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Fall break service trip for 2014 cancelled, CCCE offers other opportunities for service

Fall break service trip for 2014 cancelled, CCCE offers other opportunities for service

Amber Mangabat October 16, 2014 0

T he Center for Community and Civic Engagement cancelled its student service trip, which was scheduled to occur from Saturday, Oct. 4 to Tuesday, Oct. 7. The goal of the trip was to restore

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Class of 2015 gift revealed at class dinner

Class of 2015 gift revealed at class dinner

Tiana Ferrante October 16, 2014 0

The Class of 2015 class gift was announced at the senior class dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The gift will be a grandfather clock. “When deciding, we wanted to choose a gift that was

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Sophomore retreat focuses on strengths, leadership qualities

Sophomore retreat focuses on strengths, leadership qualities

Tiana Ferrante October 16, 2014 0

Last weekend, 12 students participated in a sophomores-only retreat at Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse in Boiling Springs, Pa. The retreat, which is a component of the new Sophomore Experience program at Elizabethtown College,

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National Science Teachers Association brings science out of classrooms

National Science Teachers Association brings science out of classrooms

The Etownian October 16, 2014 0

The Elizabethtown College chapter of the National Science Teachers Association has been actively engaging the local community in a variety of new science-based activities. Etown’s chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) hosted

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Hillel celebrates Sukkot, builds Sukkah outside Brossman Commons

Hillel celebrates Sukkot, builds Sukkah outside Brossman Commons

Caroline Novak October 16, 2014 0

Last week, Elizabethtown College’s Hillel Jewish club celebrated Sukkot, a holiday commemorating the forty-year period during which the Israelites wandered in the desert and lived in temporary shelters. Hillel built its own Sukkah, a

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Sophomore forms geocaching club

Sophomore forms geocaching club

Tiana Ferrante October 16, 2014 0

The Geocaching Club, headed by sophomore Matthew Hornbaker, is one of the newest additions to the list of Elizabethtown College clubs. “I formed this club to bring a unique, fun, world-famous hobby to the

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Department of Modern Languages welcomes new French professor

Department of Modern Languages welcomes new French professor

Samantha Weiss October 15, 2014 0

Dr. Vanessa Borilot, Assistant Professor of French, is a native of the Guadeloupe Islands and has recently joined the Elizabethtown College staff. Those French-speaking islands are located in the Caribbean and are known for

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International dance encourages cross-cultural experiences

International dance encourages cross-cultural experiences

Kelly Moore October 15, 2014 0

People from all over the world have their own unique ways of dancing. The International Student Services Team at Elizabethtown College wanted a way to bring all these culturally-different dancing styles together so that

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New winter sports club welcomes skiing, snowboarding enthusiasts

New winter sports club welcomes skiing, snowboarding enthusiasts

Mattie Sweet October 2, 2014 0

This semester, Elizabethtown College students will have a new club to join, called Etown Shreds. Rachel Lacek, a senior mechanical engineering major, recently founded the skiing and snowboarding club on campus. Lacek transferred to

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JayFirm public relations club holds informational meeting

JayFirm public relations club holds informational meeting

Ryan Schamp October 2, 2014 0

On Tuesday, September 23, there was an informational meeting regarding JayFirm, a new public relations firm for students that is based in the Communications Department. The goal of the club is to allow students

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