 30, 2015.  The negotiations for a new and fair contract have been going on since August 2014 with little evidence of … Continue reading Why I will support the faculty if they strike

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LHU student writes strike letter

Dear Mr. Frank Brogan,         I would like to start this email with some information about myself that may help you understand my position on the possible APSCUF strike. I’m currently a student attending Lock Haven University, but I didn’t start off here. I transferred to Lock Haven from the University of Arkansas during my … Continue reading LHU student writes strike letter

Film on 9-11 brings about great perspective

Jayson Moyer Editor-in-Chief jpm362@lhup.edu The History Channel released a documentary called “15 Septembers Later” on Sept. 5.  The documentary includes interviews of over 40 people, sharing their never-before-told stories from the events on Sept. 11, 2001.  Among those interviewed are President Bush, Vice President Cheney, and the commissioners from both the New York Police and … Continue reading Film on 9-11 brings about great perspective

Cobi music video brings attention to social injustice

Jasmine Howard Staff Writer Jah4470@lhup.edu On Sept. 7, former band member of Gentlemen Hall, Cobi, released a music video for his solo single debut “Don’t You Cry For Me.” The video sparked controversy almost immediately after its release due to images of a Black man being hanged. The Shade Room, a high-following Instagram account and … Continue reading Cobi music video brings attention to social injustice

Artist spotlight: Iarygina Anastasiia Andreyevna

Name: Iarygina Anastasiia Andreyevna Hometown: Serpukhov (outside of Moscow) Age: 19 When did you start creating your artwork? Honestly, I do not remember when and how it started. I know I always have been passionate about art and handcrafts. As a child, I was involved in way too many artsy activities, and I think it … Continue reading Artist spotlight: Iarygina Anastasiia Andreyevna

Pick your parfume

James Murray Columnist jim9973@lhup.edu The sense of smell is one of the most powerful human senses. Take coffee shops and bakeries for example: People enjoy the ambience because it's pleasant and inviting. Now think of places that are too overpowering... Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister come to mind. One walks in the entrance and the … Continue reading Pick your parfume

Acknowledging the plus-sized men

Tyler Tallmadge Staff writer tpt1732@lhup.edu There is a problem in today’s society. It’s within the media. It’s the perception of the ideal bodies for men and women. There are countless movements that support women in embracing their bodies. It’s wonderful to see such campaigns that encourage women to love themselves, to be happy with themselves. … Continue reading Acknowledging the plus-sized men

Holiday spirit come too soon? Not a problem.

Megan McKenna Staff Writer mem271@lhup.edu Year after year, we hear things about getting into the holiday spirit. If you are anything like me, then that means that you are ready for Christmas about three months in advance. For some, that means the joy of the holiday has come and gone before it even gets here. … Continue reading Holiday spirit come too soon? Not a problem.

Adjusting to Fall: What happens to your body?

Jasmine Howard Staff Writer Jah4470@lhup.edu Sept. 22 marks the first day of autumn 2016. I know, I know. Pumpkin spice lattes, North Face jackets, leaves changing colors, Halloween, yada yada yada. Although all of those things are worthy of being excited over, it’s important to think about the seasonal transition and the effects it may … Continue reading Adjusting to Fall: What happens to your body?

The first Presidential squabble: A play-by-play

Derek Danneker Staff Writer ddd4907@lhup.edu The first presidential debate was Monday, September 27. The first 30 minutes were strong for Donald Trump, but his calm rhetoric soon gave way to attacks with blithe. Hillary Clinton negotiated the terrain carefully - as always - but brought up points with weight later in the debate. The Debate … Continue reading The first Presidential squabble: A play-by-play