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Creighton held a seminar for “March Women’s Journey” on March 25. Guest speaker Corinne Rice-Grey-Cloud presented a speech about the missing and murdered indigenous women’s  movement to draw attention to violence towards indigenous women in America.

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The Creighton Students Union Program Board presented its second Brave Conversations, “All about Ableism,” on March 23 over Zoom with professor of communication studies Erika Kirby.

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Details for in-person hooding and commencement ceremonies are still being finalized, but Creighton University released a schedule of events last week.

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Eight people were killed in a shooting that took place across three Atlanta spas. Six of the victims were identified as Asian American women, which has led to increased fear among the Asian American population.

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Three small fires were started by a Creigh­ton student at the hand sanitizer stations in Kiewit Hall on Feb. 28.

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The Violence Intervention and Prevention Center held a “Tech Like a Boss” event on how to stay safe from digital harassment last Thursday hosted by a cybersecurity and harassment expert.Adam Dodge, founder of the nonprofit End Technology-Enabled Abuse, hosted the hour-long virtual presentati…

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About 3,635 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 at the community vaccine clinic at the Rasmussen Center on Saturday with the help of more than 300 volunteers.The Creighton operation, which is one of four clinics rolling out vaccines in Douglas County, is the only one that is interdisciplinar…

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Creighton discontinued the temperature check-in and screening stations on Feb. 22 while Campus Clear requirements remain in place.Beginning last semester, students, faculty and staff on campus were required to check-in at one of the screening stations open in Hixson-Lied, the Skutt Student C…

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A reminder was sent out to students last week from Student Health Education and Compliance that there is no 90-day immunity period after testing positive for COVID-19.In a video message, Angela Maynard, associate director of Student Health Education and Compliance, explained why there is no …

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In an email Thursday evening, athletic director Bruce Rasmussen informed the Creighton community that men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott is suspended from team activities.

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The Career Center has adjusted its services to prepare students for interviews and job opportunities in the circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic.The center hosted its spring career fair virtually on Feb. 19 using Handshake, Creighton’s online career management system.“Between ou…

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Creighton’s Public Safety department has been partnering with the Creighton Intercultural Center to engage in implicit bias training to help its officers understand their own unknown biases.Becky Nickerson, director of the Creighton Intercultural Center, explained that there are two types of…

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In an effort to better protect the Creighton community during the COVID-19 pandemic, disciplinary actions are being taken against those who do not regularly complete daily Campus Clear screenings.According to an email sent to students, faculty and staff from Creighton Community Standards, th…

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Campus remained open last week despite the extremely cold temperatures and the recent changes to Creighton’s severe weather policy that essentially eliminated snow days.With last Monday and Tuesday’s weather conditions dropping temperatures to the minus 20s and below, many students were hopi…

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Despite travel uncertainties brought about by COVID-19, the Spring Study Abroad Fair presented study abroad options for students for the upcoming semesters and was held in the Harper Ballroom last Thursday.Students wishing to attend were required to register for a single, one-hour time slot …

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With COVID-19 introducing many challenges for those struggling with mental health, Student Counseling Services has begun to host an “Overcoming Depression” workshop to provide tools and resources for students affected by depression.The workshop is a recurring event that takes place every two…

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In an early map of the City of Omaha, Creighton University’s campus was highlighted in warning yellow – “definitely declining” – at the edge of a red “hazardous” block.The disconnect between North Omaha, South Omaha and the rest of the city is a result of redlining, a process that normalized…

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Creighton’s annual Founders Week was celebrated last week from Feb. 1-4 with several events including awards ceremonies that honored students, faculty and staff.The annual celebration included a Founders Week mass, three different award ceremonies and a Founders Feast for students held at Br…

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The Creighton Students Union, led by President Parker Rieffenberger is planning to implement a series of new policies during his term including a campus-wide initiative to provide free female health products in women's bathrooms and a future on-campus farmers market.

