It’s home to six seniors and possibly one alumna’s misplaced cake pan.No Comments
i see u
Students display alphabet art with pins and yarn in the hall of the Rike fine arts building.
3-26-08 by Larry Burgess
Tyeshia Garrettson, a first-year political science major from Baldwin, N.Y., rappels down the east side of O’Reilly Hall. This activity is part of her MIL102 class. Tyeshia is assisted by (from left) Sgt. Victor Fleek and Lt. Jonathan Huth ’07 of Richmond, Ind.
3-26-08 by Larry Burgess
Harbingers of spring
Crocus in the Mary Garden near Immaculate Conception Chapel poke their heads above chilly soil.
3-26-08 by Larry Burgess
Have 150 channels, but nothing’s on? Then log on to Flyer TV, which in mid-January began broadcasting its lineup — campus news, game shows and more — online 24 hours a day.
Some programming highlights:
* “Experimental Chefs” — Becca and Amy cook delicious meals that every college student could make.
* “Can You Dance?” — UD students have a weekly dance-off and raise money to benefit the international spring breakout trips.
* “Date My Roommate” — One student asks three potential dates questions to determine who he or she will go out with.
* “What’s in Your Fridge?” — A variety show featuring segments such as Planet Dayton, UD Crime Logs and Grind My Gears.
* “Modern Girl’s Guide to College” — Dee and Tracie talk about everything from music to fashion, and interview a “guy of the week” to get the man’s perspective.
“I’ve had family members watch. Many alumni have been able to watch, too, and love it,” said Tracie Johnson, Flyer TV co-manager. “There are still a few kinks to work out, but that’s what happens with any new system. But, I personally have heard nothing but positive comments about our new capabilities.”No Comments
The morning before, a radio commentator called it “that silly play-in game in Dayton.”
8,464 basketball fans would like to disagree.
Kids hanged over the iron rails to slap the hands of players they had never heard of. A Dayton fan walked by the Mount student section asking, “Where are you guys from?” (The answer: Maryland, the same state as Coppin).
The crowd exploded equally when Mount forward Shawn Atumpem sailed above the basket and stuffed in two points as when a perfect inbound play left Coppin’s Tywain McKee open for a soaring three. Rows of red-shirted Flyer fans — who either couldn’t break a habit or figured it was a neutral color against Coppin’s yellow and Mount’s blue — cheered skillful plays, booed bad calls and moaned missed free throws.
Both teams will probably hate me, but I was rooting for a close game, as were all the fans in the rows around me. The teams didn’t disappoint, trading baskets all the way to the final minutes amid the fans’ ovation.
And March Madness has just begun.No Comments
Best basketball fans in the country
Julian Conyers (left) guards Jean Cajou as Coppin State and Mount St. Mary’s battle in Tuesday’s NCAA opening round at UD Arena. Mount won 69-60 with the help of Cajou’s 8 points. Arena attendance for the game against the Maryland schools was 8,464.
3-18-08 by Leon Chuck
Lisa Acton rolls out of bed four times a week at 5:15 a.m. Her mission? As a senior battalion commander, she leads Army ROTC battle drills on campus at 6 a.m. before other students are up for classes.
Some days the cadets run 5 miles. Other days, they do ruck marches with 40-pound sacks on their backs. Acton uses this as training for a half-marathon she’ll be running this month.
One of nine women and 60 UD cadets, Acton recently received the George C. Marshall Award, given annually to the outstanding UD cadet.
Acton, a public relations major with minors in military science and sociology, has traveled the country for training. Last summer she was a public affairs intern in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and went to airborne school in Fort Benning, Ga. “It’s a challenge every day, but by the time 8 o’clock rolls around, I’ve accomplished something while most people aren’t even out of bed yet.”No Comments
Four seniors — and their beta fish — call it home this year.No Comments
A two-page digital camera ad prompted Adam Alonzo’s purchase. His motivation: to take pictures every day.
He has kept his promise. On his Web site, Alonzo ’93 has posted five pictures a day since he purchased the camera in 2004. Highlights of his 2007 work are on display in the Roesch Library Gallery through April 27.
Most are snapshots of daily life. “I try to see the remarkable in an ordinary scene,” he said.
Alonzo developed his photography skills through practice and classes at UD, a benefit of working at Roesch Library.
Everywhere he walks — to and from work, around campus on lunch breaks — he carries his camera. “UD has a good source of images and a lot of picturesque places, like Serenity Pines and the chapel,” he said.
Photography has become an intricate part of Alonzo’s life; “I never knew it existed, and now I couldn’t live without it.”
Which leaves him with one question: “What if I had seen an ad for scuba equipment?”No Comments