Lycoming County

Senior staff spotlight: Aliza Davner

April 23, 2012


By Robert Rinaldo
Lycourier Staff


Aliza Davner, a senior English Literature major with a double minor in philosophy and German, will retire from her current position as editor-in-chief of the Lycourier at the end of the semester.

Students interview Res Life Candidates

April 23, 2012

Two candidates were on campus this week to interview for the director of Residential Life and Conferences.
Students were invited to attend the sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, Daniel Miller, dean of student affairs, said.

Students who planned to attend the sessions received the resumes and candidate evaluation forms prior to the interviews.

Leadership awards honor clubs, organizations

April 23, 2012


By Samantha Ferraro
Lycourier Staff

Lambda Chi Alpha inducts new brothers

April 23, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff

Green Corner: Sustainability Office, Semester wrap-up

April 23, 2012


By Alyssa Tomaskovic
Lycourier Staff


As the spring semester winds down, many people often take these last few days to look back on everything that has occurred this past year.

Public relations wins two awards

April 23, 2012

The Lycoming College Office of College Relations earned two awards during the 27th annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report. This year, the total public relations campaign for Lycoming’s new admissions pieces was honored with a gold award and the annual President’s Report received a bronze award.

Lycourier spotlight: Paige Cole’s senior goodbye

April 23, 2012


By Paige Cole
College Life Editor/ The Lycourier


Although I’ve only been a part of the Lycourier staff for two years, I can honestly say that it has taught me a lot, just like my four years of college.

Finals are finally here ...

April 23, 2012


By Cody Marshall
Opinion Editor/ Lycourier


As finals are just around the corner, students are buzzing around campus with much on their minds. The semester end often comes quicker than students expect and course work builds up with little time to complete it.

Summer movie line-up hyped with excitement

April 23, 2012


By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor


This year has seen a number of hit releases in theaters. Currently, “The Hunger Games” is the highest grossing film of the year, but the year is still young.

‘Charley’s Aunt’ filled with laughter and fun

April 23, 2012


By John Villarose VI
Lycourier Staff

Senior Spotlight: Kristina Maurer

April 23, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


With the semester well on its way to being over, only one item remains for the seniors is the biggest day of their lives, graduation.  But for senior goalkeeper Kristina Maurer, graduation will have to wait until her season is over as a Lycoming College Lady Warrior for the women’s lacrosse team.

Senior Goodbye: Kelly Prendergast

April 23, 2012


By Kelly Prendergast
Lycourier Sports Editor

The drive for artificial turf has begun

April 23, 2012
By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff

Cause of Garage Fire in Muncy Borough Under Investigation

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Volunteers from the Muncy Area Fire Company knocked down flames that consumed a garage located at 117 East Water Street, Muncy on Thursday, April 19. (Photo and video by Rod Knier)

Flames devoured a garage in Muncy Borough and partially seared a wall to an adjacent building late Thursday afternoon. The garage was owned by Dawn and Lee Myers, of 117 East Water Street, and the cause of the fire was being investigated by authorities.

High Forest and Brush Fire Danger

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The Lycoming County Commissioners and the Lycoming County Department of Public Safety are asking all residents and visitors to be extremely careful with ANY outdoor burning during the Easter Weekend. A best practice would be to refrain from any outdoor burning until after the region receives some rain. more»

Mirabito: Bill to reduce size of legislature hurts rural Pa.

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito honors Lance Cpl. Abram Howard

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

ARC receives $20,000 grant

April 4, 2012


By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier

New bins aid recycling efforts

April 4, 2012


By Kimberly Dreese
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College was the recent recipient of a grant from the Alcoa Foundation, which provided recycling bins to all the residential students.  Lycoming was one of 33 schools of higher education to receive a grant of this kind.  

Students honor professor with talent show

April 4, 2012

“Jerry Allen did not just teach us about theater, he taught us a lot about ourselves,” junior Molly Collier said as the rest of Alpha Psi Omega nodded in agreement.

