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For many students at Valpo, one of the optimal things to do in your years in college is to gather as much work experience as you can to help set you up for future jobs. Internships are an ideal way to get that hands-on experience. Luckily for Valpo students, the University has an office dedi…

Valpo’s Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP) has proudly reinstated the Student Retention and Mentoring Team (SMART Connections) program for this semester. After suspending the program for a time last year, the OMP has now been able to get the program up and running once again.

    A Valpo student organization, Working Across Vocations Everywhere through Service (WAVES), is making waves in the world through its service projects. Having completed humanitarian aid projects in Haiti and Nicaragua, they are now turning their attention to Guatemala and nearby Chicago, IL. 

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LuMin is the Lutheran Ministry on campus, affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) , but is all inclusive of all faiths and backgrounds. Kaityln Jedrzejowski, a sophomore theology and ministry and general economics major, started attending LuMin meetings her freshman…

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For the past few years, the Valparaiso University Police Department (VUPD) has hosted and sponsored different educational programs for students to learn different safety skills and learn how to protect themselves.

This past week, Christ College (CC) encouraged students to embrace the snow with their “Super Secret Snow Mission Directive”. The mission, should students choose to accept it, required teams of students to create a snow “creature” or “creation” in the lawn area surrounding Mueller Hall.

A student goes to the library to study and is approached by one of its staff members. They are presented with a bag full of fun goodies, like a pin to put on their backpack. This is an opportunity for all students by wearing a mask at the library, or even just wearing it correctly. 

Earlier this month, Valpo Residential Life (ResLife) partnered with the American Red Cross to hold their biannual blood drive. This year, 92 members of the VU community donated, from which 84 pints of blood were collected. As each donation can help three patients, this amount will be able to…

Months into the rollout plan of the COVID-19 vaccine, there are still skeptics on what exactly it does and why it’s essential in slowing and eventually preventing COVID-19 from spreading. 

Earlier this month, Valpo Residential Life (ResLife) partnered with the American Red Cross to hold their biannual blood drive. This year, 92 members of the VU community donated, from which 84 pints of blood were collected. As each donation can help three patients, this amount will be able to…

Months into the rollout plan of the COVID-19 vaccine, there are still skeptics on what exactly it does and why it’s essential in slowing and eventually preventing COVID-19 from spreading. 

The COVID-19 Pandemic has put a strain on lots of things in our lives, including relationships. Valentine’s this year will be an unusual one, but if you are looking for ways to socially distance yourself and still spend time with your significant other, don’t fret. Here’s a list of seven ide…

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Valpo’s Social Action Leadership Team (SALT) has begun working on their 2021 World Relief Campaign, a semester-long campaign in which SALT fundraises for a charitable organization and spreads awareness of a cause. This year, their campaign is titled “A Haven for Hope: Restorative Housing” an…

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Last semester on Nov. 12 former President Mark Heckler sent out a mass email revealing the secondary education program would be one of five programs being discontinued. The cut of this program is a result of many contributing factors including financial problems that were highlighted by the …

Due to COVID-19, Valpo has made adjustments to fulfill precautions and to keep the campus as safe as possible. Students and faculty have been taking the measures of wearing a mask and maintaining a 6 foot distance from others in public. However, the semester has been condensed and shortened …

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Debi Zoumis, Campus Cafe cashier, has a passion for helping out her community. She graduated from Indiana University’s school of business as an economics and finance major and later went on to get her Masters from Purdue honoring in Paralegal studies because of her work for the Department of…

With all the changes brought about by the pandemic, how to spend your holidays this year is yet another thing to consider--but Halloween isn’t off the table yet. Here’s a few recommendations for how to celebrate this October while staying socially distant.

    College Democrats is a politically educational activist group on Valpo’s campus. This year, President Allie Cyr and other leaders plan to keep the educational aspect of the organization that has been prominent in years past, but also become more involved in the activism side of things. 

With the upcoming election, many students have become more interested in involvement in politics. VU’s College Republicans are one of the political organizations that students can participate in on campus. According to College Republicans President Andrew Johnson-Levine, the organization’s g…

Alfred Hitchcock, one of the most prominent directors and writers in film, had a very unique style and method of creating films. His methods became popular enough to be deemed “Hitchcockian,”  and he was known as the master of suspense, having created over fifty different films and numerous …

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Valpo’s Chapel has found a new solution to allowing the community to participate in services remotely. Student-run radio station WVUR will now be offering live broadcasts of those services. This way worship can remain widely available despite restrictions.