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Award Winners, Presenters, and Organizers post-ceremony

Community observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Learning, and Celebration 

Noah Nelson, Editor February 16, 2024

On Jan. 15, 2024, events took place across campus to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and the 7:00 p.m. celebration was open to all Viterbo and La Crosse community members. The campus-wide celebration...

Ben Biskupski by his dorm window

Dorm life in winter presents opportunities and challenges 

Jackson Schuh, Sports Editor February 16, 2024

Viterbo University first-year students are all required to live in on-campus housing, more specifically, the dorms. The two residence halls to choose from are Marian and Bonaventure Hall. In these, each...

Houska Park - 2021

La Crosse County aims for ‘Functional Zero’ by 2029 

Noah Nelson, Editor February 16, 2024

On Jan. 8, 2024, a new homelessness action plan was presented to the La Crosse County Board and the City of La Crosse Common Council, and it is now being implemented throughout the surrounding communities...

Students volunteering at the event (Nick Tennis, Alex Samolinski, Owen Bernstorf)

Needs Drive helps unsheltered individuals 

Sailor Zarecki, Campu December 14, 2023

As winter is upon us, imagine for a moment not having a warm home to go to every night. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many individuals in La Crosse. This inspired one of Viterbo’s seniors, Noah...

Catholic Living Community creates a new culture on campus 

Catholic Living Community creates a new culture on campus 

Noah Nelson, Assistant Editor December 14, 2023

This fall, a group of students has formed their own living community on campus and are integrating their faith into their school experience. In the spring 2023 semester, there were talks of the group’s...

“Life has its own pace”: McKnight shares value of patience  

Carter Steger, Editor December 14, 2023

As the semester enters its final week, many students consider it crunch time. Maintaining positive mental health can be difficult for students while having to study, finish projects, and take exams. Director...

Green Bandana Project advocates for mental health awareness 

Green Bandana Project advocates for mental health awareness 

Noah Nelson, Assistant Editor December 14, 2023

The mental health crisis in the United States hit Viterbo hard in the past year as the tragic deaths of two students has left the community looking for answers. The Psychology Club hopes to spread awareness...

Rotary Lights remain La Crosse tradition in 29th year  

Rotary Lights remain La Crosse tradition in 29th year  

Noah Nelson, Assistant Editor December 14, 2023

Every year, Riverside Park is illuminated with millions of lights for the annual Rotary Lights event. Throughout its 29-year history, the event has collected over five million non-perishable food items...

Empty Bowl project feeds community needs 

Empty Bowl project feeds community needs 

Gretchen Cortez, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 14, 2023

The ECAS and Visual Arts programs continued a Viterbo tradition by holding their annual Empty Bowl Project on Friday, December 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A Christmas Market was open a week prior to...

Students watch a presenter

Students share summer research at Seven Rivers 

Noah Nelson, Assistant Editor November 16, 2023

The Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual collection of students from various colleges who come to present research they have done independently from their allotted class schedule.     Dr....

Apryl Denny

’The students are fabulous’: Denny treasures long Viterbo career 

Carter Steger, Editor November 16, 2023

After 31 years in Viterbo’s English department, Professor Apryl Denny will retire this December. Denny focused her research and expertise on 19th century literature like Charles Dickens and women’s...

Ed Club students in their costumes

Safe Trick-Or-Treat battles weather, event still successful 

Noah Nelson, Assistant Editor November 16, 2023

The Education Club put on its annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event for local children recently. The weather was colder than they would have hoped, but the kids still had fun, and the club was able to operate...

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