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

Changes to Master Calendar Create New Opportunities as Well as Challenges

In early November, SNHU launched a new version of Master Calendar, operated on the 25Live interface by CollegeNET, to mitigate the issues and inconsistencies posed by the previous R25 and Master Calendar system. The new version of Master Calendar can still be found via MySNHU along the right-hand bar of the homepage. This version features not only the on-campus Student Events and Activities calendar,

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

SNHU Hockey Recognizes Eight Graduating Seniors

The SNHU Ice Hockey team honored eight graduating seniors in a memorable ceremony before facing off against the Stonehill Skyhawks on February 12. Each senior was given flowers from family and friends and posed for pictures in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Ice Den Arena. They were each given a proper introduction emphasizing their strengths and contributions to the team. With the

Public Safety Addresses Concerns About Gate Closing

SNHU students living on the west side of campus - particularly in Washington or the Townhouses, may be very familiar with “The Gate,” located between the Hospitality building and the Green Space. Policy surrounding when this gate is open and closed, however, seems to be less well-known. “I would guess it closes at 11:30 [p.m.],” said Jamie Griffin (‘19). “10 o’clock… question mark?” said

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

Oh Snap! What’s New at Belknap

Over the recent years SNHU has been making major advancements throughout the Manchester campus. The latest installment of these renovations has been the Belknap Building, housing the School of Education. As of now, the new building is officially complete except for a few pieces of additional furniture set to arrive in the near future. Before the renovation, Belknap hall consisted of small office spaces

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
Arts & Entertainment

2018 Oscars Nominations: Time to Start Binge Watching

After this past week, movie buffs now know what films they have left to binge before March 3. With the Oscars fast approaching, the revealed nominations will result in an increased consumption of popcorn as well as the amount of pirated films streaming to SNHU. For those who may have missed the news, here are the nominations for Best Picture and snippets of our