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Director of Alumni Relations Mark Clapper describes work in Raffensperger Alumni House, preparations for Homecoming

Director of Alumni Relations Mark Clapper describes work in Raffensperger Alumni House, preparations for Homecoming

Gwen Fries October 22, 2014 0

Director of Alumni Relations Mark Clapper is a mentor for Called to Lead, an advisor for both the Class of 2016 and Vocalign, serves as a purposeful life work mentor and does intramural tennis. But

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Junior shares frustration with water bottles in classrooms

Junior shares frustration with water bottles in classrooms

Gwen Fries September 25, 2014 0

If we want our bodies to remain healthy, hydration is essential. Keeping hydrated helps control body temperature, gets rid of potentially harmful waste and can even regulate metabolism, among other things. While the benefits

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Spanish program used to immerse children in language, give students service experience

Spanish program used to immerse children in language, give students service experience

Gwen Fries September 18, 2014 0

Every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m., one professor, two Spanish education students, two service learning students and eight children meet in Nicarry 104 and 106 to learn Spanish in an immersive environment.

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Craig speaks about ISIS formation, effects on Syria-U.S. relations

Gwen Fries September 11, 2014 0

On Monday, Sept. 8, the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking hosted a lecture by Elizabethtown College’s Ambassador in Residence John B. Craig entitled “Terrorism and the Iran Revolution: ISIS in Syria.” Craig began

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Demolition of on-campus greenhouses creates space for fabrication lab

Demolition of on-campus greenhouses creates space for fabrication lab

Gwen Fries April 10, 2014 0

The greenhouses, which were previously attached to Esbenshade Hall, have been dismantled. The biology department had been the benefactors of the greenhouses. Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. David Bowne was one of the professors

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New course explores ideas of time travel, multiple universes

New course explores ideas of time travel, multiple universes

Gwen Fries March 26, 2014 0

A course titled “PH 374: Time Travel and the Nature of Space and Time” will be offered in the fall semester of 2014. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m.

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A cappella groups top ICCA quarterfinals;

A cappella groups top ICCA quarterfinals;

Gwen Fries February 27, 2014 0

Elizabethtown College was one of 10 vocal groups that competed at Penn State University at University Park in the quarterfinals of  the ICCAs on Saturday, Feb. 15. Two Elizabethtown College groups — Melica and

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Vocalign, Phalanx, Melica to compete at collegiate a cappella competition at Penn State University

Vocalign, Phalanx, Melica to compete at collegiate a cappella competition at Penn State University

Gwen Fries February 12, 2014 0

For the first time in Elizabethtown College history, all three a cappella groups, Vocalign, Phalanx and Melica, are headed to the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCAs). The ICCAs is the largest a

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College Store initiates Loyal ‘E’

College Store initiates Loyal ‘E’

Gwen Fries February 5, 2014 0

At the beginning of the spring 2014 semester, the College Store initiated a new punch card service. Now when Etown students, faculty or fans stop by the store, they’ll receive a College Store Loyal

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Deadline leniency displays empathy

Gwen Fries October 21, 2013 0

e’ve heard it said all our lives. Our elementary school teachers warned us about the horrors that await us in middle school. Our middle school teachers preached how kind they were compared to the

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