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MEN’S BASKETBALL

November 8, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S BASKETBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

It was pesky defense that propelled the Huntington men’s basketball team to its first win Tuesday night, a 71-57 decision, over Lawrence Tech.

The Blue Devils entered the evening averaging over 76 points through its first two games but the Foresters made sure that didn’t happen in Platt Arena. HU limited their visitors to 32.2 percent shooting (19-for-59) which included holding Devonte Myles to just two field goals and six freebies for ten points, nearly 15 points under what he has been averaging.

Huntington’s defense was also relentless in the paint as they gave up just 18 points in the lane while swatting ten shots. Tyler Arens took charge inside by snarling a team-best seven rebounds while registering a career-best six blocks.

At the other end of the hardwood, a balanced attack characterized Coach Platt’s offense. Arens dropped in 18 points to lead the way. Mike Bush finished with 12 points and handed out a game-high nine assists while Konner Platt added 11 points.

As a team, the Foresters connected on 28 of their 60 field goals for 46.7 percent, which included nine from long range.

Arens got his team off to a good start by scoring seven of HU’s first nine points including a three at the top of the key at the 15:38 mark for a 9-6 advantage that was never relinquished. His triple sparked a 13-2 run that featured a pair of long balls from the Platt brothers and was capped off with a put back from Trevor Lockwood for a 19-8 lead by the midway point of the first session.

The teams traded baskets the rest of the half as the 11-point difference remained, 34-23, heading into intermission. Andrew Yoder, in his first collegiate start, scored five of his seven points in the opening two minutes of the second period to give Huntington its largest lead, a 39-26 tilt, up to that point.

It looked like a blowout in the making but the Blue Devils weren’t having it. Instead, LTU countered with a slew of threes. Alek Ivanovic drained three of his team’s four long balls over an eight-minute span to dwindle the lead to a single point at 43-42.

Behind Arens and Konner Platt, the hosts remained poised. Arens posted an and one while Platt buried one from deep to grow the lead back to seven just inside of ten minutes remaining. Six minutes later the advantage still stood at seven but it was all HU after that.

Arens and Platt each scored again and then Bush took the Foresters home by scoring seven of Huntington’s final nine points which included a pair of threes for the 14-point win.

Ty’rese Searless led Lawrence Tech with 20 points. In addition to Myles’ ten points, he also pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds for the double double.

Since Coach Platt took over the reins in 2008, the Foresters are a perfect 3-0 against the Blue Devils. With tonight’s win, HU is now 1-2 on the year as they look forward to hosting the annual Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Tournament this weekend. The Foresters will face IU Northwest on Friday at 8:00 p.m.

Nominate a friend in need of encouragement!

November 7, 2017 Student Activities Comments Off on Nominate a friend in need of encouragement!

Do you have a friend who’s had a rough semester and needs encouragement? Forester Radio wants to help! Forester Radio just launched their campaign called Forester Radio Cares. The goal of the campaign is to encourage some of our fellow Foresters. We want to encourage them with an encouragement basket, these baskets have everything from material things to tickets to go out and do things in Fort Wayne with your friends! We need your help finding them, if you have a friend who you think could be encouraged with a basket come visit us in the D.C. through the month of Nov. or you can also nominate people through this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7DKBHQK

If you have any questions or concerns please email foresterradio@huntington.edu or lehmane@huntington.edu

This Week HU Sports

November 7, 2017 Administrative Comments Off on This Week HU Sports Posted By: Sandy Marion

HOME:
Tues. Nov. 7– M. Basketball vs Lawrence Tech (MI) @ 7:00 PM
Fri. Nov. 10 – M. Basketball, Hall of Fame Tournament @ 6PM/8PM
Sat. Nov. 11 – M. Basketball, Hall of Fame Tournament @ 1PM/3PM

AWAY:

Wed. Nov. 8 – W. Basketball @ Holy Cross College @ 5:30 PM
Wed. Nov. 8– Volleyball, Crossroads League Tournament TBD
Sat. Nov. 11 – Volleyball, Crossroads League Tournament TBD
Sat. Nov. 11 – W. Basketball @ Judson University (IL) @ 1PM (CST)
Sat. Nov. 11 – M. Soccer, Crossroads Championship TBD
Sat. Nov. 11 – W. Soccer, Crossroads Championship TBD
Sat-Sun. Nov. 11-12 – Bowling, Raider Classic-(Men) Beavercreek, OH; (Women) Kettering, OH @ 10AM/5PM

Go Foresters!!

