Open Mic Night Friday!

The first Open Mic Night of the semester will be taking place on Friday, January 16th. Stop by for some poetry, live music and the good company of your peers! This event will begin at 10:00 p.m. in the KMY connector lounge. For any questions or suggestions about open mic night, contact Neil Freisen at

Package pick-up has moved!

Attention students! The on-campus package pick-up and post office has moved from the basement of Coffman hall to ITS Media.

Along with the new location, students now have two different time frames to pick up packages. The ITS Media/Campus Post Offices building will be open between 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, to sign for and pick up items.

All students will need to show their student ID in order to receive their packages. Any package that is not picked up within 30 days will be considered abandoned and will be donated to a local charitable organization.


Convocation and Chapel Spring Requirements:

This spring, the convocation/chapel credit requirement is 15 for the semester. There will be no required convocation/chapel credit during May term classes this year. Weekly convocations and chapels will be taking place on Wednesdays between 10:00-10:40 a.m. in the Church Chapel. For more information about upcoming convocations and chapels, see the campus communicator or view the Calendar of Events on the Features page.

Community Art Exhibit about Iguala 43 Jan 15

Goshen Middle School and Goshen High School students and their parents will be on campus Thursday, January 15th for an art exhibition and reception in the Union building. The students will be displaying their art inspired by the international campaign of the families and friends of the 43 college students kidnapped in Iguala, Mexico this past September. The exhibit will be taking place between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. outside of the Center for Intercultural and International Education (CIIE) offices. All students, faculty and community members are invited to view the students’ creative endeavors and welcome these students and their families to campus.

Soapy Gnome Home Goods Shop: Sale Saturday

The Soapy Gnome Home Goods Shop in downtown Goshen features functional items from local artists and will be having a sale on Saturday, January 17th on their “ugly bars.” Ugly bars are soaps that weigh less than the regular 4 oz. soap bar sold at the shop, and they usually consist of ends of larger soap loafs.

Ugly bars are only available at the shop location, and are generally $4.00 each or six for $20. For the sale on Saturday, all ugly bars will be $3.00 each and four for $10 while supplies last.

The store will be open between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. So stop by 111B East Lincoln Avenue for homemade, all natural soaps and body care products.

Last Chance to See Peni Acayo and Anne Berry Exhibit

The Peni Acayo and Anne Berry art exhibit will be closing on Sunday, January 18th.

Stop by the Hershberger Art Gallery located in the north lobby of the Goshen College Music Center to view the exhibit. Both Berry and Acayo are Goshen alumni working in the graphic design field at Notre Dame. Berry’s collection consists of a series of colorful panels that tell the story of the desegregation of South Bend’s Engman Public Natatorium, a public swimming pool. Acayo’s collection of artwork consists of informational materials that explain how to treat and prevent malaria in the region of Kibera, Kenya.