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Donna Shahbazi, a College of Arts and Sciences junior and the president of the Creighton Students Union, represented Creighton University as a Delta Zeta sorority member in Washington, D.C. April 8-11, defending the rights of fraternity and sorority life on college campuses.

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The current trend in study abroad programs across the U.S. shows that men study abroad significantly less than women. In fact, about two-thirds of the students who study abroad in the U.S. are women. This matches the current trend at Creighton.

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The Creighton University Committee on the Status of Women hosted a lunch and panel at the Mike and Josie Harper Center, Friday; the topic of discussion: human trafficking in and around Nebraska.

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A Creighton graduate and Creighton faculty member shared their experiences in STEM fields, good and bad, at an event titled “Seeing Yourself in STEM: Women in Science” on March 29 at the Harper Ballroom.

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The Joslyn Art Museum held the final lecture of the academic year for the Omaha-Lincoln chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America’s on Sunday.

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On Saturday, the second annual “Consider!” talks, part of the Consideration Initiative, took place in the St. Robert Bellarmine Parish Mainelli Center.

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Now that icy roads and snow-packed streets are a thing of the past, Creighton students and faculty commuting around Omaha have encountered a new hindrance to their travels: gaping craters in the street.

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After receiving unanimous approval from the Omaha City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 5, Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority (MECA), in conjunction with the City of Omaha and Downtown Riverfront Trust, has begun construction on the Gene Leahy Mall downtown, starting a $300 million …

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Creighton’s Turning Point USA chapter (TPUSA) hosted a panel discussion on immigration last week that sparked much controversy, backlash and unrest among the student body.

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A simulation was held Friday through the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice (SCSJ) that provided participants with a glimpse into the obstacles a refugee faces in fleeing war, poverty and persecution.The simulation, titled “Omaha Neighbors Share the Journey: A Refugee Through Stories,” …

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Creighton’s annual law review symposium discussed inequality in healthcare on Thursday, March 7. This year’s symposium, titled “Inequities and Injustice in Healthcare,” took place in the Harper Center and was open to the public.

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Meghan Sullivan, Collegiate Chair and philosophy professor at the University of Notre Dame, spoke about Catholic philosophy as a way of life at the annual Henri J. Renard Endowed Lecture presented by the Department of Philosophy Tuesday night.In the lecture, Sullivan shared her self-describe…

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Former Nebraska Gov. Joseph Robert Kerrey will deliver the keynote at Creighton University’s 2019 commencement on Saturday, May 18 at the CHI Health Center.Cindy Workman, Director of Public Relations at Creighton, said that while Kerrey was the president of the New School, a university found…

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A still-developing news story has been topping national news outlets every day since Sunday — that of Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller III’s report.

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Creighton’s newly formed Town and Gown Committee began discussions regarding what is now known as the “Good Neighbor Policy” during July 2018.The committee’s purpose, according to their mission statement, is “to lead efforts with our students helping them understand [how to] have personal re…

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Marching down the mall on Friday, March 22, a group of Creighton community members showed their support for the empowerment of women.The event started at the steps of St. John’s Church with speeches by keynote speakers Bianca Kang, a second year Medical School student, and Dr. Juliane Sokup,…

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Many Creighton students spent their spring break on Service and Justice Trips, organized through the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice.This spring saw 16 trips working across the United States in 15 different locations. The locations visited this spring included: New Mexico, Ohio, Illi…

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Students and faculty members received a taste of advanced technology on Creighton’s campus during the second annual technology test kitchen on March 4.The Division of Information Technology and Library Services hosted the walk-in event to showcase new technologies to the Creighton community.…

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Correction: The conversation regarding climate change ended due to time running out, not due to controversy. According to Christopher McMahon, the president of Phi Delta Phi, "AG Peterson specifically said he welcomed tough questions, and the environmental question as well as his response we…

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Creighton students gathered outside Creighton Hall on Thursday, March 7 to take part in a University-approved silent demonstration to support those who were believed to “have experienced wrongful standards processes and policies.”The demonstration was organized by Braden Oldham, College of A…

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The Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., president of Creighton University, made the announcement in his annual convocation address that Creighton is officially becoming a test-optional institution beginning in the 2020 enrollment cycle.The goal is to make Creighton more reachable and give equa…

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The state of Nebraska is experiencing widespread and devastating floods, resulting in evacuation, road closures and a state of emergency.Starting early last week, the heat wave caused massive amounts of snow to melt rapidly on the still-frozen/saturated ground. This sudden run-off, combined …

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The Gallagher Hall Residence Hall Council hosted a discussion concerning racial issues in the U.S. on Feb. 21.The presentation marked the third installment of Gallagher Hall’s “Injustice Series,” a student-run educational program on different social justice topics.Gallagher Hall’s Service, F…

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Campus Ministry opened its new program, “Engage,” to the public for the first time on Tuesday night.Students were invited to gather for a meal, listen to speaker the Rev. Larry Gillick, journal and discuss at their tables about difficulties they face in their faith.“We really want this to be…

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Expanding the food options within walking distance from Creighton’s campus, Flight Deck opened to the public on Feb. 12.The new location draws in Creighton students, faculty, workers from Boys Town National Research Hospital and residents of the Atlas Apartments, as well as patrons from the …

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A delegation of four Creighton students traveled to Pittsburg, Kansas over the weekend, representing Inter Residence Hall Government at the Midwest Affiliate of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) Regional Business Conference.Creighton’s IRHG team walk…

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Editor’s note: College of Arts and Sciences senior Elizabeth Rudigier and Creighton alumnus Ed Cody’s short film “Home” will also screen at the Omaha Film Festival, premiering Thursday, March 7. “Home” details a Nepali-Bhutanese refugee’s search for home in an unfamiliar place, Omaha, Nebras…

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Savage. That’s the one word 12-year-old Creighton superfan Cale Ferrin said his brother would use to describe him. As for the Creighton men’s basketball team, Cale claims that they would describe him as their best friend.Cale’s passion for Creighton and the men’s basketball team seems to hav…

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Friday kicked off Creighton’s sixth annual “Global Health Conference Midwest.” The conference, which took place in the Mike & Josie Harper Center, was completely organized by Creighton graduate and undergraduate students.GHCM was open to all undergraduate and graduate students, healthcar…