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“Leaky pipeline” loses validity

Women and men pursuing doctorate degrees at equal rates, study shows KATHLEEN HEALEY Science & Tech Correspondent The “leaky pipeline,” a common notion that academia and scientists alike have accepted…

Bernard Somers synthesizes cancer-treating drug

ALEX HABER Staff Writer Bernard Somers, senior neuroscience major at The University, had the opportunity to present a poster project in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. Somers’s project, titled “Synthesis…

Paralympian talks choices

Paralympian talks choices

Ian Weir News Correspondent When two-time Paralympian Tiana Tozer took the stage at the McIlhenny Ballroom Wednesday evening, many people in the audience seemed confused. Tozer confidently grabbed the microphone…

President calls for health care policy change

President calls for health care policy change

SARAH MUELLER Managing Editor University President Kevin Quinn, S.J., sent an email to faculty and staff on Feb. 10 outlining The University’s plan to remove abortion coverage from insurance plans.…

Feb. 20 Editorial

To the campus community, Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin recently submitted a budget to his Legislature that, among other things, seeks to cut $300 million of the University of…

Minimum wage increases may cause problems

Will raising the minimum wage fix the economy’s problems? Commentary by JOSEPH BALZAMO Minimum wage rates have constantly been on the rise in the United States, and there are both…

Hacking alarms many businesses

Hacking alarms many businesses

MICHAEL BIANCO Business Correspondent After a slew of recent hackings of major corporations in the past few months, the issue of cyber security has come to the forefront of discussion…

CONTROVERSY ON CAMPUS, ABRIDGED

CONTROVERSY ON CAMPUS, ABRIDGED

Housing to close before parade, students question decision LAURA FAY SARAH MUELLER KAREN MENNELLA BENJAMIN TURCEA Most resident students will be at home or looking for somewhere to sleep for Parade…

Student government bills starts financial aid discussion

Student government bills starts financial aid discussion

Laura Fay  Editor-in-Chief Members of Student Government have largely come together to start a dialogue on campus about how The University handles financial aid money. The Student Senate passed a…

Alibaba faces suspicion from the SEC

Alibaba faces suspicion from the SEC

Richard Frazier Business Correspondent We all remember Alibaba’s record-setting $25 billion initial public offering in September 2014 on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a…