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Greek life debated at Student Government Town Hall

Callie Chiang

November 30, 2009

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The Student Government Association held a town hall meeting Nov. 18 to allow St. Edward's University students to discuss and debate controversial issues like Greek life, plus/minus grading and creating a music major. Dozens of students...

Child care for faculty and staff discussed

November 30, 2009

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A survey to gauge the interest in on-campus child care was distributed to faculty and staff of St. Edward's University in November. The Faculty Senate created the Child Care Committee in the fall semester of 2008 to investigate ...

Apprentice Austin pairs students with professionals

Michael McNally

November 30, 2009

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St. Edward's University students who are looking for a way to connect with future employers in Austin may not need to look further with the start of the Apprentice Austin program. Sponsored by the Austin Young Chamber of Comm...

University promotes professionalism

Kelli O'Donnell

November 16, 2009

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First-year college graduates lack the professional workplace qualities that business professionals seek, according to a study conducted by York College of Pennsylvania in August 2009. The study collected data from a random, n...

Housing sign-up now online

Katy Johnson

November 16, 2009

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For St. Edward's University students, the spring housing sign-up, which began on Nov. 2, was an uncharacteristic two weeks earlier this year. And even though Residence Life at St. Edward's can house more than 1,300 students i...

Tuition revenue remains stable

Kyle Nigro

November 16, 2009

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Some private colleges and universities are anticipating a serious decline in their tuition revenues for this year, according to a report from Moody's Investors Service. The report is based on a survey of 100 of 286 private ins...

H1N1 cases decreasing

Mary Fisher

November 9, 2009

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The number of presumed H1N1 cases reported is decreasing, said a St. Edward's University health official. "The week of Oct. 12 there were 23 cases while the week of Oct. 26 there were only six cases," said William Pannabecker, ...

University assesses computer competency

Jennifer Schrauth

November 9, 2009

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St. Edward's University has been reassessing its computer competency requirements and the way that computer skills are taught. Every student at the university is required to complete a set of computer competencies before graduation. The...

Student discovered dead in apartment

Bryce Bencivengo, Claire Cella & Tristan Hallman

November 9, 2009

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St. Edward's University sophomore Jared M. Young was found dead in his off-campus apartment Nov. 1. The Austin Police Department received a call at 7:31 p.m. and responded to an apartment in the 500 block of East Stassney Ln. APD is...

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