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Creating Epilepsy Awareness

Written By: Ashleigh Kerkman   According to the Epilepsy Foundation 3.4 million people in the US currently live with active epilepsy. The month of November is dedicated to Epilepsy awareness. Although November has come and gone, it is important that it does not only raise awareness during one particular time of the year, but it is constantly talked about in ...

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How to Survive Finals Week at Aurora University

Written By: Ashleigh Kerkman Finals week at Aurora University is from December 13th to December 17th. Finals is only one week away, the week everyone on campus dreads. With that being said, it is a busy time for students and staff. Drinking excessive amounts of coffee and redbull, pulling all nighters to study, eating junk food and binge watching Netflix all ...

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Spartans Get Anxious, Too

Written By: Lauren Benn Anxiety is the number one reason across the U.S. that students seek counseling, according to Cathi Hendricks, a counselor in her sixth year at Aurora University. In recent years, universities have gotten more involved and vocal when it comes to mental health, providing more resources than ever for students to get the help they need. There is a campus ...

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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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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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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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