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As part of the Jesuit Refugee Service 2020 Speakers Tour, journalist Danielle Vella shared individual refugee narratives from her new book and encouraged students to listen to the stories of refugees and share them with others on Tuesday in the Harper Center Ballroom.Vella is the author of “…

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Nibras Khudaida, a sophomore in the Heider College of Business, spoke at the United Nations Youth Assembly, which was held from Feb. 14-16 in New York City, advocating for equality for women in education and for religious minorities.Khudaida and her family were forced to flee their village o…

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As the search committee looks for a new provost, two student listening sessions were held on Feb. 18 as an opportunity for students to voice their ideas and goals for the candidates for this position.Tanya Winegard, vice provost for student life, was the moderator for both of these sessions.…

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From Feb. 10-21, the College of Arts and Sciences put on the Unlimited Opportunities events in conjunction with the Career Center.Thirteen College of Arts and Sciences departments were represented. Each held their own event, which featured a panel of alumni from that department who talked ab…

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The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said it will begin a “preliminary review” of the death of Omaha-born civil rights leader Malcolm X, the New York Times said, after a new documentary was released presenting evidence of two wrongful convictions in his assassination.The documentary seri…

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Two construction projects will be springing up on campus in 2020: a redesign of 24th Street and the building of a new suite-style residence hall north of McGloin.The projects were unveiled during the Founders Day Convocation by Creighton President, the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J.Prelimi…

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Creighton will reduce its investment exposure to fossil fuel companies from 8.9% to 5.7%, according to an announcement made by the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J. on Tuesday.The decision was made by the Investment Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees, and it comes amid an ongoing conversat…

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The Office of Sustainability and Canon Solutions America released a report that shows reduced print impressions in faculty, staff and student printing since 2017.Canon Solutions America, which has supplied print services to Creighton since 2016, partnered with the sustainability office on a …

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The Creighton community joined in celebration of its diverse faith and spiritual traditions at the Interfaith Prayer Service held on Feb. 5 at St. John’s Parish.The service was prepared and led by Campus Ministry and the Interfaith Core Team, a group of students with various faith and spirit…

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A group of students and faculty went with the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice to the Ecumenical Legislative Briefing Day on Feb. 8 to learn about current and upcoming Nebraska legislation, how legislation affects social justice issues and how to contact senators about the bills.The l…

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More than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from Creighton were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for Jesuit colleges and universities, on Saturday.Alpha Sigma Nu Student Chapter President and senior in the College of Arts and Sciences Jack Midtlien gave the…

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President Donald Trump was acquitted of both counts of impeachment in a vote by members of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 5.In impeachment articles presented by the U.S. House of Representatives, the president was accused of abuse of power and withholding military aid from Ukraine in ord…

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The Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J. announced in his address at the Founders Day Convocation that 2020 will be the final year that Creighton hosts Project Homeless Connect Omaha.The convocation was held on Feb. 4 in the Hixson-Lied Auditorium.PHCO is a one-day event that has welcomed people…

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The Leadership Recognition Awards Ceremony recognized leaders within Creighton’s community on Monday in the Skutt Student Center Ballroom.The awards ceremony was sponsored by the Creighton Students Union and was held as a part of Founder’s Week. The recipients of this year’s awards were nomi…

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The week leading up to the Iowa caucuses brought three presidential candidate visits to Council Bluffs that drew Creighton students from across the river.The campaign events were for business- man Andrew Yang, former Vice President Joe Biden and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Sen. Elizabeth Wa…

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Located on level one of the Skutt Student Center, a newly installed machine has grabbed the attention of curious students and music-lovers alike.The TouchTunes jukebox was installed in the student center on Jan. 28 after being approved by senior director of Housing and Auxiliary Services Luc…

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Creighton sophomore Mackenzie Carlson has returned to campus after the coronavirus outbreak in China cut her study abroad program short.The Heider College of Business student had been at the Beijing Center at the University of International Business and Economics for about three weeks when t…

