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Ropewalk author to read poems

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 16, 2016
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As part of the Ropewalk Visiting Writers Reading Series, author Sandra Marchetti will be reading her poems from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Traditions Lounge. Marchetti wrote "A Detail in the Landscape," "Sight Lines" and "Heart Radicals," as well as four chapbooks of lyric essays and poetry. H...

Sessions teach stress relief

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 16, 2016
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The Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life, Student Support Services and the university Social Work Department are sponsoring “Mindful Mondays.” Each day is a chance to learn peace of mind techniques and stress relief skills. Sessions cover different aspects of ways of improving one’s ...

Chance to win study lounge

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 16, 2016
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Students have the chance to win the VIP Study Lounge for mid-terms this week. Those interested can stop by the library’s Reference Desk and fill out a questionnaire to be entered in the drawing. The winning student will be picked Feb. 22. For more information, visit the library’s Facebook an...

Student Support Services offers FAFSA help

Gabi Wy, News Editor
February 9, 2016
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Student Support Services is offering free help to students in filling out the FAFSA forms each Friday in February. The "FAFSA Friday" sessions will be 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 12, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Feb. 19, and 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 26. All sessions will be in ED 1126.

Sorority to host Mr. Southern Indiana

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 9, 2016
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Alpha Sigma Alpha will host their annual Mr. Southern Indiana contest at 8:00 p.m. February 17 in Mitchell Auditorium. This will include swimsuit, casual wear, and formal wear competitions as well as a talent show and a question. Male students can register at the Mr. Southern table located eithe...

Alumni to host homecoming party

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 9, 2016
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The university’s Alumni Association is hosting their own homecoming party for students. The party will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. between the men’s and women’s basketball games Feb 13. Multiple attractions will be at the event including Archie tattoos, a caricature artist and free spirit...

SGA election packets available

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 9, 2016
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Election Packets for Student Government Association for the 2016-2017 school year are now available. Students can only run for a single position and must get the needed amount of signatures from other students before submitting their application. Applications must be turned in to the Dean of S...

Gamma Phi Beta hosts lip sync

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 3, 2016
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Gamma Phi Beta is hosting their annual fundraiser titled ‘Lip Sync’ where students can dance and lip sync their favorite songs. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on February 19 in the PAC. Team creation is $45 with no limit on team size, while spectator tickets will be $3. All procee...

Hearts on Fire 5k run

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 3, 2016
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The university is kicking off the Romain Subaru Screaming Eagles Running Series with the Hearts on Fire 5k on February 13. The Running Series offers three separate races over the course of several months. It starts with the Hearts on Fire 5k on February 13, Run into Madness 10k on March 5, and finish...

Former Apple developer named Executive in Residence

Gabi Wy, News Editor
February 3, 2016
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The university selected J. Douglas “Doug” Field to serve as the 2016 Executive in Residence for the Romain College of Business. Field worked at Apple starting in 2008, where he developed all Mac hardware. After three years of developing technologies like MacBooks, Field joined Tesla Motors, Inc....

Exhibition features Amish community

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016
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An art exhibition titled ‘Quilting in Community: A Celebration of a Southern Indiana Amish Tradition’ will be on display from Jan. 27 to March 13 at the McCutchan Art Center/Mace Galleries on campus. This exhibition focuses on the Southern Indiana Amish community, contemporary quilts and quilt...

Refund period ends Feb. 5

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016
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The end of the 25 percent refund period is approaching quickly. Feb. 5 is the last day students can receive part of their money spent on classes. This refund period only applies to regular length spring classes. Students must complete the withdrawal by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5 to still benefit from the ...

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