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Creative writing fellowships aimed at stimulating literary community

  The Department of Language and Literature has established competitive merit-based fellowships to propel its emerging creative writing major and minor and attract the interest of prospective students. The fellowships will be offered in amounts of $2,500 or $1,000 to incoming students who will major or minor in creative writing. “[Offering fellowships] is a really [...]

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Students test trivia knowledge in SAC “Celebrity” Jeopardy

  Students, parents and even siblings participated in Jeopardy, based on the TV game show, on Nov. 11 in the Memorial Chapel. The Student Activity Council hosted the event as a part of Parent’s Weekend 2011. Junior computer science major Jeffrey DeWitt and junior pre-professional biology major Andrew Rearick—co-directors of the event—planned and organized the [...]

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Is there too much fun in fundraising?

  There are many different ways to raise money and give support to organizations. In an entertainment-based culture, people are always looking for ways to get enjoyment — even in raising money. There are a few different kinds of fundraising. For starters, asking people for money by saying, “I am doing such and such, and [...]

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21st century classical: A playlist of young modern composers

  Classical music is far from dead. The following playlist is made up mostly of composers in their 20s and 30s. They are transcending the boundaries between classical and popular music, introducing new ideas and styles, composing film scores and creating blends of old and new. Listen and enjoy this exciting new music. Nico Mulhy [...]

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Gungor uses eclectic style to retell Creation story

  An album inspired by the celebration of the life cannot be put into a particular genre. Ghosts Upon the Earth, a new album from Gungor, is at times a mix of Gregorian chants and rock. The new album released this September is different from the past work of Gungor or The Michael Gungor Band [...]

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WATCH: Students compete in Ultra Fit Challenge

  Early Saturday morning, when many other students may have been sleeping, a group of male and female students competed in the Wellness Center’s annual Ultra Fit Challenge. From 9-12 a.m. these students competed in a series of exercises that tested their strength, determination, endurance and flexibility. Watch as Aviso AVW reporter Samantha Shaffer reports on [...]

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BLOG: Being a sportswriter means leaving your “fan hat” at home

On senior night last week volleyball completed arguably one of their greatest victories ever as they defeated archrival Walsh University in four sets with scores of 25-20, 15-25, 26-24 and 25-22. I was there as a fan, not a sportswriter. In fact, last week’s epic upset victory was the first Pioneer game I have gone [...]

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Incoming President King introduced to faculty, staff

  Incoming President Dr. David King paid a visit to campus on Friday, Oct. 4 when he was formally introduced to faculty and staff in the Johnson Center Dining Hall at 10 a.m. King delivered a brief speech and answered questions from faculty during the course of an hour-long introduction. “This is a very deep [...]

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Humans vs. Zombies overtakes campus

  If you’ve been on campus lately, you’ve probably noticed the hordes of people running around carrying Nerf guns and wearing lime green bands.  That was this semester’s game of Humans vs. Zombies which ran all through last week, with humans wearing the bands around their arm and zombies wearing them around their head. Players [...]

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WATCH: Students help combat hunger in Gigana Hugana Banana Split Contest

The 2011 Gigana Hugana Banana Split Contest took place Thursday, Nov. 3. Nine teams participated in the event to help raise money for the Stark County Hunger Task Force.                      Abigael Snyder is a reporter for Aviso AVW.  Caleb Kruse is a video editor for Aviso AVW   [...]

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