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Same-sex marriage ban blurs church’s future

Same-sex marriage ban blurs church’s future

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

March 22, 2019

Becoming an LGBTQ clergywoman in the United Methodist Church is not an option for Emma Loane. Loane, a former youth pastor at Newburgh United Methodist Church, said she was sad about the UMC General Conference vote last month to strengthen it’s ban on same-sex marriages and LGBTQ clergy but not o...

Vote for presidential search committee to be held Friday

Vote for presidential search committee to be held Friday

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 26, 2017

A public forum will be held next Friday, Sept. 29 in Forum II to discuss qualities of a good president followed by a vote on candidates to represent the faculty on the presidential search committee. Faculty received an email from Faculty Senate chair Peter Whiting asking them to nominate candidates to serve o...

Don’t be blindsided by your ballot

Don’t be blindsided by your ballot

Editorial Board

October 12, 2016

The final voter registration date for Indiana passed Oct. 11. Now each voter’s focus should shift to finding a convenient voting center and brushing up on the issues as they relate to each candidate.

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

James Vaughn

November 22, 2013

The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding its stance on the amendment that, if passed, would permanently define marriage as a bond between...

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