Davina Boykin, a senior mathematics major, has already earned multiple opportunities to advance her mathematical passion and career through several conferences and presentations.
On October 20, Pi Beta Phi will be hosting their first annual philanthropic crowning ceremony, Mr. Pi Phi. This is a new event that Pi Beta Phi hopes to organize annually to both raise awareness and money for their philanthropy, Read-Lead-Achieve.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s a busy time of the year for sorority women in Sigma Lambda Gamma. This year, the women have decided to make a larger effort in raising money for their philanthropy, the Susan. G. Komen Foundation, along with raising more awareness ab…
Stranger Scheele: You’re Next, an exhilarating and frightening student-run haunted house, is returning for its second year this Halloween season. It’s a free attraction located on campus in Scheele Hall. The haunted house will be up and running October 27 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., but the line …
Students in Television Producing and Directing, a communication course, are making their own pilot TV show episode this semester and are requesting input from Valpo students to make this production possible.
Rise'n Roll Bakery, 1320 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, cut the ribbon for it’s grand opening on Tuesday. Although the bakery has been open for a week, its grand opening ceremony officially kicked off the start of the company with prizes given out to customers.
Valparaiso University sororities celebrated 100 years of sisterhood during the month of October. The first sorority on campus, Alpha Phi Delta, was founded in October of 1917, which started a long tradition of thriving sorority life on campus.
As the first campus service opportunity of the year, two faculty members and around 80 students joined together for the annual Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore service project.
After a shocking change of events, junior Amy Kinzie was given the opportunity to attend college alongside her twin sister, Aly Kinzie.
The women of Kappa Delta participated in the No Excuse for Child Abuse Awareness Walk this past Saturday, April 29.
The Social Action Leadership Team’s $4,000 Week, a week in which SALT intended to raise $4,000 through events that took place each day, ended the year with annually anticipated events Color 4 A Cause and the Battle of the Marks.
Six bands performed in the basement of the Phi Sigma Kappa house during WVUR’s Sourcestock concert on Friday, April 28.
Finishing out the English Department’s Writer Series for the year was the Wordfest Writing Contest Awards, which took place on Wednesday, May 3.
Women of Worth hosted a yoga and relaxation night as their last event of the year on April 26. The event was led by yoga instructor Sam Rus, who showed the group beginner moves as well as soothing music and breathing exercises.
Junior Stephen Sekoulopoulos was crowned Mr. Valpo during Alpha Phi Omega’s inaugural Mr. Valpo pageant on Friday.
Songfest 2017 took Valpo back to the early 2000’s on Sunday with nostalgic music and dance moves.
Valpo students promote their Greek organization by rocking their favorite letters on campus. Handmade letters surely make an impression, as do the professional ones. From Star Wars to Doctor Who patterns, Valpo surely has a mixture of fun fabric-wearing students. As Tim Gunn, American TV per…
Alliance hosted their third annual Drag Show on Sunday, April 23. The theme for the event was “High Heels and Boy Bands.” It featured a couple of professional drag queens, including Dita Ritz, who was on Ru Paul’s Drag Show. Along with the professionals, a number of students performed. The s…
Valpo’s Social Action Leadership Team is preparing to brighten campus during their annual Color 4 A Cause run.
As I’m plugging along in the last few weeks of my college career, I’m realizing that I’m about to be thrust into the adult world headlong and nothing I can say or do will make it stop, which absolutely terrifies me.
The latest craze in entertainment has made its way to Valparaiso. Espionage Escape Rooms opened in January and is bringing a family-friendly twist to the hour-long adventure. Located off of Highway 30 next to Viking Chili Bowl, the escape room is creating a new way to interact with mystery a…
The University Programing Council announced Jon Bellion as the headliner for their annual spring concert, with Smallpools performing as the opener.
Celebrating the Islamic faith has been the focus of a number of events hosted by the Muslim Student Association this month.
