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Spanish Club livens up fiesta

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December 4, 2011

The Spanish Club hosted their first event this semester. A fiesta was held in honor of Day of the Living in the Game Room on Nov. 17. Alexina Wilson, Spanish junior and president of the Spanish Club, said their Day of the Living fiesta was just a play on the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. “The ...

Too much to handle: Grenadiers dominate with duct tape

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November 27, 2011

The No. 24 ranked IUS men’s basketball team defeated Purdue University Calumet Peregrines, 88-71, on Nov. 11. This was the third annual Indiana University and Purdue University Challenge. This was the Grenadiers third win in a row, and they remained undefeated through three games at home. “We pl...

Seasons begin with No. 1 ranking

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November 13, 2011

The IUS men’s and women’s basketball teams were recently ranked No. 1 in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference coaches’ polls. Both teams finished the 2010-11 season with winning records of 26-7 and 21-11. Each team has a history of success in conference and regular season victories, and ...

Wares of the World returns to IUS

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November 6, 2011

The Hoosier Room was filled with the sound of music and cultural crafts on Oct. 24 and 25 to mark the sixth annual Wares of the World event. The Wares of the World was hosted by the International Programs and featured handmade jewelry, personal accessories, home décor, art and sculptures. Th...

Goblins gobble goodies at silent auction

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October 30, 2011

The IUS Staff Council had its sixth annual silent auction with this year’s event having a Halloween theme, titled Goblins, Gobblers and Goodies, on Oct. 25 in the Hoosier Room. Open bidding started at 10 a.m., and attendees had until 3 p.m. to view and declare their price for items on display while ...

Former Grenadier signs contract with NBL

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October 23, 2011

Rick Bodiford, former Grenadier guard, signed his first professional contract with the Quebec Kebs of the National Basketball League of Canada. Bodiford graduated from Eastern High School in Middletown, Ky., in 2005 and went on to play for the Grenadiers from 2005 to 2007 and from 2009 to 2011. The 6-foot-4-inch guard is No. 8 on th...

Blueprint hopes to increase graduation rates

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October 16, 2011

The six regional campuses of Indiana University recently released the Blueprint for Student Attainment. The 128-paged document, was released earlier this month, and it outlines a strategic plan set forth by the campuses to help students reach graduation at the regional campuses. “Ultimately, the ...

Grenadiers achieve revenge on Eagles

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October 10, 2011

The IUS volleyball team defeated the Cincinnati Christian University Eagles in three sets in the Activities Building on Oct. 4. The Grenadiers lost their previous match at CCU, 3-2, on Sept. 13. “[The players] just wanted revenge this time,” Lesley Drury Prather, IUS volleyball head coach, said. This was the Gr...

Grenadiers triumphant over Lady Oaks

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October 2, 2011

The IUS women’s tennis team took home a big victory against the Oakland City University Lady Oaks on Sept. 29. The Grenadiers dropped one match, bringing their final score to 8-1. “Coming into the match, we knew that we’ve beaten teams they had lost to, so we knew we should win,” Emil...

Local business delivers homemade pizza

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September 26, 2011

Local business FX Pizza may be new to the Floyds Knobs, Ind., but it is already gaining support among residents. FX Pizza opened on Aug. 1, and it has become popular among local residents. Support from Floyd Central High School organizations, as well as other media coverage, has helped this business tak...

Kentucky native brings opera to Ogle

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September 18, 2011

Aaron Lundy, IUS vocal instructor, and guest artists performed in Stem Hall at the Ogle Center on Sept. 11 Lundy’s voice rang out across the concert hall as Deborah Dierks played piano alongside him. Also accompanying Lundy and performing a solo were guest artists, including Clark Evans, Kentucky, Renee Saindon, Missouri, and Maggie Pennsylvania. Evans sang ba...

Chancellors flip for fall breakfast

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September 11, 2011

Flip, flap and anything but a flop were only several activities happening during the second annual Chancellor’s Pancake Breakfast — an event where students and faculty were provided with an unlimited amount of soaring pancakes, sausage links and laughter. Chancellor Sandra Patterson-Randles ...