Coming At Trine

Spring is here, and activities are in full swing at Trine University:

International Night

Filling the mall of the Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center with live performances, food and fun activities representing some 30 nations, the 52nd annual International Night celebration will seek to bring the feel of its theme, “Carnaval,” to Trine University, from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21. Free and open to the public.

Sustainability Summit

Trine University’s Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Knowledge (SPEAK) will host a Sustainability Summit speaker series leading up to the organization’s Earth Fest 2020 celebration in April. Events are free and open to the public. Each will begin at 6 p.m. in Wells Theatre.

  • March 19, Martha Ferguson, owner of Riverview Native Nursery in DeKalb County: “Native Plants – Beauty and Biodiversity”
  • March 26, Tim Maloney, senior policy director at the Hoosier Environmental Council: “Funding Wildlife Habitats”
  • April 2, Kristen Thomas MS4 coordinator, City of Angola: “Thinking about Stormwater”

Debate sponsored by the Herald Republican

Candidates for Steuben County offices will share their platforms and debate the issues beginning at 6 p.m. April 2 in Fabiani Theatre. Free and open to the public.

Gordon Lightfoot

The internationally acclaimed artist will perform beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the Ryan Concert Hall of the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Limited seating remains. Tickets range from $45-$70 and are available at


Check out the following Thunder home events:

  • Baseball: Manchester, 4 p.m. March 24; Alma, 1 p.m. March 29; Adrian, 4 p.m. March 31
  • Softball: Greenville (DH), noon March 21, Ohio Northern (DH), 3:30 p.m. March 24
  • Men’s Tennis: Franklin, 2:30 p.m. March 21; Bethel, 4 p.m. March 24; Ohio Northern, 4 p.m. March 26
  • Women’s Tennis: Franklin, noon March 21; Bethel, 4 p.m. March 25; St. Mary’s, 1 p.m. March 28
  • Men’s LaCrosse: Earlham, 4 p.m. March 21; MSOE, 1 p.m. March 28
  • Women’s Lacrosse: Franklin, 1 p.m. March 21; Albion, 7 p.m. March 31

Open Skate

Get on the ice at the Thunder Ice Arena from 5:45-7:45 p.m. every Wednesday and 4:45-6:45 p.m. every Sunday. Cost is $6, with skate rental available for $3.

Brunch by Bon Appetit

Join us in the award-winning Whitney Commons Café for an all-you-can eat brunch, including a carving station, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $11.20 for adults and $5.59 for ages 5-12.