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Autism Awareness Month

April is dedicated to spreading autism awareness. The Autism Society initiated autism awareness about a quarter of a century ago, and their goal is to encourage others to help spread acceptance of autism spectrum disorder, ASD. According to the Autism Society, one in every 68 children in America have a level of ASD, making it… Continue reading Autism Awareness Month

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Testicular Cancer Awareness

Testicular cancer, according to Medicinenet.com, refers to a disease that occurs when the cells become abnormal/malignant, in the testicle of the male body. No smaller than a golf ball, these two organs are contained within a sac of skin called the scrotum, which hangs beneath the base of the penis. According to LiveScience.com, the functions… Continue reading Testicular Cancer Awareness

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Florida’s New Gun Law Reforms

There was a March for Our Lives in Tampa and Orlando on Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018, for individuals to come together as a community for a common purpose to voice their opinions on what was going on in the country with gun reform. The movement of “March for Our Lives” was started and organized by… Continue reading Florida’s New Gun Law Reforms

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An Incurable Sickness: Multiple Myeloma

  The month of March is dedicated to drawing even more attention than regular to multiple myeloma, a rare cancer that is affecting more and more human beings every year. The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation defines multiple myeloma as a form of blood cancer that develops in the bone marrow. In multiple myeloma, normal plasma… Continue reading An Incurable Sickness: Multiple Myeloma

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Across the Universe: The Life of Stephen Hawking

On March 14, the stars themselves seemed to dim as the world reeled from the tragic news that Stephen Hawking, renowned physicist, author and one of the most brilliant minds of the modern age, had died at the age of 76. Hawking’s interest in theoretical physics began in 1959 when he commenced his university education… Continue reading Across the Universe: The Life of Stephen Hawking

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Colon Cancer Awareness

The month of March is dedicated to colorectal cancer, otherwise known as colon cancer. This month is meant to spread awareness about the seriousness of colon cancer, as it is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, according to Health Finder. The awareness’ main goal is to encourage people to get screened… Continue reading Colon Cancer Awareness

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Puerto Rican Students’ Thoughts on Hurricane Aid

Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of last year. However, the effects of the hurricane are still evident due to loss of power and damage to nature and infrastructure, which is still looming over the island.  The experience of Puerto Ricans was exacerbated due to the slow arrival of aid,… Continue reading Puerto Rican Students’ Thoughts on Hurricane Aid

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Kidney Cancer Awareness 

March is kidney cancer awareness month. This is the twelfth most common cancer in the world, along with pancreatic cancer.  Here are some facts to get you started on kidney cancer awareness: These bean-shaped organs are found in the upper back-abdomen of both males and females, so both genders are at risk of contracting this… Continue reading Kidney Cancer Awareness 

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Puerto Rican Students Managing After Hurricanes

Hurricane Irma and Maria wreaked havoc on the Caribbean and the southern part of the United States last year in September. One island in particular that has massive damage and is still facing the damages of the hurricanes is Puerto Rico. Many students on the Saint Leo campus who hail from Puerto Rico are still… Continue reading Puerto Rican Students Managing After Hurricanes

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Student Veterans of America National Conference

Student Veterans from Saint Leo University attended a national annual conference early in January; Student Veterans of America National Convention 2018 (NatCon) was held from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6 in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day conference was attended by approximately 2,500 student veterans and additional staff; there were 11 Saint Leo students and a… Continue reading Student Veterans of America National Conference