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Aurora University, Senior, Hosts Blood Drive in Honor of One Tough Oswego Panther

Written By: Tia Carr   AURORA, IL—November 14, 2017—Heartland Blood Center will host a blood drive in honor of Connor Robinson on November 30 from 3:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Oswego High School. “There is something different about Connor than his fellow members of the OHS Class of 2019… Connor is a two-time cancer survivor,” says Crystal Robinson, Connor’s ...

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Spartans Win in 3 Sets to Advance to Conference Finals

On Thursday November 2, in Thornton Gymnasium the women’s volleyball team  hosted Edgewood College for the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Tournament semifinal round. The Spartans had it had it easy, Sweeping the Edgewood Eagles in 3 sets to move on to the NACC Tournament Championship. Early on Au took a quick 7-1 lead in the first set forcing an Edgewood ...

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Former Secretary of Transportation Talks Bipartisanship at Aurora University

Written By: Ashleigh Kerkman   On November 8, 2017 Aurora University had former Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, as a guest speaker. LaHood discussed a new book he wrote entitled, “Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics.” The book discusses LaHood’s personal perspective on the hardships that our country faced in politics. Crimi Auditorium was full on Wednesday when LaHood made ...

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Aurora University Alumni Shares DACA Story

Written By: Salvador Rodriguez Aurora University Alumni, David Blancas, shares the story of the struggles he must now encounter, thanks to the decision by President Donald Trump to end DACA. DACA, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was a legislation introduced through executive order by President Barack Obama in 2012 to protect undocumented youth who were brought to the country ...

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Chilly? Get Moving with AU Wellness Center!

Written By: Hali Sawyer With November beginning, and the warm breezes of autumn quickly coming to an end, Aurora University students may be looking for new ways to stay warm and get some exercise. Luckily, AU’s Wellness Center offers many fun and easy ways to stay warm and fit this fall, including group classes and equipment rentals. For those who ...

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Spartan’s Chilling Return

Aurora University Men’s Hockey returned on Friday, October 27th, featuring a ton of fresh faces with this new-look team that saw a double-header.  Starting the season on home ice did not end quite as planned on opening day.  Friday saw them take on University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Stevens Point wasted no time jumping on the Spartans and freshman goalie ...

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Campus Safety Hosts Active Shooter Training Session Using A.L.I.C.E

Written by: Nadia Adams A.L.I.C.E (alert, lockdown, inform, counter, and evacuate). “Most people run, panic or freeze” in an active shooter situation, says Sergeant Kevin Triplett. A.L.I.C.E is designed to help you survive an active shooter situation. An active shooter is someone who is actively killing or trying to kill people. The more time they have the more damage they can cause and ...

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