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January 29, 2018

You may recognize Dr. Alan Altimont on campus by a few markers. I think of him as a mix of Robert De Niro and Santa whilst wearing a fashionable bowtie--he’s been into wearing bowties for the past 15 years now.Altimont teac...

‘Voice of the Egyptian Revolution’ captures national power struggle

Gianni Zorrilla, Life and Arts Editor

November 6, 2017

Last Thursday, St. Edward’s welcomed internationally renowned singer and activist Ramy Essam. Essam hails from Egypt and has become a prominent figure of social activism, frequently referred to as “The Voice of the Egyptia...

Chicana author reads unpublished poem at the Visiting Writers Series

Caley Berg

November 30, 2015

As part of the Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series, author Ana Castillo spoke to a group of professors and students in Jones Auditorium.Castillo is a Chicana writer known for award-winning works including feminist novel Massacre of the Dream...

Cell phone use at concerts disturbs relationship between musician and audience


October 16, 2015

Since the birth of our precious smart phones, our handheld devices have infected concerts like the Black Plague infected Europeans. Cell phone use has universally transformed the concert experience. Indoor concert venues now look like ...

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