Field Hockey Ends Regular Season First

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Team goal celebration versus nationally ranked Christopher Newport University on Sunday, Oct. 6.

Caitlin Dorsch ~ Copy Desk Chief     

On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Lady Hornets ended their regular season with sixteen wins, three losses, a national ranking of nineteen, and an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) ranking of one. They ended their regular season with a game against the Fighting Scots of Wooster College in Wooster, Ohio.  Jackie Lerro, Maggie Chiappazzi, and Kessa Romero scored three goals that propelled the Hornets over the Fighting Scots by a score of 3 to 1.

     This win was even more impactful for the program, in general, as head coach Enza Steele earned her six-hundredth win.  According to NCAA records, Coach Steele is the first NCAA head coach to ever accomplish the 600-win milestone.

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Art for Achievement

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Photo retrieved from Downtown Lynchburg Association website. 

Emma Coffey ~ Staff Writer

     Lynchburg Beacon of Hope, a nonprofit organization, and the Lynchburg Art Club have partnered together for an event known as the Art for Achievement. 

     According to the Lynchburg Art Club website, Art for Achievement will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 from 6:00- 9:00 p.m. at the Virginian Hotel. 

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A Haunted Halloween

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Photo of Peter Boie video intro.

Caroline Wilkerson ~ Staff Writer

     Peter Boie wowed the University of Lynchburg community with his magical prowess on Oct. 30, with Summoning Spirits in the campus ballroom.

     According to the Summoning Spirits website, the show is described as a, “Reach beyond the grave with an all new show that will make you scream! Summoning Spirits is a seance meets magic show designed to get your heart pumping with help from the other side! Written and performed by Peter, he brings to life old legends and haunted stories live on stage, for your delight… and fright. You are not going to want to miss this show!”

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Hall Halloweekend Hotbox

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Katherine Daniel (Editor-in-Chief) , Grace Cavanaugh (Copy Editor) , & Nicole Freewalt (Graphic Designer) – Critograph

A Kappa Alpha Psi party in the Memorial Ballroom at the University of Lynchburg on Friday, Nov. 1 ended with the arrival of the Lynchburg Police Department and an ambulance. 

     While there are differing accounts of the events of the night, senior David Lovette, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi and one of the party planners, said, “What you have heard or seen on Friday night is not what Kappa Alpha Psi represents or what NPHC represents at all.”

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Sketch Society

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Photo retrieved from Downtown Lynchburg Association page. 

Grace Cavanaugh ~ Copy Editor

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Lynchburg’s Sketch Society will be meeting from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Riverviews Co-Op Gallery, according to Downtown Lynchburg Association website.

     According to Stephen Kissel, the education and media manager at Riverviews Artspace and a graduate from Lynchburg College, “Sketch Society is an event here at Riverviews Artspace that gathers local artists in a casual, social setting. We welcome everyone to bring in their favorite materials and work on any of their projects while networking with others.”

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Service of Remembrance 

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Kelli Carter ~ Staff Writer

     On Nov. 4, 2019, at the University of Lynchburg, the Spiritual Life Center held a ceremony where they remembered the people that were lost in the past year. 

     In a campus-wide email, Spiritual Life invited the Lynchburg community “to honor friends and family members who have died. We welcome any and all members of the campus community who would like to be a part of this memorial service.”

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New Commuter Student Center Creates A Buzz

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Image of Commuter Student Center building located on the corner of Vernon Street and college drive. Taken by Alyssa Mendoza 2019

Alyssa Mendoza ~ Guest Writer

     The University of Lynchburg offers a new Commuter Student Center along with activities directed towards commuters, in an effort to make them feel just as much a part of the university’s community.

     At the University of Lynchburg, the Commuter Student Association (CSA) has been working hard to make commuter students feel involved. “Our office cares about the academic success, satisfaction, and engagement of our commuter students. We are always working and advocate for commuter students and to look for ways to increase their engagement and satisfaction with their student experience,” says, Director of Second-Year, Transfer & Transition Initiatives, Jonathan Fries.

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