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Two Facility Operations staff members die

Two Facility Operations staff members die

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 19, 2017
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One former and one current university employee from the Facility Operations and Planning department died last week. Staff Engineer Emeritus Bob Rust and Custodial Services Assistant Bob Alves died April 10 and April 14. Rust was a project engineer for the university on campus and in Historic New Harm...

Former librarian dies in car accident

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 1, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2014
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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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