Wellness may not be healthy for your GPA

December 3, 2008

I don’t mean to blow my own horn, but I think I am a pretty good student. I’ve worked through all of my general education requirements, even biology and calculus— and I’m an English major! Still, the lowest grade I got in these classes was only a B-. So, you may well ask, why isn’t my GPA higher? One word: Wellness. . . .

Financial illiteracy at a high

December 3, 2008

Senior Beth Blau recently conducted a survey of financial literacy among Millersville University students, and found that our student body has a lot to learn about their finances.

The survey was given to 119 undergraduate students in hope of discovering three things; financial practices and debt accumulated by MU students, basic financial knowledge and key financial topics, and general interest in a course on personal finance if it were offered. . . .

Have a good winter break… up

December 3, 2008

December is finally here and with its arrival comes many changes. Leaves fall from the trees, animals begin to hibernate for winter, ice cream parlors close up shop, and relationships begin to fall apart. . . .

Lady Marauders pick up where they left off

December 3, 2008

The Lady Marauder’s basketball team shot off to an undefeated 4-0 start and boosted their consecutive-game winning streak to 17 wins stemming back to last season. They are playing intense defense, creating an astounding 33 turnovers per game while only committing slightly over 15. . . .

The sound of the season

December 3, 2008

On Sunday November 23, Lyte auditorium was filled with the music of the Sonic Synergy Concert. The concert included an orchestra, concert band, and wind ensemble. The program opened with From Tropic to Tropic. The audience was then entertained with Jubilant Holiday, which was an assortment of holiday favorites played by the Celestial Brass. . . .

Christmas without religion

December 3, 2008

Since the Christmas season is nearly upon us, as noticed by a plethora of commercials and that annoying neighbor who has to be first to put up there decorations before everyone else; I thought it appropriate to raise an issue that has been brought to the forefront in recent years. . . .

Darfur comes to the homefront for MU

December 3, 2008

Professor of Economics Osman Suliman, who has been teaching at MU for 18 years, took a one year sabbatical in the Darfur region of Sudan during which he did research for a book.

The topic of the lecture he gave on Wednesday, Nov. 19 in Ford Atrium in McComsey Hall was The Political Economy of the Darfur Conflict: Geography or Institutions which was also the topic of his book. . . .

Have a stress-free Holiday

December 3, 2008

Christmas is the most stressful time of the year, between buying presents for friends and family, the pressure of last minute shopping and ideas to make the holiday the best it can be. . . .

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