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Mackenzie Simmons

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Cram Jam 2018

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Three organizations on campus have joined together to help students cope with stress during finals week. The Campus Activities Board, The Committee on New ‘N Existing Campus Traditions and GO Saints are hosting their annual Cram Jam. Cram Jam is an event where... More »

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3 jobs that won’t affect your GPA

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Incoming students are stressed and overworked with class, extracurricular activities and homework, but what if they want to start making money also? How can students have enough time in the day for class, clubs, homework, school and time for friends and family... More »

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Maryville’s new organization: Autism Speaks U

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April is National Autism Awareness Month, and one organization on campus is overjoyed. Autism Speaks U, a new organization on campus this semester, with a goal to raise awareness and acceptance of people on the Autism spectrum. Regan Strinni, the organization’... More »

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Humans of Maryville: Luis Castro

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Where are you from? How long have you lived there? “I was born in Laguna Hills, California and graduated from El Toro High School in Lake Forest, California, where I grew up for most of my life. I still return back to California for winter and summer breaks to... More »

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5 ways to save money

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When balancing school and extracurricular activities, it is easy for students to blindly spend money where it is unnecessary. When making a budget, it is important to for students to find any way to save money. Check out these five student discounts sure to sa... More »

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A commuter’s guide to getting involved

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Whether the commute is 10 minutes or an hour, it can be difficult to find ways to stay involved on campus as a commuter. Check out the best tips for being involved on campus. To begin getting involved on campus as a commuter, students can stop by Commuter Conn... More »

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5 fall electives you’ll love

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Although it seems as if this spring semester started yesterday, fall 2018 registration opens in just a few short weeks. Whether students are looking for a few extra credit hours to squeeze into their semester or looking for classes to decide their major, these... More »

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6 things to do before graduating

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Serve on Saints Nation Maryville’s version of a freshman orientation welcome team, Saints Nation, allows you to get to know the incoming class by hosting their orientation dates, coordinating activities during the week of welcome and helping freshman move into... More »