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Tiger Playbacks

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Football The Tigers cruised to a 63-0 victory over the Allegheny Alligators on senior recognition day. The victory moved the seniors to 38-8 for their career. Senior quarterback Zack Jenkins threw for 221 yards, while senior Sean Gary lead the ground attack with 148 rushing […]

Jammin’ With Jess: All Time Low

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

The flashing lights. The air, a film of sweaty mist. The pulsing music, the bass literally causing the body to tremble. That is rock ’n‘ roll. Over the weekend, I went on a road trip to Kentucky with one of my best friends to see […]

SCE Office Manager Changes

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Adult and nontraditional students at Wittenberg might soon notice a shake-up in the office of the School of Community Education. Jennifer Capper, the office manager at the SCE is retiring at the end of the month after 15 years. Capper is probably best known for […]

Peace, Love and Understanding To Paris

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is Saturday morning the day after the attacks in Paris. The news is on television and I’m staring at a blank page on my computer screen. I’m supposed to be writing a snarky piece about the manufactured outrage over the Starbucks red cups. But, […]

“Reporter’s Reporter:” Kristof Comes to Witt

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Monday, Nov. 9, Wittenberg hosted Nicholas D. Kristof, Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Times columnist. A monumental figure in both journalism and human rights, Kristof has been called the “reporter’s reporter.” He came to deliver the Fred R. Leventhal Family Endowed Lecture as a part […]

A Fiery Festival: Las Fallas in Valencia

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Firecracker poppers snapping on the street, firework displays booming so loud that the surrounding buildings tremble, amber fires hissing every which way, sparks crackling – Fourth of July in America had absolutely nothin’ on the week-long festival of Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain. The impressive […]

Witt’s Own Finalist in Smithsonian Portrait Competition

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Daniel McInnis, professor of art, has been named a finalist in the triennial Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Every third year, the competition receives about 2,500 entries. Submissions opened in Aug. 2014 and closed that following November. In April, McInnis was […]

We’re Here to Stand Together

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

One hundred and twenty-nine people are dead and over 300 injured after the terrorist attack in Paris last Friday 9:30 p.m., according to NBC News. ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, has claimed responsibility for the attack which took place on several crowded […]

Potential Health Center Reforms Under Way

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wittenberg’s administration is looking into potential reforms for the Health Center, according to Dean of Students, Casey Gill. Some of the possible changes include partnering up with a third party in the healthcare business, staying open for longer hours and having a nurse practitioner or […]

More Than My Skin Color

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

“I am not tragically colored. There is no great sorrow dammed up in my soul, nor lurking behind my eyes. I do not mind at all.” – Zora Neale Hurston I am not ashamed of being black; I am not ashamed of my dark skin, […]

Police Log

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

11/07/2015 Officers were dispatched to Firestine Hall in reference to a group of males jumping on vehicles in the parking lot. Upon their arrival, officers spoke to a student who stated that there was a new dent on the hood of his truck. Reportedly, the […]

Chill Corner – Tony! Toni! Tone!

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tony! Toni! Tone! is an R&B and Soul group from Oakland, California. Their earlier music incorporates elements of new jack swing, a derivative of R&B/Soul that had a strong presence in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. The group was actively together from 1988-1997. Tony! […]

Witt Gathers to Talk About Transition

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last Thursday, Nov.12, following the resignation of former president Laurie Joyner, an all-campus gathering was held in Weaver Chapel to reflect on the Wittenberg mission and community through a time of transition. The gathering, put together by a group of students, staff and faculty, hosted […]

Exercise Science Major Comes to Witt

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wittenberg will now offer an exercise science major. In the major’s curriculum, students are expected to make connections between disciplines within the major. Courses will focus on the health and fitness aspects of the sport, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, care and prevention of sport injuries, motor […]

Playback News for Tiger Sports

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Women’s Soccer The Tigers fell in double overtime to the conference’s number one seed, the DePauw Tigers. Tiger senior Kate Burns opened up the scoring with fire-cracker in the 18th minute. After giving up the equalizer in 37th minute, the Wittenberg defense held strong. Senior […]

Swim and Dive Team Building Up Steam

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

The men and women of the Wittenberg Swimming and Diving program are set to make a splash as they head further into the 2015-2016 season. When asked about the current status of the team, Natalie Koukis, head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach, said, […]

Tigers Take Ninth Straight Title

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

The regular season champs were able to navigate their way through the NCAC tournament bracket this weekend. With an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament now held, the Tigers will now travel to Juniata, Pennsylvania. The first round matchup pits the Tigers against Bluffton, who […]

Dancing Through Fall

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Over the weekend, the Theater and Dance Department put on its annual Fall Dance Concert, in which dancers perform works choreographed by their peers. This year’s show, as always, was superb. Memorable acts included “In Our Backyard,” a piece choreographed by senior Nicole Cooney. Set […]

Faculty Benefit Reductions

November 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Oct. 13, Wittenberg held a faculty forum to discuss the plan for cutting $6.5 million deficit in faculty and staff benefits. Upon former President Laurie Joyner’s arrival in 2012, she proposed and released a five-year plan that looked at the faculty and staff financial […]

Ode to Coffee

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

By: Kylie Ponn “We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.” — Jerry Seinfeld Coffee is widely known as […]

Passing on the Senior Light with Ben Brown

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

At the intersection of morality and public policy, senior Ben Brown suggests listening as a means to a more just society. “I’m just really passionate about social justice; that’s why I study religion and political science,” Brown said. “I’m a Lutheran Christian, so that’s where […]

The Truth About “Truth”

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Truth,” a James Vanderbilt film based on “60 Minutes” producer Mary Mapes’ memoir “Truth and Duty: The Press, the President and the Privilege of Power,” is a story about journalism — the curiosity, skepticism, persistence and courage it sometimes takes to uncover and tell inconvenient […]

Ghosts, Monsters and Spirits

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Spectators were warned at the beginning of the annual Chinese and Japanese Ghost Story Night that with each story, the veil between the realm of the living and the dead grows thinner. As each story was told, a candle would be blown out, supposedly to […]

Travel Reflections: Fun Grocery Shopping

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

I never thought that grocery shopping could be described as “fun.” However, with the Saturday morning chorus of cheery “hola buenas,” whirring meat cutters and the tinkling of exchanging coins ringing through the Central Market of Valencia, Spain, how could it not be? Wandering down […]

Jammin’ with Jess — The Neighbourhood

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Wiped Out!” the sophomore album by indie-rock band The Neighbourhood, came out at the end of October, and leaves much to be desired. The album starts off clever, with the first track, “A Moment of Silence,” literal silence, setting the listener up for an apprehensive […]

P.o.W.E.R. Week to be More Hands-On

November 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

P.o.W.E.R., Wittenberg’s environmental awareness group, will feature more hands-on activities and events during P.o.W.E.R. Week in hopes to boost student awareness and participation in environmental issues, according to P.o.W.E.R. President Sage Pence, ‘17. P.o.W.E.R. Week, which will occur from Nov. 16 through Nov. 20, is […]

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