Lycoming County

Men’s lacrosse soars over Elmira

April 4, 2012
By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff

Mirabito: Voters should be prepared to show photo identification

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Campus building burns

March 23, 2012

By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff 


A two-alarm fire the week before spring break was the talk of the campus as it destroyed the Buildings and Grounds Building and routed students from neighboring buildings.

2012-2013 tuition and fees set

March 23, 2012


By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier


Colleges in the United States are becoming increasingly expensive, with tuition prices rising annually.

Tour Choir soaks up sun and sand

March 23, 2012


By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier


While some students look forward to spring break as a time of rest and relaxation at home, the Lycoming College Tour Choir took a working vacation, traveling and performing through Southern California.

Science Column: Making gaming more real

March 23, 2012


By Suzanne Smith
Lycourier Staff


It has been 15 years since Nintendo 64 and the release of the video game controller that vibrated.

‘The Liberal Arts and Democracy’ topic of annual Ewing Lecture

March 23, 2012
Dr. Wendell KatzThe Lycoming College History Department will host a lecture by Dr.

Colleges Against Cancer to host eighth Relay for Life

March 23, 2012


By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier


Almost everyone has been affected by cancer, whether directly or indirectly. It is the universal nature of this disease which allows it to bring so many people together in the fight for a cure. On campus, students participate in Relay for Life to contribute to the cause.

Commitee begins search for new mascot

March 23, 2012


By Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff


Recently, the only mascot at Lycoming College was Snowden Library’s “Snowden.” Although Snowden the snowman is adorable and an important part of “Snowden ‘til Two,” he is not fierce enough to be the symbol of Lycoming College’s sports teams and have never been considered the school’s official mascot.

SPSEA adopts New Orleans school

March 23, 2012

By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff

The Lycoming College S-PSEA (Student-Pennsylvania State Education Association) again adopted St. Agnes Parochial School, Jefferson Parish, La., for its annual School Supply Drive. Donations are due by March 31.

Green Corner: Sustainable Dining

March 23, 2012


By Alyssa Tomaskovic
Lycourier Staff


Throughout the process of trying to make Lycoming College more sustainable, one of the instrumental players in the whole progression has been a group that probably would not be the first to come to mind.

Digital Media Gallery schedules exhibition

March 23, 2012

Lycoming College will host “For an Experience of Wholeness,” a solo exhibition by Jessica Mallios from next Thursday to April 13 in the Digital Media Gallery of the Mass Communication Building.

Campus Habitat helps the Heartland

March 23, 2012


By Paige Cole
College Life Editor


Last week, 13 students and three advisers from Lycoming College’s Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, traveled to Illinois to spend their spring break helping people in need. The spontaneity of the trip made it a unique experience for the participants. The site was confirmed only two weeks before the trip.

Club Spotlight:Raging Stiches proves handy

March 23, 2012


By Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff


For many centuries women have united over group stitching, whether it be stitching a sampler in the parlor or a quilting bee. Although “Raging Stitches” is not limited to women, it is a great opportunity for Lycoming College students to socialize, while being productive.

Science Saturday to be held over weekend

March 23, 2012

Lycoming College will host Science Saturday on  Saturday.

The event is for high school sophomores and juniors that are interested in math and science and is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.

 Participants can choose from six sessions. The sessions include:

A New Generation of Music

March 23, 2012

Cody Marshall
Opinion Editor

Over the past couple of years, a growing trend in the music industry, electronic dance music, or more commonly referred to as dubstep, has begun to make its mark on the world. This music, first originating in Europe, has been growing in popularity throughout the world over the last couple of years.

Road trip films - a retrospect

March 23, 2012

Rob Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor

What is it about road trips that work well in cinema? Is it the special bonds between those that embark on them? Is it the lessons the travelers learn about themselves throughout their journey? Or is it the hilarious and seemingly impossible events that happen along the way?

Senior production ‘Private Eyes’ worth seeing

March 23, 2012


By John Villarose VI
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College held the showings of “Private Eyes,” a senior project play directed by Melissa Erlick, in the Dragon’s Lair Theatre on Feb. 24 and 25.

