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Campus Ministry helps homeless population in Denver, Colorado

This Spring Break, Campus Ministry held the Denver Immersion Trip to Denver, CO. The purpose of this trip was to bring students to work with Denver’s homeless population. The students who went on the trip found this to be an opportunity to apply what they have learned about social justice in the classroom to the real world. “We learned about these issues in class, but this was first hand. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who was interested in getting an eye-opening, real world experience,” said Leah Bates ’20, pre-nursing major. Continue Reading →

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Five Graduating Seniors of 2017: Ikram Koliso

Ikram Koliso, a Social Work and Public Health double-major, is a very well-known member of St. Kate’s graduating class of 2017. She has been an active member the St. Kate’s community all of her four years here and just won the Mary E. McCahill award, the University’s highest award. Because graduation is coming up in a few short weeks, The Wheel is asking graduating students, such as Ikram, about their St. Continue Reading →

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Five Graduating Seniors of 2017: Alexa Harnagel

Alexa Harnagel is the second graduating senior of 2017 we are highlighting in this series. This innovative, passionate chemistry major has been extremely active in the St. Kate’s community during her past four years, and they have some pretty big plans for next year. Because graduation is coming up in a few short weeks, The Wheel is asking graduating students, such as Alexa, about their St. Kate’s journey and what the future holds for them. Continue Reading →

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BSA Sister Circles: A Celebration of Blackness

Each month during the the school year, the Black Student Association (BSA) holds Sister Circles, which were started by last year’s BSA president Rochelle Vincent. These events were meant to be a safe space for blackness and womanhood. Each Sister Circle has a different theme and is hosted by a different BSA member. This past month’s Sister Circle focused on the idea of “what does it mean to be black”. BSA members in attendance discussed the resilience and strength that comes with blackness, as well as the struggles that black people go through. Continue Reading →

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Queer Prom Promises to be an Out of this World Evening

On March 31 PRIDE will hold its second annual Queer Prom in the third-floor Ballroom of the Coeur de Catherine from 8-11 p.m. It is a semi-formal event open to St. Kate’s students and other college-aged individuals. This year’s theme is “love is universal.” This intergalactic theme was a unanimous choice made by PRIDE club members. This dance is open to all genders and sexualities. Jane Edwards-Simpson, psychology ’18 and PRIDE Treasurer, said, “PRIDE started Queer Prom as part of bringing a presence back to campus, since it had become fairly inactive in previous years. Continue Reading →

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The transgender bathroom debate and how it could impact Katies

Under the Obama administration, federal guidance were passed that instructed public schools to allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that best correspond with their gender identity. The guidance was originally published in May 2016 by the Obama administration stating that the federal law Title IX protects the rights of transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities. However, The Justice and Education Departments under the Trump administration stated that there “must be due regard for the primary role of states and local school districts in establishing educational policy.” This statement reinforces Trump’s ideology that issues such as these should be left to the state and local municipalities, as opposed to being addressed by the federal government. Civil rights groups argue that this decision will leave transgender students throughout this country vulnerable to bullying and harassment for simply trying to use the bathroom. Continue Reading →

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Katie’s speak on reproductive health

It’s not surprising that, post-election season, different policies are being discussed, laws are being debated, and serious changes are occurring in our country. However, it is vital that we continue to pay attention to the legislation being discussed and how the proposed changes will affect us. One of the most controversial topics being discussed is reproductive health, whether or not it should be covered under insurance, and if employers should have the option to say whether or not they will choose to cover things such as birth control based on their religious beliefs. This issue affects many students here at St. Kate’s because we are a women’s college. Continue Reading →

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