Letter from the Editor

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Dear Readers,

In recent decades, we have seen a greater shift into a technological age. Where we have thrived with innovations like iPhones, laptops, GPS-enabled fitness watches and Google glasses, we have also entered an online age.

Missing a required textbook? Buy it online. Hungry for some pizza? Order it online. Trying to connect with friends? Log into Facebook. Want to catch up on today’s news? Read all you want online. Read the rest of this entry »

Google, Twitter, Vine: print sources decline in technological use

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by The Juniatian Editorial Board

Extra, extra, read all about it…on your phone. With the rise of technology, digital media has taken over our lives. Younger generations (known as Millennials) find it hard to know a life without technology, and, pretty soon it seems, all print media will become an ancient art. Read the rest of this entry »

Passion outweighs promiscuity

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by Nathan Dreicher

In her editorial “Let’s talk about sex, baby; let’s talk about slut shaming,” in the last issue of the Juniatian, Julia Wagner lamented the prevalence of slut shaming and that women are walking a tightrope between being a slut and being a prude. She argued we should endorse the entire the spectrum of sexuality. I want to add to her comments and offer a critique of the culture of sexual liberalism that contributes to our moral schizophrenia. Read the rest of this entry »

Extremist doctrines, terrorism misrepresent religious groups

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by Julia Wagner

When you think of religion, there may not be many negative things that come to mind. But if you pair religion with terrorism, suddenly a burst of negative thoughts can come to the surface. The fact that these two words can be correlated in our world is sad enough, but when some people use terrorist acts as a way to harbor hatred toward an entire religion, that is even more sad. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Major League Baseball season: who’s hot and who’s not?

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by Zach Seyko

With the 2016 MLB season underway, teams and players have gotten off to fast and slow starts. While these trends could continue, some are more likely to than others. Furthermore, some players and teams still need that right spark to breakout, but have not reached their true potential in the first few weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

JCMVB season ends in CVC semifinals

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by Dallas Huff

The men’s volleyball season came to a close after a loss to seventh ranked Stevenson in the CVC semifinals. The Eagles bounced back late in the regular season to clinch a spot in the playoffs, despite the team’s slow start at the beginning of the season. The final score of the match was 3-0, with the Eagles falling to Stevenson 25-13, 25-13 and 26-24 in the three sets played. Read the rest of this entry »

Juniata College’s Hall of Fame inducts four athletes

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by Alyssa Fasolo

In 1995, the Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame was established to recognize individuals who made outstanding contributions to the athletic program.  Every other year, a new class of Hall of Famers is inducted.  

The 2016 Hall of Fame induction class includes four athletes who all excelled in their athletic careers here at Juniata.  Ronald J. Poruban, Tom Devine, John Creuzberger and Carli (Dale) Lehr were all athletes who left their mark on their sport and on Juniata’s athletic department as a whole. Read the rest of this entry »