Alpha Phi Omega is hosting their first ever Mr. Valpo contest, which will pin men from various organizations on campus against each other to win money for their selected philanthropy.
Theatre and engineering go hand in hand for senior Abby Campbell.
This month Valparaiso University’s LGBTQ+ and ally organization, Alliance, is sponsoring GAYpril, hosting events to educate, entertain and bring together the community in a variety of ways.
The annual tradition of having a student design the Paschal candle at the Chapel of the Resurrection continues this year with sophomore Cody Wilson.
The Tunnel of Oppression offered many impactful inside looks into ongoing issues, such as racism, mental health and the refugee crisis.
Affectionately known as “Mrs. Z,” JoEllen Zromkoski has affected the lives of students and staff members with her positive attitude and mindset since 2008.
Tears and shouts of joy erupted on Homer Drew Court when the Dance Marathon executive board revealed the event had raised a record-shattering $69,872.05 for Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
March is Women’s History Month, and Women of Worth wrapped it all up with their second annual Women’s Empowerment Tea on Saturday, March 25.
On Saturday, students will be dancing “for the kids” of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, but they aren’t only dancing for strangers, they’re dancing for their classmates.
Floral patterns have found their way out of the closets of Valpo students and onto the sidewalks of campus. Floral is a typical spring wardrobe essential and seems to be suiting the Valpo community just fine. It keeps students fashionable and can always bring something fresh to the table. Fr…
Every year the university community comes together to dance and fundraise in support of programs that aid children struggling with illnesses.
Several Greek life students took on Nashville, Tenn. to volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, the Nashville Rescue Mission and Warner Park.
Students engaged with the culture of the Lakota Indian Tribe during their spring service trip to Mission, S.D.
The spring service trip to Milwaukee focused on racial segregation in the city and how this leads to food insecurity in neighborhoods and communities suffering from this segregation.
A group of students went to Mandeville, La. to work with Habitat for Humanity on two houses which were situated side by side on a subdivision created entirely through efforts by Habitat for Humanity.
The disaster relief spring break trip took students to Baton Rouge, La. to work on various projects to aid in relief for the historic flooding that occurred there in August.
A group of 12 Valpo students and faculty bonded through building houses with Habitat for Humanity and spending time together in Pikeville, Ky. during their spring service trip.
Permission, inspiration and dreams were the themes of the night as members of the Valpo community plastered their dreams to the walls of the Harre Union Ballrooms during the BIG Dream Gathering.
It’s no secret that Valpo is home to some great family oriented restaurants and good eats. In downtown Valpo alone, you can’t go far without finding a new spot to grab a bite. One local restaurant provides a formal yet comfortable atmosphere for anyone who walks through the door. Paréa, 69 S…
Skirts swirled and cheers rang out in the Harre Union Ballrooms during the Valparaiso University Ballroom team’s annual home competition on Saturday.
For the first time ever, the BIG Dream Gathering is coming to Valpo to guide the Valparaiso community in writing down their dreams and helping each other bring them to life.
A large part of Greek life here at Valpo is raising awareness for the philanthropy the chapter is affiliated with.
Drop-In Thursdays have recently been implemented in the Harre Union, which are geared toward engaging students in an entertaining 5-10 minute activity they are able to walk away from with something in hand for free.
Students serving on Valpo’s National Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council travelled to Indianapolis early this month for the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values conference, where they were each recognized as national winners of the overall excellence award for their res…
In 1999, a global prayer movement started in England called 24/7 Prayer International, and this year it extended to Valpo.
Dozens of people packed into the Campus Café to enjoy a night of music during the Social Action Leadership Team’s annual coffeehouse.
More than $20,000 has been raised so far for the 2017 Polar Plunge at Valparaiso University to benefit Special Olympics Indiana. The seventh annual event is scheduled for Feb. 25 outside the Athletics-Recreation Center, and will benefit more than 12,000 athletes from around the state involve…