Thunder Lacrosse and the Transition from the MLC to the MIAA Conference

After nearly 125 years,  America’s oldest collegiate conference, the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) has accepted America’s oldest game: lacrosse. Originally played by Native Americans dating back to the 1630’s, the sport consisted of the “use of a netted racquet with which to pick the ball off the ground, throw, catch and convey it into … Continue reading

Santa Hat Fingernails

By: Jessica Roberts Follow these steps to have cute Santa hat fingernails for the holidays! You will need: Tape White nail polish Red nail polish Sparkly topcoat nail polish Put tape on all of your fingernails, leaving only the tips exposed. Paint the tips on each finger white. Take the tape off, and allow the … Continue reading

Personalize a Professional Playlist with Songza.com

By: Jessica Roberts Songza.com is a free music streaming device that recommends professional playlists based on the day and time a user is on the website. This website is very unique. No account is necessary, and users do not have to download anything. It is completely free, and there are no audio ads. When users … Continue reading

How to Choose the Perfect Holiday Gift

By: Jessica Roberts With the holidays rapidly approaching, you might be worrying how you are going to check off everyone on your gift list. It can be difficult to find something for everyone, especially those people who are very hard to buy for or seem like they already have everything. If you need help picking … Continue reading

Surviving Finals

The semester is coming to a close, and with it comes the most stressful time for most students, finals. Due dates for projects and papers are fast approaching, and on top of that, studying and preparing for the final exams of the semester fill up a student’s schedule during these last two weeks until the … Continue reading

A Trip to the Zoo: My Black Friday Experience

It’s commercialism at its finest. Where it seems anything and everything you could be interested is discounted. An event for people who show no evidence of patience throughout the year gather together to wait in lines outside of stores for hours on end. Yet every year, myself and thousands of others keep coming back, telling … Continue reading

Trine Student-Athlete’s Give Back to Community

  Student-athletes from Trine University, Angola High School, future NBA players from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and exhibitionists from the Angola Martial Arts school came together to give back to their community for the “All Stars” event promoting the Hendry Park Book Fair Tuesday, October 30 at Hendry Park Elementary School. The event was … Continue reading

The Overlooked Holiday

Forgotten somewhere between the candy rush of Halloween and twinkling lights of Christmas, Thanksgiving can be found – a holiday short shifted and much overlooked. While Thanksgiving may bring to mind turkey dinner gatherings and family, it seems as though it doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves.  Dinners are hurried or strategically scheduled to accommodate … Continue reading

Trine Women’s 2012-2013 Basketball Preview

After an up-and-down 11-14 (5-11 MIAA) which featured big wins such as beating the #15 team in the nation in Hope, being blown out by Calvin 73-26, and everything in between, the dawn of a new season brings renewed hope for the Lady Thunder. Out as head coach is Tom Barnes, in is former NBA … Continue reading

Trine Men’s Basketball 2012-2013 Basketball Preview

Coming off a 15-11 record (8-6 MIAA) and a semifinal loss in the MIAA postseason tournament to Adrian, the Thunder are on the rise with the core of their team returning. The second year of head coach Brooks Miller tenure looks to be a bright one led by first-team MIAA players guard Ian Jackson and … Continue reading