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KU-TV’s music showcase, Mic Check Show progresses in third season on air

By Nick Quartapella Few students are aware of the bands and musicians that make up Kutztown’s abundant and diverse local music scene.  That being said, an even smaller handful of students are aware of the places that these bands perform, leading to a lesser amount of exposure due to a smaller audience. Although many may […]

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Letterman’s Diner: putting the rumors to rest

By Erika Solorzano There have been rumors around Kutztown implying that Letterman’s Diner would be going under new ownership at the end of this year. “It would be great if we could clear that up. We are not closing,” said April Bland, a three-year Letterman’s employee. Letterman’s is not an ordinary diner seen on the […]

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Secondary education professor honored as PDK Emerging Leader

By Jessica Serrenti Secondary science education Professor George Sirrakos has won the Phi Delta Kappa Emerging Leader honor. Sirrakos is one of 25 individuals across the United States chosen for the honor, which is awarded to those in the education field that have made a difference in teaching students in the classroom. He has been […]

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KU creates a virtual snow globe this holiday season

By Patrick Dietrich Kutztown University is celebrating the holiday season with an online virtual snow globe featuring the renovated Schaeffer Auditorium. Schaeffer Auditorium was under construction from May 2012 to August 2013 and is now open for university events. The virtual snow globe is a way for the university to showcase the reopening and to […]

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New PASSHE chancellor visits to discuss higher education issues

By Emily Leayman The visit of the new Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education chancellor, Frank T. Brogan, began Nov. 12 with his eight-year-old son, Colby John seeing snow for the first time. Brogan is traveling to all 14 PASSHE universities, meeting with their presidents, touring the campus and holding open forums. The open forum […]

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Despite second round loss, KU women’s soccer makes program history

By Nick Carson KUTZTOWN, Pa. – The KU women’s soccer team (13-7) finished their season with a 6-1 loss to nationally ranked California University of Pennsylvania (18-2-2). The loss came in the second round of the NCAA Atlantic Regional Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 17th. The troubles came for KU early in the away match, with […]

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Kutztown’s Men’s basketball hopes to bounce back from abysmal 2012 campaign

By Lee Finkelstein Last season for the Kutztown men’s basketball team was one that they would like to forget. A season plagued with injury and illness caused the Golden Bears’ worst season in 10 years. With the team having six players on the roster at one point last season, Head coach Bernie Driscoll should be […]

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Golden finish for Bears’ season

By Pat Zazzarino KUTZTOWN, Pa. – On Saturday November 16 at University Field, the Kutztown football team defeated Edinboro University with a final score of 41-10. This game ended the Golden Bear’s season and was the third game won in a row, winning four of their final five games leaving them with a final season […]

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Obama wins big with reopening of Government

By Samuel Box Kutztown, PA – On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the United States narrowly avoided a debt default by passing a resolution allowing spending that will increase the debt ceiling and keep the government running until at least early February. The resolution comes after 16 days of a government shutdown that was caused by Republicans […]

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KU professor gives seminar, teaches diversity in Philadelphia

By Jessica Serrenti College of Education professor Deborah Johnson teaches cultural diversity to her students through the Urban Seminar class that takes place in Philadelphia for PASSHE students. The seminar, also called EDU 335, takes students from Pennsylvania’s state colleges to act as student teachers across 250 schools, kindergarten through 12th grade, in Philadelphia. Kutztown […]