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The Scroll: The Perils of Summer Cleaning

Is your office a mess? Susan Alexander long realized hers was just that, and then one day over the summer she wandered into Kris Bunton’s sparkling office and became inspired. Susan returned to her Aquinas Hall office and began what she called a “renovation.” Read about it today in The Scroll.
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Music Department Names Parker Quartet as its First Artists-in-Residence

The Parker Quartet's residency activities will include a full-length public concert, musicianship seminars and lecture demonstrations for music students, All Hearts Listen Lectures (a series of pre-concert discussions), chamber music coaching, and master classes for string students and composition students.
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Free Kaplan Practice Exams Offered Sept. 29

This is an opportunity for students interested in pursuing graduate study to practice in a format that mirrors nearly all graduate school exams, including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT and PCAT.
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Make Plans for Family Weekend, Oct. 5-7

Enjoy favorite Family Weekend traditions, and special events and activities for 2012. Don't miss the lecture and performance of longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, the legendary Max Weinberg.
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Anxiety In Teens Nonprofit Recruits BUSN200, Psychology, COJO Students

The online mental health magazine Anxiety In Teens, geared toward youth and families, provides a chance to gain experience in social media marketing, event planning, journalism, working with kids, peer mentorship, and an opportunity to fulfill Business 200 credits. Talk to members of the organization at the BUSN200 Fair Thursday, Sept. 20.
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The Scroll: Got Gas?

Carol Bruess, bargain hunter extraordinaire, has discovered a deal almost too good to be true: A 10 percent discount on gasoline at the Sinclair station on Grand Avenue, thanks to the St. Thomas eXpress Card, and they’ll even wash your windows. She exudes about the deal – and the full service – today in The Scroll.
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The Scroll: A Fond Farewell, Steve Trost!

Steve Trost retires Wednesday as greenhouse manager at St. Thomas. Dave Nimmer, writing in The Scroll, talks about his buddy's 32 years of working magic in flower beds and collaborating with biology students and professors.
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The Scroll: History Hunters, St. Thomas Style

Junior Lisa Weier wasn't fond of history classes in high school, but she has a special appreciation for the subject matter these days as she learns more about St. Thomas and people such as John Ireland, Thomas Grace and William Finn. Read her history lesson today in The Scroll.