Central Market: Oldest farmers' market located in our backyard

September 24, 2010

In the city of Lancaster, there is an aged building hiding the oldest continually operating farmer’s market in the country, and a family of cultures who come together every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday to sell their crafts and fresh produce. This place is called Central Market. Housed in a structure with the name built right into the brick, this market has seen over three hundred years go by, as well as many merchants from Lancaster, the greater state of Pennsylvania, the United States, and the world. . . .

"Al Natural" is not all truth

September 24, 2010

With an immense concern on health in today’s society, people are more willing to choose “all natural” foods over processed ones. By this exact accord, they deserve to know exactly what they are putting in their shopping cart. If you are looking for a more wholesome, natural diet, beware of any products claiming to be “all natural.” The truth is, this phrase means nothing. Having no nutritional foundation or support from the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.), this food is the same as generic brands. . . .

Caffeine Coma: Addiction Investigated

September 24, 2010

America runs on Dunkin. Sure enough, this statement holds true, since between 80-90 percent of adults and children drink caffeine daily, an addiction so often overlooked as habit. This idea of habit, rather than addiction, is actually what helps so many misinterpret the warning signs of too much, like insomnia, anxiety, headaches, and agitation.
This mood-altering drug is number one in terms of usage in the world, and it does have its benefits. For example, where else can energy boosts, increased muscle strength, pain relief, and improved breathing technique come from one source? . . .

Breast and Testicular cancer self-evaluations explained

September 24, 2010

While self-examination for certain cancers will not prevent the disease, it does increase your chance of discovering the cancer in its earliest stages, when treatment is most effective. If you know your body, you can be aware of changes, which can indicate health problems to see your doctor about. Health Services provides a woman’s examination that includes a Pap smear, breast exam and pelvic exam for registered Millersville University students. They also offer testicular examinations for men. An appointment can be scheduled by calling 717-872-3250.
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Cross country team hosts Alumni Open

September 23, 2010

The cross-country team immediately got back to work as the Fall 2010 semester began. The team spent the first Saturday of the semester in Millersville Borough Freedom Memorial Park where the Alumni Open was held.

The Alumni and Friends team competed against current Marauder cross-country runners in the event.

Adam Mallory, class of 2009, finished ahead of all other alumni, edging out graduating class member Chris Ecker by just seven seconds. . . .

Athletes of the Week

September 23, 2010

Athlete of the Week 9.12 – Allison Huss

How long have you been playing volleyball?
“I’ve been playing volleyball for eleven years.”

How did you become involved with volleyball?
“My mom and older sister played volleyball, however, I started out playing soccer and basketball when I was four.” . . .

Men's soccer kicks off season with a win

September 23, 2010

After their outstanding season in 2009, hopes were high for the first game of 17th-ranked Millersville soccer, and they did not disappoint. The season opener, held on Sunday, September 5 at Chryst Field, resulted in a 4-0 shutout against Shepherd.

The two teams battled it out in the first half, until the 23rd minute when junior Aaron Roland scored with a header. Justin Keefer assisted Roland in the first goal of the game and season, ending the first half with Millersville leading 1-0. . . .

Football disappoints in season opener

September 23, 2010

On Saturday, September 4, the Millersville football team kicked off their new season against Assumption College. The Marauders are looking to improve their 3-8 record from last year. In his first two seasons as head coach, Greg Colby entered the season with a record of 4-18 for the Marauders.

The game was underway with Millersville kicking off to the Greyhounds who had a 10-play, 46-yard drive before failing to convert on fourth down. Millersville took over on downs on their own 36. . . .

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