Lady Govs drop two in a row

>>Kory Gibbs, Staff Writer   The Lady Govs began their four game road trip this past weekend with two games in two days versus Southern Illinois University -Edwardsville on Friday and Eastern Illinois University on Saturday. The Lady Govs came in this weekend on a four game win streak and on top the Ohio Valley Conference standings. […]

BI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

SUE MANNING, Associated Press   LOS ANGELES — Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help root out those pet abusers before their behavior worsens and give a boost to […]

Lee Ann Womack chasing happiness over hits

CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer   After 15 years of channeling commercial country music, Lee Ann Womack is channeling something new: The music she’s always wanted to make With the release this week of country covers record “The Way I’m Livin’,” the singer with the soul-moving voice is aiming for something very different from what’s […]

A day in the life of a sixth year senior

>> Katherine McCully, Guest Writer You know what’s weird? When your friends start having babies on purpose. Like they planned it out and registered at Target and stuff. It’s also strange when you start working with people who were born in the year when you had to learn to tie your shoes before you could start first […]

What’s your “full college experience?”

>>Johnathan Bunton, Guest Writer The term “full college experience” is thrown around as much as a Kardashian sister as by underclassmen everywhere. It seems, at its core, a fairly self-explanatory phrase, one that brings to mind late nights, football games and dorm life. But at its heart, what does the “full college experience” really mean? Much like […]