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UI to hold 2nd annual NEDA walk Saturday

UI to hold 2nd annual NEDA walk Saturday

By Stephanie Kim

April 16, 2015


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More than 150 people will gather at the University Arboretum on Saturday morning for one cause: to raise awareness and support for those struggling with eating disorders. The University’s Counseling Center and McKinley Health Center are partnering with the National Eating Disorders Association, NEDA...

Sacrificing her home for the homeless

Sacrificing her home for the homeless

By Sarah Foster

January 22, 2015


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Melany Jackson looks across the room, her eyes observing the intimate community she created.She sees two men and a woman, drifting off on a red leather couch. She watches her virtuoso friend Tommy, strumming melodies on his acoustic guitar.She smiles. These are the moments that make her sacrifices seem...

#CalebsCrew supports University student’s brother in fight against Leukemia

#CalebsCrew supports University student’s brother in fight against Leukemia

By Raymond Sobczak

April 7, 2014


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Waking up on Feb. 15 for Zach Miller, sophomore in Business, should have been like any other day — get up, shower and head to class. After class, he was supposed to go to a meeting, but instead, he received a text message from his 17-year-old brother Caleb.  “The doctors here think I have Leukemi...