Monthly Archives: September 2011

Buchwald art gallery: ‘Fiber as a Language’

The Schnormeier Gallery in the Buchwald Center has been an attraction to both Mount Vernon Nazarene University students and Mount Vernon residents since it opened in September 2009.

Every few months the gallery features a certain theme. The gallery is currently showing “Fiber as a Language.” The gallery features 12 different artists for this show so there is a large variety of work to be seen, and it is not just fiber material. By Tyler Brewer.

Preparation begins for FNL

Live from Mount Vernon, it’s Friday night!

Auditions for the fall performance of Friday Night Live, MVNU’s own sketch comedy show, were on Wednesday, Sept. 2,1 at 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. By Hailey Kinley.

Take steps to avoid the freshman 15

When we arrive on campus, one of the first things we all hear about is the dreaded “freshman 15.” What a nightmare a school cafeteria can be when trying to keep off those extra pounds.

For many of us college students, the last thing on our minds when scurrying between classes is eating healthy. The luxury of walking into the cafeteria and seeing the mass variety of foods can be both overwhelming and tempting, especially to incoming freshmen. By Kelly Mast.

Lady Cougars fight to stay above .500

As the halfway point of the season nears, the MVNU women’s volleyball team presses on in a new conference.

The team has had its fair share of struggles in the Mid-Central College Conference, going 1-2 over its first three matches against MCC members. By Benjamin Wong.

Worship leader Anthony Mako makes debut

The old has gone and the new has come to the worship platform for MVNU this year in chapel.

Last year’s worship leader, Les Claxon, has followed God’s call to a new ministry opportunity, and a new worship leader, Anthony Mako, steps in to fill his ministry. Mako, 28, graduated from MVNU in 2005 with a degree in church music. By Jamie Osborne.

Cheap entertainment: MVNU students given incentive to support local athletics

The Mount Vernon High School athletic department is allowing MVNU students to attend girls’ home soccer games for $2 instead of the listed price of $8. By Zach Snider.

Cross country strives to make an impact in new conference

The MVNU cross-country teams are off and running in 2011 after two top 15 finishes in the NCCAA cross-country championships in 2010.

The teams made the switch to the Mid-Central Conference (MCC) this year, and are looking to turn some heads. By Zach Snider.

Use Greek letters to exemplify Christ

Greek life is a statement. Sororities and fraternities are about as vast and diverse as the students that populate them. Greek life can define the very core of the student body. It’s not for every university, but what about those campuses that could use it?

People have a tendency to focus on the negative images that Greek life portrays. This is indeed understandable. By. Jasmine Manigoe.

Campus jobs provide many advantages

By Andrew Champlin Staff Writer Students who have paid for the school essentials this semester understand this simple fact: college is expensive. To help cover some of those expenses, one…

Drama program celebrates 25 years of entertainment

This fall will mark the 25th anniversary for the MVNU drama program.

The program performed The Miracle Worker as its inaugural play in the fall of 1986. It seems only fitting that it should be performed again in celebration of the program’s silver anniversary. By Tyler Delong.