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The Strand Theatre in Kutztown set to re-open

Kutztown University’s Public Relations students working with the Kutztown Community Partnership to rebrand the theatre By Gina Glantz The Strand Theatre was recently purchased by the Kutztown Community Partnership (KCP), and students in the public relations program at Kutztown University are helping to highlight the Strand’s history and update the public on new changes.  The […]

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KU hosts author Candice Iloh at Teen Library Day

KU students and alumni gather with various high school students By Molly Kutz KU’s Teen Library Day took place on Friday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium, where KU students, alums and various high school students gathered to hear author Candice Iloh talk about their life, books and writing process. […]

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1-hour 20-minute classes are being shortened to 1-hour and 15-minutes

50-minute and 3-hour classes to stay the same By Gina Glantz Beginning next semester, Fall 2023, classes that were previously one hour and 20 minutes will become one hour and 15 minutes. KU will not alter the 50-minute or three-hour classes. According to Benjamin Trout, University Registrar, the change is permanent.  Some students and faculty […]

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KU Boxing Club is re-established and teaches valuable life lessons

Boxing meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. By Savaughn Hebron “The mental toughness I have gained through boxing can help with everything in life,” said active KU Boxing club member Joe Kovach. The club was re-established in Nov. 2022 by president Ari Bernstein, who is a senior. After many years without the Boxing Club, […]

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 Dr. Laurie McMillan has been named dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

By Kaitlyn Resline Dr. Laurie McMillan has been named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at KU. McMillan has served as associate dean of CLAS since 2020 and interim dean since 2022.  “Dr. McMillan has been a collaborative colleague and a strong advocate for the faculty, staff and students of the College […]

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KU designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for 2023

Voting By Michael Alberto KU has been designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for 2023/2024, being one of four institutions in Pennsylvania to receive this honor and one of three universities in the PASSHE system to receive this designation.  The Voter Friendly Campus program works to promote voter education and voter access on college campuses. […]

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Library Science Spring Book Review welcomes KU alums, professors, and students

Participants shared book reviews, and attendees got to take home new books By Molly Kutz On Thursday, Mar. 23, KU alums, professors, and students gathered in the MSU to attend the Library Science Spring Book Review.  Participants shared their published book reviews from last year at the Spring Book Review, and all attendees and participants […]

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KU students surprised with camel for “Hump Day”

KU students gather around a camel (dromedary, actually) that visited campus on Wednesday, Apr. 12.The Event was hosted by KUAB. The camel’s name is Percy and it was brought to campus as a surprise for “Hump Day”.

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KU Department of Athletics hosts mental health series for spring 2023

Programs and events assist athletes with mental and emotional health issues By Molly Kutz Mental health concerns for college student athletes nation-wide continue to be a concern. According to a 2022 study by the NCAA, mental exhaustion along with anxiety and depression “remain 1.5 to two times higher than identified before the COVID-19 pandemic.”  In […]

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Famous Marvel Comics writer Gabby Rivera speaks at KU

Native Bronx author talks about the intersectionality of being Latinx & Queer By Gabriela Martinez Last Thursday, Mar. 30, famous writer, Gabby Rivera, who wrote Marvel’s America Chavez solo series and Juliet Takes a Breath, came to speak at KU. Dr Colleen Clemens introduced her before a room filled with students eager to hear the […]