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Faculty Spotlight: Tam Dinh, Ph.D

Sunya Chay, Staff Writer Tam Dinh, Ph.D., is the Program Director of Social Work at Saint Martin’s University and also serves as an Associate Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences. She focuses her instruction and research on mental health, diversity, Asian communities, and trauma.   Dinh started out in pharmaceutical studies at the University of Washington, but admitted that

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Indigenous People’s Day: Celebrating tribal heritage through cultural education

Sophia Kobernusz-Gibbs, Staff Writer  Oct.12th is recognized as Indigenous People’s Day, a day meant for the celebration of Indigenous heritage. This push of acknowledgement for those whose lands we reside on started in 1990 in South Dakota, and has begun to spread across the United States. National Public Radio (NPR)  states that “at least 10 states now celebrate some version

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Our Common Home Farms: A Helping Hand to the Community

Ailina Cunningham, Staff Writer  Our Common Home Farms is a project of Saint Martin’s University that specializes in creating quality produce with a wide variety of options, as well as selections that are commonly donated or offered up to people who need them. Volunteering at Our Common House Farms is a great way for students to explore volunteer and service

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Saint Martin’s Career Center hosts virtual career fair

Sophia Kobernusz-Gibbs, Staff Writer Saint Martin’s Career Center is a must-see location here on campus. The center is there for those who need someone to review their resume or to offer job advice. The Career Center staff encourages students to go to Career Fairs, etiquette dinners, or to arrange mock interviews while they are enrolled as undergraduate students.  A piece

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Changes to spring semester expected as COVID-19 pandemic rages on

Tinsae Shiffraw, Staff Writer On Oct. 7th, the President of Saint Martin’s University, Roy Heynderickx, sent an email addressing how spring semester will operate while the nation remains in a pandemic. With the fall semester, students have been following strict guidelines, with two people allowed in each dorm room and single seats in dining areas, among other regulations. The university

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Candidates participate in recent Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

By Olivia Alvord, Staff Writer As it gets closer to election day, President Donald Trump and presidential nominee Joe Biden have engaged in debates on mask policies, racism, and police brutality, often bringing up the other’s personal life in an attempt to slight their opponent. On Sept. 29, they went head-to-head in the First Presidential Debate of 2020, discussing everything

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