On Saturday the Warriors faced off against fellow undefeated team, Stevenson at David Pearson Field in the middle of their long MAC conference run. The Warriors, decked out in pink for Breast Cancer awareness, symbolized the rigorous fight behind the hue.
For the fraternities and sororities, Sept. 26 was one of the biggest days on campus: it was Bid Day. After two weeks of recruitment the greek houses gave out their invitations to potential new members and excitedly waited for the big day to arrive when their bids would be returned.
Nick Troiano, a native of Pike County, Penn., has been drawing national attention in recent months. At the age of 25, Troiano is the youngest candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the upcoming mid-term elections, hoping to represent the 10th District of Pennsylvania.
It has been four weeks since Eric Frien of Canadensis PA, allegedly murdered Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Bryon Dickson and severely injured PSP Trooper Alex Douglass, on Friday September 12, and the Pocono area is still on edge.
Microsoft has officially dropped the price of the Xbox One in the U.K. This Kinectless version, which originally cost 429.99 Pounds ($695.88), is now only 329.99 Pounds ($534.05). The price drop now makes this version of the Xbox One cheaper than the PlayStation 4, which currently costs 349.99 Pounds ($566.41).
Student Senate is celebrating its 20th anniversary and, yes, there will be cake! President Greg Vartan opened the meeting on September 22 with this bit of excitement, and proceeded to praise the senators for their “immense strides” on the list of goals.
I’m a firm believer that football season doesn’t officially start until the World Series ends. Although the Yankees didn’t even make it to the playoffs, it’s been an emotional rollercoaster after Derek Jeter announced he was retiring earlier in the season.
This past year many students traveled across the oceans to other parts of the world to further their education. The college had students go to Germany, Sweden, England, Honduras and many other places around the globe. Students went for various reasons, ranging from an archaeological dig to a marine biology diving experience.
This year Professor Christopher Reed joined the Academic Resource Center team as assistant director of the Academic Resource Center and director of the not-yet-established mathematics center. He is designing the math center to be a part of the Academic Research Center by fall of 2015.
The Campus Activity Board sponsored its annual trip to Hershey Park on Sunday, Sept. 14. Under clear, sunny skies roughly 40 students enjoyed a day of thrilling rides and, of course, some Hershey’s chocolate.
Each year, Lambda Chi Alpha puts together what to some students is known as “Highlighter” and to others is known as “The Graffiti Party.” Almost as legendary as their annual “Toga Party,” this get-together was unforgettable after a small fire broke out in the fraternity’s lounge.
At 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 13, pirates in all shapes and sizes met in the Creative Arts Society (CAS) lounge in Williams Hall. The location was changed from years past, which was outside the ramp to the CAS lounge, as a result of the rain that came throughout the day.
On Friday Sept. 12 around 3 p.m., members of United Campus Ministry gathered on the quad to set up for their tie-dying event. The organization invited the campus community to bring whatever they wanted to tie-dye that afternoon. Students brought a slew of unique items such as shoes, socks, and handkerchiefs.
Alpha Psi Omega, the thespian honor society, sponsored the first ever Monologue Wars at 8 p.m. on Sept. 15 in the Mary L. Welch Theater. The event was created and organized by Katie Buffum, senior and historian of the society.
Student Senate met at 9 p.m., on Sept. 8 and Sept. 15.
At the first meeting, President Greg Vartan spoke on sending out an email to all students with the names of the people belonging to various senate committees, such as the Food Committee or Public Relations Committee.
“…the rituals and patterns of life in college—entirely separate from the classroom have consistently overwhelmed the curricular experience for most students. And that extracurricular life has displayed aspects of anti-intellectualism that directly contradict and undermine the stated academic ideals...”
Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably heard of or even dared to download apps such as Yik Yak or Tinder. Yik Yak is an anonymous forum exclusively for text posts, which cannot exceed 200 characters, and the only people allowed to posts are within a 1.5 mile radius. Yes, that means Wilpo townies too, if that doesn’t make your skin crawl even more.
Sam FerraroCollege Life Editor The college’s funding is based heavily on the donations of many alumni who aim to assist the college through monetary contributions. This form of funding goes toward the Lycoming Fund and the college’s endowment.