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Extracurricular

Exciting News for Spring 2014 Semester

by Sean January 23, 2014

Hello students and prospective students, I had a very nice meeting tonight with my colleague, Lottie Marie Page, regarding the “re-start up” of Fontbonne’s LGBTQ Alliance for Respect and Equality (FLARE). After having difficulty managing to run FLARE last semester, I have unfortunately decided to step down as president. Sadly, I did not do anything [...]

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“Castle” – My Favorite Network Cop Show

by Taylor Shortal January 23, 2014

Castle, ABC’s hit series, deftly blends mystery and comedy. The amusement starts with the premise itself. Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) is a best-selling mystery writer who joins NYPD detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) as a consultant on a series of criminal investigations. Beckett served as the inspiration and model for Castle’s most iconic fictional character. He is [...]

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Here’s to 2014!

by Lauren January 21, 2014

2014 is a very big year for me.  Some might be thinking I am graduating this year; not just yet I’m not.  This year I will be turning 30.  The big 3-0.  A time where people will joke that I am approaching being “over the hill” because they think it’s funny.  There is a part [...]

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Do What Makes You Happy and Do It Well!

by Kimi December 16, 2013

I have always loved performing, and I guess I am decent at it as I did receive a scholarship for performing for my undergrad and I do want to be a theatre teacher.  But, if this is my passion, then why haven’t I done it more? It’s so easy for us to get caught up [...]

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My blessed life in 2013

by Penny December 16, 2013

Thank God for blessing me this year, so that I have enough grace to finish everything I should finish in 2013. Here is the list of what I did this year: Continued to be a contributor for Real Life at Fontbonne blog Became a social media specialist for Student Alumni Association of Fontbonne Volunteered to [...]

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Holiday Cookie Making

by Kimi December 12, 2013

Each year my family gathers for a cookie making day.  Now, for some reason we bake at the beginning of the month and somehow think that the cookies will make it to Christmas Eve, which they never do.  The cookies we make are Brookies, Red Hots and Smuckers. A Brookie is basically brownie batter, topped [...]

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Free Frozen Yogurt!

by Penny December 12, 2013

Can you believe that there is an event to eat frozen yogurt for FREE? I participated in a “holiday preview” event to help FroYo, a frozen yogurt company, taste new holiday flavors, and then I got a whole cup of frozen yogurt for FREE after I ranked those flavors. Here is the rule for the [...]

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A Fresh Field of Snow

by Kimi December 11, 2013

I stood by the window, waiting for the stage manager to call places.  I just stood staring at the football field below, the field was so beautiful, so pristine, is there anything more perfect than the freshly fallen snow?  I could stand and stare at a field of snow all day.  What makes it so [...]

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Traditions

by Kristen December 10, 2013

This week, I was going to talk about finals and give you guys some of my best tips on how to master them.  I was going to say that it’s better to study a little every day instead of cramming, to organize your notes into main ideas, to highlight main concepts, to give your brain [...]

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Snow!

by Jennie December 9, 2013

I loved snow as a kid! Every year the first snow was the greatest thing to happen. I’d go running outside in whatever clothes I had on and catch snowflakes in my mouth and just watch all the snowflakes falling. It was the best. Surprisingly, the first snow of my college career was just as [...]

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