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Our Causes

Looking Forward and Giving Blood!

by Alumni Posts April 26, 2012

Hello Everyone, Last post, I was supposed to have a picture of my old Beta Fish, Clark Kent, but difficulties loading prevented that from happening. SO! Without further ado, here is the late Clark Kent (sympathetic sigh here please) and here is round 2, Apollo!!!! (“Ooooh” and “Ahhh” here please). This week is one of […]

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by Alumni Posts April 24, 2012

Do you like to shop? I love to shop. Unfortunately, constantly buying new things and throwing out the old is not a very eco-friendly move. So can one be both an environmentalist and a shopaholic? Of course. The first step is getting rid of the things you no longer need or want – but just […]

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by Alumni Posts March 14, 2012

You think that your days are hard. Take a long hard look at yourself in the mirror and log onto YouTube and search KONY2012. Nothing is more powerful than an idea. The idea is to make the world aware of the cruelness around us. Kony is a horrible man who abducts children in their sleep […]

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by Deanna March 9, 2012

Just a couple of nights ago, I got home late at night from work and I did my usual routine of checking my Twitter and then my Facebook. Repeatedly on Twitter I saw the hashtag #KONY2012. Naturally at first I assumed it was a new political leader in the running for the election this year… […]

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Determination, Procrastionation, Eating Disorder Awareness

by Alumni Posts February 27, 2012

Hello everyone, As some of you might have noticed, the Lenten Season started this past Wednesday. This year, I have been hoping to be less of a procrastinator. Lately, I have been putting things off until the last minute, which causes stress, the ripping out of hair, and the occasional yelling at the ceiling to […]

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The Power of a Hug

by Alumni Posts October 3, 2011

There are no words that can be said to compare to a hug. There is something special about embracing someone that is unexplainable. We hug when we are excited, we hug when we are happy, and we hug when we are sad; and they all help in some way. I read an article a while […]

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Looking Forward to Friday!

by Alumni Posts February 23, 2011

I’m sure this is a common thought for most people during the workweek, but I happen to be extra excited because I’m planning on hitting the mall! And while I do happen to love shopping, I’m more interested this weekend in the St. John’s Hospital “Heart to Heart Fair,” which is being held at West […]

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Fred Who?

by Alumni Posts February 21, 2011

Let me begin by stating that I do not associate myself with either political party. I strongly oppose our bipartisan form of government, believing that it creates as disharmonious “us-vs.-them” mentality. As a believer in unity aware of the divisive effects of American politics, I am politically unaffiliated, registered to no party. However, I still […]

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Stan “The Man” Musial and Maya Angelou Honored

by Alumni Posts February 16, 2011

These legends were recognized today 2/15/11 with the Medal of Freedom, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a civilian in America.  They both play significant parts in American history and both come from different walks of life. I’m impressed by them both.  I’m a St. Louisan, born and raised, so of course I’m […]

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Chilean Miners Rescue

by Alumni Posts October 18, 2010

It’s a beautiful day as the world watches while the miners are being rescued after 69 days of being trapped underground. From what I have seen and heard, they are all in presumably good health. That is absolutely great news. It was feared they could possibly have panic attacks on their way up but that […]

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