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The day after graduation

Caps and gowns, diplomas and “So proud of you!” statuses have slowly but aggressively crept their way into my social media over the past several weeks. 1,125 more words

Derrik Smits ready to get started again

Derrik Smits was primed and ready to play a key role for the Valparaiso basketball team as a freshman. The 2015 Zionsville High School grad had added 20 pounds of muscle by the start of the season and had an on-the-job mentor in 6-10, 260-pound senior Vashil Fernandez, the nation’s top shot-blocker. 590 more words


On typing and typewriters

For many years I’ve quipped that Introduction to Typing and Driver’s Education were the two most valuable courses I took in high school. Actually it’s more than a quip. 835 more words

Higher And Adult Education

A Cardinal, A Crusader, and a Wildcat

I was sitting on my couch when I heard the news, “Valparaiso University Hires Matt Lottich as New Men’s Basketball Head Coach“.

Matt Lottich…the name rang a bell, but I wasn’t sure why…I continued to repeat it in my head…Matt Lottich…Matt Lottich…something was familiar about that name…Lottich…Lottich…Matt Lottich… 681 more words

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Valparaiso, George Washington meet for NIT title

Two elite junior forwards will meet at center court at Madison Square Garden on Thursday in the National Invitational Tournament final between Valparaiso and George Washington (7 p.m. 220 more words

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Learning about the 1916 Easter Rising

The 1916 Easter Rising was an armed insurrection centered in Dublin, and led by Irish Republicans who opposed British rule and sought to establish an independent Irish Republic. 196 more words


A view from the Garden

This 1940s wartime era photo prompts a nostalgic moment for me, even if I wasn’t around back then and my soggy sentiments have nothing to do with the picture itself. 452 more words