Come see ALL MY SONS

November 7, 2017 General, Student Activities Comments Off on Come see ALL MY SONS Posted By: Jay Duffer

Written by one of the most renowned 20th century playwrights, this serious drama has rightfully claimed its place among the classic American dramatic repertoire. It is a compelling cautionary tale, warning of the dire consequences for avoiding moral responsibility.

Performances run November 9, 10, 16, 17 at 7:30PM and November 11 and 18 at 2:00PM & 7:30PM in the Studio Theatre, Lower level of the MCA.  Reserve/purchase your tickets at the Box Office or online at www.huntington.edu/mca/box-office

All My Sons Talkback

November 7, 2017 Student Activities Comments Off on All My Sons Talkback Posted By: Alpha Chi

Please join the cast and crew of All My Sons after the first performance this Thursday to discuss the themes of the play.

Delight Night of Worship at 7pm Tonight!

November 7, 2017 Student Activities Comments Off on Delight Night of Worship at 7pm Tonight! Posted By: Delight Huntington Chapter

Tonight (11/7/17), at 7pm in the MAC house, Delight is hosting a night of worship for all women on campus. Take time out of busy schedule to encounter Jesus through prayer, Scripture, and music. We hope to see y’all there!

Campus Police Information

November 7, 2017 General Comments Off on Campus Police Information Posted By: Chief Justin Faw

There have been some questions about the phone numbers to contact Campus Police. Remember that 911 should be used for all emergencies on campus. Once you call 911 you may then call the Campus Police Phone. If you need Campus Police for any non-emergency, you can call 260-224-1412. If you receive no answer and still require police service, please call Huntington City Police Department at 260-358-2308 and follow the direction to get to the dispatch center. If you need to speak directly with HU Chief of Police Justin Faw please contact 260-359-4035.
Emergency: 911
Campus Police Phone: 260-224-1412
Huntington City Police Department: 260-358-2308
HU Chief of Police Justin Faw: 260-359-4035

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

November 7, 2017 Campus Ministries Comments Off on OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Posted By: Norris Friesen

There will be a wrapping party for Operation Christmas Child on Thursday, November 9, at 9:00 pm in the HUB. Please bring your boxes to the HUB and enjoy some Christmas spirit! If you are unable to join the party, please drop off your OCC boxes at the Friesen Center on Friday, November 10.

Operation Christmas Child Wrapping Party!

November 7, 2017 Campus Ministries Comments Off on Operation Christmas Child Wrapping Party! Posted By: Friesen Center

This Thursday, November 9 at 9 p.m. in the upper hub the Friesen Center will hold the wrapping party! Bring your boxes to make sure that you get chapel credit, two boxes equals one credit! Remember there is a suggested donation of $9 per box. However, this is only a suggestion so do not let it deter you from making a box! There will be Christmas music, sugar cookie decorating, a photo booth, and we will wrap our boxes! The theme of this party is pajamas so make sure to show up in pajamas!

Evstifeeva to present summer research, 4 pm Weds

November 7, 2017 Academic Comments Off on Evstifeeva to present summer research, 4 pm Weds Posted By: Ruth Nalliah

On Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 4 pm in Science Hall 392, chemistry student Nastia Evstifeeva will be presenting the results of her summer internship performed at the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics in a talk entitled “Making and Testing Super Absorbent Polymers.” The talk will last for about 10-15 minutes with time for questions afterwards. The public is invited.

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BLOOD DRIVE — NOVEMBER 15

15 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

HU is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, November 15, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Dining Commons, upper level. Students who volunteer to donate blood will be entered into a drawing for one of three $20 gift cards. Walk-ins are welcome. Thank you for your support.

Volunteer Hours

14 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Friesen Center

Don’t forget to submit your volunteer hours online. You can do that through the student portal by going to Students, Friesen Center and then click on Submit Volunteer Hours… it is that simple 🙂 Thank you!!!

