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Doing something BEYOND extraordinary

Three college freshmen are taking the phrase “Do Something Extraordinary” to a whole new level. Freshman Allison D’Angelo, psychology and social work major, Maura Lemke, undeclared, and John McMannus, a psychology, criminology and sociology major, made the decision to do something that goes beyond what they usually do here at the college. McMannus saw a […]

Penitentiary guarantees screams

Who doesn’t enjoy a good scare every once in a while? This year, Eastern State Penitentiary is celebrating their 20th anniversary of “Terror Behind the Walls.”

One Hundred to One

Have you ever wondered why certain people are taunted, teased, bullied, abused, abandoned, talked down to and ostracized by society? I thought about this plenty of times in my life, however I never really knew what I could do about it. There are enough support groups and people to talk to but there aren’t many […]

Day 13 of Occupy Wall Street begins with a march through the streets of lower Manhattan on Sept. 29 with the One World Trade Center construction site in the background.

News Briefs Issue 05

Occupy Wall Street protests fight for economic equality A group of activists stood up against greed, corporate influence and social inequality during late September. A large number of police officers were sent to the streets near Zuccotti Park, at Broadway and Liberty Street, where protestors had been camping during their protest. The “leaderless resistance movement” […]