Food service prices rising

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The cost of living is ever increasing, as are the costs of dining on AU’s campus. With those rising costs, however, have come several improvements to campus dining. Since last year, the cost of dining in the Marketplace has increased by an average of 42 percent. The highest price increase… Read more »

AU Senate welcomes new faces

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The SGA senate began a new year of meetings this fall. Students elect the senators at the beginning of the fall semester to be representatives for each of the residence halls, schools and the four classes—Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. For those unfamiliar with the duties and responsibilities of the… Read more »

SGA works to increase voter turnout at AU

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Andersonian Editor Faith Middleton sat in on a conference call with Chelsea Clinton about increasing turnout among college-age voters. In the spirit of the upcoming general presidential election, young voters have taken to social media to voice their views, through memes, videos and informal discussion with one another. The recent speculation, however,… Read more »

Students march in the name of peace

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This past Saturday, AU faculty, staff and students were invited to join in a Peace and Unity Rally that was planned after hearing of the KKK meeting that was to take place in Madison, Indiana that same day. In an email to faculty, staff and students, Sheila MacMurray said “we… Read more »

AU provides resources for mental health

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One in four college students struggles with a diagnosable mental illness, according to research done by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Yet statistics from the same research show that 40 percent of students do not seek help for their mental health issues. Because diagnosable mental illnesses remain a matter… Read more »

Chapel introduces new worship bands

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It was announced last year that there would be changes to chapel in the 2016-2017 school year, including revamping the way that chapel worship was organized. Chapel auditions this fall were set up differently than in past years, with audition times set aside for bands and individuals. The bands were… Read more »

Many departments welcome new faculty and staff

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This year, the Department of Communications has added several new faculty and staff members throughout the past year, as well as shifting the positions of some existing faculty members. Stephanie Leiter previously held the position of manager of online communication and community relations specialist at AU. Last winter, she transitioned… Read more »