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Quidditch, The Game You Thought You Knew

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In 2005, a freshman at Middlebury College in Vermont created a version of the fictional sport of Quidditch from J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter”. In the full-contact game, points are rewarded for throwing the quaffle through a hoop and grabbing the snitch, all w... More »

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Saints Hall Residents Get a Surprise Splash

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It is no secret Maryville has had a rather wet start to the school year, with two water main breaks back to back causing the dorms and apartments to be without water for a short period of time, students had to use other resources around campus for water. Lucki... More »

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Cooking Up Something New in Gander

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Inside a typical cafeteria, there are the usual areas in which cafeterias like to divide themselves into- Asian food, pizza, the grill, what with its burgers, fries and other sandwiches, and of course, a salad bar. This is what Maryville’s dining hall, Gander,... More »

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Maryville Students Immersed in a World of Poverty

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The  Missouri Community Action Network recently hosted a simulation in the Donius University Center Atrium, Sept. 11, to give an interactive experience for students on how people in poverty live in the United States of America. The simulation lasted for a four... More »

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“Just Do It” Campaign: Support or Boycott 

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Sept. 3, Nike debuted their new “Just Do It” campaign  starring the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. Last year, Kaepernick was in the headlines for protesting during the NFL national anthem to fight against racial inequality and police... More »

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Friends by Chance, Roommates by Choice

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In 2013, freshmen Connor Gaby and Sean Salomon met through mutual friends while playing Xbox. Neither of them could have predicted that they would have become great friends and end up as college roommates five years later.   Connor Gaby, from Freeburg, Illinoi... More »

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From the ground up: alternative spring break trip

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It all started with a slab of concrete and a group of determined, hard-working students. While some chose to stay home for spring break, others chose to lend a hand to those in need. Maryville University offers several alternative spring break trips, but the s... More »

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Humans of Maryville: Emma Pinson

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By day, she attends class as a student at Maryville University. By night, she skates on the ice of the Scott Trade Center for thousands to see. Meet Emma Pinson: a first-year student and a member of the St. Louis Blue’s Blue Crew. AdministratorMore Posts More »

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Springing forward: Maryville and a new season

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Winter is over, and that means a lot of things, as with any seasonal change. For starters, there will hopefully be no more big snowstorms, massive blizzards or chilly, even subzero temperatures, as well as no more long coats one has to put on to be prepared to... More »

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Humans of Maryville: Amanda Michenfelder

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What got you started in taekwondo? “I just started off of a whim. I just wanted to get out my comfort zone, and this is something that was offered around where I lived, so I decided to give it a shot and I ended up loving it. I started in 2011, so it’s been se... More »

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One step forward for accessiblity

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Maryville has been taking steps to improve the accessibility of the campus. In the past, opening the bathroom doors at Maryville used to require two hands and a lot of patience. Students in a hurry or students with accessiblity issues found it to be a problem.... More »