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Global Transcribe-a-thon
Campus Life

Lewis Participates in Global Transcribe-a-thon

On Valentine’s day, the First-Year Writing Program and the Writing Center hosted “Douglass Day 2020: Transcribe-A-Thon” in the D’Arcy Great Room. Because it was an event to honor and preserve black history, it was co-sponsored by WAC, the Office of Multicultural Student Services, the sociology department and the African studies department. A transcribe-a-thon is an […]

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Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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PLT Presents Imaginative Take On Curious Incident

“Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” made its debut at the Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) for the weekend of Feb 14-16 and again the following weekend for a total of nine riveting performances.  “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” is a Tony award-winning play based on the book with a similar […]

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blackboard
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Blackboard Update Opens Debates Over Usefulness

The latest update to Blackboard has incurred technical issues for numerous users. In early January, students opened Blackboard to a whole new layout that has raised questions over the functionality and design of the update. An email was sent from the Office of Technology on Dec. 18, 2019, regarding the update. The email stated, “that […]

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Emanuel
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‘Emanuel’ Viewing: A Solemn Reminder of a Horrible Situation

On Feb. 11, the Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) hosted a movie screening on the documentary “Emanuel,” in honor of Black History month in the D’Arcy Great room from 2 to 4 p.m. The recently updated film was released by Fathom Events for only two days during the fourth anniversary of the disaster. The […]

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flu shots
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Beat the Flu, Get the Shot

It is the peak of flu season, and it’s time to get annual flu shots. Illinois is at high risk for the flu for all ages from 0 to 64, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Flu season is from October until late May and the most activity is between December and February. […]

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Augustus Tolton
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Lewis Celebrates the Life of Forgotten African American Hero

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the University Ministry celebrated the life of Father Augustus Tolton on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The event occurred from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the D’Arcy Great Room. The presenter of the panel, Joseph Perry, Archdiocese of Chicago, has been actively trying to gain Saintship for Father Tolton. […]

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