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A revised severe weather policy in effect for 2020-21 has established the elimination of snow days and a shift to online classes for students.Approved by Creighton’s Critical Incident Response Team, it was announced that “In the event of severe weather that previously would have warranted cl…

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Creighton required all undergraduate students to get tested for COVID-19 prior to the start of the spring semester, but a snowstorm and the testing deadline caused a large number of students to gather at the testing site in the Kiewit Fitness Center on Tuesday, Jan. 26.Because a large snowst…

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More than 1,400 Douglas County residents received a COVID-19 vaccination shot at the Rasmussen Center on Saturday.Creighton University is one of four community partners working with the Douglas County Health Department to administer the vaccines. The county is currently vaccinating residents…

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A new facility will be built to house the School of Medicine and other health programs, bringing Creighton closer to being the top provider of Catholic health sciences education in the U.S., said the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson.The $75 million project, poised to be completed by fall 2023, wil…

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Heider College of Business transitioned the annual Business Symposium to a virtual event from Nov. 2-13.The virtual format of the Business Symposium includes eight podcast episodes from the “Entrepreneurs on Fire” podcast, two live Q&A sessions and t…

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Creighton University College of Nursing juniors are reaching the end of the first semester of clinicals with COVID-19, and some say their passions for their major haven’t been marginalized but have grown.Nursing clinicals give students a firsthand experience in the workforce through shadowin…

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Parker Rieffenberger will takeover as Creighton Students Union president in 2021, his predecessor Colby Austin announced Tuesday during the virtual State of the Student Address.Rieffenberger is a sophomore in the Heider College of Business studying economics and political science and is exci…

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The coronavirus has had unforeseen consequences on the Creighton student experience, and many people have begun to express concern over the impact it will have on Fraternity and Sorority Life and the upcoming recruitment on campus in the beginning of 2021.Fraternities and sororities have bee…

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With event cancellations due to COVID-19, Creighton’s Dance Marathon hosted a hybrid event and doubled its fundraising goal to more than $41,500 donated to Children's Miracle Network.On Oct. 24, the SLIC hosted its sixth Dance Marathon. This year’s event was different from previous years bec…

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The Omaha City Council voted Tuesday to extend the city’s mask mandate through Feb. 23.An updated directed health measure also went into effect statewide in Nebraska on Wednesday, requiring 6 feet of separation between household groups or individuals at gyms, bars, restaurants, businesses an…

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The Tower Bell at St. John’s rang on All Souls Day, Nov. 2, for 23 consecutive minutes — one minute for every 10,000 people who died from COVID-19 in the United States.“It was heartbreaking to hear the bells ring for such a long period of time,” junior in the Heider College of Business Laura…

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Coming to Creighton with a mental picture of what college should be like, students in the class of 2024 have encountered another speed bump altering their college experience.COVID-19 has taken away a number of social activities that are the benchmarks of college.The cancellations of Homecomi…

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Creighton has extended its winter break to two months and is now offering twice the number of winter courses to undergraduate and graduate students.With reduced tuition prices, 45 online courses and multiple session options, Creighton is creating more opportunities for students to complete t…

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Bluejay Bites, a student-run organization that provided late-night food service, was shut down on Oct. 13 because of Creighton policy.“The Creighton community standard says that you are not allowed to sell anything on campus without permission from your resident director and that solicitatio…

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The positive test rate in Douglas County jumped nearly 4 1/2 points to 21.2% for the week ending Saturday, the highest positive test rate in the county since early May.The Creighton COVID-19 Dashboard reported 56 total cases for that same week, the third-highest total reported since the star…

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The Rasmussen Center reopened for student fitness on Oct. 26. After being closed for the beginning of the semester because of COVID-19, Creighton has moved into phase two of its response plan.Phase two includes reopening the Rasmussen Center to provide additional opportunities for health and…

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Creighton students that live on campus are allowed to visit other on-campus students in all residence halls, the Department of Residential Life announced on Oct. 11.“While conditions do not allow for commencement of Phase Two as described in the Caring for Our Creighton Community guide to re…