Council of Trustees Meeting Discussion:
Talks of Possible Budget Cuts
and ESU’s Re-branding

By Peggy Diaco Staff Writer The Council of Trustees met for the first time this year on Feb. 16 in the Innovations Center. Dr. Welsh stated in her report that a couple

Governor Wolf Proposes Increased Budget for Pennsylvania’s Educational System

By Janice Tieperman News Editor The upcoming budget proposed by Gov. Wolf holds great promise for the future of Pennsylvania’s education system. This plan commences an initiative to provide many educational programs

Provost’s Colloquium: New
Technology to Enhance

By Richard MacTough Staff Writer On Feb. 15, students and faculty gathered for the first provost colloquium of the semester. Dr. Bonnie Green, co-chair of the provost committee and associate professor of

Sex Education Fair Provides Informational Fun

By Nia Scott Staff Writer On Feb. 16 in the union, ESU’s Community Health Organization hosted a Sex Education Fair. The fair started at 8 p.m. and lasted until 11 p.m. There

ESU to Join Hoodie Rally

By Yaasmeen Piper Staff Writer Feb. 26 marks the fifth anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death. Martin, 17 at the time, was gunned down by former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Since Zimmerman

Anti-Valentine’s Day Brings Twist to Classic Holiday

By Edita Bardhi Opinion Editor On Tuesday, Feb. 14, ESU students were overjoyed by the university’ s third annual Anti-Valentine’s Day. Presented by the Commuter Counsel, the group members aimed for every

Upcoming Events: Feb. 23, 2017

By Samantha Werkheiser Assistant Editor-in-Chief If you’re feeling bored, just want to get involved in or want to stay up to date on the happenings on campus, try coming to or participating

Police Blotter: Feb. 23, 2017

Compiled By: Kayla M. Sutter Managing Editor Note: All student names have been omitted. Feb. 2, 5:35 p.m. Public Drunkenness: Smith St. – One non-ESU student was cited and transported to Monroe

Safety Tips: Feb. 23, 2017

Compiled By: Janice Tieperman News Editor – Use the safety escort service instead of walking alone on campus (570-422-3064). SafeRides is not intended to be a service of convenience, but rather a

WESS DJ of the Week: Jack Smith

By Jillian Deiley Staff Writer Each week a Disc Jockey from East Stroudsburg University’s radio station, 90.3 WESS FM, is selected as DJ of the week for their exceptional performance and hard