15th president inaugurated at Thomas Field House

Mark Matthews Staff Writer mjm2923@lockhaven.edu             The 15th President of Lock Haven University recently got inaugurated. It took place on March 1. Many students, faculty, staff, and alumni gathered together in Thomas Fieldhouse for the ceremony to celebrate the official launching of President Robert Pignatello. The ceremony started with a walk in or processional by … Continue reading 15th president inaugurated at Thomas Field House


Diversity at LHU by the Numbers

In recent years Lock Haven University has become increasingly more diverse between white, black and Hispanic students. However, the number of white students is still substantially larger than black students. According to the Office of Institutional Research, the university has doubled its diversity rates since fall 2002.

Study Abroad programs rise and fall

Lock Haven University’s International exchange program has decreased in popularity since its high point in 2003. There were 66 students participating in the study abroad program in 2002-2003. The numbers after the 2002-2003 school year show huge drops, going from 66 down to 39. Although the number of students studying abroad fluctuates over the next 10 years, we still see a large downward trend. Why do these numbers continue to drop, and what can be done about it?

Does LHU prepare students for the future?

College: an institution of higher learning, especially one providing a general or liberal arts education, usually leading to a bachelor’s degree. Students spend four+ years, thousands of dollars, hard work, energy, patience, blood, sweat and tears, all for that slim piece of paper sent to mailboxes several months after graduation, right?

Students discuss discrimination among the same races in event

Sept 25 in the Hall of Flags, The Black Student Union and The Sophisticated Ladies are hosting an event. The clubs are coming together to host a debate that is prominent in the African-American community. The debate entitled, “50 Shades of Black,” will address the issue of light skin versus dark skin.

Wildcat Comic Con back with a cosplay catch

Take out your cosplays and comics! This year's Wildcat Comic Con at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport will be taking place this Saturday from 8am-5pm. Tickets are $25 on the day of the con, and children 12 and under are free. The program will take place primarily at the college's Field House, with events and panels on topics like video games, comics, television, movies and more.