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A summit for first-generation college students is introduced by Equity and Justice Council

Andrea Guzman

February 12, 2018

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First-generation college students convened in Fleck Hall for a day of bonding and learning about on-campus resources during a summit Feb. 10.Hosted by the Equity and Justice Council (EJC), the event drew in students ranging f...

Bon Appétit

February 12, 2018

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St.Edward's food service partner, Bon Appétit, closed an internal investigation that arose after chefs alleged a manager referred to students using a racial slur...

Bon Appétit manager investigated for racial slurs addressed to students

February 12, 2018

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Bon Appétit, a private on-site restaurant company that has acted as the St. Edward’s food service partner for more than nine years, has closed an internal investigation that arose after chefs alleged a manager referred...

31Gen

Andrea Guzman

February 10, 2018

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First generation college students convened in Fleck Hall for a day of bonding and learning about on-campus resources during a summit Feb. 10.Hosted by the Equity and Justice Council (EJC), the event drew in students from fres...

Campus pool back in operation following lack of adherence to city code

Victoria Cavazos

February 5, 2018

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The Recreation and Convocation Center (RCC) Pool reopened after a brief closure threatened to move the swim club’s practices elsewhere.Due to a failure to adhere to city code, it closed indefinitely on Jan. 24. But within 2...

Students work to understand the complexity of cryptocurrencies

February 5, 2018

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Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have experienced a rise in value in 2017. Bitcoin has peaked at around $20,000 per coin in December of last year.As cryptocurrencies gain popularity across the world, St.Ed’s students are wo...

HOPE Outdoor Gallery to close in June

Matthew San Martin, News Editor

February 5, 2018

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Last week the City of Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission unanimously approved the demolition of HOPE Outdoor Gallery, also known as the Graffiti Park. After an 8 - 0 vote, it was decided that the graffiti-covered concr...

Search for provost narrows to three candidates

January 29, 2018

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In the search for a new provost, St. Edward’s University has narrowed down a pool of candidates from over 100 to three. One of them is Elizabeth Gill, who currently holds a position at Canisius College.On Jan. 29, faculty me...

Employees set to leave following acceptance of retirement offers

Andrea Guzman

December 5, 2017

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Employees from nearly every division will accept the retirement transition offers provided earlier this fall. The divisions expect to have fiscal savings “by either not replacing the roles or strategically restructuring in conside...

Capital Factory hosts event uniting citizens, undocumented alike

Andrea Guzman

December 5, 2017

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Representatives and the undocumented community discussed opportunities for them in higher education, entrepreneurship and the Dream Act during a DACA Summit hosted at Capital Factory Dec. 2.The technology incubator hosted the ...

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