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Tired of Hiding Your Feelings? Students Helping Students Can Help
December 15, 2014
Last semester, Natasha Lane, a senior from Baltimore, Md., created a club called Empower, Visualize, Do, Support (EVDS). Recently, she has revamped the club and changed the title to Students Helping Students (SHS). This club is truly focused on creating a connection among students. To further explain the club, she answered a few questions.
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Technology, Video Games, and Violent Behavior
December 15, 2014
Technology has been questioned since the day it really started to develop and evolve. Similarly, as video games were invented, they also have been questioned. This questioning is especially noticeable when it comes to the more violent and profane games. In the past couple of years, a debate has been sparked as to whether or not violent video games promote and provoke violent actions in children and adults. Games like first-person shooters simulate real-life killing and violence. To further investigate these phenomena, we asked Anne Gilman, assistant professor of psychology, to provide us with more insight on the topic.
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Community Service and Service-Learning Office Receives Honor Roll Recognition
December 15, 2014
This week, Jessica Maxon, interim director of Community Service and Service-Learning at Juniata, discusses how Juniata won the President's Honor Roll Recognition for Community Service and what impact Juniata College has upon the community.
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Knitting Club: Creating Community One Thread at a Time
December 14, 2014
As the cold weather slowly encompasses Juniata's campus, the knitting club is just warming up with their members to create the perfect winter apparel. The knitting club, co-advised by Hannah Bellwoar, assistant professor of English and Kim Roth, associate professor of math, is an ideal method for building community and relieving stress during the rigorous last week of finals. Recently, Bellwoar sat down to discuss the knitting club's recent projects and general overview.
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Spoiler Alert: Mockingjay Part I Amazes
December 8, 2014
On Nov. 21, 2014, part one of the third Hunger Games book, "Mockingjay," was released on the big screens. Students all over campus and the world flocked to theaters in hopes of seeing the midnight premiere or other showings. A few students decided to provide their insight on what they thought about the movie as well as their feelings on the book and the movie being broken into two different parts.
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Unity House Helps Juniatians with Ferguson Emotional Fallout
December 8, 2014
After a grand jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson during the case involving the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., many individuals felt the need to express their opinions on the event and the underlying issues surrounding it. Rosalie Rodriguez, special assistant to the president for diversity & inclusion, talks about the emotional distress caused by this case.
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Cataloging the Stottlemyer Collection
December 8, 2014
Karen Rosell, professor of art history, spent her the past 16 months last year cataloguing Juniata College's Stottlemyer art collection. The catalog was recently published and Rosell answered a few questions about the process of collating the book.
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HIV Awareness Day: Juniata Disagreements on Awareness Levels
December 8, 2014
Monday, Dec. 4 was World HIV/AIDS awareness day. HIV is a severe disease that caused unsettled reactions in the 1980s and 1990s and is still leaving the world at unrest today. An incurable disease, HIV is detrimental to a person's health and is easily transmittable. Recently, four Juniata students, who wish to stay anonymous, spoke about how prevalent HIV and AIDS are in American society and how aware America is about the disease. Here is what they had to say.
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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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