“My goal is to affect people’s emotions,” said Zach Posthumus, junior graphic design major. “Even if they don’t like my art or they think it’s weird, I think generating some type of emotion signifies a good piece of art. If it doesn’t make you think or feel anything, what’s the point of it?”
Union College students and employees can now help save the world, one plastic bottle at a time.
Even though the physical campus landscape has changed drastically through several ongoing construction projects, many students may think the most significant campus improvement over the summer happens when they power up their computers or tablets.
As of July 25, Union College switched Internet providers to a faster service at a lower price, meaning users will be able to access more content faster than before.
Only four short weeks remain before students rush back to the books and a new school year begins at Union College. But before settling back into studies, there are a few important details all incoming and returning students need to know.
Financial clearance deadline is August 1
All financial paperwork must be completed and the first payment for the new school received by August 1. After that, reserved classes will be dropped and students won't be allowed to complete early registration.
For students in Jill Morstad’s Basic Skills in English class, learning became much more real than learning how to order words on a page. This spring, the 16 students undertook an unusual project to benefit orphans at the Pan American Health Service, Inc.’s orphanage in Peña Blanca, Honduras, while enhancing their own communication skills.
Last night around 10:00 p.m. a lawn sprinkler control panel caught fire in the mechanical room in basement of the Dick Building. While a few people where working in the building at the time, everybody was evacuated without incident. Damage from the fire was minimal, but some smoke circulated throughout the building.
The Dick Building will be open as usual on Thursday, May 2. The smoke has been cleared from the building, but employees who have any allergies or sensitivity to smoke may contact their supervisors to make alternate work arrangements.
“Union College is a center for peacemaking just as Christianity is a center,” said Chris Blake. “We want to be children of God just as Jesus said: ‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.’”
The Midland Mustangs from Kansas City, Kans., won the 2013 Mid-America men's basketball tournament by edging out the Maplewood Huskies from Hutchinson, Minn., in the championship game by a score of 44-34.
In the women's bracket, the College View Academy Eagles from Lincoln, Neb., defeated the Sunnydale Spartans from Centralia, Mo., 32-27 to take the title.