On Wednesday, March 21, the Saint Leo community gathered together to remember one of its beloved students, Kale Pinder. Pinder was a junior journalism major; he was involved in the Caribbean Students Association and was loved by many in the Saint Leo Community. A resident of the Bahamas, Pinder lived with his parents and two… Continue reading Saint Leo Mourns a Tragic Loss
I am sitting in an uncomfortable wooden dining chair. It doesn’t matter that I am at the hospice off of Clinton Road. It doesn’t matter that I am grieving. Mat is next to me, lying in a hospital bed sleeping. His breathing is despondent. Suck in, breathe out. His skin is a soft shade of… Continue reading Mathew Rogers
On Feb. 13, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away. It was originally believed that the cause of death was natural causes; however, it was eventually reported that the justice had suffered from heart problems and high blood pressure. Scalia had served on the Court since 1986. The death of any Supreme Court Justice calls… Continue reading Antonin Scalia’s Replacement on the SCOTUS: Politics or a Chess Game?
Saint Leo University suffered a significant loss when Sister Mary Dorothy Neuhofer, OSB, the dedicated University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian of the Saint Leo Community, passed away on Oct. 14. Sister Dorothy was a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Florida since 1949 and was also the longest-running member of the Saint Leo Community.… Continue reading In Remembrance: Sister M. Dorothy Neuhofer
Saint Leo University was shaken this summer when soccer player Jules Verdin, freshman, died during a hiking accident in Switzerland. Verdin was 19 years old. The 2014 Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year, Verdin was a midfielder for the Lions, tallying 2 goals and 2 assists, while playing in all 18 games that season,… Continue reading Remembering Jules Verdin