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Nursing students collaborate, encourage booster shot across campus

On Oct. 21, the booster shot for all three COVID-19 vaccines, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson, became available.  Those eligible for the booster shot include those who are 65 and older, 18 and older who received Pfizer or Moderna and those over 18 years old who have weakened immune systems and work in long-term […]

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LASO welcomes everyone to participate in Días de los Muertos

A two-day celebration of remembering loved ones and what they cherished most runs from Nov. 1 -2, known as Días de los Muertos. The Latino American Student Organization (LASO) and Lewis community came together to celebrate this annual holiday. For Días de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, an ofrenda — or a decorated […]

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Planned upgrades for Entrepreneurship programming

Lewis plans on expanding and improving its entrepreneurship programming. At present, there are two main programs for students interested in entrepreneurship. The first is the Brother Joel Damien Business Plan and Pitch Competition. Named after the founder of the Christian Brothers Services, the organization awarded Lewis with an endowment in the spring of 2019 to […]

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OMSS encourages students to educate themselves during Latino Heritage Month

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, people around the world celebrate the contributions and influence Hispanic Americans have brought to the history, culture and achievements of America in what is called Latino Heritage Month. The celebration starts on Sept. 15 because it’s the anniversary of the Cry of Dolores, the battle cry of the Mexican […]

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Campus community unites for 20th anniversary 9/11 ceremony

On Sept. 9, the campus community came together for a 20th Anniversary commemoration ceremony in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Local police officers, firefighters and service members were in attendance, many of whom are Lewis alumni. The ceremony was preceded by a performance from the Joliet Police Department Pipes and Drums. Eric Wilson, anchor […]

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Northwestern develops revolutionary COVID-19 rapid test

Northwestern University has developed a new COVID-19 rapid test that could simplify and quicken testing. The PCR test, which detects RNA that is specific to the virus within days of infection and is considered the “gold standard” for COVID-19 detection, will only require a single swab and 15 minutes before a positive or negative result […]

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