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

The independent voice of the students of Penn State Harrisburg

The Blue & White Journal

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A PSH Student’s Guide to University Park

Shaina Maclaren, Editor in Chief October 13, 2022

With the start of fall comes the beginning of college football season. Even if you’re not a football fan, it can be fun to keep an eye on Penn State’s scores. But witnessing a Penn State Football game...

Road closed for construction

Caution! Construction Ahead!

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

Take caution when entering campus! The intersection of College Avenue and O Street will be under construction. The parking lot to the EAB will still be open, but students will need to enter from the College...

CL Lindsay speaks at the Kulkarni Theatre

Awkward Conversations: Sex and the Law

Shaina Maclaren, Editor in Chief October 13, 2022

Penn State Harrisburg hosted an event at the Kulkarni Theatre on September 13 about how sexual matters apply to local law. The event was hosted by CL Lindsay, an attorney who is an expert on legal matters...

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Students Paint to Raise Awareness on Suicide Prevention

Matthew Wynkoop, Staf Writer September 15, 2022

Last Friday, students got the opportunity to paint as a way to express themselves in regards to suicide and to raise awareness on prevention. Through art, students illustrated their feelings visually....

Welcome to Campus!

Welcome to Penn State Harrisburg!

Shaina Maclaren, Editor in Chief August 25, 2022

Welcome to Penn State Harrisburg! August 22, 2022 marked the first half of the 2022-23 school year and the first day of classes for the Fall semester.   Penn State Harrisburg is one of Penn...

Buccaneers coach Lori Locust (right) joins ABC-27’s Allie Berube for a sit-down conversation at Kulkarni Theatre.

NFL Coach Visits Campus to Discuss Her Career Path

Christopher Palm, Sports Staff April 12, 2022

50 years ago, Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed and signed into law, prohibiting discrimination against women and girls from education programs or federally funded activities. Penn State...

B&W Journal Reporter Shaina Maclaren introduces paper to President-Elect Bendapudi

Penn State’s President-Elect Neeli Bendapudi Visits Penn State Harrisburg

Shaina Maclaren, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

  President-Elect ​​Neeli Bendapudi visited Penn State Harrisburg on March 31st, meeting with students, faculty, and staff as part of her tour of Penn State’s campuses. Bendapudi met...

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PSH hosts a Panel Discussion Regarding the Russia-Ukraine War

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Penn State Harrisburg hosted a panel discussion in the Olmsted building room W107 regarding the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Panelists and professors Dr. Carol...

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The Return of Pride

Cayla Garman, Editor in Chief March 3, 2022

Pride at Penn State Harrisburg is making its colorful return to campus after a period of inactivity.  As the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many Penn State Harrisburg student organizations into periods of...

The Outpost is closed again

COVID-19 Effects Food Services

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Reporter February 17, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked immense change throughout the world. It has hit hard in many populated areas, Penn State Harrisburg’s campus included. While students were struggling with zoom classes...

Claudio Tarallo, Manager of Housing and Food Services

Penn State Harrisburg Welcomes New Members to its Food Services Team

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff Reporter February 17, 2022

Despite ongoing challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been some refreshingly positive developments coming from the food services team at Penn State Harrisburg: the arrival of new members....

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New Train Station Opens Near Campus

Christopher Palm, Staff Reporter February 17, 2022

Every day, students, professors and staff of the Penn State Harrisburg community are greeted by a passing train as they travel in and out of campus. This past month, Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Department...

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