Snapper Spotlight: Ceramics professor Zimra Beiner beautifies the world one piece of art at a time

Originally published February 24, 2016.

The basement of Breidenstein Hall flourishes with passion, creativity and energy; this location offers solace for ceramics students and faculty. Millersville and the surrounding Lancaster area are blooming with beautiful artwork and electrifying energy that leaves visitors and residents in awe.Read More »

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“…You just have to drown the bunnies…”

Originally published February 17, 2016.

The rights for student journalists have been contested since their conception. A simple Google search can return millions of instances of students being silenced, told what they can and can’t write or publish. Recently, one of the universities that has been under fire due to these infringements is Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md.Read More »

Made in Millersville shows student research

Originally published February 5, 2016.

The college experience often consists of many things: fun times shared with friends, tons of coffee, classes that start entirely too early and, of course, plenty of research. While the thought of research may send many students into a stress-induced panic, Millersville consistently finds ways to make research and learning more fun and applicable to one’s future. One of the most blatant examples of this is Made in Millersville, an annual event that showcases a creative variety of research projects Millersville students have done.Read More »

FeMU fosters healthy space for feminist conversation

Originally published October 15, 2015.

Feminism is one of the largest social movements to take place in western society, yet it’s possibly one of the most misunderstood concepts in today’s culture. By definition, feminism is “the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men,” according to the Oxford Dictionary. The idea of this is still considered very taboo to talk about.Read More »

Changing our vocabulary

Published on April 23, 2015.

When Harriet Kenderdine, a long-time member of the League of Women Voters of Lancaster County, died, she did something rather spectacular: she set aside funds so that lecturers could attend public events on behalf of the LWV, underwriting the costs as long as the speaker was representative of their ideals, which include educating voters and promoting the advancement of civil rights, according to the LWV’s 2013 spring bulletin. The lectures are hosted by Millersville University.Read More »