Articles by Michelle Thompson

Micro-Meals of the Week: Thanksgiving Edition

With Michelle Thompson Bringing you ways to eat like an adult, without having to actually cook like one. If you’re the average college student, you probably arrived back to campus with many containers or bags of your family’s Thanksgiving feast leftovers–the same helpings of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and corn…


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‘Spooky’ Foreign Language Poetry Reading

By: Michelle Thompson Students of various foreign language courses participated in a poetry reading on Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Slep Student Center. The poems were recited in German, French, Russian, and Spanish by students wishing to receive extra credit points in their level 1, level 2, or level 3…


ASL Instructors Hold Diversity Panel in Misciagna

By: Michelle Thompson Photos: Marina Scipioni On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Penn State Altoona hosted a Cultural Diversity Panel put together by two American Sign Language instructors, Ashley Bennett and Shasta Dreese. The panel was held in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts and consisted of four deaf professionals, each…


Pumpkin Decorating on Hallow’s Eve

By Michelle Thompson Photos by Jeena Cadigan T’was the night before Halloween and all through the campus, not a student was studying– because they were carving pumpkins in Slep! On Monday, Oct. 30, the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association hosted a pumpkin carving/decorating event in the Slep Student Center. As…


Micro-Meals of the Week

With Michelle Thompson Bringing you ways to eat like an adult, without having to actually cook like one. Whether you’re living in the dorms for the first time and are already sick of Port Sky food, don’t have a stove top or oven in your apartment, or you’re just plain…