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Go Through the Looking Glass to True Self-Reflection

March 30, 2014

“Look Beyond the Mirror,” the Healthy Wildcats’ yearly eye-opener about body image and eating disorders, will be observed this week. Events begin at 7 p.m. more»

Campus Family Meets, Greets – and Tweets – at Open House

March 29, 2014

Penn College welcomed Open House guests for a Saturday full of activities and information about the diverse “degrees that work” offered on its campuses. In the first of two such events during the institution’s Centennial year, visitors toured  the college with Presidential Student Ambassadors, visited instructional labs, got answers to all manner of questions – […]

Welcome, Open House Visitors!

March 29, 2014

Penn College welcomes its Open House guests for a day full of activities and information about the diverse “degrees that work” offered on our campuses. more»

McClintock to Discuss Invisible Wars

March 28, 2014

Scholar Anne McClintock will give the talk, "Invisible Wars: Imperial Ghosting, Pornography and the Global Crisis of Masculinity," on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium.

Jazz at Bucknell Includes World Premiere for Jazz Band

March 28, 2014

The Bucknell Jazz Band concert April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center will feature a world premiere written by Fred Sturm.

‘Silent Auction’ Makes Big Noise in Scholarship Coffers

March 28, 2014

The Student Legacy Leadership Scholarship Fund got a $668 boost from Thursday’s Student Government Association “Silent Auction” in Penn’s Inn. “Things went well overall,” said Dionisios D. Tomboris, student chair for the event. more»

Greek Life Fundraiser Nails It – Hands Down!

March 28, 2014

Penn College’s fraternities this week raised $570.32 in an uncommonly colorful way: painting patrons’ fingernails in a choice of five shades, each keyed to a particular charitable concern. The “Man-i-Cures for a Cause” event, held from 2-6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Bush Campus Center, turned the tables on tradition, as the young men […]

Wmspt Area High School Life Skills Students' Volunteer Work Recognized

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Sixteen Williamsport Area High School life skills students from Bonnie Williams and Deena Conklin's classes were recognized for their work as volunteers by Susquehanna Health on March 26 during an appreciation breakfast held at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Lycoming Valley Prepares to Unveil 'Historic' Mural

Over the last several months, Lycoming Valley Intermediate School students have been working to create a mural on the building's facade that will depict the area's heritage with the assistance of Jon Laidacker, an Artist-in-Residence from the Philadelphia area.

Lycoming Valley Prepares to Unveil 'Historic' Mural

March 27, 2014

Over the last several months, Lycoming Valley Intermediate School students have been working to create a mural on the building's facade that will depict the area's heritage with the assistance of Jon Laidacker, an Artist-in-Residence from the Philadelphia area.

Life Skills Students Recognized for Volunteer Work

Sixteen Williamsport Area High School life skills students from Bonnie Williams and Deena Conklin's classes were recognized for their work as volunteers by Susquehanna Health this morning during an appreciation breakfast held at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Life Skills Students Recognized for Volunteer Work

March 26, 2014

Sixteen Williamsport Area High School life skills students from Bonnie Williams and Deena Conklin's classes were recognized for their work as volunteers by Susquehanna Health this morning during an appreciation breakfast held at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Viable and Visible, Vehicles Supplement Alternative-Fuels Workshop

March 26, 2014

Penn College was among the sponsors of the Alternative Fuels, Vehicles and Technology Workshop held Wednesday in the Thompson Professional Development Center. more»

WAMS to Perform 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'

WAMS will perform "Thoroughly Modern Mille" this weekend (March 28 and 29) in the school's cafetorium. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $5.

WAMS to Perform 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'

March 26, 2014

WAMS will perform "Thoroughly Modern Mille" this weekend (March 28 and 29) in the school's cafetorium. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $5.

WASD Receives 'Award of Excellence' for Newsletter, Video

Two Williamsport Area School District promotional pieces received state awards in the 2013 Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA) Excellence in Education Communications Contest.

WASD Receives 'Award of Excellence' for Newsletter, Video

March 26, 2014

Two Williamsport Area School District promotional pieces received state awards in the 2013 Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA) Excellence in Education Communications Contest.

Not Your Ordinary Spring Break

March 25, 2014

Each year during Spring Break, over 100 Bucknell students choose to spend their week learning about cultures and societal issues in communities far from Bucknell, and serving those in need.

Community Garden Plot Applications Available

March 25, 2014

The Lewisburg Community Garden is accepting plot applications for the 2014 summer season. The 40 garden plots will be available April 19 to Oct. 31. 