Women’s lacrosse gains momentum with win

March 23, 2012

By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff

With the Lycoming College community home on spring break the women’s lacrosse team went to work and finished winning three straight games, matching last season’s record.  Due to the three-game win streak junior Brooke Strausser and senior Kristina Maurer earned the offensive and defensive Commonwealth Player of the Week awards.

Senior Spotlight: Luke VanEmburg

March 23, 2012


By Kelly Prendergast
Lycourier Sports Editor


The 2012 Lycoming College Men’s Lacrosse season is in full swing and No. 19, Luke VanEmburg, a senior, looks forward to ending his career as a Warrior on a high note.
VanEmburg, a defensive midfielder, has seen time since his freshman year and has developed into an excellent college player.

Lady Warriors softball opens with a bang

March 23, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


Sunshine and nice weather were not all the women’s softball team had going its way while in South Carolina.  The Warriors won five games and only dropped three while in the National Collegiate Softball Invitational.  Two of the team’s losses were against Division II schools.

Douthat to retire in 2013

March 9, 2012


By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier


According to Dr. James E. Douthat, “great moments involve someone reaching out.” If true, then he has contributed to many of Lycoming College’s greatest moments.

Medieval Lyco sends campus back in time

March 9, 2012
Dr. Cullen Chandler, history professor, and Dr.

Regina Collins stepping down, Kilpatrick to take over

March 9, 2012


By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor/ Lycourier


Although Dr. Regina Collins, assistant dean of freshmen at Lycoming College is relinquishing her position in May, she is not leaving the campus.

Library acquires Nooks

March 9, 2012

Snowden Library has three Nook e-book readers, which are available for check out to faculty and staff.  E-books from Snowden Library’s collection, check out e-books from the public library, and transfer free Google books and Project Gutenburg books can be read on the devices.
The pilot project will be handled by Tami Hutson, Janet Hurlburt, director of Snowden Library, said.

‘Marcellus Shale’ topic for IMS talk

March 9, 2012

Dan Klingerman, CEO and president of The Liberty Group, to

Green Corner: Recycling batteries for a greener campus

March 9, 2012


By Zebediah Buck
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College’s Sustainability Office and Sustainability Committee continue to push for a greener campus with its latest partnership with Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation’s (RBRC) Call 2 Recycle Program.

Upcoming events in the Music department

March 9, 2012


By Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff


March is a particularly important time for music majors, and those interested in music. The many concerts provide a great opportunity to support Lycoming students.

Lycoming and Bethany Lutheran College Concert Bands performed Tuesday and again tonight in Clarke Chapel.

List of 2012-2013 Residential Advisers

March 9, 2012

Megan CunninghamMaralee FyeBryanna GarnettRobert HartsockNathan JonesMichael KaneTerrance LynnCharles MarshallLaura MillerKayleigh MisnerAshley NewcombJacob PelinskyDuong PhamJack PortLeeann RandallQuentin ReinfordAlyssa RogersMatt RuthJohn SibelChelsea TaylorCory TregoJustin WalkerChelsea WattsAshtin WileyJohn Ryan WolffAndrew Yetzer

Women faculty share days in March with students for Women’s History Month

March 9, 2012

March 1
Lorri Amrom
Jenna Zimmer

March 2
Susan Beery
Briana Wingrove

March 3
Mary Jo Campana
Tehrim Umar

March 4
Barb Carlin
Alyssa Tomaskovic

March 5
Regina Collins
Stephanie Robinson

March 6
Amy Dowling
Ashley Pratt

March 7
Glenda Eisweth
Duong Pham

Club spotlight: ‘Magic the Gathering’

March 9, 2012


By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff


Do you like games that involve strategy? Have you ever enjoyed collectible card games? If so, the “Magic” Club might be the right fit for you.  

Changing of the seasons

March 9, 2012


By Cody Marshall
Lycourier Staff
Opinion Editor


The sun’s out, the temperature is rising, and spring break is just a few days away. Yes, spring is unofficially here!

