The Lyco Lowdown: An Insider's View of Life at Lycoming

A Message from the President: Localizing a Global Effort

Posted by Dr. Kent Trachte on Oct 3, 2017 3:18:35 PM

 

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Topics: Campus Activities, Academics, Social Issues, Community, Dominican Republic Coffee

Coming Together Through Separation

Posted by Dellon Jones on May 22, 2017 2:08:20 PM
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Topics: Social Issues

Let's Talk Culture - Part 1: The "big-talk" America

Posted by Nam Do on May 22, 2017 1:53:03 PM

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Topics: Insider, Student Life, Social Issues, International Student Experience

Laci Green on Rape Culture

Posted by Ali Preston on May 9, 2017 12:46:32 PM
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Topics: Student Life, Campus Activities, Current Events, Social Issues

An Exercise in Civil Public Discourse

Posted by Dr. Kent Trachte on Mar 31, 2017 10:26:31 AM

At the end of February, Lycoming College had the honor of hosting a roundtable discussion with U.S. Senator Bob Casey. Participants offered the Senator thoughts on what the federal government could and should do to promote economic development in the Williamsport region.

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Topics: Social Issues

Quinones Lecture to Grow Awareness of the Opioid Epidemic

Posted by Dr. Kent Trachte on Mar 22, 2017 3:22:51 PM

On Monday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the Community Arts Center in Williamsport, author Sam Quinones will present an educational lecture based upon his award-winning nonfiction book, “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.” The program is sponsored the Clear Focus Affinity Community at Lycoming College, Penn College, UPMC Susquehanna, Project Bald Eagle and State Sen. Gene Yaw’s office.

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Topics: Social Issues, Community, Community Based Learning

Trials of Gender

Posted by Ali Preston on Nov 3, 2016 2:28:00 PM

I stand in front of my closet every morning and stare at the clothes hanging from old plastic hangers with sleep still dragging at my eyes. Through the morning fog clouding my brain, I try to choose the outfit that will ‘do gender’ the best. Will that shirt make my chest too obvious? Will those pants hug my curves too much? Are those boots too feminine? Is this hoodie baggy enough? Will I be okay today?

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Topics: Student Life, Social Issues

Who Do the Polls Show is Really Losing?

Posted by Dellon Jones on Oct 25, 2016 1:41:04 PM

This year’s presidential election is the first I am eligible to vote in. I think it’s safe to say I will never have an easier decision to make when it comes to voting for a president. Politically, I tend to err on the left but I hold some conservative beliefs, so in the future I will probably be picking my candidate based on political views. This year, I can only choose one candidate, and it is for a moral reason. I do not think someone as morally misguided as Donald Trump could be President of a PTA board, let alone the entire United States. I shouldn’t even have to go into the atrocities he says now and promises to do if elected President but I’ll do so as I see fit.

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Topics: Social Issues