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Sorority to host Mr. Southern Indiana

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 9, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Romain College challenges students

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

The Romain College of Business is hosting the #8hrChallenge from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. February 6 at the Business and Engineering Center. The challenge is for teams to create an initial design of a web-based platform to highlight Romain College faculty and student engagement. Programming knowledge i...

Spring organization fair

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

January 19, 2016

The Student Organization Fair will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 in Carter Hall. The fair will showcase clubs and groups for students to get involved with as well as introducing those clubs to transfer students. The free event provides exposure to the smaller groups and club...

University magazine seeks photographers

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

January 19, 2016

The university’s magazine publication is looking for students that have a creative eye for taking photos that tell a story. Students can submit their photos to [email protected] with the subject line of “Spirit Photo” and the publication will feature their favorite work on the back of the univ...

Blood, organ donation event

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

January 19, 2016

The Live to Give Day of Service will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26 in Carter Hall. This event is sponsored by the university’s Occupational Therapy Assistant students and the Indiana Blood Center blood drive. Alongside blood donation, there will also be a Be the Match Bone Marrow...

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