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‘The Lego Movie’ brings back brick-building fun for all

Benny Mitchell Contributing Writer “The Lego Movie” on the surface, may seem like a run-of-the-mill computer animated film made out of Lego blocks, but on the inside, it is a surprisingly well put together movie with a heavy focus on imagination. Lego blocks have been the basis for children to let their imaginations free since [...]

‘The Bacchae’ presents a modern twist on Euripides

Raven Jones Staff Writer There were no distractions. It was up to the cast to perform based on merit alone. The weekend of Feb. 27, the Laugh Riot Performing Arts Company put on a modern adaptation production of the play “The Bacchae” by Euripides. Director Audrey Schweitzer chose to present “The Bacchae” as a “modified [...]

Middle States on site visit proves successful

17 April 2014

Trish Hillman & Cynthia Legin-Bucell Middle States Co-Chairs As most of you are aware, the Middle States Re-Accreditation Process culminated recently with the site visit March 30 to April 2, 2014.  This process began almost four years ago and has been quite a journey for the two of us.  Shortly after agreeing to serve as [...]

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Students strive for scholarship

17 April 2014

Amanda Cuteri Managing Editor The Celebration of Scholarship was held on March 26, honoring students who have performed exceptional works of scholarship or other creative endeavor. Below are the winners of each catagory. Undergraduate on-campus research First place was a submission from a class lead by Professor Karen Eisenhart of the geosciences department. The research [...]

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Ambassadora, SGA host weekend full of events

17 April 2014

Britnee Ganster News Editor The Big Event With the snow finally melted and the community welcoming spring, students participating in The Big Event spent their Saturday beautifying the community on April 12. Hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA), The Big Event benefitted more than 30 residences and 10 public locations in the Edinboro area. [...]

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Scots run halts at Elite Eight

10 April 2014

Mike Fenner Staff Writer Edinboro fell 81-61 to Cal Poly Pomona in a women’s basketball NCAA tournament elite eight matchup on Tuesday night at the Erie Insurance Arena. The Broncos (26-6) snapped the Fighting Scots (27-6) 11 game winning streak to advance to the final four, while Edinboro’s season came to an end in nearby [...]

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New workspaces aide students Library updates technology for groups

10 April 2014

Katie Smolen Staff Writer Students who have worked in groups are familiar with having multiple people gathered around one computer to see what each member has done for the project. This semester, faculty members at the Baron-Forness Library have created a room that will allow students working on group projects to share their work in [...]

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Organization to host conference for women BSUA explores ‘Fearfully and Wonderfully Made’ students

10 April 2014

Britnee Ganster News Editor On Saturday, April 5, the Black Student Union Association (BSUA) will host a professional young women’s conference, “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made.” “One of the challenges that we face in society today is barriers,” BSUA President Carlos Thomas said.  “I stressed as president to our Executive Board that this semester’s theme was [...]

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MSCHE site visit furthers reaccreditation process Officials hold open sessions with students, faculty for university feedback

10 April 2014

Britnee Ganster News Editor Every 10 years, each of the universities in the Middle States Commission for Higher Education needs to go through a process of “self study” to renew their accreditation. This year, Edinboro is going through the process. In addition to numerous guidelines and regulations the university must meet, a site team visited [...]

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Department splits Communication and media studies separate

10 April 2014

Katie Smolen Staff Writer Several weeks ago, students in the communication and media studies programs received an email stating that the department was currently in the process of separating into two separate departments: a department of communication studies and a department of journalism and public relations. The announcement confirmed the split that had been rumored [...]

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Fitness studio offers healthy tanning

13 March 2014

Raven Jones Staff Writer It’s that time of year again. The sun starts to come out more often, the snow will melt, the flowers will bloom. Spring is right around the corner. People will be trading in their winter jackets for their lighter clothes and skin will start to show. It’s the time of year [...]

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Department fires up volunteerism

13 March 2014

Thomas Ricci Staff Writer “We, the members of the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD), dedicate our efforts to provide for the safety and welfare of the public through preservation of life, property, and the environment.” This is the mission statement of the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department. Officially incorporated in 1936, this 100 percent volunteer fire [...]

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