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In Saint Louis

250 Years of StL Pride

by Courtney February 17, 2014

Did you know that Listerine was once used as a floor cleaner? Or that Stan Musial had more doubles than strike outs? Or that Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll Chuck Berry continues to perform monthly right in town? These and other interesting facts may be learned at the Missouri History Museum’s newest exhibit, which celebrates [...]

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MetalMadness.

by Corie February 10, 2014

Over the weekend I went to a show for my internship. It was crazy! The bands were awesome. I saw: Stray from the path, Like Moths to Flames and For Today. It was at the Fubar. If you have ever been there, you know it is a small venue. The line to get in was [...]

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Rediscoveries

by Isabella February 10, 2014

I’ve lived in St. Louis for almost 5 and a half years away from my native Taiwan. I have my days when I feel like a gypsy, but I find they are counterbalanced by the warmth of the people in St. Louis. This notorious weather cannot stop me from enjoying the “littleness” of Fontbonne; being [...]

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Only A Month In.

by Corie February 3, 2014

January is over! I can’t believe it! This semester is going to go by so fast just because I have so much to do. This semester is the start to my senior year of college. I feel like I just graduated high school not that long ago. It has only been a month in and [...]

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St. Louis Turns 250

by Taylor Shortal January 30, 2014

This Valentine’s Day weekend, St. Louis will be celebrating the 250th anniversary of its founding by French fur merchants Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau. Festivities will include the “Burning Love” festival n Forest Park where a 25-foot statue of a heart will be lit on fire during a mass public engagement ceremony with 250 participating [...]

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Clubbing in Saint Louis!

by Britney January 24, 2014

It’s a Thursday night — what is there to do? I feel like moving my hips and swaying my body to some music. I grab all of my friends and tell them to get ready. I feel the thrill and I am pumped up for the night. Club OZ here we come! I step in [...]

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Winter Break in Pictures

by Courtney January 19, 2014

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season came and went so quickly. It’s even harder to imagine that I’m finally back in school working through my final semester of my undergraduate education. Before we jump right in to the semester, though, I’d like to share some of my favorite photographical memories from this past [...]

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December Baby

by Conner December 16, 2013

Well, that’s it. The Fall Semester is officially over. I had a few difficult finals and a rough week (39 hour all-nighter included), but what’s done is done. Now it’s time to celebrate! The month of December is one that is celebratory for everyone every year, but for myself especially. December brings winter break, Christmas, [...]

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Merry Christmas!

by Penny December 16, 2013

Our Christmas break is coming! For me, the meaningful of Christmas is love, joy, blessings, and happiness. I’m wishing that all my blog readers and your family have a wonderful holiday. Merry Christmas from Penny!

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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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