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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

AP College Boards African American Studies Course Overview

African American Studies Programs Challenged

Anaya Milligan, Staff Reporter February 2, 2023

Last week, Florida’s Department of Education (DOE) stirred up some controversy after rejecting an Advanced Placement course focusing on African American Studies. “As submitted, the course is a vehicle...

WSPD Flyer

Students Paint to Raise Awareness on Suicide Prevention

Matthew Wynkoop, Staff 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....

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...

The Progressive Pride flag

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....

The new Amtrak Station in Middletown, PA

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...

Lauren Weber

New Disability Resource Coordinator Joins Penn State Harrisburg

Shaina Maclaren, Staff Reporter February 17, 2022

Penn State Harrisburg has gained a new Student Disability Resources Coordinator, expanding the current capabilities of the department. Lauren Weber has a long history of working with people with disabilities....

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