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Mon, 01 May 2017

My name is Caleb Gwerder and I am humbled to have this opportunity in representing the graduating Jimmie class of 2017 and speaking before you all today. As our excitement settles in and us students are about to become alumni, I ask only one thing from administration, that is, please refrain from requesting donations from us for at least one week, thank you.  I must let you all know that t...

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Art Happenings - Graduation kicks off fresh beginnings for seniors

Mon, 01 May 2017

Publication Date By Sharon Cox,  Associate Professor of Art, Special to The Collegian Ah…the freedom from studying, from getting to classes on time and from dorm rooms and cafeteria food. Ah, the responsibility now of getting a job, washing all your own clothes, of auto insurance, of apartment rental, of making new friends and the responsibility of managing meals, rent, work, dis...

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Book Notes - ID201: To Read or Watch? Why not Both?

Mon, 01 May 2017

By Paige Stewart, Reference/Instruction Librarian Special to The Collegian  Sometimes it seems that popular media is completely running out of ideas. I guarantee that there will be a blockbuster this summer that features explosions, muscled men, and scantily clad women a la Michael Bay. How do I know this? Because there is always a summer movie that features fast cars, attractive wom...

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What is Character in Leadership? - A Message to the CIL Class of 2017

Mon, 01 May 2017

By  Liz Hunt, Director,  Character in  Leadership Program Special to The Collegian  This past fall, during and following the election, I had several people, both Democrats and Republicans, ask me if I felt my job in teaching leadership was pointless, particularly given the lack of character and integrity shown by the leadership in Washington. My response, of course,...

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For Heaven’s Sake - What Planet Dominates the Night Sky?  Jupiter May!

Mon, 01 May 2017

By Tim Bratton, Ph.D., (Retired Historian and Amateur Astronomer), Special to The Collegian  May 2 (Tues.): First Quarter Moon occurs at 9:47 p.m. CDT, when it will be 49.6 degrees above the SW horizon, 90 degrees east of the Sun, 32 minutes of arc in apparent diameter, and 234,885 miles away.  It will be then 4.15 degrees to the lower right of blue-white Regulus (Alpha...

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