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Trip to Guatemala Will Bring Students to an Indigenous Mayan Community for Documentary Video Production

In 1980, the Guatemalan government launched “Operation Sophia,” with the intention of ending the civil wars that were plaguing the country for 20 years. This mission would direct the Guatemalan army to destroy the civilian bases where the guerilla movement hid and targeted indigenous Mayan communities who were suspected of supporting them. More than 626 villages were destroyed, more than 200,000 people were killed
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Political Engagement Grows with a Bernie Sanders Rally

As the primaries and presidential election edge closer, more students are turning their eyes to the future of 2020. Inevitably, New Hampshire and the college student demographic is a top priority for many candidates, so it’s likely that the campus will keep seeing hopeful presidential visitors. For a few students, this has ignited efforts to bring more political engagement closer to home. Political activity
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Money, Money, Money: Clarifying the Rumors of SNHU’s Financial State

Accessibility is a buzzword in higher education right now. It dominates most of the conversations at SNHU, whether it’s in the classroom or at an event. It comes from faculty, staff and administration alike. It’s the goal for SNHU. Money has lead to the development of a five-year diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) plan. It has also meant considering what the learning environment of
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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
Lifestyle

Get Your Students in the ‘Real World’: A Student’s Take on Inbound 2019

Theory. Theory. Theory. Experience. Experience. Experience. Chances are your professors at SNHU, like mine, preach one or the other. It’s a tale as old as time in academia. Across the nation, educators clash over whether theory or industry experience is the end-all-be-all in instruction. Either can be difficult for a student to see themselves in. We don’t know what we don’t know. In particular,
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Students Return From Alternative Spring Break Trips

When a student returns from an alternative spring break (AB) trip, there are no words, no possible way to explain the impact it had on them personally. Their past week has been overwhelming, emotional, but invaluable.   The Chandler Center, SNHU’s office for community engagement, organizes at least four AB trips a year. They make the trips as affordable as possible with the prices
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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
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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
Sports

Welcoming National Leading Scorer, Alex Satrustegui

It wasn’t only until Saturday, September 29, that the Southern New Hampshire men’s soccer team lost its first game this season. Up until this game, the men were undefeated. They held a division leading 9-0 record. Despite this loss, the Penmen still rank number one in their division and seventh in the country. Hailing from Spain, Alex Satrustegui ('19) returned to the field for