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Fall break service trip applications with the SCSJ are now open and will close on April 19. The SCSJ takes accepted applicants to locations across the United States, from New Mexico to West Virginia to learn about disenfranchised communities and to help solve systemic issues. 

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Creighton’s annual Giving Day celebration returned to campus with food trucks, snow cones and lawn games stretched up and down the mall, highlighting a 24 hour celebration for everyone on campus to support the university’s advancement efforts. 

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On Thursday, March 24, the students involved in the department of Fine and PerformingArts put on the musical, “The Secret Garden.” The sense of community found within this department is much greater than what meets the eye.

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 Creighton students gathered on Wednesday, March 23, at the Dubliner Pub for a fundraiser event for Dance Marathon, an on-campus philanthropy event and organization that raises money for the Omaha Children’s hospital. 

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   The Hawaii club’s sold-out luau packed the Kiewit Fitness Center’s gym on Saturday night welcom-ing students, faculty and community members to learn and celebrate their culture with Hawaiian food, dancing and vendors.

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Renowned author Isabel Wilkerson was hosted by Creighton in a Zoom event last Wednesday for the final installment of the Presidential Lecture Series and discussed the history and impacts of race and class in the United States. 

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As students, family and people close to Mary Kate Phelan continued to trickle in, the Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., began his speech at the packed memorial service for Phelan on Monday. Campus Ministry ushered in people arriving just before the service, seating them wherever there was an op…

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Creighton Senior in the department of Computer Science, Design and Journalism and Chicago native Mary Kate Phelan, told her academic adviser, associate professor Peggy Rupprecht, that during the pandemic she was struggling to make connections with potential employers. so she came up with an idea. 

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Around the ninth century A.D., people in Ireland began observing the Roman Catholic feast day of Saint Patrick on March 17. It was said that Saint Patrick used a shamrock, a three-leafed clover, to explain to the people of Ireland the concept of the holy trinity. Since then, the shamrock has…

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City Sprouts is a local nonprofit community garden and education center that works with the Omaha community to promote health, sustainability, and growth. 

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 After Russia invaded Ukraine, the Creighton Student Union partnered with campus ministry to bring a prayer service to the steps of St. John’s where the organizers were speaking, singing and praying with students gathered around the fountain. 

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 Creighton’s latest efforts for campus improvement and student scholarships, Forward Blue, marks the largest fundraising campaign in the University’s history and the construction for the large scale projects are beginning to take shape around the grounds. 

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An additional 110 parking spaces in the Hixson-Lied parking lot were removed by Creighton University last Monday as construction on the CL Werner Center for Health Sciences Education continues. 

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Information from the Creighton counseling center on body image, and tips to help young adults reframe how they view societal body standards went unheard after no one attended the “More than the Mirror” body image workshop last Tuesday. 

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With the closing of applications to be a part of the New Student Orientation team, the organization’s executives have been tasked with forming the new NSO team for this upcoming year. 

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Fransico “Frankie” Pastor-Rivera, a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been elected to be the first openly gay and latino president of the Creighton Student Union as of late Tuesday night. 

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The Creighton community is mourning the loss of Mark Kaipust, assistant professor in Creighton’s School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, and his son, Taylor, who were killed in a car accident Saturday morning. 

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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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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.