Second Consecutive ODAC Championship

Caitlin Dorsch, Copy Desk Chief~

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On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the University of Lynchburg Women’s Soccer team won their second consecutive Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship by defeating Virginia Wesleyan University by a score of 3-0. The Hornets started off strong when Senior Forward, Caitlin Mertens scored off of a breakaway within the first five minutes of the first half.  Then, Redshirt Senior Forward and Captain, Hannah Olds scored the next two goals, both assisted by Mertens.

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First Year Vibes: Giving yourself permission to rest

Anna-Catherine Kueng, Assistant Editor~

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Illustration by Nicole Freewalt

Due to the piling up of research papers, presentations, and final projects, I am sure students are aware that there is less than half of the semester left. I have been warned that November is a month where students start slacking off, and I have heard horror stories of A+ students whose grades dropped following Thanksgiving Break.

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Mystic Magic: The Haunting of U of L

Grace Cavanaugh, Staff Writer~

Anyone who knows me could tell you that I love anything spooky. Horror movies, jumpscare-filled video games, scary books and TV-shows, you name it and I am there. It would come to no surprise that Halloween is my favorite holiday and, even though Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are upon us, I refuse to give up my spooky tendencies.

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Nerd Factor: Quite an Unquiet Place

Dr Mike Robinson, UL Communication Studies Professor~

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Back in March, A Quiet Place was a surprise hit.  The film all about silence got people talking and that good word of mouth led the movie to much deserved success.  I’ve waited a bit to talk about the movie, but not just because I didn’t see it until it came out on DVD and not just because I wanted to create some spoiler space.  I wanted to hold my comments until this exact time of year to prove that there is simply no way that anyone could have lived for over a year in that scenario.

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UL in History: LUNCHburg

Dr Clifton W. Potter Jr, UL History Professor~

Last week while cleaning out one of the drawers in my file cabinet I found a spiral binder that one of my students gave me, but it has lain forgotten for years.  I kept it because the cover was misprinted. Instead of “Lynchburg College” one reads “Lunchburg College.” Next Sunday, November 11th we shall mark the centennial of the end of World War I.  One hundred years ago Lynchburg really was Lunchburg.

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College Life: 5 Tips to Feeling Better When Sick

Katherine Daniel, Editor in Chief~

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It is finally that time of the season for…sickness! It is around that time in the school year where everyone on campus is getting sick, especially if they live in the dorms. For me, my allergies have been the worst because of the weather changing from 75 degrees one day to 40 degrees another day. It is hard to take care of yourself while being sick at school, but here are some tips to get you on the path to feeling better and getting out of your room to go to class.

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New Exhibitions at the Duara

Anna-Catherine Kueng, Assistant Editor~

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Retrieved from email sent by Duara Gallery staff

Recently, the Daura Art Gallery introduced two new exhibitions, the Newest Americans: Photographs of Recent Immigrants and Chasing Bugs: Insects as Subject and Metaphor.

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