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TO THE ASH HEAP OF HISTORY: Judge strikes down Pa.'s gay marriage ban

The May 2014 issue of Voices of Central Pennsylvania

The April 2014 issue of Voices of Central Pennsylvania

Opinions and Letters: Our movies need new stories. St Pattys. What music scene?

MINOR: Our movies need new stories

In February, I went to the State Theatre for a screening of this year’s Oscar nominations for best live action short film.

Grad students worried by health plan cuts

Penn State graduate student Tanner Cooke has had enough healthcare entanglements this year. He recently discovered he had a congenital heart defect. He saw a cardiologist in Hershey, underwent batteries of tests and must receive yearly checkups.

Cooke’s one saving grace: nearly all of it was covered by his health insurance.

Bone Tired: The LA guide to living with SD

With the average American now getting only 2.23 hours of sleep a night, sleep deprivation has become a way of life, and that is the reason, we at Stevieslaw shall publish “Bone Tired,” The Less-intelligent-than-average American Guide to living with sleep deprivation.

 

Local retail thrives amidst big chain stores

Local retail businesses in State College cater to a wide audience—a mix of both college students and local residents. By providing a plethora of styles for all ages, locally owned businesses are holding their own.

BIRDWATCH: Brown thrasher, master mimic

Perhaps the most distinguishing feature of the brown thrasher is its song – or more appropriately, its large repertoire of songs. Like its close relatives the catbird and the mockingbird, the thrasher is an accomplished song mimic.

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NATIVE PLANTS: Pa.’s ‘invasive native’ trees

Photo by GLENN BRUNETTE // Creative Commons

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