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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…



PSU Altoona Students Spend Earth Day 2017 ‘Marching For Science’

No amount of rain could stifle Earth Day enthusiasm as 10 of our own Penn State Altoona students—along with several PSUA faculty members, thousands of other science advocates, environmentalists, and the King of Science himself (Bill Nye) — took to the streets of D.C. for the “March for Science” on…


YouTube’s ‘Restricted Mode’ Causes Outrage from the LGBTQ Community

Alleged ‘Discriminatory’ Feature Sends Creators Scrambling to Smooth Things Over For some time now, the Internet’s most popular video-sharing website, ‘YouTube,’ has offered a feature called ‘Restricted Mode,’ which allows users to set the website to a viewing mode that limits which content can and cannot be seen. The feature…