Weekly Recap: Vol. 115, No. 21

Category:  News
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 12:36 PM


Netflix: The Good, The Bad, The Addictive
by Macala Leigey – News Editor
In an age where Netflix is extremely popular amongst college students, professors from Edinboro’s Sociology, Psychology and Health and Physical Education departments explained how the streaming service can negatively affect time management skills, academic success and brain activity. For the full story, check out http://www.edinboronow.com/article/netflix-the-good-the-bad-the-addictive.

‘The Hunting Ground’ Film Considers Effects of Campus Sexual Assaults
by Emma Giering – Voices Editor
The Edinboro Film Series partnered with the Take-A-Stand Against Sexual Violence and brought the documentary “The Hunting Ground” to Edinboro on March 17. The screening of this documentary was partnered with a discussion panel that included Paul Lukach, executive editor of the Crime Victim Center in Erie; Molly Wolf, associate professor in the social work department and Leslie Schaeffer, a university student and campaign manager for Take A Stand Against Sexual Violence at Edinboro. For the full story, check out http://www.edinboronow.com/article/the-hunting-ground-film-considers-effects-of-campus-sexual-assaults.


The Death of Pop-Punk: A Retrospective
By Kimberly Firestine – Senior Staff Writer
2016 hasn't been the greatest year for Pop punk. Bands have been announcing their hiatuses or breaking up seemingly every week. Man Overboard has announced a indefinite hiatus; New Jerseys own "Major League" has broken up alone with "Transit" and "Motion City Soundtrack." Check out this article for a closer look at why pop punk is dying and for more about these bands. http://www.edinboronow.com/article/the-death-of-poppunk-a-retrospective.


Wrestling Falls Short: Lugo Nearly Grabs Rare Freshman All-American Honor
By Mike McLaughlin – Sports Editor
All six Edinboro University wrestlers were eliminated before the last day of wrestling at the NCAA Division I National Championships at Madison Square Garden. Freshman Patricio Lugo was one win away from being named All-American. For the full story, check out http://www.edinboronow.com/article/wrestling-falls-short-lugo-nearly-grabs-rare-freshman-allamerican-honor.

Men and Women Have Impressive Opening Track Meet
By Mike Lantinen – Staff Writer
The Edinboro University women’s track team started their outdoor season at the 49’er Classic in Charlotte, North Carolina. Molly Regan took first place in the pole vault and Gabby Schultz finished third in the shot put. As for the men’s track team, Matt Przybocki placed 9th in the javelin and 49th in the 110 meter hurdles. For the full story, check out http://www.edinboronow.com/article/men-and-women-have-impressive-opening-track-meet.


Our Viewpoint: The Right to Protest Hate is Not an Infringement of Rights
By The Spectator
Presidential Candidate Donald Trump recently canceled a rally in Chicago due to protestors at the rally. Trump encouraged his supporters to “knock the crap out of” protests and telling them that he would pay their legal fees. Can we trust Trump with the presidency, assuming he wins? For the full story, check out http://www.edinboronow.com/article/our-viewpoint-the-right-to-protest-hate-is-not-an-infringement-of-rights.


Radical Feminists vs. Transgender Activists
By Kimberly Firestine – Senior Staff Writer
Dr. Steve Sullivan held a lecture titled "the conflict between radical feminists and and transgender activists" in honor of Women's History Month. Dr. Sullivan lectured on what it means to be transgender and some issues transgender people face today. Read this article for a more in depth look at what Dr. Sullivan said and some main points from his lecture http://www.edinboronow.com/article/radical-feminists-vs-transgender-activists-.

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