Monthly Archives: November 2012

Michelle Obama Speech Slideshow

On Nov. 3 the first Lady Michelle Obama spoke at Kenyon College.

A college student’s best friend: Pets should be encouraged on campus

You’re sitting around in your dorm, cramming for your next big test. You’re stressed out, and it’s beginning to look like you won’t pass the exam. Frustration and fatigue start to make the words on the page blur. You’re not accomplishinganything at your desk. What do you do next?

Friday Night Live comes to Mount Vernon with new writers, actors

Twice a year, students and faculty crowd the lobby of the chapel, eagerly waiting for the doors of Thorne Performance Hall to open and for Friday Night Live (FNL) to begin.

Fight off that cold: Tips to stay healthy during flu season

Fall—a time for towering piles of crunchy crimson leaves to cover the ground. Fall also is a time for teetering mounds of crunched-up tis- sues and red noses to accumu- late throughout campus. Illness is something that we all wish to avoid this season.

Event raises $1,600 for service projects— Enactus (SIFE) date auction brings high bid of $425

With standing room only, or in most cases sitting on the floor, more than 200 people were packed into the Prince Student Union on Oct. 18 for the annual Enactus (SIFE) Date Auction.

Saunier leads others in abolishing slavery

Modern-day slavery exists. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, human trafficking is among the fastest growing criminal industries in the world.

ARTalum remembers those who have gone before

Since 2003, every year around homecoming, there is a special show in the Schnormeier Gallery. The ARTalum show is when past students and faculty of MVNU donate original works to help raise money for the Crispin Webb Senior Award, which is bestowed to exemplary seniors to help fund their senior show.

Women’s soccer skids to a halt: Cougars end season with six wins, four losses

The Lady Cougars’ soccer season ended with a final record of 6-9-4.

Holy cow! Energy created from sculpted butter to biodiesel

The thought of a 1,000- pound cow living on campus might be intimidating. However, this cow is not here to destroy the MVNU grounds—just the opposite, in fact. If you have ever visited the Ohio State Fair, you might have visited the famous butter cow sculptures. For the past three years, the butter cow has been donated to MVNU for a unique recycling program