by NICK BUCHANAN
Let’s take a short trip down memory lane to grade school – more specifically, those few days every year when the teacher was absent. To replace that day’s scheduled lesson, a substitute teacher would haul in the tube television strapped atop a wheeled utility cart and press play on a very specific videocassette – one that began with a blaring theme song that spawned a chorus of chanting fourth graders: “Bill! Bill! Bill!”
For current college students, the love for Bill Nye the Science Guy, a live-action children’s comedy show that packaged science lessons into quirky, fast-paced shticks, is arguably one of the most ubiquitous elementary school memories. Bringing the title persona himself out of the television and onto the stage, a neighboring university in Tiffin allowed its students the chance for a nostalgia blast as young adults by inviting Bill Nye to speak to the campus on Jan. 25.
by JESSICA HOLLAN
The most exciting time of the year for Greek organizations is upon us: pledging. Interviews for the process begin this week, and to prepare you for what’s ahead we sat down with four* of the six Greek organizations to ask about their pledging process, and what their group is looking for in their future sisters and brothers.