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Fall Musical performed at RSPAC

Submitted by hdawson on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:27

Vincennes’s Music and Theater Department are performing their Fall musical, "Bells are Ringing" this weekend at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.

VU students get in free with VU ID, and faculty\staff get two free with VU ID.

Non-VU students can get tickets for five dollars, while all other tickets will cost seven dollars.

Showtimes will be Oct. 24 at 7:30 pm, Oct. 25 at 7:30 pm, and Oct. 26 at 2 pm.

Campus clean-up will help bring beauty to campus

Campus clean up day is on Oct. 24.  The clean up will take place from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. You will meet outside the Tecumseh Dining Center at 10 a.m. as long as the weather is nice. Some of the work to be done is picking up trash, and improving the overall beauty of campus. April Raggo from the student activities center is in charge of this event. 

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Greek council meetings will begin on Thursday

On Thursday Oct. 23, the Greek Council will be meeting in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) in room 213 at 11:15 a.m. All students interested in the Greek Council are encouraged and welcomed to come.

 

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Grouseland hosts the Walnut Grove Festival

Grouseland, the home of William Henry Harrison on 3 West Scott Street, will be hosting its annual Walnut Grove Festival this weekend.

Grouseland is hosting the Walnut Grove Festival tonight from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Festival will be hosting classes in multiple activities including natural dyes, ribbon weaving, bonnet making, quilting, candle wicking, moccasin making, how to make a Native American bead woven bracelet and many more. Individuals must register ahead of time for each class.

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Pet Port Donations

Every year schools and businesses in and around Knox County hold food drives for the Vincennes Pet Port and Animal Shelter. During these food drives people donate dog food, cat food, and other animal food to give to the Pet Port.

Laura Arial, a worker at the Knox County Animal Shelter, says that the cat litter that is donated is used to change the litter boxes at least twice a day. The cat food that they have donated is used to feed not only the cats inside but it feeds the outside cats that people have dropped off, according to Arial.

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Obama visits Princeton, IN

To celebrate National Manufacturing Day, President Barack Obama paid a visit to Millennium Steel in Princeton, Indiana, Friday, Oct. 6th, to talk about how U.S. manufacturing is creating jobs and strengthening the economy.

"The reason we set up this manufacturing day is because too many people do not know the opportunities in manufacturing," Obama said.

Liberian student sends supplies back home for Ebola outbreak

A VU sophomore and Fitness and Wellness major, Kolue Kabbah is collecting supplies to send to her hometown to help with the Ebola outbreak. Her hometown is Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ebola is a fatal and rare disease that has many symptoms such as fever (greater than 101.5 degrees), severe headaches, muscle pain, vomiting, stomach pain, and weakness.

Students prepare themselves for the arrival of midterms

As you all should know by now the dreadful midterms are approaching quickly, like next week. Which leads to the main question at hand, "Are you prepaired?" After asking a small handful of students this question they seemed to be fairly ready to take the challenge, so, what is their advantage for passing their midterms with flying colors?

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VU vs. Louisville Elite

Vincennes University baseball team will be playing Louisville Elite this Saturday, Oct. 4. The game will be held at Vincennes University's baseball field. The game will start at 4 p.m.

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Midterms

Midterms are from Oct. 6 to 10.

Midterm Exams are a very important time of every semester. For most classes a midterm is a large part of your final grade. Most midterms will be over what you’ve learned in the first half of your class.

“I think it’s crunch time when it comes to studying and everyone should take it seriously," Becca Garrison said about her experience with midterms.

She also said, “It’s important to make sure you don’t get to stressed out or you’ll do badly. So just stay calm and stay on top of your studying. 

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