The future of print magazies

March 24, 2011 0

According to Forbes magazine, Cosmopolitan magazine has been published since 1886 and is now in 63 countries. Even a mere decade ago, Cosmo would have been examined as a print-only product to be read only

Comedy Club at Millersville Offers Laughs and Breaks from Studies

April 20, 2010 2

Are you tired from studying and cramming for finals. Would you cherish a good laugh? The Millersville Comedy Club might has the cure. Comedy stints every other Wednesday night in Dutcher Hall at 8:30 p.m. That is where the Snapper newspaper stumbled upon its new upcoming comedian Freddie Heinemann.

Club Corner: Ocean Science Club

April 20, 2010 0

Dive licensing, seminars and beach cleanup are just a few of the abundant activities the members of the Ocean Science Club at Millersville participate in. “Our club is highly community service based,” said Club President Alex Davies.

The club officially came back in fall of 2008 after a two semester hiatus. “Justin Gilchrist and I approached Dr. Kumar and we discussed the process of re-installing the club,” Davies said.

Earth Day: The Significance of April 22nd

April 20, 2010 1

Earth Day is designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. It is celebrated April 22 of each year. It was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, and marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement.

MU Dining Halls Make Efforts to Go Green

April 20, 2010 0

Green efforts are occuring all over the world, even in places such as Millersville’s campus. The “going green” craze has hit the dining halls.

According to Edward Nase, who has been the director of dining services at Millersville since August 2005, dining services’ efforts in creating a better environment has started as far back as 2006.

Hobbs Hall Strives to be Greenest Dorm on Campus

April 20, 2010 0

With over 500 pounds of bottle caps and 86 ink cartridges collected, Hobbs Hall is the greenest dorm on campus.

Graduate Assistant Josh Belice and Resident Assistant Julie Hughes took a trip to Montreal. They visited the Botanical Gardens and the BioDome to see how different parts of the world are becoming more environmentally friendly. All the RAs in Hobbs encourage their residents to use just five minutes of water while showering. That means turning the water off while you wash your body, or while you wash your hair.

How to: Do Your Part to Help Mother Earth

April 19, 2010 0

If you have not seen the posters around campus for a delicious organic juice, you are already confused. Drinking naked has nothing to do with the best party you will ever go to, it is merely a slogan for one of many products that support the ongoing frenzy encouraging people everywhere to “go green.” While there are plenty of trendy green products, it is not always necessary to spend money in order to save the environment. By making an effort to help the environment, you are going to end up saving yourself plenty of cash.

Conestoga Club works on "The Bush" and Sponsors Earth Day Festival

April 16, 2010 0

The Conestoga Club is a club to be recognized.

They are working wonders with the vegetation along the Conestoga River. Originating in the 1990s, Dr. Ambler, the head of the Conestoga Club here at Millersville University, and Professor of Biology explains the ongoing effort the club puts forth to keep the environment enriched. According to Dr. Ambler “The Bush along the Conestoga River was once a farm pasture in the 1950s and now has grown into a forest. This is a natural process called succession and called ‘old field succession’ when abandoned farmland becomes a forest again.”

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