Monthly Archives: April 2017

Undergraduate Research Symposium celebrates student research

By: Katie White At the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18, Aurora University students had time to share and discuss the projects they have been working on over the past year. While summer break may be the only thing that has been on a Spartans’ mind, students were focused and professional while giving oral presentations ...

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Screenplay Final Episode

Well, the bag is out of the bag. Join the Culture Team as we take a look back on the year. What were our most memorable moments as a team, and what happened in pop culture this year that really stood out to us. We have had an amazing year working as your culture team, and we hope that next ...

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Creativity Runs Wild as Aurora University Hosts the Third Annual Art Walk

By Bailey O’Neil Aurora University- Sidewalks boast colorful geometric chalk designs. Students laugh as they watch fellow peers play improv games. Crowds gather with excitement to watch an upcoming performance. These were just a few sights to be seen on the Aurora University campus. This was the Art Walk. On April 20, Aurora University hosted its third annual Art Walk across ...

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Aurora University hosts third annual Art Walk

By Breann Adams On Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 10:30 to 2:30 p.m. Aurora University hosted the annual Art Walk. It started off as a rainy morning but that did not stop people from coming out to enjoy the activities that were offered. The events offered to students were located out on the Quad and surrounding buildings. These events included ...

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End of Life for Aaron Hernandez

By: Chris Fritsch Aaron Hernandez found dead in Prison cell early morning on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Hernandez was a former New England Patriots tight end. Hernandez’s life took a dramatic turn on June 26th, 2013 many people may remember that back in 2013 he was arrested for murder. In 2015, he was sentenced to life in prison without parole ...

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Culture Shock: AU Senior Studying Abroad for the Summer in Spain

By, Desiree’ McCallum  Have you ever wanted a change of scenery from your traditional classroom? Have you ever thought about studying in a different country? Well, Aurora University offers different options for students to study abroad while obtaining a unique internship experience. In fact, senior communication major Andrea Guzel is going to Spain this summer and will be getting college credit ...

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AU in View spring 2017: Episode 5

4.19.17: Katie White and Jess Bethune cover the latest news for the week. Kelly Ellam also interviews senior theater and English major Destiny Barry in this extended final episode.

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Softball Falls Short

By: Cody Gregory For Cat Yanis, a sophomore pitcher, and the Aurora softball team, their day did not start out on a hot note. The University of Chicago softball team jumped out to an early one to nothing lead in the top of the first inning. After the unearned run crossed the plate, Yanis took the matter into her own ...

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Baseball Drops Non-Conference Game to Carthage

By: Aliyah Ferrell Aurora University played Carthage College at Stuart Sports Complex in Montgomery, IL Tuesday. After a tough weekend at Benedictine University, the Spartans did not play well against Carthage. “Today may not be there result we wanted, but as a team we will use this as a learning experience to clean up some mistakes and push us in ...

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Out of State Students

By: Chris Fritsch Going to school out of state can be challenging because for most people it’s the first time kids have left their parents. Being a part of the basketball team for two years here at AU allowed me to spend a lot of time with people from different states. Hearing the different stories of how they were raised ...

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