News Briefs Vol. 116 No. 21

United Club Week

Today, Mar. 3 at 9:30 p.m.

  • Stories from LGBTQ Students and Community Members by SWAA and Advocates in the 3rd floor connector.

Friday, Mar. 4 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Communication Barriers Between the Hearing and the Deaf
    by ASL Club in NC 17.

Saturday, Mar. 5 at 3 p.m.

  • Around the World Trivia Game by International Student Club in the 1st floor Connector.

Annual Academic Symposium

Goshen College’s annual Student Academic Research Symposium will be held at 12 p.m. this Saturday in the Church-Chapel. Students will present their research on various topics.

Goshen Graphix II released

Goshen Graphix II, a student-created graphic novel and comic book, will be released this Friday at Better World Books from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will include brief presentations by Jessica Baldanzi (professor), Mandy Schlabach, Kate Friesen, Vic Garcia, Annabeth Tucker, Sam Smucker and Emma Gerig. The book was created through a graphic novel course last May term. This year’s four Pinchpenny Press books will also be for sale.

Pinchpenny Press books released

Four students have released chapbooks through GC English department’s Pinchpenny Press. Lauren Treiber’s There is a Famine in the Land, Kate Friesen’s Human/Animal, Annabeth Tucker’s At the Bottom of an Ocean of Sky and Kate Stoltzfus’ Lights in the Corner of the Dead are now available to purchase for $3.50 each or four for $12. Email any of the authors to make a purchase.

Hour After

An Hour After will be hosted by CAC at 10 p.m. this Saturday in NC 19. Two student-led groups will share performances, as well as O’ Sister Brother, a folk band from Fort Wayne. A hot chocolate bar and other food will be provided. Reservations are not required.

Goshen Commons Downtown

Goshen Commons will host its second interactive community event at First Fridays this Friday. Participants will be invited to have conversations with new friends and take photos in an environment-inspired photo booth. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the north end of the Mill Race next to the brick Powerhouse building. For more information, contact lizlc@goshen.edu.

Tuition

In an email to students last week, the GC President’s Council announced new tuition, room and board rates for the 2014-15 school year. Next year’s rates will be $29,700 for tuition, $5,200 for room and $4,500 for board, coming to a total of $39,400 for the school year. The cost reflects a 3.8 percent increase from last year but is the lowest percentage increase for the college since 1999. In citing reasons for the rise, the Board said the cost reflects campus improvements and technology upgrades, as well as higher operating expenses with faculty and staff salaries, health care and transportation costs. For more information about financial aid options or FAFSA, contact the Financial Aid Office.

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