DePastino authors biography of famed war cartoonist Bill Mauldin
Historian and author Todd A. DePastino, adjunct lecturer in history at Penn State Beaver, has written a new biography about one of the 20th century's most important editorial cartoonists. "Bill Mauldin: A Life Up Front" explores the background and philosophy of Mauldin, whose cartoon characters Willie and Joe made their way through World War II while disparaging the government and military authority with pointed humor and sarcasm.
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Continuing Education will offer 18 summer camps for ages 3-18
The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education will offer 18 summer camps for ages 3-18 in June, July and August. All camps are open to the public.
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Admissions Office will host two free events
The Penn State Beaver Admissions Office will host a Financial Aid Workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Student Union Building and a Be a Penn State Student for a Day program from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. The Financial Aid workshop will show parents and students how to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and will cover various types of aid, including grants, loans, and scholarships.
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Business Club will host Resume Building Workshop
The Penn State Beaver Business Club will host a Resume Building Workshop from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in 15 Student Union Building. This free program is open to all students. It will be presented by Larissa McDoniel, student personal and career counselor at Penn State Beaver.
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Lower hypertension by changing lifestyle
The Penn State Beaver Health Center wants people of all ages to know that they can lower hypertension by changing their lifestyle. Nurse Barbara McDanel, health services director and disability coordinator/counselor at the campus, notes that hypertension can be deadly. If left untreated, it can lead to diminished quality of life or early death as a result of stroke, heart attack, heart failure and kidney disease. Treatment for high blood pressure typically consists of lifestyle changes and medication.
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Beaver Lady Lions drop DuBois, 64-43
The Penn State Beaver Lady Lions basketball team traveled Saturday, Feb. 16, to Penn State DuBois where it won the PSUAC match-up, 64-43. In the win, Beaver was led by freshman forward Tasia McCargo (Beaver Falls/ Beaver Falls High School) who had a career high of 20 points and eight rebounds. Sophomore Alonna Verrico (Rochester/Rochester High School) added 10 points while freshman point guard Jasmine Green (Trenton, N.J./Orange High School) had 14 points and six assists.
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Tasia McCargo is USCAA Player of the Week
Tasia McCargo, a freshman guard on the Penn State Beaver Lady Lions basketball team, was named the USCAA Player of the Week. McCargo led Beaver to a victory over USCAA and PSUAC rival Penn State DuBois. She put up a total of 20 points, shot 9-13 from the field, and 2-2 behind the arc. She also had a total of eight rebounds, five steals and two assists. McCargo, a graduate of Beaver Falls High School, is majoring in liberal arts. For information about Beaver campus varsity and intramural sports, contact Andy Kirschner at firstname.lastname@example.org or (724) 773-3826, or visit http://www.br.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/sports.htm.
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Beaver men suffer seventh consecutive loss
On Monday, Feb. 18, the Penn State Beaver men's basketball team traveled to Franciscan University where it suffered its seventh consecutive loss when it was defeated by its host in a nonconference game, 77-75. The loss followed Beaver's 71-68 defeat by host Penn State DuBois on Saturday, Feb.16.
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