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Graduating seniors receive their ceremonial rings

Graduating seniors receive their ceremonial rings

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2019

A ring ceremony for graduating seniors was held by the Alumni Association and had an extra surprise at the end as Roomie the Lion also received his graduation ring. The ceremony was held on Dec. 4 in the Student Union Grand Ballroom and started with Dr. Joe Burns, a graduate coordinator, as the master...

Professors speak for their ‘Best Ten Minutes’ during October

Professors speak for their ‘Best Ten Minutes’ during October

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2019

Faculty and staff from the department of Communication and Media Studies will be telling stories in an event on campus. The second annual “Your Best 10 Minutes” is underway for the university as faculty and staff will present a story for the event. Organized by Dr. Joe Burns, assistant professor...

Vinyl makes a strong reappearance

Vinyl makes a strong reappearance

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

A decades-old music platform has risen back into popularity. The Recording Industry Association of America released an article stating that some people enjoy vinyl because they want a more direct connection to the music through a physical copy, and others enjoy the sound quality better than digitize...

Using a passion for art as a creative outlet

Using a passion for art as a creative outlet

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Many people live with a 9-to-5 job, but a lack of creativity could lead to a mundane life. While some people’s entire lives revolve around creativity, others enjoy having a creative outlet as a hobby. Faculty members formed the band Impaired Faculties to combine their musical talents and have fun togeth...