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Monthly Archives: November 2017

5 Tips to Make Traveling Easier Over the Holidays

Written By: Ashleigh Kerkman   The fall semester ends on December 16th at Aurora University, which means it is the start of winter break for students and staff. There happens to be several holidays during that time until students return to school on January 8, 2018. Many students are also not on campus during break, due to traveling and visiting ...

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AU/AMA to Host “Getting Started in Investing” Event

Written By: Hali Sawyer   AURORA, IL—November 29, 2017—Aurora University’s American Marketing Association chapter will host final Professional Development event of the year, “Getting Started in Investing”, in Ethel Tapper Recital Hall on December 5. For anyone who has thought about investing, but does not know quite where to start, this event is sure to be informative and helpful. “Getting ...

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Spartans Skate to Their First Win

The Aurora University men’s hockey team picked up their first win of the season Friday when they defeated UW-Stout in the first game of the Stevens Point Pointer Classic. On Friday, November 24, the Aurora University men’s hockey team was able to get their first win of the 2017-2018 season as they beat UW-Stout 2-0 in the first game of ...

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Toys for Tots

Written by: Cynthia Pries   As the Christmas season is right around the corner, and the year coming to an end, the local Marine Corps is looking for anyone and everyone who is able and willing to help serve the less fortunate children by providing some Christmas spirit. The Marines are looking for anyone willing and able to donate toys, or ...

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No Shave November

Written By: Hali Sawyer   As the cold winds of winter blow, November is quickly coming to an end. While November may signify Thanksgiving and the arrival of the Christmas season for some, to others it signifies the growing of facial hair. No-Shave November is underway and near an end, but it is not too late to participate. No-Shave November, ...

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Men’s Volleyball Makes It’s Way To AU

Aurora University now has a total of 22 NCAA Division III athletic programs available to its students, and most recently added men’s volleyball to its repertoire of sports. During a recent interview with Head Coach Rob Wolter, he spoke on the expansion of men’s volleyball across the country, the abundance of athletes but lack of opportunities in the Midwest and ...

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Emily Graslie: From Art to Artifacts

Written By: Dominika Wlodarczyk Finding a true passion for something can happen at any point in your life. Emily Grasile found hers while she was finishing college. On Tuesday November 14, Emily Graslie came to Aurora University to share her story. Graslie began by talking about the left brain/right brain theory and how it may not be all that relevant to ...

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