1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes. Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,470 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 460 will die each year. Over 3.3 million breast
SNHU celebrated Constitution Day on September 18. In 2005, the federal government passed a bill requiring any universities receiving federal funds to commemorate this day with educational programming. Sponsored by the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), the bill reads: "Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution” (Pub. L. 108-447, div.
SNHU’s newest residence hall, Monadnock, opened its doors for the new year to students eager to live in the new space. The newest building on the east side of campus features apartment style living, with laundry on every floor, a small gym, a multipurpose room and a game room. “Every student I have talked to about Monadnock has been extremely excited,” said Lorilee Mayberry,
Welcome back! That’s right, it’s that time of the year again where we, the Penmen Press, welcomes all students, faculty and staff back to campus with our annual Welcome Back Issue. Whether this is your first year, your last or somewhere in-between, we hope that you’re ready for it. This upcoming year is one that we at the Penmen Press are particularly excited about,
Some people are constantly questioning the quality of the food they consume. Sodexo, the company that provides food to SNHU students, is not immune to this. Students living on campus with no kitchen available to make their own food must rely on the food in the Dining Center. This leads to questions regarding whether or not Sodexo’s food is healthy enough for its consumers
Despite the warm weather that has recently come and gone, many snow storms have hit campus this winter. Who can students and faculty thank upon waking when all of the snow has been cleared from paths, sidewalks and parking lots? SNHU’s Facilities team and Public Safety. Marc Guertin, director of Facilities said, “I oversee grounds. We do about 70 percent of the
The Culinary program at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) received shocking news when Michael Evans, Vice President of Academic Affairs, recommended a teach-out of the program in mid-January. In a memo sent to many students and faculty on campus, Evans said, “this means that all current Culinary students will be able to continue to graduation and receive the degree they have earned, but we
Registration is a stressful time for students; choosing classes for the next semester is not an easy task. Being a transfer student, I have registered for classes on my own before, but my first registration at Southern New Hampshire University was one I will never forget. Before my registration date, I had chosen the classes I wanted to take as well as a few
Southern New Hampshire University's (SNHU) Celebration of Light was held Dec. 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Student Center. The event was held by the Student Government Association (SGA) as a way to give students an opportunity to celebrate winter traditions from around the world. There were many activities for students to enjoy, hosted by different clubs and organizations on campus.
Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) HalloweenFest took place on Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. Hosted by RadioSNHU and cosponsored by 11 other clubs, this event had something for everyone. Originally set to take place on the Green Space, the looming rain forced a location move for the event. Luckily, the Pub had no events taking place at the same time. “It was a little