Author: Matthew Clark

Triathlon, cheer and dance teams support Swaney Elementary in marathon challenge

Members of triathlon, cheer and dance attended the last day of Swaney Elementary's 26 day marathon challenge to cheer them on and run with them. ...

Troubadours are inspired after visiting Sisters in Ruma

The Newman University Troubadours have made annual trips to visit Ruma, Illinois, since 2010. While there, they sing to the Sisters of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) and get to know them.  ...

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Newman basketball ready for first MIAA season

The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) has released the results of its preseason media poll, and Newman men’s basketball has been picked to finish 11th and the women’s team eighth. Joanna Pryor, director of athletics; ...

Trunk-or-treat at Newman open to community

Newman University is well known for its service and community involvement. A great example of that will take place at the end of this month. The university’s annual Trunk-or-Treat event is scheduled for 5:30 to ...

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On-campus living completes the college experience

Living on campus opens up great opportunities for students, as they are constantly immersed in events and academics, and they get to experience life on their own.  Newman sophomore Gabrielle Alténor gave some insight into ...

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Mentorship program fuels support for student-athletes

Student-athletes work hard for their university. Between keeping up with their studies and juggling conditioning, practices and games, they work practically nonstop to carry out their duties. Due to these pressures, it is important that ...

Theatre Department opens season with ‘Dark at the Top of the Stairs’

The Newman University Theatre Department begins this year’s dramatic season with “The Dark at the Top of the Stairs,” an American classic by William Inge. Mark Mannette, Newman University director of theatre, explained what went ...

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Newman’s Sloppy Joe Improv team grows

Sloppy Joe Improv — Newman University’s improv comedy group — has provided the community with years of entertainment and is ready to start a new season. With the departures of graduates Amy Emerson and Claire ...

Student worker Sadie Korte auditions for American Idol

Newman junior Sadie Korte has always carried a passion for music. She and her twin sister started performing, singing together during high school talent shows. Her musical talent includes piano, guitar and voice. From singing ...

St. John’s Chapel receives renovations

St. John’s Chapel rests in the center of Newman University. The chapel is located in Sacred Heart Hall. Being a setting for worship, it deserves to be well-polished, which is part of the reason it ...

New year brings new SGA executive board

Above photo, left to right: Courtney Klaus, Kayla Garvert, Emily Larkin and Mac Foley. With a new year comes new leadership. As such, the Student Government Association (SGA) has a new executive board consisting of ...

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Faculty member reflects on becoming the parent of a college student

Students aren’t the only ones who start college feeling scared, excited, stressed and ready for fun all at the same time. Parents can have those same feelings as they send their kids off to college, ...