‘Act of Valor’ flawed but exciting

March 9, 2012


By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor

An Oscar ceremony much like every other

March 9, 2012


By Jesse Shade
Lycourier Staff


“Whew, glad that’s over. Now (onto) the post mortems and handwringing over the state of movies, and the show. A thankless task, hosting the Oscars.” 
–Bette Midler, Twitter feed, Feb.27

March 9, 2012
Wrestler Stephen Hinton, a junior, prepares for the NCAA Division III Championships at LaCrosse, Wis.

March 9, 2012

The Lady Warriors Softball team will begin its season with play in North Myrtle Beach, S.

Men’s lacrosse season gains momentum

March 9, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


The Lycoming College men’s lacrosse team started the season with a big loss but changed that with two subsequent wins. Wednesday’s game score was unavailable at presstime.

Senior Spotlight: Ethan Payne

March 9, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


With the men’s lacrosse team already having played four games, time is running out for one senior who would like to go down in the Lycoming College Sports History books.

Senior Ethan Payne is aiming to be known as being a member of the school’s first MAC Lacrosse Champions.

Lady Warriors intend to prove the voters ‘wrong;’ travel South

March 9, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


When the Lady Warriors were selected to finished sixth overall in the new Commonwealth Conference standings they decided they want to prove the voters wrong.

PennDOT Working to Reopen Elimsport Road/Turnback Road Intersection

2 years 5 weeks ago

Montoursville - A PennDOT maintenance crew in Lycoming County is working on a project to reopen the intersection of Turnback Road with Route 2001 (Elimsport Road) in Brady Township this week. PennDOT raised the elevation of the state route at the bridge there in order to get the state route above floodwater levels. more»

South Williamsport Teen a Fatality in Wednesday Crash

2 years 5 weeks ago

South Williamsport Teen a Fatality in Wednesday Crash - PSP Montoursville believe excessive speed to be the main contributing factor in a crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Armstrong Township. Trooper Brad Eisenhower said Joshua D. Andy, 19, of South Williamsport was killed shortly after 4 p.m. as he was traveling west in the westbound lane of Old Montgomery Pike. more»

Williamsport student awarded appointment to Valley Forge Military Academy and College

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

2012 Adult Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

2 years 5 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is stocking adult trout in a variety of lakes and streams that are open to public angling throughout Pennsylvania in 2012 and has posted “where” and “when” those fish will be released at www.fishandboat.com.
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Thompson, Marino Announce $2,437,388.00 Grant for Lycoming County

2 years 6 weeks ago

Funding will Replace Lycoming Valley Railroad Bridge Damaged by Tropical Storm Lee

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Tom Marino (PA-10) have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding Lycoming County a grant of $2,437,388.00 to replace the Lycoming Valley Railroad (LVRR) Bridge. more»

$1 million financial aid grant awarded

February 24, 2012

By Samantha Ferraro
Lycourier Staff

Lycoming College is infamously known for its impressive dealings in financial aid to more than 95 percent of its student body.

Many of the students depend on the aid as a primary means of paying for their tuition and with such a large endowment, many students will benefit.

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township

2 years 7 weeks ago

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township - PSP Montoursville say both the driver and passenger of a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle accident fled the scene without exchanging any information with the second driver. Trooper Matthew Lada said the accident, which occurred around 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. more»

Actors and Artists: Oscar predictions for 2012

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2 years 7 weeks ago

Along with the usual prognostications, Oscar-time nowadays tends to generate two types of articles: one observes how the show’s popularity has waned because it no longer honors box-office hits; the other mediates on past snubs of great films that weren’t especially popular when they came out -- films like “Vertigo” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.” more»

Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects

2 years 7 weeks ago

Harrisburg - A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom Corbett said today. more»

Service group holds panel on Death, Dying Service group holds panel on Death, Dying Service group holds panel on Death, Dying

February 23, 2012

By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier

Issues revolving around the concepts of death and the afterlife are considered controversial and can lead to heated discussion among individuals.

CAB hosts indoor ice skating experience

February 23, 2012

By Cassandra Mainiero
Lycourier Staff
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