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

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

How to SNHU: Taking Care of Your Mental Health

When transitioning to college, there are so many thoughts and changes to consider. It’s understandable that figuring out how you’ll handle your mental health needs will be overlooked. SNHU offers a variety of resources to help you cope with your mental health needs and assist with your on-campus success. Resident assistants (RA) can be utilized as listening ears or as guides to the necessary

Welcome Back

Welcome Back all! As September returns, we’re happy to see the campus filling up once again, and as always, we like to be the first to welcome students, staff and faculty alike. We know the summer has passed far too quickly, but we hope you’re ready for the semester. At the Penmen Press, it hasn’t felt like much of a break. You may notice

SNHU Welcomes the Esports Teams

This morning, SNHU President Paul LeBlanc announced on Twitter that SNHU officially has an esports team. There will be four teams to start: Fortnite, Hearthstone, League of Legends and Overwatch. SNHU is announcing the state's first collegiate e-sports team today. I'm pretty intrigued by the whole phenomenon and the meteoric growth of the industry. I need guidance on what system to order. Need to

Turning the Next Page

It’s time to turn the page on another year of The Penmen Press. In recent years, we’ve been part of immeasurable growth, this year has been no different, and in this time of transition the two of us are equal parts humbled and excited to lead this amazing group. The dynamic duo of Megan Palmer and Rebecca LeBoeuf are a hard act to follow.