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Valparaiso University Student Arrested In Hostage Hoax

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library. 125 more words


On being a college sports fan: A waif's journey

Although I’m a moderately serious sports fan, and I’ve been associated with a good number of colleges and universities over the years, I’ve never attended a school with a big-time sports program. 759 more words

Higher And Adult Education

7 Weirdest Mascots Of The 2015 NCAA Tournament

While watching all of the March Madness games over the past few weeks, you may have caught a glimpse of a college’s strange, dancing, fuzzy mascot and wondered to yourself, “what… 531 more words


Before the college application process went haywire

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni is getting a lot of attention for his new book, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania  834 more words


Valpo March Madness: A Look Back at the HL Title Game, and A Look Ahead at Maryland

Last Tuesday, a friend and I decided to take a trip up from Indianapolis to our alma mater, Valparaiso University, to see our beloved Crusaders punch their ticket to one of the most watched sporting events in America: the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. 917 more words

"Airplane!" is 35 years old

Airplane!, the gut busting, hilarious send-up of airplane disaster movies, turns 35 this year. For a long list of reasons, I’m not sure that a similar kind of movie could be made now, but especially for Gen Jonesers who grew up with the movies and television shows poked at and parodied in the film, it doesn’t get any funnier. 318 more words


If you've got some time to kill...

As some of you know, I’ve been writing a professional blog, Minding the Workplace, for over six years. A lot of the material is heavier stuff, looking at employee relations, workplace bullying, employment law, psychological health at work, and so on. 714 more words