Johnson Talk: Lessons from the Hudson River Valley

March 25, 2014

Rochelle Johnson will give the talk, "Words, Paints, and Place: Lessons from the Hudson River Valley," April 7 at 4:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.

Agrawal to Examine Economic Incentives and Sustainability

March 25, 2014

Arun Agrawal will give the talk, "Perverse outcomes of material economic incentives in sustainable development projects," Monday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center

‘Dr. Jean’ Set to Present at Young Children’s Education Conference

March 25, 2014

A nationally known inspiration to educators of young children will be the sole presenter at the 19th annual conference of the Central Susquehanna Association for the Education of Young Children on Saturday, April 5, at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Jean Feldman, known as “Dr. more»

Honored!

March 25, 2014

Mark Odorizzi (second from left) and Robert Leidhecker (third from left) were recently honored by the Lycoming County Chamber of Commer more»

Honor Societies Welcome 89 New Members in Weekend Inductions

March 24, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology held induction ceremonies for two of its academic honor societies Saturday: Phi Theta Kappa for associate-degree students and Alpha Chi for their four-year colleagues. more»

Lycoming to host 10th annual Relay For Life

April 19, 2014

Lycoming College will host the 10th annual Relay For Life from 6 p.m. Friday, March 28, to 6 a.m. Saturday, March 29, in the college’s Recreation Center. All donations will benefit the American Cancer Society. Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. Friday and will be followed by the Survivor Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. more»

Senior art exhibit on display

April 19, 2014

The Lycoming College Art Department will hold its annual Senior Art Show April 3-May 4 in the college’s Art Gallery in Snowden Library. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4. more»

Bucknell Opera Company to Perform Magic Flute

March 21, 2014

The Bucknell Opera Company will present a family-friendly production of Mozart's The Magic Flute April 5 at 10 a.m. in Rooke Recital Hall.

Lycoming College Digital Media program to present Student Film and Video Annual

April 19, 2014

The Lycoming College Department of Communication’s Digital Media program will present the seventh Student Film and Video Annual Thursday, April 3, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Community Arts Center, 229 W. Fourth St. The event is free and open to the public. more»

Relay returns!

March 20, 2014
Samantha Ferraro
Staff Writer

CAB announces concert

March 20, 2014
By Tory Irwin
Editor-In-Chief

Last Tuesday, Campus Activities Board Concert Chair Sara Anthony announced that the campus concert will feature AWOLNATION.
Anthony made the announcement during dinner at Wertz Dining Hall that the Billboard chart-topping band will be performing at Lycoming on April 11.

Cafeteria upgrades: Dining Services makes changes to flex dollars, to-go cup systems

March 20, 2014
By Robert Christian
Staff Writer

New dining policies have been added since the return from spring break.
For starters, there has been an upgrade in the flex dollars system. If a student runs out of flex dollars, he will get 10% more flex dollars if he purchases at least $50 of flex dollars, according to an email sent out by Dining Services.

#lycourier : photo of the week

March 20, 2014
This week’s Instagram photo of the week was contributed by senior Sarah Fetherolf, captioned “Real life Hunger Games.” Post a photo

Art department travels to Pittsburgh

March 20, 2014

Stephanie Engle/LYCOURIERArt students traveled to Pittsburgh last Friday as part

Pterodactyl’s Nest

March 20, 2014
A comic by Brianne Charnigo

LACES leaves the States: Working in Mendoza

March 20, 2014

Shannon Bolin
College Life Editor

Photo Credit: Kayla Gibson

Creation on campus: Secular Student Alliance interest group hopes to make debut as an official club

March 20, 2014

DC Keys
Staff Writer

Matthew Diemer, the leader of the interest group for students of non-religious affiliation has begun the process to establish the Secular Student Alliance  as an official club.
Diemer hopes that creating this club will help students find acceptance and discuss issues while finding those who share their views.

Staff opinion: Dining woes

March 20, 2014
Tory Irwin/LYCOURIERAn example of the poor cooking in the cafeteria.It seems that if anything can bring the student community togethe

I’m too stressed to think of a headline: The looming nightmare of adulthood

March 20, 2014
Tory Irwin
Editor-in-Chief

I’m stressed.
And not in the normal, “Oh, I’m a college student, I’m stressed,” way. Or, at least not in a way that I’ve experienced before.
No, I’m stressed in a way that is unique to a college senior, and I’m pretty sure most seniors understand the way I’m feeling.

Video game review: ‘South Park: The stick of truth’

March 20, 2014
Ryan Krebs
Staff Writer

 
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