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In Brief – USG Election Update

In Brief – USG Election Update

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

On Friday, March 15, Dean of Student Life Michael Gieseke sent out an email officially announcing the candidates for the upcoming United Student Government (USG) election. This follows official announcements of candidacy from both Senator Jacob Berlin and current Vice President Brittany Arp, who a...

Suspicious man outside GRW

Suspicious man outside GRW

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

On Monday, March 18, Chief Besong sent two emails to the student body. In the emails, Besong described a suspicious person that had been spotted outside of the George Rowland White (GRW) 2 dance studio. It was also reported that the man had been looking through the windows of the studio. Accordi...

USG addresses forum concerns

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Tuesday, March 5, the United Student Government (USG) held its forum for the Spring 2019 semester. Forum was promoted to the student body as a chance for students to express their concerns to senators. During the event, students could write concerns on cards provided by USG and place them into a labe...

Rejected applicant questions USG cabinet

Written By Andrew Brinker, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS

An applicant for the open position of United Student Government (USG) senator has come forward to denounce and question his exclusion from the latest group of newly appointed members. Junior political science major, Dannys Marrero, applied for the position of senator in January, after USG published...

FAFSA deadline quickly approaching

FAFSA deadline quickly approaching

Written By Sarah Cronin, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS

George Santucci, the director of financial aid, says that he can’t believe that there are students who don’t fill out their yearly FAFSA by the May 1 deadline and miss out on receiving the Pennsylvania state grant. Santucci encounters this problem every year, and he’s been in financial aid for 30 y...

Gieseke addresses legislative body

Written By Mitchell Drake, USG Beat Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) met on Monday to discuss senior voter eligibility and various student concerns. Dean of Student Life and USG advisor Michael Gieseke spoke about the recent behavior and actions of USG at the beginning of the legislative body meeting. In his speech, Gieseke remind...

USG executive cabinet under scrutiny

USG executive cabinet under scrutiny

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) Rules Committee approved a resolution in concern that executive cabinet meetings were being closed more often than not, and minutes from the meetings were unnecessarily redacted and incomplete. Resolution 03182019 and Resolution 03182019.1 were drafted primarily by Senator Mat...

International Women’s Strike Downtown

International Women’s Strike Downtown

Written By Gracey Evans, News Photo Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

University plans to use new app to receive work orders

Written By Hayley Keys, For The Globe

March 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS

“Patience - you need to be patient,” Jana Glover, freshman musical theater major, said. “I put in a work order at the beginning of the school year to remove a dresser out of my room. I had to put two in. The first one I put in I guess they didn’t see.” Glover isn’t alone. Response times by Phys...

Newcomer director team debuts with “Silent Sky”

Newcomer director team debuts with “Silent Sky”

Written By Mitchell Drake, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Last weekend, Pinnacle Productions presented the Lauren Gunderson play “Silent Sky” in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom. The play details the story of Henrietta Leavitt, an aspiring astronomer that joined an all-female group of “human computers” that computed data to be used in astronomical theories and ...