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The Reproductive Rights Club applied for the second time to be recognized as an official student organization on Creighton’s campus and was denied because of comparative efforts by existing organizations and conflict with the Catholic Church and Jesuit mission, according to the Student Organ…

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Community and city voices discussed racial justice and healing at the first National Day of Racial Healing Dialogue, held on Jan. 21.The event was hosted by the Kingfisher Institute for the Liberal Arts and Professions, Creighton’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, and the Oma…

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Provost Tom Murray has decided to retire from the university, according to the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J. in an announcement made to Creighton students, staff and faculty on Monday.Murray began his provost duties on an interim basis on July 1, 2016. After a nationwide search for a new …

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Free STD testing, including urine testing for gonorrhea and chlamydia and blood testing for HIV, are available during walk-in hours in Markoe Hall for all students.The Student Health Education and Compliance Office partnered with the Douglas County Health Department to continue to offer this…

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Public Safety and Shuttle Services rolled out new shuttles at the beginning of the semester with the capacity for two wheelchairs on each shuttle, a wheelchair lift and a new design.The two wheelchair-accessible shuttles comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act requirement that any ve…

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Creighton Students for Life attended the 47th annual March for Life held in Washington, D.C. over the weekend of Jan. 24.CSFL had a record 133 attendees, as the delegation once again invited outside groups and individuals to participate in the trip.The group included 63 Creighton students; 2…

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Students and faculty attended the campus climate forum Tuesday to hear from the expert panel about the issue of divestment and other ways the university can address climate change.The Creighton-only forum, “Seeking Hope: Intentional and Ignatian Responses to the Global Climate Crisis,” was h…

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The Creighton Students Union launched a new initiative this month aimed at providing free Metro Bus passes to Creighton students in order to support and improve student transportation options in Omaha.CSU is providing students with a metro bus pass that provides 10 free trips on a first-come…

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Sophomore residence hall McGloin has been infested with cockroaches for the past few weeks, with residents saying they have found them in showers, beds and hallways.“The recent university-contracted pest control treatment displaced some roaches into the hall, which is a common result of rout…

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Brother Patrick Douglas, S.J., is competitive powerlifter, and he truly lives out the Jesuit value of “finding God in all things.” He shared with students five spiritual lessons he learned from the weight room.On Tuesday, as a part of Campus Ministry’s ENGAGE programming, participants gather…

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An anti-abortion speaker brought to Creighton’s campus by Creighton Students for Life drew a group of silent protesters outside the Heider College of Business, holding signs that read, “Step out of your privilege” and “Her body, her choice.”Kristan Hawkins, a grassroots activist and the pres…

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The Creighton Ability Network, led by the School of Pharmacy and Health Profes- sions at Creighton, hosted its third annual Rise Up Runway fashion show on Saturday at the Scoular Ballroom.Approximately 150 people were in attendance, with 30 participants/models from all abilities and age grou…

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Well Being Week kicked off on Monday with the intention of helping students focus on mental health during a peak time of stress in the semester.

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College of Nursing student Colby Austin and College of Arts and Sciences student Brayton Matuska were elected as 2020 Creighton Students Union president and executive vice president, respectively, on Tuesday.

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Creighton students’ call for climate justice continued on Tuesday with a vote in which 85.8% of 2,438 total participants voted in support of passing Creighton Students Union Referendum No. 19-02, which calls for the university to divest funds from the fossil fuel industry.

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As a part of the ongoing Creighton’s “The Saint John’s Bible” lecture series at the Joslyn Art Museum, the fourth lecture titled “Where Science Meets Scripture: The Saint John’s Bible” was given Sunday.

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Creighton Students Union Program Board announced on Wednesday that the headliner for this year’s Fallapalooza is Quinn XCII, a singer and songwriter out of Detroit who combines hip-hop, pop, reggae and electronic dance genres in his music.