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Senior reaffirms career path through internship

Sep 19, 2018

After interning with the Williamson County Courthouse in Illinois, senior Stephanie Cluck has reaffirmed her chosen career path.

Krankenhaus internship revealing for ‘Berg junior

Sep 18, 2018

Junior Heather Ule met Jonas, her German boyfriend of seven years, when he was a high school exchange student. They’ve maintained their long-distance relationship over the years, with Heather visiting as often as possible in the summers.

Judge enlightens students during Court on Campus

Sep 18, 2018

Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Steve Shuff brought his courtroom to Heidelberg’s campus today in celebration of Constitution Day. In all, Shuff dealt with 15 felony criminal cases in Herbster Chapel.

Students, faculty and staff got to witness the real-life court cases, followed by enlightening interaction between cases with the judge, who emphasized the importance of Constitutional rights in the judicial process.

Madeline Flores: The life of a church music director

Sep 17, 2018

There’s a favorite family photo of Madeline Flores as a toddler, sitting in her high chair – not at the dinner table but at the piano. That may have been an early indication of things to come for this sophomore organ performance major who comes from a musical family.

This summer, Madeline completed an internship as the assistant music director at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bluffton, Ohio, not far from her hometown of Columbus Grove.

A splash of resistance: Conducting students practice in the pool

Sep 14, 2018

As the saying goes, resistance is futile. Or is it?

In the world of instrumental conducting, resistance is imperative in teaching would-be conductors the proper billowy physical motions of the baton. The feeling is similar to buoyancy or weightlessness.

It’s a difficult concept to demonstrate, so Professor Jon Waters took an unconventional approach. For two class sessions recently, the pool at the Tiffin Community YMCA became a classroom for Jon and his seven students, who learned that water naturalizes the motion of conducting.

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