St. Louis in the Fall

by Sarah November 20, 2014

Hmm …autumn, what is there not to talk about for this season and the city of St. Louis?!  Honestly.  I love living here in general but when fall comes around, my heart just flutters with joy because of all the color around to see!  The trees are changing, as well as falling, the temperature begins [...]

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Inauguration Week Memories

by Carlyn November 17, 2014

Last week, I discussed Inauguration Week events. I promised I would post pictures as the events unfolded. And here they are! I am extremely pleased with how successful everything went. Dr. Mike Pressimone is now officially the 14th president of Fontbonne University. This is an occasion that will go down in history, and I was [...]

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Senior Year is Almost Over.

by Corie November 17, 2014

My time at Fontbonne has gone WAY too fast. I transferred here with one goal in mind: work hard and get my degree. I didn’t know how my experience would be. This was my third time transferring to a school and I just wanted to get school over with. Fontbonne was more than that. I had [...]

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Questions and Answers

by Tim November 17, 2014

I am going to do something completely different, I am answering some questions for you all.  Q: What do you wish you knew before you came to Fontbonne? A: That it is kind of cliquey with a few groups, but there are people here who make you feel welcomed and a part of the community. [...]

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A Week to Remember

by Taylor November 17, 2014

What an eventful week these past seven days have been! This past week was dedicated to our new university president, Dr. Pressimone. The week was filled with lectures, panels, Dr. Pressimone’s official inauguration, investiture receptions, a fall festival, and a ball to end the week and celebrate the inauguration on Saturday. My favorite event by [...]

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Having a Ball

by Abby Towle November 17, 2014

This week Fontbonne University officially welcomed Dr. Pressimone as the fourteenth president of the university. Many events took place throughout the week, the final one being the Inaugural Ball. The Inaugural Ball took place at the St. Louis Science Center including the long skyway that goes across I-64E. The event included a mashed potato bar, a [...]

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The Best (and Healthist) STL Eats!!

by Hannah November 17, 2014

What I’ve appreciated most since coming to the 314 is the abundance of things to do and try! There is always something new to experience, whether the local music scene or an eclectic art show. My favorites have definitely been the awesome eateries. Here’s my top, nutrition-intern-approved spots to grab a bite. Click on the link [...]

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Acceptance of Diversity

by Katie November 17, 2014

  If I’ve learned one thing this year at Fontbonne, it’s cultural competence.  Cultural competence is one of the greatest qualities you can acquire to further your acceptance of the people and cultures around you.  There are may ways to “culture” yourself… Books, forming new friendships & acquaintances and even trying the food of a [...]

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The Last Lecture That Left Lasting Impressions

by Cathy November 14, 2014

This week was inauguration week and it was super exciting. Fontbonne always has events going on, but this week we had events almost everyday. I got the chance to attend the Last Lecture series. Dr. Sommer spoke, but no worries — he’s not actually going away. The premise of the last lecture series is one [...]

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Welcome, Mr. President

by Carlyn November 13, 2014

Inauguration Week is here! There has been so much discussion, planning, and hype about this week since the end of last spring semester. Fontbonne has a new president who started this year: Dr. Mike Pressimone. In celebration of his beginning at Fontbonne, the week of November 10-15 has been dedicated to welcoming events. Through my [...]

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