American Red Cross scholarship opportunity
Oct25

American Red Cross scholarship opportunity

— By Allison Christensen, Editor-In-Chief —   The American Red Cross “Leaders Save Lives” program is offering students the opportunity to engage with their communities, save lives and gain leadership experience by hosting a blood drive between Dec. 15 and Jan. 15. Students will be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500. Students work directly with an American Red Cross account manager to coordinate the blood drive....

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SMUMN SOUL trips offer great experiences
Oct18

SMUMN SOUL trips offer great experiences

— By Grace Van Beest, Copy Editor —   During spring and fall breaks, students have the chance to participate in SOUL (Serving Others United in Love) trips, sponsored by Campus Ministry. Last year, for instance, a fall semester trip went to Chicago. The president of SOUL and participant in the Chicago trip, Leanne Cleveland, said that she has been on four trips previous to last fall’s, and she has always been able to learn...

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Saint Mary’s Science and Learning Center officially underway
Oct14

Saint Mary’s Science and Learning Center officially underway

— By Katie Krull, Cardinal Staff —   As part of the Science Initiative, after seven years of organizing and planning, Saint Mary’s University broke ground on the new Science and Learning Center, to be opened in fall of 2017, according to Audrey Kintzi, vice president for development and alumni relations. The groundbreaking ceremony invited donors, trustees, faculty, and students to enjoy a jazz band, opening speeches, a blessing...

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Fair Trade Friday concludes Lasallian Week of Peace
Oct04

Fair Trade Friday concludes Lasallian Week of Peace

— By Allison Christensen, Editor-In-Chief —   The 2015 Lasallian Week of Peace concluded with Fair Trade Friday on Oct. 2. Students could enjoy a cup of freshly-brewed, fair trade coffee or tea on their way to morning classes in Saint Mary’s Hall. The event was sponsored by the Peace & Justice Club. “The Fair Trade movement promotes ethical production and trade practices. Essentially, farmers and other producers get paid fair...

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SMUMN students travel to Washington, D.C. to see Pope Francis
Sep27

SMUMN students travel to Washington, D.C. to see Pope Francis

— By Allison Christensen, Editor-In-Chief —   On Sept. 24, 12 Saint Mary’s students attended Pope Francis’ Congressional address from the Capitol lawn. With this being the first time that a Pope has spoken to Congress, the students witnessed history in the making. “[Pope Francis] is the head of our church and knows how to connect with us. When I listen to him, I do not feel like I am being lectured. I feel like he is a kind,...

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Teacher of the Year presents to education students
Sep21

Teacher of the Year presents to education students

— By Ena Moats, Cardinal Staff —   The Saint Mary’s University chapter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), the Education Club, hosted the Minnesota Teacher of the Year, Amy Hewett-Olatunde, Ed.D, last Thursday, Sept. 10 as she spoke to a room full of undergraduate and graduate education students about the importance of advocating for students. Hewett-Olatunde’s own students come from very diverse...

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