Brian Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org On May 1 and May 2, Breakaway Student Productions will host this year’s one-act play festival. The performances will feature a number of entirely student-produced one-act plays, and will happen both nights at 7:30 p.m. in the Kaleidoscope dress rehearsal studio. Breakaway Student Productions is a student group at Ursinus that puts […]
Kristen Costello email@example.com Phi Epsilon Kappa, the Health & Exercise Physiology (PEK)honors society, held its second annual Fun Run last Sunday. The event was a success, raising over $230, according to president of PEK Sarah Muchowski. All the money raised is being donated to an organization called Students Run Philly Style, which pairs volunteers with […]
Annie Rus firstname.lastname@example.org In March of this year, video footage of members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity singing a racist chant surfaced and quickly went viral, sparking a nationwide conversation about the problematic elements of Greek life and whether it deserves a place on college campuses. An investigation by SAE’s national office revealed that […]
Heather Boyer ‘96, coach of Upper Dublin HS softball, has sent three players she’s coached to UC Jon Vander Lugt email@example.com Recruiting for an athletic program at a Division III school isn’t always the easiest, so any advantage that a coach can get helps. It’s particularly useful when an alumna coaches a local program—and that’s […]
Maddie Mathay firstname.lastname@example.org Ursinus College welcomes its newest facilities member, Jason Van Buren, the new director of facilities. Jason Van Buren has only been working here for the past month but comes from an extensive work background. Van Buren graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York with a B.S in clinical sciences, […]
Phoebe French email@example.com Ursinus is continuing to make changes that began with the new Ursinus shield and the website makeover. Tom Yencho, chief communications officer, said that Ursinus is not truly undergoing a traditional rebranding process, but more of a visual change. “A brand is not a logo or a tagline,” said Yencho, “It’s the […]
Deana Harley firstname.lastname@example.org The new executive board for the Ursinus College Student Government (UCSG) was announced last week. Abigail Wood was elected as the new president, Hermes Paez was elected as the new vice president, Sam Straughn was elected as the new social chair, Richard Gould was elected as the new treasurer, and Karla Pisarcik […]
Hunter Gellman email@example.com Prom is a milestone that every teenager should have the opportunity to partake in. Many teens are lucky enough to make it to their proms, but others are not. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) gives sick patients the chance to strut their stuff at their annual CHOP patient prom. The Omega […]
Ursinus received the Tree Campus USA status for 2014, an honorable award showcasing the college’s dedication to tree life.
Sophie Snapp firstname.lastname@example.org Last week, Ursinus students welcomed Shadi Hamid as an exclusive guest speaker who focuses his research in Middle Eastern politics in relation to Islam. Hamid delivered an open lecture paraphrasing his theories regarding political Islam, led a discussion for students more interested in his research, and attended a dinner at the neighborhood […]
Richie Shultz email@example.com The Final Report of a Presidential committee a few years back recommended adding a fourth question to CIE: “How is our experience shaped by societal inequalities based on race, class, gender, and other differences?” We desperately need this additional question. The original CIE questions “What does it mean to be human?” and […]
Christine Palazzolo firstname.lastname@example.org The Hypertension and Endothelial function with Aerobic and Resistance Training (HEART) Laboratory, a unique clinical research experience for Ursinus students, has expanded its range of health investigations, attracting the attention of the surrounding community. At the forefront of Ursinus’s HEART lab is director Dr. Deborah Feairheller of the Health and Physiology Department. […]
Kristen Costello email@example.com Ursinus Senior Chris Goss was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship on March 19. He will be the first Ursinus Fulbright winner to go to Turkey, according to Dr. Richard King, a history professor. The Fulbright scholarship was created after World War II to promote international educational exchange. It allows students from the U.S. […]
On Wed. April 1, the group We’re Just Saying Ursinus organized a demonstration to confront racism on yik yak.