Allen was such an inspiring character to the Theater Department as well as the rest of Lycoming College that APO dedicated a talent show in his memory.

Science Column: Rise and Shine

April 4, 2012


By Suzanne Smith
Lycourier Staff


As anyone who has taken Dr. Richard Erickson’s intro to astronomy class can tell you, the sun goes through an 11-year cycle. Solar activity, flares, prominences, sunspots etc., peaks every 11 years then dips into a lull.

SPSEA holds egg hunt

April 4, 2012


By Samantha Ferraro
Lycourier Staff


Nothing makes a child happier than spending an afternoon dying Easter eggs or hunting for them, working on various crafts, and using their drawing skills with an expansive amount of sidewalk chalk, which is why the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association Easter egg hunt was such a successful event.

Students perform with noted poet

April 4, 2012


By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College senior Chris Bernstorf and junior Tyler Wuerthner performed a spoken word-acoustic music show with poet and folk artist Bradley Hathaway at the Christian Light Book Store on Washington Boulevard on March 24.

Green Corner: Using the New Bins

April 4, 2012


By Laura Walter
Lycourier Staff

LEAF plans kayaking

April 4, 2012


By Cassandra Mainiero
Lycourier Staff


Although summer break is still a few weeks away, no one can deny that the recent warm weather was nice.
In fact, many students spent last week on the quad either studying for tests, playing sports, or catching up with friends between classes.

Alpha Xi Delta initiates new sisters; Announces Founders’ Day event: Sets events for Autism Awareness

April 4, 2012

On April 17 Alpha Xi Delta’s Iota Mu chapter will celebrate its seventh anniversary.

The sisters will observe the date with a special ceremony, a game night and ice cream.

The event will be held in Alpha Xi Delta’s lounge.

The women’s fraternity was added to the four other sororities at Lycoming College.

Arts Center sets Student video, film screening

April 4, 2012

Eleven Lycoming College students will be screening their video, film, and animation work at the Digital Media Video Annual held at the Community Arts Center from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The winner of the Thomas Woodruff Jr. Grand Jury Prize award will be announced. Judges were Seth Goodman and Michael Darough.

 Sara Griggs:  “I <3 Video Games”

Students do Fair Trade project

April 4, 2012
Elisa Becker  and Brandy Hale are doing a project  through  Dr. Payne’s Politics of Developing Countries class to raise awareness of an issue plaguing developing countries. They chose to look at fair trade, and then specifically coffee and worked with Nick Zolak in dining services to have a special coffee Wednesday.

You only live once, really?

April 4, 2012
By Cody Marshall
Opinion Editor/ Lycourier


We have all heard it, whether it be through Facebook or through word-of-mouth. This phrase has been making its way through our lives and is spreading fast: “You only live once,” or Y.O.L.O.

How is our generation applying this phrase? Not in a good way, as many may agree.

‘Operation Raccoon City’ flawed but enjoyable

April 4, 2012
By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor


“Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City,” a third-person shooter co-developed by Slant Six Games and Capcom, is one of the most hyped-up games of 2012.

‘Jolly good’ comedy’ dedicated to late director

April 4, 2012
By John Villarose VI
Lycourier Staff


Theater enthusiasts who haven’t seen the advertisements posted throughout campus may be happy to know that yet another play is being performed at Lycoming.

“Charley’s Aunt,” a comedy written by Brandon Thomas, will be performed in the Mary L. Welch Theatre from Wednesday through April 14.

‘Dragon Tattoo’ is a worthy remake to Swedish film

April 4, 2012

By John Villarose VI

Lycourier Staff


Hollywood seems to be following a trend in which critically successful Swedish movies are remade using American actors.

Crebs recognized for Hall of Fame

April 4, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


Warriors host NCAA division III week

April 4, 2012


By Kelly Prendergast
Lycourier Sports Editor


The NCAA’s first Division III Week starts Monday and the Lycoming College Athletics Department will host two events in its honor.

The events will recognize the student-athletes of Lycoming College as well as their relationship with the school and the surrounding community.

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.
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