The Perfect Peanut Butter and Jelly

When it comes to sandwiches, I’ll admit I am not the biggest fan (with the exception of breakfast sandwiches, those will always be good). I haven’t enjoyed eating lunch meat since bologna and cheese sandwiches in elementary school, and I am extremely picky when it comes to types of cheese and other condiments. Despite all of this, there is one sandwich I have always

Self-Defense Classes Offer Education Outside the Classroom

For the past seven years, SNHU has offered Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) classes to SNHU students. This year, SNHU has “been fortunate enough to work with the Hooksett Police Department and their team of instructors,” according to Aaron Schmelzer, Public Safety Supervisor as well as R.A.D. instructor. Schmelzer has been a R.A.D. instructor at SNHU for the past three years. He currently works with

“Space Matters” – Penmen Stadium Changing the Community’s Consciousness

The ribbons have been cut, as Penmen Stadium had its grand opening on February 24 on a beautiful morning. Penmen Stadium is now home to the men and women’s soccer, lacrosse and tennis teams, as well as women’s track and field. This newest addition to campus features a 1,500-seat stadium, six tennis courts and new track and field facilities, including an eight-lane track. While

A(uto)pocalypse: Hating Automation

Automation has made many aspects of my life much easier. Automatic doors are wonderful, automatic water bottle stations are convenient and automatic transmissions are also high up on my list of the good automatic technologies in life. But one place automation does not make my life easier? Bathrooms. Automatic flushing toilets are great when they work. The problem, however, is that they hardly ever

Open Auditions: The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues are a dramatic reading and performance of collected interviews done by Eve Ensler about vaginas. Ensler is an American playwright, performer, feminist and activist, best known for her work with The Vagina Monologues. The event will be held in the Last Chapter Pub on Friday, February 23 at 8 p.m. “This performance exists to entertain as well as inform audiences about
Letters from the Editors

#CelebrateSNHU A Penmen Press Holiday Storytelling Initiative

As we enter December, the holiday season is “officially” upon us. The weather has gotten colder, we can smell snow on the air and everyone is counting down the days until the long-awaited winter break. Here at the Penmen Press, this season brings traditions that we hold near and dear to our hearts. Our holiday season is about the family we have because of
Letters from the Editors

Take Control of Your Education Outside the Classroom

Everyone thinks they know what the “traditional” or “successful” student looks like. We have perceptions and misconceptions about what it is we need to do to get a job, to get into grad school and to achieve some standard that generations of dissimilar college students have set before us. The typical idea of the student tends to exist within the four walls of the
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Personal Benefits of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to be exposed to cultures very different from their own. In the spring of 2017, senior Aaron Yellin did something he had always dreamed of doing. He went to Italy and studied at Florence University of the Arts (FUA). Yellin is a culinary major and thought that it would be incredible to study in such a beautiful place.