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KU Faculty Member Dr. Andy Thierauf Holds Solo Percussion Recital

By Nichole SchleihaufArts & Entertainment Editor KU’s  Dr. Andy Thierauf held a solo percussion recital on Nov. 2, with works predominantly composed by himself. He performed utilizing conventional instruments like the marimba and snare drum, but also incorporated spoken voice, flower pots, and even seashells. An overarching component was the use of electronics, which added […]

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Paranormal Investigation At The Boxwood House

By Nichole SchleihaufArts & Entertainment Editor During the week of Halloween, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center invited the Paranormal Association of Kutztown University (PAKU) to do an investigation into whether the rumors about the Boxwood House being haunted are true. Since older houses tend to have a higher chance of paranormal presence, the group picked up […]

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Homecoming at KU

By Camryn EvelerContributing Writer KU’s official Homecoming celebration will take place on Oct. 30. Across campus, both the KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace will be holding sales in addition to the myriad of sporting events and additional events that will occur throughout Homecoming week. Beginning Oct. 29, the KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace […]

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Mindfulness with Aliyah

By Nichole SchleihaufArts & Entertainment Editor  Oct. 14 at the Recreation Center, Mindfulness with Aliyah provided a decompressing meditation session for students. Aliyah began by passing around sheets with a body outline. Participants were encouraged to take a moment and assess where they felt tension in their body and mark it appropriately on the paper.  […]

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Artist Ben Daniel From Dancakes Visits KU

By Nichole SchleihaufArts & Entertainment Editor On Oct. 15, Ben Daniel, one of the four owners of Dancakes, visited KU for a demonstration of how he makes pancake art in addition to a Q&A for the crowd’s questions.  First, he took a queue from the crowd on what pancake designs to make, and he took […]

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KU Orchestra First Performance Since COVID-19

By Nichole SchleihaufArts & Entertainment Editor KU’s orchestra performed for the first time since before the pandemic on Oct. 07, 2021. This past Thursday’s performance was dedicated to Dr. Ina Grapenthin and Dr. Tucilla Sabatino, two recently retired members of KU’s music department. Conductor Peter Isaacson said a few words before the performance to emphasize […]

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PrideFest Celebrates Coming Out Day

By Nichole SchleihaufContributing Writer This year’s PrideFest was a smash hit for the LGBTQ+ Resource Center!  The Women’s Center, the LGBT Center of Great Reading, Student Government Board and the KU Student Success Center, as well as many others, joined in on the fun.  Each booth described how they can help and support KU students […]

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What Were You Wearing

By Spencer FordRecruitment and Retention Manager  From Sept. 13 to the 24, the Women’s Center has put together the “What Were You Wearing?” project, on display in the MSU. The display is featured along the wall next to the Starbucks. Content warning: the rest of this article will discuss topics of sexual violence and assault. […]

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The Lytle Carnival

By Melissa StoughContributing Writer On September 14, 2021, professors and faculty from Lytle Hall gathered on the lawn outside of the academic building from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Lytle Carnival allowed history, English and mathematics faculty to welcome KU students, new and old, with yard games and prizes.  Tables lined the lawn outside […]

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Women’s and LGBTQ+ Centers Host First Open House

By Spencer FordRecruitment and Retention Manager On September 07, 2021, the Women’s and LGBTQ+ centers kicked off the semester by holding an open house from 4:00-7:00 p.m. This was the first event that the centers have held since moving to their new location at the Boxwood House.  The event was held outdoors and included live […]