Monthly Archives: November 2011

Explaining Thanksgiving to little sister

“Thanksgiving break,” is so thrilling that I had to Skype back to France to say that I was on a “Thanksgiving break” to my family. I was excited not so much for the meaning part of the event but for the no-school, the no-5 a.m.-practices and the me-time that it included. Nobody was on Skype […]

  • The Valley football team shows an example of good sportsmanship with the shaking of the hands of the University of Saint Francis players at the end of the game, despite the Valley loss of the game.

    Sportsmanship remains classyOpinion, Sports

       You’re running down the court with a basketball fast break You go in for a lay-up and hear a racial slur from the opposing team’s fans. Your coach calls a timeout. You run over to the bench. You can’t hear a word of what the coach is saying because the opposing crowd is breathing […]

  • Viking efforts keep the game in play until the fourth quarter.

    Vikings lose play-off to St. FrancisSports, Sports Gallery

    The MVC men’s football team lost this weekend to University of Saint Francis (Indiana) Cougars in the first round of the NAIA national tournament, 28 to 14. The loss meant the end of what has been a great season for the Vikings. After an early score by St Francis, the Vikings responded with an 11-yard scamper buy Bruce Reyes to […]

  • Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 1 Movie Poster

    Latest ‘Twilight’ release focuses on loveEntertainment, Movie Reviews

    The end is near for the vampire romance franchise, with the release of “Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 1” on Friday, November 18. One more movie is left to answer the lingering questions about what will prevail for the saga. The movie is quoted to bring in $104 million its opening weekend alone and is showing in more […]

  • safety

    Crime incidents down on campusNews

     Crime has dropped to an all-time low for recent years at Missouri Valley College, according to the Department of Public Safety, with burglary and liquor law violations still cited for the highest number of crimes committed on campus. Burglary has been an ongoing problem on campus over the past few years, averaging around 12 break-ins each school year. This year, […]