Q&A with Pouncer the Panther

By Nicholas Childress
nchildress@drury.edu

Everyone around Drury knows Pouncer the Panther, our beloved mascot. He is the biggest, furriest fanther on campus that will stick with each team through thick and thin. This week in The Mirror we decided to sit down with Pouncer, ask him a few questions, and get a little insight into the life of the Drury mascot.

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Pediatric Pancakes: DHOP raises money for St. Jude’s

Sorority serves up late night breakfast fundraiser

By Alexis Dutt
adutt01@drury.edu

Few things draw in college students as well as the words “all you can eat.”

Wednesday night, the ladies of Delta Delta Delta hosted DHOP, or Delta House of Pancakes. As a part of their Triple Play fundraising week initiative, from 7-10 p.m. the sorority sisters dished “hundreds of pancakes to feed to the community,” according to event coordinator and Tri Delta philanthropy chair, Hillary Myers.

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Nine Ways to Prepare for Finals Week

By Elizabeth Barmeier
ebarmeier@drury.edu

With the stress of scheduling classes for next semester and securing plans for the summer, it is foreseen that finals week is only three weeks away!

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Top 6 Things to Know About Drury Housing

By Juan Franco
jfranco@drury.edu

Housing has changed its rules

Rules are being changed!

Rules are being changed!

But do you need to be worried? The administration and Drury’s Student Government Association have collaborated with The Mirror to create an easy to understand go-to list when trying to comprehend some of the changes.

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Top three things to do in Springfield on the weekend

By Chelsea Mulkey
cmulkey@drury.edu

 

HOPPY HOUR at THE CUP

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Cupcake lovers, you won’t want to miss this!  The Cup will continue its Cup Hoppy Hour this Friday, April 18.  All customers will go home with a prize after choosing an egg at checkout. Customers are only allowed one egg per transaction.   Read more

Drury hosting conference on fine arts this Saturday

Event to teach students how to market themselves

By Kaitlyn Schwers
kschwers@drury.edu

In the professional world, students are sometimes advised that they should find ways to market themselves and their skills if they want to thrive and make a living—and fine arts students are no exception.

For those who are interested in fine arts, Drury University is hosting the Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference all day Saturday, April 5 for students, educators and the community.

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The Mirror takes home 14 awards from Missouri College Media Association

Student journalists receive recognition

By Kaitlyn Schwers
kschwers@drury.edu

The Mirror took home 14 awards in division two this month from the 2014 Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) Conference. Drury’s newspaper received awards for its journalistic content, photos and design.

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Drury Intergenerational Rock Band to hold concert

Event brings students, older adults together through music

By Cathy Robinson
crobinson05@drury.edu

The Drury Department of Music is gearing up for a concert – a concert that is very different from what you may expect.

On Tuesday, April 22, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Clara Thompson Hall, Drury music students and older adults from the Drury Institute for Mature Learning will be performing together as the Drury Intergenerational Rock Band.

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Drury Allies increase presence for Pride Week

Week of events demonstrates position as active organization

By Caleb Zimmerschied
czimmerschied@drury.edu

Allies, Drury’s gay-straight alliance group, hosted a range of events for Pride Week this year. These included a NOH8 photo shoot, a drag show and a pride ball downtown.

According to Allies’ vice president, Charles Woods, the new student officers for Allies structured the group to take a more active stance this year.

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