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Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

Spartan Offense Clips the Eagles’ Wings in Game One of Doubleheader

Lisle-ILL Aside from the NCAA World Series Championship game there is no bigger game for the Aurora University baseball team than playing Benedictine University. The Spartans took on the Eagles for the first time this year in a game that counts toward the NAC standings and overall record. Students, parents and baseball alumni gathered to cheer on their teams. It is safe to ...

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Student Profile: Lauren Lawson

By Katie Kather Lauren Lawson, better known as the girl with the white board, is changing people’s lives one simple message at a time. Lawson’s messages have done everything from encourage someone to start a business to save someone’s life. “I’ve received emails from people that they decided not to commit suicide after seeing a white board message,” said Lawson, ...

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Wellness Center Offers Tips to Stay Healthy this Spring

By Melissa Beneke Between busy schedules, homework, jobs and other activities, wellness can easily be placed on the back burner by students. Wellness contains three major components: a physical component, a mental component, a social support component. All three of these components are crucial, yet it can be difficult to really take time for our health. Mary Jo Leggett, Wellness Center ...

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World Renowned Pianist Returns to AU

By Ryan Hiller Aurora, Ill. – The sounds of Liszt and Chopin filled Aurora University’s Crimi Auditorium Saturday night during famed pianist Thomas Pandolfi’s orchestral concert. Pandolfi opened his show with Apres Une Lecture du Dante by Franz Liszt. “The piece was inspired by Dante and the Divine Comedy,” said Pandolfi, “the pieces are almost impressionistic.” The first act consisted ...

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