Archive | February, 2013

Students clear paths in gender dominated majors

  Senior computer science major Brittany Anderson is used to being the minority. Anderson is one of two women computer science majors. Both women are seniors and when they graduate, the major will be all men until new students join the program. Being in a major dominated by men does not bother Anderson. “It gives [...]

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OPINION: There is life outside the bubble

  Graduation is a day that seems so far away, but it comes sooner than you think. I know you probably do not believe me. You’re knee deep in papers, you have 5 exams to study for, you have had about 10 hours of sleep all week, and you are already behind on chapel credit. [...]

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Students experience grace in a new way

  The Grace Experience is a campus wide interactive worship event that started eight years ago. Over the course of a week students are able to come and go as they please through the event to see how God’s grace is extended to everyone. The event took place Feb. 18 to 22 in Myers Lounge. “No description [...]

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Last minute spring break plans

  Florida, Hawaii, Cancun. Spring break is here and some students are off to warmer destinations. “I’m going to Florida for the track team,” Chloe Knauer, freshman youth and sports ministries major said. “We’re going to train, have a meet, and mess around.” While some are fleeing Ohio’s winter weather, others are staying behind. “I’m [...]

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Senate Notebook February 20th

  Sophomore president Mike Terry will be running for student body president with running-mate Jake Belair, who is currently sophomore vice-president. Voting for all elected offices will take place on Tuesday, March 12 Sophomore senator Alli Mills wrote a letter requesting a drop box to be placed in Blossom Hall. Since Blossom has its own [...]

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Pioneer Focus: Tina Oprean

  PEDIGREE: This week’s Pioneer focus goes to junior track and field athlete Tina Oprean for her record breaking performance last weekend at the Kent State University Tune-Up meet and this weekend at the GLIAC Championships. Oprean, who was injured at the beginning of the indoor season, was able to capture the record in the [...]

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Women’s basketball on brink of first winning season since 2006

  New year, new team. The Pioneers entered this year with the mindset to win, and winning is what they have been doing. Last year’s team finished 12-15, while this year’s team has already won more games than last year  at 13-11 (9-11 GLIAC) with two games left in the season. “The team this year [...]

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Modesty: can the way we dress bring glory to God?

  The phrase modest is hottest now lingers as a laughing point in many Christian circles. While the commercialized modesty trend has slowed down, the issue of modesty still remains. What does modesty look like for women? For men? Can men and women be both sexy and modest? Scripture says to be respectful of yourself [...]

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Q & A with physical plant director Jim Palone

Aviso: Where were you born? Palone: I was born in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, but raised most of my young life in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Aviso: Where did you go to college? Palone: I spent some time in the Air Force right out of highschool and I had attended UNLV [University of Nevada, Las Vegas] while in the [...]

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Marriage changes the college experience

  For some student couples, the Ring by Spring phenomenon extends beyond just the engagement ring. Though many engaged students wait until after graduation to take their wedding vows, couples across campus are making the decision to step into wedded bliss during their college careers. Denise and Garret Price Senior youth and education ministries major [...]

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