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Women With Children Add to the Legacy

Women With Children Add to the Legacy

September 14

The university made many changes during the summer, but the most notable may be a new house for families...

Meal Plan Options Streamlined

Meal Plan Options Streamlined

April 21

The university is adding multiple meal plan choices and streamlining the Cougar points system. Starting...

Students Can Stay Slim Without Breaking the Bank

Students Can Stay Slim Without Breaking the Bank

April 21

Most students remember these words: “No dessert until you eat you vegetables.” Parents, grandparents,...

Officials: Security Checkpoints Ensure Safety

Sean Lynch, Reporter

April 21

Filed under Campus Life, News

Students may have noticed a scene similar to a DUI checkpoint just inside the archway in early April: Campus Safety officers stopping vehicles for inspection. The checkpoint wasn’t about finding drivers under the influence. It’s purpose was to check vehicle registrations, said Campus Safety Supervisor Ruth Anderika. Anderika...

Officials Seek and Use Student Feedback

Alivia Plevyak, Reporter

April 21

Filed under News

School officials are seeking and using student feedback for decisions they make regarding everything from new amenities to the kinds of events and activities held on campus. Officials state that surveys, evaluations, conferences, and committees  are just some of the ways in which they receive student feedback. According...

Globetrotter Gombita Wins

Globetrotter Gombita Wins

March 23

   Sophomore communications major and basketball trickster Mike Gombita showed off his skills as the firs...

Parking Spots Up For Grabs

Parking Spots Up For Grabs

March 23

   Students can win reserved campus parking spots as part of a contest benefiting the Occupational T...

Little Snowfall Means Big Savings For University

Little Snowfall Means Big Savings For University

March 23

   During a normal Northeastern Pennsylvania winter, the beginning of the spring semester is plagued ...

SGA to Make Fridays Phone-Free

SGA to Make Fridays Phone-Free

Highlander Staff Reports

March 23

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

   Could you endure an entire cafeteria meal without looking at your phone? That’s what the Student...

Working Students Brave Grueling Path to Uncertain Future

Working Students Brave Grueling Path to Uncertain Future

Christa Porasky, Reporter

March 2

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

   As she left her Saturday night shift at 1:00 a.m. at Appletree restaurant in Dallas, Taryn Talac...

Social Work Students Fighting Food Insecurity in the Back Mountain

Melanie Quintanilla, Multimedia Editor

March 2

Filed under Campus Life, News

   The Department of Social Work is joining forces with an Edwardsville restaurateur and Metz Culinary Management to provide meals for needy children in the Back Mountain.    Social work students will hold the first fundraiser for the Dinners For Kids program March 20 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Ole Tyme Charley’s.    All pr...

Free Language Learning Software Unused

Free Language Learning Software Unused

March 2

   Students are not using Mango, the free language-learning software available in the library.  ...

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