The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and the Office of Academic Affairs will host a reception for Dr. Bruce Kramer from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Opus Hall, Rooms 201-202, on the Minneapolis campus. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.
Nothing was as devastating to representative government in the last four years as U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)’s pledge that his party would make President Obama a one-term president. The 2010 elections appeared to demonstrate the effectiveness of the tactic, but the elected and the Republican presidential primary showed Americans something different. Dividing America rhetorically served to divide us as family and as community. That’s just not who we are.
The event will include an opportunity for St. Thomas seniors to learn about the John Ireland Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship for full-time graduate studies in theology.
How wild has Fanamaniac gone? Consider: Free ticket offers, free lunches, free transportation and free tickets to Tommie hockey games, pre-game events (including a barbecue) on the plaza, and a card-scan drawing with increased chances of winning each time students attend an event and have their ID cards scanned.
The final session of fall fitness classes is now on sale. Classes will begin the week of Monday, Nov. 12, at the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex.
To be eligible for the fair students must attend a session or view a webinar on Blackboard. Registration materials are available for students who have attended the event in the past.
Cuisine from Greece, Saudi Arabia, Germany, China and Korea will be served during the week.
Ghassan Gamal, accompanied by Meshal Almutari and Abdullah Aljubiri, hopes to challenge stereotypical images many individuals have of his country, culture and religion, and reveal how friendly Saudis are as a people.
For many regular fairgoers, a stop at the corn roast stand is a must. But when it first appeared 28 years ago, it was a slightly harder sell. “We gave away a lot of free samples the first year. People had never seen roasted corn before. Also, when we first started, no one wanted burnt kernels. Now, they ask for them,” Ribar says.