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Health care reform debated

Jake Hartwell

October 26, 2009

The U.S. Congress is working to pass a new health care bill, but disagreement exists throughout the country and at St. Edward's University regarding health care reform. Five separate plans have been presented, and now Congress f...

Workers cut down the tree between Moody Hall and Sorin Oak Oct. 22.

Tree cut down on campus

October 22, 2009

Gubernatorial hopeful Hank Gilbert speaks to College Democrats

Tristan Hallman

October 21, 2009

Democratic hopeful for Texas governor Hank Gilbert spoke about politics, education, health care and transportation with the St. Edward's University College Democrats Wednesday, Oct. 21. Gilbert, an East Texas rancher and forme...

Students in social work class host fundraiser

Claire Cella

October 20, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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...

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