News Across The Quad Archive

February 22, 2017

On Feb. 17, at 7 p.m., the Global Village and the dean of students’ office organized an international game night. Juniata students interacted with the global village residents and had the chance to compete on a floor-sized Scrabble board against Juniata's Scrabble champion, Nitya Chagti, a sophomore from New Delhi, India
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February 21, 2017

Rev. Dave Witkovsky, Juniata’s campus chaplain, was joined by Alex Hendrickson, director of religious and spiritual life and college chaplain at Lafayette College, on Feb. 15 to lead Faith Zone Training workshops. These workshops were created by staff at the New York University in hopes to increase religious literacy and the knowledge of religion among students.
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February 20, 2017

This summer, Juniata students will have the opportunity to travel to Lille, France to study the French language and take classes at the Université Catholique de Lille. Lille is in the Northern part of France. Although it’s a modern city, Lille has an amazing heritage. 
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February 17, 2017

On Thursday Feb. 9, at 9 p.m., Abe Parker, a folksinger from Bluerock, Ohio, came to Juniata for a coffeehouse performance. The event was hosted by the Juniata Activity Board (JAB), and snacks and drinks were available for students at no cost.
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February 17, 2017

Career Day is hosted on Friday, Feb. 25 in the IM Gym of Kennedy Sports Center, and is a networking opportunity for all students who are beginning their search for careers and internships. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, the Career Services Office hosted a professional clothing drive to prepare students for Career Day.
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February 15, 2017

A study abroad scholarship session on Monday, Feb. 6, hosted by Megan Russler, taught students how to browse the new Juniata study abroad website (Juniata.terradotta.com) and gave them valuable information on the scholarships Juniata and outside sources offer for study abroad.
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February 14, 2017

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Juniata’s Unitarian Universalist Union (UUU) have the less-fortunate on their mind. On Thursday they invited fellow Juniata students to help them make Valentine’s Day cards for patients at the Huntingdon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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February 13, 2017

Juniata College, community members and Penn State University are working together to fight climate change. The Juniata branch of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby meets once every two weeks to discuss and prepare to take concrete actions in order to influence policy and public opinion.
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February 10, 2017

Students and community members alike gathered at the Stone church on Thursday to voice their opinions to Pennsylvania senators. The campaign, which is the first of its kind, was entirely student-organized.
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February 9, 2017

“Coming Home,” is a movie from China directed by Yimou Zhang, shown by Juniata’s Chinese Village. This is one of many international movies shown throughout the year by the various international villages at Juniata College.
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February 9, 2017

International Students Voice Their Opinions on Trump’s Controversial Immigration Policy.
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February 6, 2017

On Tuesday Feb. 7, at 6 p.m., the Career Services office will invite students to stop by and “shop” the Career Services’s closet free of charge in order to prepare for Career Day on Feb. 24. Their collection will include male and female suits, dress shirts and blouses, slacks, dress pants, knee-length skirts, blazers, sports coats, ties and other accessories. Additional items include portfolios, computer bags, resume paper, work totes or bags, and shoes.
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February 6, 2017

            Jillian Bloise, a senior at Juniata, will have her artwork featured in the juried exhibition “Half Truth,” hosted in the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio. Unlike a typical exhibition, the participants are judged based on a set of criteria set by the gallery.
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February 2, 2017

Many people have been working hard at Juniata to create a brand for Juniata. It was unveiled on Jan. 24. President Troha was the first person to speak, and told the community that the goal of the new brand was to encompass who Juniata is. Gabriel Welsch, vice president of marketing and advancement also touched upon this saying, “our brand is not our logo -- it is the stories that people share, what others say about us and what we say about ourselves.”
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January 31, 2017

Last semester there was confusion among students at the box office in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts, when they found the tickets they had purchased were from a fake website. The students no longer had a reserved spot for the night’s performance.
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January 30, 2017

The Intergalactic Nemesis touched down on the Juniata College campus on Saturday to perform their second live-action graphic novel, “Robot Planet Rising.” The cast consists of three voice actors: Rachel Dendy; Brock England; and Christopher Lee Gibson. They also feature Buzz Moran, a Foley artist, and Collin Shock, a pianist .
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January 30, 2017

The Juniata Activities Board (JAB) had a busy week as they hosted the JAB Winter Welcome Back events. The activities were meant to ease students back into the hustle and bustle of college. Students were invited to free movies, game nights and do-it-yourself activities.
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January 27, 2017

The most fundamental pillar of democracy is an informed public which actively participates in the democratic process. At Juniata College, students exercised their right and responsibility to vigorous political discourse in an open panel and discussion last week about President Trump’s impact on our country thus far.
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January 26, 2017

From Jan. 8 through Jan. 22, 11 students from Juniata College, along with Dennis Plane, professor of politics, participated in the presidential inauguration program with The Washington Center in Washington D.C.
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January 23, 2017

            The construction in front of Ellis Hall is finally finished!
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January 18, 2017

On Monday, Jan. 9, a group of 11 Juniata College students and Dennis Plane, professor of politics, arrived in Washington, D.C. for a variety of political programming events at The Washington Center during the city’s preparation for the Presidential Inauguration.
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January 3, 2017

HUNTINGDON, Pa. --Miranda Suarez, a junior at Juniata College from Hamilton Square, N.J. studying interactive media writing, received a $4,000 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad fall semester 2017 at the Kansai Gandai University, in Osaka, Japan, and then in spring semester 2018, the University of Otago, in Dunedin, New Zealand.
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January 3, 2017

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Jilenny Guzman, a junior at Juniata College from Bronx, N.Y. studying Spanish and secondary education, received a $2,000 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad fall semester at the University of Guanajuato, in Guanajuato, Mexico.
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December 12, 2016

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Gina Lamendella, assistant professor of biology at Juniata College, received the 2016 Outstanding Mentor Award in the Early Career category from the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Biology Division.
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December 12, 2016

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College board of trustees voted unanimously to renew the contract of President James A. Troha, ensuring his continued leadership of one of the top-rated liberal arts colleges in the nation through 2021.
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December 12, 2016

Fifteen groups of students presented their nutrition research projects for Deb Kirchhof-Glazier, professor of biology, on Nov. 30. Presentations included the health benefits of resistant starch, the Paleolithic diet and multiple sclerosis, the MIND diet and Alzheimer's Disease and many more. Students got experience presenting as well as educating their fellow classmates about food as medicine. They provided tips for individuals with diabetes, MS, Alzheimer’s (or Type 3 diabetes), and to people in general.
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December 12, 2016

As finals week rolls around, a student's to-do list begins to sound a lot like the Christmas song the “12 days of Christmas;” however, instead of wonderful gifts, we have essays, take-home exams, projects, posters and of course -- in-class finals. Getting away to study on campus is essential to students who want to succeed during final exam week. Here are some of Juniata student's favorite places to study and the music they listen to while they study. 
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December 9, 2016

Madrigal dinner occurred Dec. 3, starting at 6 p.m. Inspired by “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the dinner started off with an elaborate performance by the Juniata kick line. They danced to the song, “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody,” by Fergie, to go with the theme.
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December 2, 2016

It can be a challenge to make self-care a priority with finals and the holidays approaching fast. On Nov. 29, Skukura Woods, assistant director in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a lecture covering the importance of self-care, how it can be achieved and how it helps in every aspect of our lives.
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November 30, 2016

On Tuesday, Professor Peter Goldstein’s Poetry Writing Course (EN 303) read some of their poems to an overflow audience. The students chose a variety of poems from throughout the year with a variety of prompts and styles. There were 12 students who each read three poems, with the exception of one person who read just one poem.
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