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Letter From the Editors: Find What Inspires You and Get To Work

Welcome back, everybody! Whether you’re in your last year or your first year, or somewhere in the middle, let us just say that we’re happy that you ended up here, reading this. Every first issue of the year is special to us, because, well, it’s the first issue. But this issue is a little more special to us than usual. This is the earliest
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On My Block Party Press Release

Come one, come all to the annual On My Block Party at 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 13 on the Quad. This event will be a celebration of the cultural diversity within the SNHU community through international food, activities, music, performances, raffle prizes and more. Students can expect to experience different types of authentic cultural foods from around the area. There

SGA and Munchiez to Hand Out Free Food After SNHUstock

Following tonight's SNHUstock concert, featuring EDM DJ Group GrooveBoston, Munchiez Food Truck will offer students free food from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Belknap parking lot. In collaboration with the Student Government Association (SGA), Munchiez will give students two free items from its menu and a free drink of their choice. Students will also be able to earn three Penmen Pride points

Campus Leaders Recognized by Women’s Center

Efforts to raise the profile of gender equity on campus are not going unnoticed. As part of their Women’s History Month celebration, The Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center has announced the winners of the first-ever Leaders of Distinction Awards, which will be recognized with a breakfast on March 29. The awards, meant to “celebrate women who can serve as role models and mentors to

Gaming Club Climbing the Ranks

With increased member retention and a victory in winning Club of the Month for January by the Office of Student Involvement, Gaming Club has drastically improved throughout the 2018-2019 school year. President Nick Walko (’19) and Vice President Noah Cass (’19) claim they have made great strides towards making a more inclusive environment for their members and making sure everyone’s voice is heard. To

Nothing But Net for the Winner of the 2019 Fan Banner Contest

After four years of anticipation, Emma Sheehan ('19) has finally had her triumphant victory. Sheehan, a Graphic Design Major, has watched the SNHU Night Fan Banner Design Contest with the Celtics from afar. This was until taking GRA-420 Advanced Digital Design where she finally decided to face her fears and enter her own design into the contest. Highlighting her interest in the contest since
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Why in the World Would Anyone Want to be a Journalist?

Why in the world would anyone want to be a journalist? In a recent article published by NBC News, the organization Reporters Without Borders (RWB) compared the number of journalists worldwide who were detained in 2017 to 2018. The number jumped from 326 to 348 individuals. The United States recently made its way onto RWB’s list of most dangerous countries for reporters, earning a spot in

Collision at Campus Intersection Involves Two SNHU Students

UPDATE (12/10/2018, 11 p.m.): According to the Union Leader, the driver has been identified as 24-year-old Emilie Camire of Hooksett. In Camire's car there were multiple emptied alcoholic beverages, and the substance in the ziploc bag has been confirmed to be marijuana. Camire admitted to drinking alcohol and took a field sobriety test but refused a breathalyzer test. She has since been released on
News Sports

Carving Ice to Spinning Fire: Who is Brett “DJ Sterno” Strawn?

Whether he’s wowing fans on the ice or entertaining crowds on the dance floor, Brett Strawn is assured to provide an upbeat performance. Strawn, a senior at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), is the alternate captain of the hockey team and a part-time DJ. Strawn embarked on his hockey career when he was just two and a half years old when he would roller
Penmen Abroad

Sweden Study Abroad Relationship From on the Rocks to Ambitious Visions

At the beginning of the semester there were speculations about the future of the Study Abroad program at the University of Skövde in Skövde, Sweden for Game Design students. The major problem revolving the program was the lack of core classes that were available in English to SNHU students. Ed Brillant, the Game Design Coordinator, expressed the importance of being able to take major