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Taped up for a cause

Nov 16, 2012 No Comments by

                      The fund-raising event “Tape Loralie to the Wall” went off without a hitch during lunch hour on Thursday, Nov. 15, in front of Caleruega Dining Hall. Participating contributors purchased lengths of duct tape to add to an architectural collage, joining Director of Residence Life […]

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November 16-25 Events

Nov 15, 2012 No Comments by

Friday, Nov. 16 STUDENT EVENT: Winifred Baker Chorale – St. Raphael Church, 8 p.m. Dominican’s Winifred Baker Chorale will perform the first of two Fall Concerts at the Church of St. Raphael in San Rafael. The program, open to the public, will feature works by Lauridsen, Vivaldi and Beethoven. This event is free for Dominican […]

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Ms. Lewis goes to Washington, D.C.

Nov 08, 2012 No Comments by

Sydney Lewis, a senior double major in English and political science with a minor in pre-law, is currently in Washington, D.C., for the an internship run by the Panetta Institute for Public Policy. The internship was founded by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his wife, Sylvia. Each year, one student from Dominican University of […]

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Prop. 30 – if it fails, who’ll be cryin’?

Nov 01, 2012 No Comments

Will California’s voters approve an infusion of funds for the state’s schools, colleges and universities? The matter goes to the voters on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 6. If approved, California’s Proposition 30 will temporarily increase income taxes on earnings of more than $250,000 for seven years, and will also increase sales taxes by a quarter-cent […]

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Meet John Liu, film maker and environmental activist

Oct 18, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.-  On Tuesday, October 23, 2012  Dr. John Dennis Liu, a environmental activist and film maker from Beijing, China is scheduled to speak and screen his film “Hope in a Changing Climate” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Guzman Lecture Hall.  Following the film, Dr. Liu will be present for a short […]

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Oct 11, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.- On Thursday October 18, 2012 French class 1100 presents an evening of French singing, theater and poetry. The event will be held in the Alumni Heritage House Legacy Room from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Francophiles from the Dominican University of California community are encouraged to come and share in this intercultural […]

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Meet the resident advisors

Oct 02, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Pennafort third floor RA, Amanda Chavez, is a junior biology major with a chemistry minor assigned to oversee thirty students.  She was chosen from a group of over one hundred other applicants, along with twelve other resident advisors. Resident advisors, known as “RAs” on campus, are a diverse and lively group of individuals who are […]

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Beware the “Freshman 15”

Oct 02, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Most college students are all too familiar with the phenomenon known as the “Freshman 15,” which refers to the sudden weight gain first year students experience due to their major lifestyle change. For the majority of freshman, this is the first time they are living without the supervision, concern or nurturing affection of their parents. So students are suddenly responsible for making their own choices about what to eat, and when.

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