The Anderson University community is deeply saddened by the sudden death of Xavier Walton, a sophomore visual communication design major. Walton collapsed while playing intramural basketball in the Kardatzke Wellness Center on the AU campus. Both campus security and local area paramedics arrived at the scene to provide assistance. Walton was transported to Community Hospital Anderson. He passed away late Thurs., Feb. 14. Walton was from Gary, Ind.
Some operas set out to be silly.
“L’Etoile,” which is translated as “The Lucky Star,” accomplishes that goal while adding a visually alluring costuming at Anderson University. [Photo: Actresses Chelsea Leis, left, and Carron Van Gronigen try to awaken a peddler, played by Kelsi Johnson, with a tickle in the Anderson University production of the opera “L’Etoile.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Byrum Hall.]
It can be a tough task to sit and interview Dr. Merle Strege and not get distracted as he sits behind his desk surrounded by fully stocked bookshelves. The collection fills up an entire wall and includes literature from many genres. In a little over two years, Strege, a professor of historical theology at Anderson University, will add another book of his collection.
There’s still a rather nasty scar on the side of Phil Hogan’s left hand. And the area around it remains a little red and swollen.
When Hollywood makes a movie based on historical facts, some scholar somewhere is bound to find fault with it.
At Anderson University, the Liberal Arts Seminar is one of the first opportunities freshman receive to join in the unique learning experience at AU. During this first-semester course, students learn skills that will assist them throughout their college careers. Recently, the course underwent some improvements that are intended to keep the course relevant and reflective of the ever-changing culture of undergraduate studies.
Anderson University alumna Stefanie Vinsel BA '11 has always had a passion for caring for people. Beginning her journey at AU as a nursing student, Vinsel soon realized her joy came not only from helping people but also from being creative. Interested in filmmaking, Vinsel pursued a major in communication arts, with a focus in audio/video/cinema production.
From February 24 through March 22, the Wilson Galleries at Anderson University will host the annual Juried Student Exhibition. The opening reception and award ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. This year’s juror, Sarojini Jha Johnson, will give a gallery talk at 4 p.m. Her work will be exhibited in conjunction with the student work selected for the exhibition.