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Campus urged to donate used laptops to Sudan

Jenna Jaco

December 5, 2011

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This month, students have the opportunity to give their used laptops a second life. St. Edward's University Arabic professor Awad Abdelgadir is collecting laptops in working condition to donate to elementary schools in Sudan. Abde...

Topper Tats: Rugby player inks his body based on past experiences

Brooke Blanton

November 29, 2011

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Topper Tats scours St. Edward's University to bring you the stories behind the most creative, the most meaningful and the most what-was-I-thinking tattoos inked on our students. For St. Edward's University junior, Zach "Chad" Chodaniecky, h...

Students in theater major to direct 10-minute plays at MMNT

Jenna Jaco

November 29, 2011

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The St. Edward's University theater department has yet another production currently in the works. The Ten Minute Play Festival is a free-admission collection of short plays showing at the Mary Moody Northen Theater Dec. 6-7. All of the ...

CowParade Austin comes to a close with successful auction

Beatriz Parres

November 29, 2011

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CowParade, the art installation that occupied Austin for the last several months, auctioned more than 40 cows, raising $1.49 million for Superhero Kids Foundation at Dell's Children Hospital after three months of exhibition in...

Weekly ‘Flix Fix: Kidnapping strangers warms the Hart over the holiday season

Wendy Cawthon

November 29, 2011

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Weekly ‘Flix Fix takes the legwork out of wading through thousands of film choices on Netflix, bringing you the most truly bizarre, quirky and outright amazing gems instant streaming has to offer.   Now that Thanksgiving has...

Topper Tats: Animal tattoos encourage student and help community

Brooke Blanton

November 14, 2011

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Topper Tats scours St. Edward's University to bring you the stories behind the most creative, the most meaningful and the most what-was-I-thinking tattoos inked on our students. Nineteenth century writer Mary Ann Evans once said, "Animals a...

Movember inspires men to kiss their razor goodbye for a cause

Catherine Hennessy

November 14, 2011

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Every year for one month, it is socially acceptable for men to grow the scruffiest and scraggliest beards, mustaches, chin straps and goatees in celebration of what is commonly known as Movember or No Shave November. Started by a g...

Austin offers events and eats for Thanksgiving

Nikki Hill

November 14, 2011

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The holiday season is approaching—as are finals, the remainder of that mythical Freshman 15 you haven't gained yet and liberating trips back home. But if you aren't going home for Thanksgiving this year, don't worry. Austin h...

Student organizes service program to offer aid to East Africa

Hannah Thornby

November 14, 2011

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Three years ago, St. Edward's University junior Patrick Dunlap went to Africa on a service trip and fell in love with what he calls the "most amazing people" he has ever met. Since then, he has gone back twice through the Col...

Casting call for “The Lying Game” seeks college students

Ryan Lester

November 14, 2011

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This Saturday, Nov. 19, an open casting call will be held at Austin Studios for the ABC Family drama "The Lying ng younger span data-scayt_word="roles."" data-scaytid="6">roles." While they would like people with experience for most of the ...

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