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Baseball Games

Submitted by lmcphail on Mon, 04/27/2015 - 16:51

The Vincennes University men’s baseball team will travel to Rose-Hulman University in Terre Haute, IN to play one 9-inning game at 6 pm on April 31. They also will travel to East Peoria, IL on May 1 and May 2 to take on Illinois Central for a three game series. They will play one 9-inning game at 8 pm on May 1. Then they will play a doubleheader on May 2 and the first game will begin at 1 pm.

Could $4.35 million be spent better elsewhere

And, VU is in the design stage of planning a new, 80 thousand square feet math, science, and engineering building. However, the Shircliff Humanities Center isn’t receiving any work, and every student probably has at least one class in the building, as many basic English and Reading classes are taught there.

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WHIP: VU’s new organization seeks to empower women on campus

Vincennes University student organizations serve both as an educational and social function, offering students the opportunity to engage with other students and develop valuable communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.

With organizations like BMI, TBW, BSA, VU PRIDE (GLBT-Straight Alliance) that aim for the students through involvement in entertainment, learning, and leadership opportunities. Women Having Infinite Potential, referred to as WHIP is a new organization created by VU Sophomore and WHIP president Franny Pauley.

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Juried Student Art Exhibition 2015

The Art and Design department held a Juried Student Art Exhibition last Tuesday. Students work for this year’s exhibition were selected by Robert Millard- Mendez. Robert is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville.

Mr. Millard-Mendez was invited by the Art and Design department to be the juror/ judge of the exhibition. Millard-Mendez received his BFA from the University Lowell and MFA from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  

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WHIP sponsors blood marrow drive

Everyone wants to do something to help other people with illnesses in any way they can. Some people donate money but others donate something even better.

Bone marrow transplant has been used successfully to treat diseases such as leukemia’s, lymphomas, aplastic anemia, immune deficiency disorders, and some solid tumor cancers since 1968. Bone marrow is very useful to diseases but it can only be used if you and someone willing to donate match up.  

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Addressing the limited lighting on Campus

The lighting on Vincennes University is either very little or not at all. Walking back behind the Physical Education Complex, I noticed that there are maybe three light posts in the entire area. Lots of students come out of the PE Complex after their closing hour, 11 p.m. and it's not safe for students to walk around in the dark, especially late at night, and there is also a street students have to cross. 

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Cop Cams: Are they helping?

The more things change the more things stay the same. The tumultuous relationship between African-Americans and the police dating back to the early 60’s during the civil rights era.  

With America electing its first black president you would think things might have changed for the better but it hasn’t. One of the more recent high profiled cases like the Michael Brown case in Ferguson Missouri.

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VU adds new Summer course

VU is offering a new 8-week summer course on Western Esoteric Traditions. The class will meet every Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from June 8 through July 31.

Any students interested can contact the professor, Bruce Buchanan, by visiting his office, E111, calling 812-888-4228, or emailing bbucha19@myvu.vinu.edu. If one already wants the join, the CRN number is 31271.

“We will be going on a lot of field trips,” Buchanan said.

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March for Babies

The Vincennes University annual event, the March for Babies is coming up. This Saturday April 18th and 10a.m. the march will begin at the Vincennes University track, located on Chesnut Ave. Knox County, 47491, according to the Vincennes University website. According to marchofdimes.org, the March of Babies supports research for programs to prevent premature births and birth defects. 

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Marco Rubio announces 2016 presidential bid

Recently Miami senator Marco Rubio announced that he will be running for president in the 2016 presidential race.  His announcement came via a speech he delivered Monday, Apr. 13.  He is a member of the Republican party, which means he will for sure be up against Jed Bush, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul among many other potential, but unconfirmed candidates.   

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