Push to Change Game Design Program in Sweden

The University of Skövde is a college located in Skövde, Sweden where game design students have the opportunity to study abroad and take classes based on their major alongside Swedish peers and other international students. According to Game Design Coordinator Ed Brillant, students studying abroad here often take drawing and introductory programming courses, in addition to general electives. Thomas Ordway (‘19) attended the program

Happy Newspaper in Education Week!

From March 5 - 9, we will be celebrating the importance of journalism and our First Amendment right to educate society. Newspapers and other news media are often a constant in people’s lives. People are constantly absorbing news; from long-standing routines like reading the morning paper with a cup of coffee, to more recent trends such as scrolling through Twitter during the day, journalism

New Sicily Summer Program to Educate in Italian Language and Culture

This summer is the beginning of a new study abroad program where students will have the opportunity to travel to Syracuse Academy in Sicily, Italy, to learn the Italian language and culture. As of now, there are six students in the application process.  This five-week program is open to all students who want to join. Stefano Parenti, the director of Study Abroad and the

Women’s Center Breaks Taboo and Brings the Vagina Monologues to SNHU

Partnering with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, the Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center brought "The Vagina Monologues" to SNHU for what Women’s Center Director Brooke Gilmore believes to be the first time on Friday, February 23 from 8-10 p.m. It just so happened that this year also marked the 20th anniversary of "The Vagina Monologues." Tony-award winning author, Eve Ensler, conducted

Combating Gun Violence in 2018

2018, a year only two months old, has already seen a number of school shootings that parallels the level of gun violence seen in America. One of the most recent and horrific occurrences occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people (14 students and three faculty members) were killed and many more were injured. This marks the country’s 17th

Letter from the Editors: Sending Letters to the Editor

Now that the semester is well underway, we would like to take this opportunity to remind the SNHU community that The Penmen Press offers many opportunities to have its voice heard, including through Letters to the Editor. With constantly changing technology (and a still relatively new and centrally located office), The Penmen Press is becoming consistently more accessible to not only the immediate SNHU

SGA Proposes Change in Conference Budget Policy that Limits Covered Overages

The Student Government Association (SGA) is proposing a solution to the recent over-expenditures to the conference budget in which a club’s approved request and up to 10 percent of overages will be covered by SGA. Each year, SGA allocates $100,000 to send clubs and organizations to programs, seminars and expos, and covers the cost of airfare, hotels, food and transportation. This budget is distributed

From Student Center to Glow Center: Clubs Brighten up the Semester

The Student Center was transformed to the Glow Center on Friday, January 19 for the fourth Welcome Back Bash. Organized by the Coordinators of Activities and Programming Events (CAPE) and co-sponsored by 10 other clubs and organizations, the glow-themed event was a part of 2018’s Welcome Back Weekend. “[This] event is mainly geared toward giving students an alternative program to go to rather than