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Former librarian dies in car accident

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 1
Filed under News

A retired university librarian died Sunday night following a car accident near Mount Carmel, IL in Wabash County. Philip Orr, 67, retired last semester after working at the university full-time since 2001. “He was a workaholic,” Serials Technical Services Librarian Peter Whiting said. “He was ...

It’s OK to mourn the death of inspiration

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor
January 27
Filed under Opinion

The other day I was hanging up a shirt in my closet. Out of nowhere, I thought, “I miss Robin Williams,” and sighed. As snooty as I can get, there’s no denying celebrities are important to me. I use no hyperbole when I say the day George Lucas passes could potentially elicit as much grief from me as...

Lifelong friends remember former student

Lifelong friends remember former student

Rachel Christian
August 30
Filed under News

On a rainy afternoon, Megan Lengacher sat on the floor of her house Saturday with friends and family, looking at photos of Emily Lengacher, her second cousin and close friend. “There's some kind of comfort in it,” Megan said. “In seeing her smile and talking about her laugh. She had one of the...

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