A blast from the past: Hamline University Changes

December 8, 2009

This is an article we pulled from our archives. It was in the January 13’s issue in the year 1949. Hamline University’s change in policy was so big, even our institution covered it.

St. Paul Minn. IP – New regulations liberalizing late privileges for all women residents on the Hamline University campus were put into effect recently at all three residences for women. . . .

Book Review: "Soul Cravings" by Erwin McManus

December 8, 2009

“Soul Cravings” is a powerful, down-to-earth exposition that interprets our need for intimacy, meaning, and destiny.

Erwin McManus has a strong desire to reach into the deepest depths of one’s soul through his writing. He speaks of the human spirit, how it works, the desires it has, and what we can do to feed it. . . .

Express Laundry puts new spin on service

December 8, 2009

When writing papers and studying for exams takes priority in life, it is difficult to find time to do something as mundane as laundry.

Express Laundry, LLC is a company offering a new service around Millersville University Campus that will make life easier for students. Owned by Bev Kreider, the Express Laundry company picks up customers’ laundry every Monday night, washes it, dries it, and even folds it, then returns it on Wednesdays. . . .

Senior Spotlight: student exceeds classroom expectations with podcast show

December 8, 2009

Brian Henninger, a 24 year-old, Speech Communications major with an option in Broadcasting, chose an independent study that has turned into an inspiring project.

Henninger, a senior graduating in December signed up for an advanced broadcasting class, which was then canceled three weeks before the beginning of the semester because not enough students registered to take the class. . . .

Campus jobs provide students with money, learning experiences

December 8, 2009

Not only are we feeling the crunch that comes with the end of a semester, but as college students, many of us are also feeling the financial crunch. Not only do we have to place focus and priority on academics, but we also have to deal with student bills, loans, and this mess we call financial aid. . . .

Current students need to give ethnicity/race codes

December 8, 2009

Starting in 2010, colleges and universities will be required by the U.S. Department of Education to report their enrollment figures using new ethnicity and race codes. Current students need to update their codes when prompted by their MAX account. . . .

Behind the desk with Dr. Laura J. Anna

December 8, 2009

Dr. Laura J. Anna, Associate Professor of Chemistry

How long have you been at Millersville?

“I started in the Fall of 1997 as a full time temporary instructor and taught at that level for two years and then was hired in the tenure track for the Fall of 1999.”

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National museum seeks help from the University’s CDRE

December 8, 2009

The Center for Disaster and Research Education (CDRE) at Millersville University has recently teamed up with the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, Pa., “To assist in the development of their disaster plan which is part of the museum’s accreditation process by the American Association of Museums,” said Dr. Sepi Yalda, interim director of CDRE. . . .

Mothers and Daughters develop a new trend

December 7, 2009

In some towns and cities, typically wealthy areas, young kids can get a rhinoplasty for their birthday or a breast enhancement as a graduation present. This kind of living has not always been socially acceptable, however. Recently, there is a growing trend of mothers and daughters getting plastic surgery together, which is even harder to accept. Maybe it is because a recent U.S. study featured on explains that mothers and daughters actually age the same way. Daughters wrinkle similarly to the way their mothers wrinkled at the same age. One reason why mothers and their daughters have recently decided to go through with their plastic surgery together is to take care of each other during the operation. . . .

Our strengths are in our roots

December 7, 2009

Can you spell “cash cow”? U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan can. In a hard-hitting talk at Teachers College, Columbia University last week, Duncan said that most teacher education is lousy (my word, not his). . . .

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