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MU Opera Moves Audience to Laughter, Tears

The Manchester Department of Music hosted its annual Opera Workshop in three shows of "Two Romantic One-Act Operas" by Composer Giacomo Puccini on Feb. 10–11.  These were chosen and directed by Shelley Ploss, a director who is new to Manchester's music department, and Debra Lynn, associate professor of music and director of the Choral Program.

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Students Enjoy Magical MAC Kick-Off Weekend
Kaitie Kemper Despite the bone chilling, 12 degree temperature that made breathing a chore, 360 MU students bundled in layers of coats, scarves, hats and gloves flocked to Cordier Auditorium at 8:08 p. m. on Friday, Feb. to watch comedian/magician Frank Deville.
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'Take a Bike, Leave a Bike' Finds New Home
Jacob Ray If you’re looking for a bike, have no fear! ! Come spring, Take a Bike, Leave a Bike returns from its new base of operations: the storage garage behind Campus Security. Built by Jess Rinehart and Lucas Kauffman with the assistance of CFO Jack Gochenaur, the new storage shed is also a repair shop for the bikes.

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MLK Re-eneactment Questions Progress
Mike Dixon To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's speech at Manchester University, T. Leon Williams, a professional King re-enactor, gave another speech in King's persona at the very podium where King had spoken nearly two generations ago.
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MU Students Visit Business Down Under

Holly Pawlak Breathtaking is the only word to accurately describe Australia according to junior Max McConnell, who took Professor Joe Messer's Business 485 down under for his January session class.
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Men's Basketball Focuses on Improvement

Ariel Smith This year has been a tough one for Manchester University’s men’s basketball. The team is very young, consisting of mostly first years, sophomores, and only one senior. [Read More]

Spartan Wrestling Continues to Train Hard
Caleb Noffsinger The wrestling team at Manchester has had a hard season. With only one overall win, things could be better. However, they are far from being a weak team. They are dedicated to their group and continue to train to be the best.
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