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On Monday, Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD announced that Marcus Blossom would become Creighton’s next McCormick Endowed Athletic Director, beginning Sep. 27. 

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This Thursday marked the first in-person Skutt Shutdown attended by Creighton students in two years. 

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Gallagher Hall closed this past summer after housing students for the past 59 years. As a result, Swanson Hall has transitioned to a fully freshman dorm.

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Members of the Creighton community are finding ways to grieve and heal after recent incidents of police brutality and the trial of Derek Chauvin.

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The Farmer’s market at Anderson Plaza was an event where students gathered to sup- port small local businesses and get educated on the campus wide push for sustainability.

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The Creighton Intercultural Center held a virtual introduction and conversation session with newly named Interim Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Sarah Walker, on April 12.

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In a socially distanced ceremony, 42 Creighton students, one alumna and one honorary initiate were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Beta Chapter of Nebraska, in the Harper Center Hixson-Lied auditorium on April 16.

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Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty on Tuesday of the murder of George Floyd.

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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…