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Elizabethtown chosen to participate in Obama’s interfaith service challenge

Elizabethtown chosen to participate in Obama’s interfaith service challenge

TEMP ORARY October 27, 2011 0

There is a new service initiative starting this year at Elizabethtown College. It is part of a challenge started by President Barack Obama: “The Interfaith Campus and Community Service Campus Challenge.” This service program

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Pennsylvania capital fights bankruptcy filing

Pennsylvania capital fights bankruptcy filing

TEMP ORARY October 27, 2011 0

On Monday Oct. 17, a federal judge heard arguments about whether Harrisburg, Pa., could move ahead with a bankruptcy petition. The mayor of Harrisburg is fighting a 4-to-3 City Council vote that allowed the

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Advertising mail aids suffering United States Postal Service

Advertising mail aids suffering United States Postal Service

TEMP ORARY October 21, 2011 0

The Sept. 30 deadline that the United States Postal Service (USPS) had been issued to pay its financial obligations has passed. What’s the verdict? It appears that students will still receive letters from friends,

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Republican debate reveals candidates strengths, weaknesses

Republican debate reveals candidates strengths, weaknesses

The Etownian October 21, 2011 0

Contemporary politics are as turbulent as ever. We are currently in an election season, which is in the context of a federal credit downgrade, the assassination of Osama bin Laden and a growing protest

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1 in 100 children diagnosed with autism

1 in 100 children diagnosed with autism

TEMP ORARY October 21, 2011 0

For some people, autism is a disorder distantly located in the back of their minds, but for others it is something that affects everyday life. The rate of autism has been increasing in young

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Word Bully allows parents to monitor mobile communication

Word Bully allows parents to monitor mobile communication

TEMP ORARY October 21, 2011 0

Old habits die hard. Sometimes, they need a little extra push, which is the spirit behind many of the anti-bullying initiatives sweeping through the schools and communities in our country, particularly in recent months.

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Lancaster County unemployment at 7.3 percent; 24.6 percent lower than national average

Lancaster County unemployment at 7.3 percent; 24.6 percent lower than national average

TEMP ORARY October 21, 2011 0

Recent statistics revealed that Lancaster County is doing much better than many other areas in Pennsylvania regarding unemployment. Compared to the national average, which is 9.1 percent, Lancaster County’s unemployment rate is 7.3 percent.

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California first to place age limits on tanning

California first to place age limits on tanning

TEMP ORARY October 21, 2011 0

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law a bill that prohibits children under 18 years of age from using tanning beds. Although thirty other states already have age restrictions, this new law, set

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Peers resolve conflicts, learn effective peacemaking techniques

Peers resolve conflicts, learn effective peacemaking techniques

The Etownian October 14, 2011 0

The Center for Global Citizenship is sponsoring a new program in which students can be trained to help resolve conflict among their peers. The program assists in the development of peacemaking on campus and

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Support grows for Occupy movements

Support grows for Occupy movements

The Etownian October 14, 2011 0

A small movement that began in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 17, is now a nationwide phenomenon, drawing attention from both student groups as well as labor unions. According to the website occupywallst.org,

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