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Opening Dialogue: Juniata Leaders Hold Dorm Chats
November 24, 2015
On Monday, Nov. 23, members of Juniata's administration visited several residence halls for the third time in two weeks to host President Troha's Fireside Chats. These evening chats are an attempt to open a casual dialogue between administration and students. The provost, dean of students, vice president of enrollment and other members of Juniata's Senior Leadership Team were also present at the gatherings, to give students the opportunity to be heard.
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Penn State Professor Explains Deaths We Die Every Day
November 20, 2015
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m., Jeanine Staples, sociocultural literacist and associate professor at Penn State University, held a talk entitled "How to Die Peacefully." She states that we die every day throughout our lives -- sometimes peacefully, other times violently -- and offered some advice about how to manage those deaths in order to live a healthy life.
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Health as Homework: Students Should Prepare for First Doctor's Appointment
November 19, 2015
On Nov. 10, a group of doctors from Altoona Family Physicians practice shared tips on how students can get the most out of their appointments.
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Juniata Students, Community Take Walk for Alzheimer's
November 18, 2015
On Saturday, Nov. 14, Juniata's American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) club hosted an Alzheimer's walk in Portstown Park. Members of the Juniata and Huntingdon communities alike were invited to come to the park, place a flower decoration on a tree in honor or in memory of someone in their life who has been affected by Alzheimer's, walk around the park and enjoy some refreshments.
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Goalpost Grudge: Juniata vs. Susquehanna
November 16, 2015
Juniata vs. Susquehanna Football has been a storied rivalry since 1952, as the two teams have battled over a piece of goalpost from the game from that year to the present day. It all started when the Juniata football squad, now the Eagles, tore down the goal post after an upset win at Selinsgrove, which would start a relentless rivalry between these two cherished college programs even up to today.
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Speaking Out: Juniata Hosts Residency for Ferguson Activists
November 13, 2015
On Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., five civil rights activists came to Juniata College to discuss police brutality, racism and the social justice movement in Ferguson, Mo., following the death of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American teenager, who was shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9, 2014.
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Red, White and Blue Persuasion: Juniata Debuts Lobbying Course
November 11, 2015
A new class is going to be offered in the spring of 2016 at Juniata called Lobbying. The course will be taught by Charlotte Ridge, instructor of politics. Lobbying is essentially the attempt to influence legislators or other governing bodies or agencies. In an interview, Ridge describes some aspects of lobbying and the content of her upcoming course.
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Out of the Vault: Art Museum to Show Rarely Seen Treasures
November 10, 2015

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Call of the Wild: Rehabilitating Animals is a Passion
November 9, 2015

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Diesel Deception: Volkswagen Cheats Its Way Through Emissions Tests
November 6, 2015
Several media investigations revealed that Volkswagen installed software in its "clean diesel" engines to help the cars pass emissions tests. When affected vehicles were hooked up to diagnostic equipment, the software lowered emissions to acceptable levels. During normal operation, however, the autos exert 10 to 40 times the legal amount of harmful pollutants.
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