Can ACORN Survive the Storm?

September 23, 2009

ACORN, short for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, began in Little Rock, Ak., in 1970 as the Arkansas Community Organizations for Reform Now.

Founded by community organizer Wade Rathke, ACORN’s goal was to merge the interests of the economically disenfranchised, from those on welfare to the common working man, regardless of race. The association quickly went national with a mission so potent and focused that a number of schools are branded with its name, two radio stations are affiliated with the organization and it even has close personal ties with the president of the United States. . . .

A moving film "A Class Apart"

September 23, 2009

Dr. Mahaffy of the Latino Studies department presented a film called “A Class Apart” in the Myers Auditorium of McComsey.

This film was a moving and powerful depiction through the eyes of the lawyers, citizens, and activists of Mexican Americans’ battle to achieve civil rights. . . .

Segregation at MU

September 23, 2009

In a world where everyone wishes to be created equal and where we would like to think that segregation and racism no longer exists, it is ironic to me how Millersville University Organizations and Clubs allow what I would like to call ‘self-segregation’. . . .

Swine scares students: Does Millersville have a plan??

September 23, 2009

The Swine Flu, also known as the H1N1 strand in the 2009 outbreak, has been the subject of several debates and the cause of much panic across the world.

There has been an overload of news coverage ever since it surfaced which has led to most of the simple questions being ignored; what is it exactly? Is it really as fatal as it seems? What does Millersville University have planned if there is an outbreak? How can I protect myself? . . .

United Nations Reward Fidel Castro

September 23, 2009

Sometimes there are actions that leave you without words or explanations.

Case in point, while I was checking out some of the news websites last week, I came across a story about the United Nations and Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. . . .

Wellness Week '09!

September 23, 2009

Students learned a lot about themselves intellectually, emotionally, and physically at the annual Wellness Fair. . . .

Field of Screams sets a new standard for fear

September 23, 2009

Field of Screams, the number one haunted attraction in America, opened its doors for the season on Saturday Sept. 18. The place was full of curious faces looking for thrill and excitement. The setting was just right with its haunted houses and spooky characters watching and waiting at every corner. . . .

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