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Are You Ready?: The Last Student Activities of Fall Quickly Approach
November 25, 2014
The end of the semester is quickly approaching and the Office of Student Activities has planned the last set of activities for the week before finals. While Jessica Mumford is on maternity leave, Ellen Campbell, interim director of student activities and off-campus residence director, will assume all of Jessica's roles and responsibilities. Ellen describes her perception of the developed activities during the semester and shares some new, exciting and diverse events for the Juniata community coming next semester.
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Magnificent Meal or Mourning Day?
November 25, 2014
As Thanksgiving break nears, students are eager to migrate home to celebrate this national holiday. This week, David Hsiung, professor and chair of history, explains the origins of this holiday and why some are calling it a national day of mourning.
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Blodger Dodgers: Juniata's Quidditch Club
November 25, 2014
Within the last couple of months, the Quidditch club at Juniata has become more active on campus, competing in matches. Due to the increased activity, curiosity has been sparked. Therefore, we asked Kathleen Myers, a junior from Naples, Florida and secretary of the Quidditch club, to explain more.
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Diversity at Juniata
November 25, 2014
Juniata has made a pledge as of late to try to cultivate and emphasize diversity on campus by instituting more programs, holding open forums and other learning opportunities. Students on campus often come from schools and cities where populations are much more diverse. We asked students for their take on how Juniata might help educate the campus on the issue.
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Cultural Learning Tour 2015: Dominican Republic
November 25, 2014

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In the Spotlight: College Entertainment
November 25, 2014
Juniata Presents, the college's performing arts program, usually showcases one concert or production per month during the academic year. . While students sometimes are not familiar with every performing act that is scheduled, attendance is usually at capacity. We asked students about their opinions of Juniata shows and what could be improved.
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Shopping: Socializing for the Best Deal?
November 25, 2014
The season of giving is quickly approaching. People are searching for the greatest deals to buy gifts for their significant others, friends and families. How much of shopping, though, is actually to buy anymore? Many argue that shopping is now much more of a social event than anything else. Professor Wei-Chung Wang recently sat down to discuss how shopping, particularly around "Black Friday," is both a social and economic event.
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Embracing Technology in the Classroom
November 18, 2014
As society continues to adapt to the ever-changing world of technology, education may be one area that is impacted the most. From overhead projectors to LED digital projectors, to the chalkboard and the Smartboard, education seems to quickly be embracing the shift from traditional learning to more technology-based learning. Recently, professors from different academic departments have responded to how technology has both assisted and hindered education.
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Poetry and More Poetry
November 18, 2014
Within the past few years the English Department has been doing an event called Pennsylvania Poets Series, which occurs once a year. These events are organized by Peter Goldstein, professor of English, who agreed to answer a few questions about the series.
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Do you Even Lift?: Student Exercise Habits
November 18, 2014
Exercise has always been seen as a key to a healthy lifestyle. However, recently many studies show that exercise can stimulate minds as well. Unfortunately, many primary and secondary schools nowadays take away recess and lack proper Physical Education classes which is not only physically unhealthy for students, but also in this sense could be inhibiting potential mental growth. We asked five students about their exercise habits and what role those activities play in their respective lives.
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