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The Blue & White Journal

The independent voice of the students of Penn State Harrisburg

The Blue & White Journal

The independent voice of the students of Penn State Harrisburg

The Blue & White Journal

Campus Band and Campus Choir Perform Together

A Musical Thanksgiving

Mitchell Carson, Staff Reporter December 8, 2022

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities Music Program performed their music concert Spirit of Thanks, Spirit of Giving on November 16 and 17 featuring the Campus Orchestra, Choir and Band. The...

Destress Fest Poster

Destress During Finals With De-Stress Fest!

Shaina Maclaren, Editor in Chief December 8, 2022

Despite finals being a difficult time, Penn State Harrisburg always has events going on to help ease the stress and anxiety. This year brings the return of a number of favorites from previous years, like...

New Penn State ID

New IDs Arriving in Spring 2023

December 8, 2022

Penn State Harrisburg’s New IDs Are On The Horizon. As previously reported, Penn State is rolling out new ID cards for students with multiple new features, the most prominent of which is contactless...

All Participants Pose with Holly

Swimming Cancer Goodbye

Mitchell Carson , Staff Writer November 3, 2022

  For the past ten years, Holly Maitland-McKenna would be the only other swimmer at Swim For A Cure. This year something was bound to change. Swim For A Cure 2.0 was an idea by McKenna herself,...

An example of the new Penn State ID, featuring the Nittany Lion

PSH ID’s Get a New Look

Shaina Maclaren, Editor in Chief October 13, 2022

Penn State Harrisburg’s student ID cards will be going through a major change in the 2022-2023 school year. The change comes as part of Penn State’s One Penn State 2025 initiative, which aims to connect...

Library Hosts Event Encouraging Students to Vote

Library Hosts Event Encouraging Students to Vote

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

Madlyn L. Hanes Library held a voting workshop via Zoom on October 11 for first-year seminar credit a Thes well as for anyone interested in attending. The main idea behind the workshop was to inform new...

PSH Map of Campus

A Tour Through PSH

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Writer August 25, 2022

As the Fall 2022 semester begins, incoming freshmen and other students may not be completely familiar with the entirety of the campus. A brief tour and highlight of the most important places on campus...

Stacks

Food Services Provides Eats Around Campus

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Writer August 25, 2022

There are four main food services available for students and faculty throughout Penn State Harrisburg. These include Stacks and Biscotti’s in the Olmsted Building, and Provisions and The Outpost in the...

Vartan Plaza - the site of this years egghunt

Lion Ambassadors Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

On Thursday, April 14, the Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors hosted the annual Easter egg hunt at the Vartan Plaza in front of the Olmsted Building. The eggs were spread out across the grass in front...

Pedro Rodriguez (senior graduating in May) and Veronica Kemmlein (volunteer) asking for words of encouragement for students

Penn State Harrisburg Dances Into the Spring Luau

Shaina Maclaren, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Penn State Harrisburg held its annual Spring Luau on April 21 to celebrate the end of the semester. The event kicked off with lines of students waiting to get their hands on the event’s...

Broken Ladder Event Poster

The Broken Ladder: A Library Talk About Inequality

Shaina Maclaren, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

The Madlyn L. Hanes Library is hosting events centered around inequality and how it affects people’s lives, outlooks, and habits. The most recent event on Tuesday, April 5 centered around inequality...

Cherry Blossoms in Tidal Basin

Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom

Cayla Garman, Editor in Chief April 7, 2022

This spring, Penn State Harrisburg students were given the chance to experience a glimpse of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.  The National Cherry Blossom Festival is from March 20th to April...

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