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The newly renovated 24th Street was officially debuted on Sept.24 as the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J. cut the ribbon of the $6.8 million redesign.The street has been reduced to one lane in either direction as it passes through campus. The addition of separating each lane with medians was…

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Residential Life has worked with Student Health Education and Compliance and Creighton Dining to arrange accommodations for students living on campus who must enter quarantine or isolation.Coronavirus cases and close contacts have impacted residence halls daily, said Lucas Novotny, senior di…

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Creighton is hosting its annual Shoo the Flu event at various locations on campus, including the Skutt Student Center, the Old Gym and the CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy through Oct. 16.The Assistant Director for Immunizations and Compliance Jenni Bragg is overse…

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Going out and drinking can be risky, especially for women. There is always a danger that someone may try to slip a substance into someone’s drink.“It’s a huge sadness that we even have to have a discussion about how you keep somebody from slipping you substances so that they can harm you,” s…

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The start of the spring semester will be delayed and there will be no spring break for Creighton students during the spring semester, said the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., in an email on Oct. 6.The semester will begin on Jan. 27 for on-campus undergraduate students, according to the ema…

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The Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., announced on Sept. 21 that Gail Jensen, dean of the Graduate School and the College of Professional Studies, and Mark Latta, dean of the School of Dentistry, will be stepping down from their deanships next summer.In an email, Hendrickson said that Jen- s…

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The Creighton University COVID-19 Dashboard reported a total of 32 cases for the week ending Sept. 26, matching the previous week’s total.There were 27 student cases and five employee cases reported last week, which brings the campus to a total of 189 cases since move-in.According to the das…

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Many Creighton students have experienced the fear that strikes when they hear a sharp knock at their door, but not all know what happens after the door is opened.Room searches are something that resi- dential life and Public Safety typically deal with on a weekly basis at Creighton.Kristen S…

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The ninth annual National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan and collaborative effort that registers thousands of new voters every year, was held on Sept. 22.Held on the fourth Tuesday of every September, the day consists of coordinated events by thousands of national and community partne…

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The Office of Sustainability Programs partnered with the Creighton Students Union and Creighton Dining to begin a composting program on campus this semester.“There’s no consequences of composting — it’s just wonderful,” Director of the Office of Sustainability Programs Nick McCreary said.“Th…

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Creighton Students Union, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Violence Intervention and Prevention Center held a Title IX Student Listening Session on Tuesday over Zoom to discuss the chang- es that have been made nationwide to Title IX, how those changes will be implemented and how …

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Creighton Students Union hosted a town hall on Sept. 17 to address student concerns and an- swer questions about racial injustice.The town hall was conducted via a Zoom webinar, and attendees were encouraged to ask questions via a Q&A function within the call.Panelists included Becky Nic…

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Jake Gardner, the former Omaha bar owner indicted in connection with the May 30 shooting death of 22-year-old James Scurlock, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Oregon on Sunday, authorities told the Omaha World-Herald.Last week, a 16-member grand jury charged Gardner with…

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The Creighton University African American Student Association organized a ‘die-in’ demonstration on the Skinner Mall on Sept. 16 to remember victims of police brutality.According to Heider College of Business sophomore and President of CUASA Sunny Washington, the demonstration was organized …

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Creighton’s Public Safety has taken on a new role since the coronavirus outbreak and is now responsible for transporting students to and from quarantine or isolation at the DoubleTree hotel, taking students to get tested on campus and transporting those tests to Lincoln to be analyzed.“We’re…

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Creighton administrators have taken the campus, city and county coronavirus positivity rates into account when considering a move from phase one to phase two of campus reopening, they said at the CSU COVID-19 Town Hall on Tuesday.“We are trying to make sure that we ease into our different ph…

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Creighton’s Public Safety is continuing its racial bias training program for a second year since its inception last year.The program was founded in the fall of 2019 by Michael Rein- er, the Assistant Vice President of Public Safety, Dave Dibelka, the Associate Director of Public Safety, and …

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Creighton has partnered with Spin, a San Francisco-based electric scooter company, to in- troduce electric docking stations for Spin scooters around campus.For the first trial, docks are set to be installed in the area between Kiewit Hall and the Skutt Student Center, on the north side of th…

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Twelve new COVID-19 cases were reported on the Creighton Coronavirus Dashboard for the week ending Sept. 5. Creighton has reported a total of 107 cases since move-in.Of the new cases, one employee and 11 students are reported to have tested positive.The dashboard is updated each Monday by th…

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With the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, Creighton’s Global Engagement Office is helping students navigate the possibilities of studying abroad in the spring.“We are still very hopeful and optimistic that we can send students abroad — may- be not to every single location around the world, …

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As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the Creighton community, the Center for Health and Counseling and the COVID Response Team are working to keep students, faculty and staff safe and healthy with designated quarantine and isolation zones for students both on and off campus.Students wh…

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The Creighton Students’ Union has announced two upcoming events in which students will have the opportunity to address their questions, concerns and comments regarding racial injustice, the coronavirus pandemic and Creighton’s new Title IX Sexual Harassment policy.CSU is continuing the conve…

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Beginning in March, the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice has pivoted their pro- gramming from in-person to virtual in response to the coronavirus pandemic.The SCSJ has continued virtual community engagement through tutoring, mentoring and letter writing. These virtual opportunities wi…

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The Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library, the Health Sciences Library and the Skutt Student Center have opened up socially distanced spaces for use by students who are enrolled in hybrid or fully online classes and need a place to attend Zoom classes on campus.“We received many requests from both…

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As campus closed and classes moved online in March, Creighton’s international students facing travel bans, economic worries, and stress about family and school had to decide whether they were going to stay in the U.S. or return to their home country.

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Creighton’s Student Counseling Services has adapted their offerings to meet the needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jennifer Peter, Director of Student Counseling Services, spoke on the changes that have been made to the counseling center as well as what students can expect going…

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After students were required to leave campus in early March because of the coronavirus outbreak, many were uncertain of how the fall semester would look. Now that Creighton has reopened its campus, the new hybrid and online learning systems have transformed residence halls into the new classrooms. 

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Students organized a demonstration titled “Enough is Enough” on Aug. 27 to show support for Creighton community members of color. The crowd gathered at 24th and Cuming streets, where they wore masks, practiced social distancing and expressed their concerns regarding racial injustice happenin…

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Creighton’s Coronavirus Dashboard reported 41 new COVID-19 cases among students for the week ending Aug. 29, raising the total number of cases on campus to 95 since the week of move-in.

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On Aug. 12, Creighton welcomed the class of 2024 from a distance of 6 feet. Compared to previous years, move-in and Welcome Week looked significantly different. Instead of the crowd of Welcome Week leaders hauling suitcases, mini-fridges and futons up the stairs and into the freshmen dorms, …

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Face coverings, social distancing and hand hygiene: Panelists emphasized the importance of these actions for a safe reopening of Creighton’s campus while answering questions during the Creighton Students Union virtual town hall addressing COVID-19 and racial injustice.

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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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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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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 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…