Summer School Two Words Not as Dreadful as They Once Were

February 16, 2010 0

For many students, taking summer courses is a great way to obtain credits. Summer classes at Millersville are offered in three sessions. Each session is treated as a different term. The duration of each session varies. Millersville offers four, five, nine, and ten week sessions. The University recommends a student take no more than two classes in one session.

The Not-So-Straight-Story: Gay in America

February 8, 2010 2

Life as an open homosexual has changed drastically over the decades. It was not long ago that an open homosexual would be persecuted and harassed regardless of where he or she resided. Being thankful for the age I have grown up in, there is still far to go and it has become a slow process.

Let's Talk About Sex and Babies

February 4, 2010 0

It’s all around us. Television, movies, magazines, the internet; all secrete one thing into our minds- SEX. In a society filled with sex and temptation, does anyone abstain from sex until marriage anymore?

According to, the United States has the highest number of teenage pregnancies in the industrialized world. Hollywood glamorizes pregnancy. Movies such as “Juno,” “Knocked Up,” and even the show “Teen Mom” on MTV put a spotlight on young, single women getting pregnant.

Equality Across Gender Lines: Has Feminism Gone Too Far?

February 4, 2010 6

Feminism is a crazy movement characterized by the fight for equality regardless of gender. Although equality for all people is a founding notion in this country, it seems as though people are taking it too far on all sides of the argument.

The American Battleground: Taboos in Culture

February 4, 2010 1

There are certain aspects of human life that come with strong stigmas and social prohibition. There is often a moral or religious basis to the disapproving notions that accompany these stigmas or taboos.

Disabled Does Not Mean Incapable

February 4, 2010 1

There are millions of people in America who can be classified as “disabled”, and unfortunately, this term, comes along with a stigma of being unable to do anything without help. So let us be honest with ourselves, they can do a lot more without aid than people give them credit for.

Treat your body like a Temple: Body art and Self-Expression

February 4, 2010 0

Painters paint, singers sing; tattoos are just another form of self-expression. Tattoos are nothing new to society. Tattoos date as far back as ancient Egypt, if not earlier.
Everything in society can be used for self-expression. Hairstyles, clothing, jewelry, and even cars are used to reflect our personalities. These items are temporary though, while tattoos are a permanent addition to our bodies.

How to handle the spring semester

January 28, 2010 0

A new semester is here, and along with it come many grand plans to stay on top of school work, improve relationships, and get healthy. We plan to regularly call old friends and make new ones, to eat better, and finally hit the gym.

How to: Optimize and organize your study space

January 28, 2010 0

By now, we all realize that everyone studies effectively in different ways. We have those who need complete silence, and we have those who like to study along with music in the background. Some can not bear to take breaks, and want to get the task done once and for all. Others need to take several breaks throughout to keep them sane.

How to: Get the most out of life

January 28, 2010 2

Pick a major: We will spend the majority of our lives working, so it is very important to pick a major in a field that you will enjoy and find success in. Sometimes this can be a daunting, stressful task. After speaking with numerous professors, this is the general consensus on how to pick a major with ease: First, discover where your natural talents are. Next, you have to decide which natural talents bring out happiness and excitement in you. You should enjoy what you are doing. Remember to be realistic about your talents, and understand that there will be unattractive aspects to every field.

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