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Students in social work class host fundraiser

Claire Cella

October 19, 2009

   At a fundraiser, co-sponsored by St. Edward's University students, a total of $2,780 was raised to aid a local nonprofit organization.Students in Generalist Practice, a social work course offered at St. Edward's University, and memb...

City passes bike safety law

Yenifes Trochez

October 18, 2009

The Austin City Council adopted an ordinance that will require a three-feet passing distance between cars and bicycles Thursday.  The ordinance, sponsored by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and City Council members Chris Riley and M...

Effects of floods still felt on campus

Mary Fisher

October 18, 2009

Despite two recent floods in campus buildings, St. Edward's University will not be taking extra precautions to stop future flooding. On Sept. 21, a fire sprinkler valve broke in the Main Building, flooding offices on the fourth f...

H1N1 virus spreads throughout St. Edward’s

Mary Fisher

October 18, 2009

Over 145 St. Edward's Univeristy students have been diagnosed with H1N1 flu symptoms, a number that is expected to increase dramatically, according to a university official. Each week the Health Center diagnoses roughly 20 to 3...

Congress debates student loan takeover

Haleigh Svoboda

October 18, 2009

The majority of St. Edward's University students finance their education with Federal Family Education Program loans, but thanks to pending Federal legislation, that soon may no longer be an option. The Student Aid and Fiscal Res...

Bookstore hosts second book reading

Katy Johnson

October 18, 2009

The St. Edward's University campus bookstore hosted its second book reading Oct. 14, welcoming Sherri Defesche, author of "Reunion on the Rainbow Bridge." Defesche's novel is a love story about a couple's journey through time, ...

Fountain undergoing renovations

Tristan Hallman

October 18, 2009

The St. Edward's University fountain is getting a makeover. The fountain, a landmark at the center of campus in the Ragsdale Plaza, is being renovated to fix leaking, flooding and safety issues. Contractors from a company called...

Author of “Remarkable Creatures” talks science

Yenifes Trochez

October 18, 2009

The author of "Remarkable Creatures," a book that depicts the development of the theories of evolution, shared his theories and discussed his book at St. Edward's University Oct. 13. The event featuring Sean B. Carroll was co-s...

Fountain getting renovated

Tristan Hallman

October 11, 2009

The St. Edward's University's fountain is getting amakeover. The St. Edward's University fountain is getting a makeover.The fountain, a landmark at the center of campus in the Ragsdale Plaza, is being renovated to fix leaking...

Ragsdale open after flood

Tristan Hallman

October 3, 2009

St. Edward's University is assessing the damage after a flood that closed down the Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center. The university reopened the building's third floor last Thursday and its second floor the next day. Jones A...

New students trying to start debate club

Allison Sanders

October 3, 2009

 When freshman Daniel Jamison came to St. Edward's University this fall, he noticed that a debate team was not available on campus. So he set out to change this and is in the early stages of beginning a club. "We want to be ...

World religions celebrated

Jacqueline Slanley

October 3, 2009

St. Edward's University held its first annual "A Gathering of Faiths," in conjunction with a similar event to be held in Melbourne, Australia in December. The event that inspired the festival, the Parliament of the World's Religion...

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