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SGA looks to transition

Haleigh Svoboda

April 26, 2010

The Student Government Association is wrapping up the semester by preparing for work over the summer and next fall's legislative session."We'll be staying busy," President-elect Blanca Garcia said.The SGA representatives elected this...

New college student, Arturo Garcia, killed in motorcycle accident

Bryce Bencivengo

April 20, 2010

St. Edward's University New College student Arturo M. Garcia Jr. was killed in a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon. Garcia, 29, was riding his motorcycle on Ranch Road 337 outside of Leakey, a town 100 miles west of San Antonio...

CAMPUS BRIEF: Cardinal Theodore McCarrick named as commencement speaker

Tristan Hallman

April 20, 2010

Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick has been named as the commencement speaker at the 124th St. Edward's University graduation ceremony in May. McCarrick will also be appearing at the Baccalaureate Mass May 7 alongside recently-named Austin...

Job market offers optimism for graduating seniors

Jake Hartwell

April 19, 2010

Students graduating in May from St. Edward's University can look forward to a stabilizing job market, though they are not out of the woods just yet. The national unemployment rate has remained steady at just under 10 percent. In...

Catholic Studies major to be offered for first time

Ari Auber

April 19, 2010

St. Edward's University, though a Catholic Holy Cross institution, has never offered a major that specifically focuses on its history and heritage—until now. In fall 2010, Catholic studies will be available as a major for stu...

Garcia and Heiden outspent opposition four-to-one

Ari Auber

April 19, 2010

The Blanca Garcia-Krista Heiden campaign for president and vice president of the Student Government Association spent more than their opponents, Hannah Kurtzweil and Samantha Cook, by a margin of more than four-to-one.The Garcia-Heide...

SGA meal plan relief altered

Haleigh Svoboda

April 19, 2010

The initial Student Government Association plan to award 10 grants to offset the commuter meal plan mandate has been altered. "We are in a process of transitioning it from the primary account to the endowment fund we set up," Vice Pr...

Study abroad programs expanding

Jake Hartwell

April 19, 2010

St. Edward's University students might soon have new study abroad options among an array of already-expanding programs. The university widely encourages students to study abroad and is working on creating more avenues through w...

University child care proposal takes a step forward

Jen Obenhaus

April 19, 2010

The Faculty Senate has taken another step forward with its plans to provide a childcare facility for faculty and staff at or near St. Edward's University. Members of the Faculty Senate's Childcare Committee met with university Execu...

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