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

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

SNHU Commits to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

It’s well known that one of the institutional goals for SNHU surrounds the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Students quickly understand this when joining SNHU by having to take First Year Seminar, which aims to explore diversity issues in the classroom. However, it is less known that SNHU has developed a full five-year strategic plan to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in

PRESS RELEASE: The Senior Events Committee Announces the Senior Trip to Universal Studios

The Senior Events Committee is excited to announce that this year’s Senior Trip will be to Universal Studios in Orlando, F.L. The Senior Trip has taken place each year since its inception in May 2008. For the past 11 years, the trip has been to Walt Disney World in Orlando, but this year the location has changed due to a variety of factors which

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


(Manchester, NH, September 11) The Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center is hosting the 10th annual Take Back the Night rally on Monday, September 23 at 7 p.m. on the Quad, weather permitting. Take Back the Night is a signature SNHU event that unifies the campus community against violence and sexual misconduct. The 10th annual Take Back the Night rally is sure to be the

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


(Manchester, NH, September 6) Southern New Hampshire University’s ACES Committee will welcome rap music icon, author, and TV star, Ice-T, to campus on September 18 in the SNHU Athletic Complex Small Gym at 7 p.m. Ice-T has been an advocate for America’s youth and has left a positive impact on all communities and people he has interacted with. With an impressive array of musical

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,

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