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Disability, the Workplace and Maryville

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Over the past few decades, American society has begun to try to include multiple types of people in daily life who, prior to then, had been ignored. One such group is people with disabilities. Since 1988, according to the Office of Disability Employment Policy... More »

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How to Rock the Career Fair

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Networking can be a terrifying time. Speaking to potential employers while dressed in business professional clothing brings out the most tense and anxious versions of ourselves. Each year, Maryville’s Division of Student Success helps students with mock interv... More »

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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How you can become an overachiever

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When a teach announces a big exam is coming up some students immediately start to prepare as soon as the class is over, but others push it off until the very last second. The difference between those two types of people categorizes them into two groups: the ov... 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 »