$20 GIFT CARD

14 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

Students who donate blood on Wednesday, November 15, will be entered into a drawing for one of three $20 gift cards. The blood drive is from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please sign up in the DC over lunch or dinner this week. Walk-in donors are also welcome. Thank you …

General

GobbleGrams For Sale!

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Alpha Gamma Pi

Looking for a chance to thank your fellow HU students and staff this Thanksgiving season? Then get them a cookie Gobblegram Thursday & Friday during DC dinner! Just give the name and place of the person you are sending the gram to, write them a message, and pick the cookies …

Habecker Dining Services & Norms – Thanksgiving Break Hours

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Chartwells Food Services

Monday November 20, 2017- All Campus Thanksgiving Dinner 5:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Meals swipe will be accepted or cash or credit. Tuesday November 21,2017 – Habecker Dining Hours – 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Norms November 21,2017 – Will close at 2:00 PM Monday November 27,2017- Habecker Dining Commons …

RichLyn Library Thanksgiving hours

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Anita Gray

The Library will close for the Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday, November 21 at 6:00 pm. The library will re-open Sunday, November 26 at 6:00 pm – MIDNIGHT. End of the semester hours are then implemented for the next two weeks: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – Midnight; Friday, 8:00 am – …

Student Activities

Global Vision Meeting TODAY

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Katlyn Miller

Calling all students interested in missions! Global Vision will be meeting TODAY in the Forester Room in the Lower D.C. from 12-1. Justin Siemens, a HU alum, will be speaking about his coffee shop English ministry in Taiwan. Come out to hear more about what God is doing around our …

Discounted Pacers Tickets!!

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Morgan McCloughan

Are you interested in a night out with friends, family, or other students on campus? The Salesmanship students are selling discounted Pacers tickets, they can be purchased at http://www.pacersgroups.com/huntington/smith If you’re interested click the link and buy away! PROMO CODE: HUSMITH

Native American Heritage Month

16 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Multicultural Activities Council

This month MAC is celebrating Native American Heritage! Come out on the 19th of November to hear Mr. Robert Miller share about his heritage. There will be food and discussion so come on out and invite your friends! Let’s learn about and celebrate the first people of the United States!

Academic

Huntington University Female Major Choice Survey

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Emma Reese

We’re conducting research on college major choices of female Huntington University undergraduate students over the age of 18. We’d love to hear your opinions on this topic. This will help us to understand what areas different departments can improve upon. The survey should only take 5 minutes. You can only …

Thanksgiving Break, Final Exam, Etc.

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Cathy Trout

Thanksgiving Break is November 22, 23 and 24, and final exams are the week of December 11. Students should not plan to leave campus early for travel purposes. Our policy states that unless it is a family emergency, students are expected to attend classes the week prior to the break …

Honors Lecture Featuring Dr. Jeff Webb, Monday November 20th at 8pm

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Todd Martin

Join us Monday November 20, 2017, at 8pm to hear Dr. Jeff Webb present a special segment of the Honors Lecture series which focuses on “works in progress.” He will be speaking on his work that focuses on “Researching and Writing About Environment, Space, and Place in Indiana. The lecture …

Administrative

Student Satisfaction Inventory™ (SSI) invitation is in your HU E-mail

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Scott Raymond

DON’T FORGET TO DO THE SSI! In appreciation for your completing the ON-LINE survey linked in your e-mail, your name will be entered into a random drawing, before Thanksgiving Break (potential gas money!), to possibly receive $100.00 in cash, $50.00 in cash, or one of four $25.00 cash awards. We …

See David Phelps: $18

17 Nov 2017

LAST CALL! If you love Christmas music, get your ticket to see David Phelps in concert in the MCA on December 8! The student price: $18! That ticket price only lasts until Friday (11.17.17) at 5pm, so get your tickets now! In order to purchase your student ticket, you must …

Meal Plans for Spring 2018

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Student Life

Sophomore-Seniors: If you have registered for classes for spring 2018, you may make changes to your meal plan.  Please verify on the portal https://my.huntington.edu/ICS/Students/Student_Life/Meal_Plan_Changes/ that you are on the correct meal plan.  Changes to your meal plan for spring may be made until Thursday, February 1st.   No changes are …