By Lauren Stoltzfus, Features Editor
Colleen Geier has swum with the dolphins, and she’s gotten paid for it.
Geier is neither a dolphin trainer nor a marine biologist, but she is certified as an American Sign Language interpreter. One of the places she’s worked is on cruise ships, which means she gets to interpret and participate in any activity her Deaf client wants to try — including swimming with dolphins.
Geier, who is head of the ASL...
By Logan Miller, Contributing Writer
Dan Charles, who works for National Public Radio as a food and agriculture correspondent, will deliver the commencement address at Goshen College’s 115th graduation ceremony on Sunday, April 28.
His speech, “Searching for what’s real in the digital world,” will encourage graduates to discover authentic communication in spite of modern technology.
“In this world of mass communication, the technology...
By Madi Ouedraogo, Contributing Writer
Next weekend, Goshen College will celebrate the birthday of Mary K. Oyer, a former GC music professor, who turned 90 on April 5.
The birthday celebration is an opportunity for the college to celebrate a life well lived, but also to pay tribute to Oyer for her legacy after the 40 years of service. Even though she retired almost 30 years ago, people still remember the great teacher she was.
“She is a genius,”...
By Kelley Scholfield, Contributing Writer
Not a minute passes for Glenn Gilbert without the static overtone of a hand radio, the buzz of a cell phone or the chime of incoming mail on his tablet.
“This is the latest and greatest,” Gilbert said of his Samsung Galaxy Player tablet. “I should say: ‘I like gadgets.’”
Gilbert explained that for a long time he was ahead of the curve when it came to the latest technology: the Goshen College...