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Participation is key

The other day, I went on my way to watch some Intramural Flag Football. Upon my arrival at the Intramural fields, there was only one team there. The other team just didn’t show up.

The next day I arrived to get some pictures for the paper and guess what? Only one team arrived again. Coming from a very disappointed reporter, I had a lot of things running through my mind.

I’m trying to figure the lack of participation in the intramural after people sign. It’s a commitment to play in these competitions. Not as a huge commitment to some but to others it’s a huge deal.


Gospel quartet is to perform at RSPAC to raise money for needy families

The Red Letter Vocal Group, a southern gospel quartet, will perform, “An Evening in November: Feed the Children Celebration Benefit,” at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets will cost ten dollars and can be bought at the Skelton Center Box office (812-888-4039), Bible Book Store (812-882-1155), Old National Bank,(812-895-4220) German American Bank (812-882-4528), or First Baptist Church (812-882-3209). Tickets can also be purchased at the door the night of the concert.

VU Mens' Basketball ranked number one in preseason poll

Vincennes University's Mens' Basketball team earned the number one ranking among all division one junior colleges in the United States. The Trailblazers are coming off back to back Final Four visits, and last season ended with a 34-3 record. Head Coach Todd Franklin has coached the Trailblazers for the last four seasons and led them to consecutive national championship visits. The Trailblazers have nine returning players from their final four caliber team last year. In addition to the returning veteran players, VU has added two new big men from South Sudan.


Different dialects used for the day before Halloween

The day before holidays are sometimes, not always, are given a name to signify the nearing of the holiday i.e. Christmas Eve.  However, in our case, Halloween is approaching just in a day to be exact.  

Many people throughout America have a specific name to give the day before Halloween.  Though, typically, the day before is not traditionally given a name most people get into the holiday spirit and have given a name to this day.  According to a Dialect Survey, some of these names include:


SGA funds the Artist in Residence Program

SGA has decided to fund the “Artist in Residence program” this program will be for the Science, Mathematics, and engineering college. This program was brought to attention by chair of the music department Lisa Miller. Also students from the Social Science and Performing Arts College with work on this project. This program will not only benefit VU students but it is also for Local Sixth Grade students and Local high school students.


Profile of the Biology club and their upcoming events

Vincennes University had several clubs and organizations, one in particular, being the Biology Club.


About The Shake Learning Resource Center

The Vincennes University Shake library is an excellent place to get work done and utilize the time you have to get things done. Crishaun Beasley a freshman Photojournalism major said,"I think the library can be a very good spot to get homework done and be comfortable while doing it" In order to use the library to it's full potential there are a few rules you need to be aware of. For instance you have to be quiet and non disruptive in all areas of the library, especially on the second floor which is considered a quiet study area.


Robert Hackenson is coming to Red Skelton

On Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., Robert Hackenson will be at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center talking about Dynamic Influences: Bullying Prevention. It will include skit hypnosis, mind magic, Illusions, audience participation and true heart-wrenching stories. 


Horror is in constant change

It is nearly Halloween and with it comes candy, trick-or-treaters, costumes and, yes, horror movies.

Moviegoers are fascinated by Horror movies, especially around Halloween. Channels ,like AMC, often like to host marathons of the most iconic horror movies to date.

While watching these classics, one can start to see a trend as movies progress to more recent films: horror movies are having to adapt to an audience that is much harder to scare.

Which horror villain is the scariest?


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