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Aug 9 2016
Under the watchful eye of coach Tom Zabel, Jessica Brower and an opponent prepare to spar.

You Don’t Know Sumo

Think you know what a sumo wrestler looks like? Think again. by Andrew Festa Jessica Brower has, perhaps, the best icebreaker in the history of conversation. The diminutive St. Mary’s University senior tells people, quite matter-of-factly, that…

Aug 2 2016
Students at Alternative Spring Break in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Breaking for Service

Alternative Spring Break programs give students options besides the beach Story and photos by Robin J. Johnson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) Spring break is not often synonymous with volunteerism and sacrifice, but since 1999 groups of St….

Jul 28 2016
Katie Hambleton

The Stars Aligned

by Anndria Flores (B.A. ’12) As a public affairs officer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Katie Hambleton (B.A. ’04) gives the public the inside scoop on the latest space initiatives, like a new capsule…

Jul 28 2016

The Caretaker

Triple major looks to create a future that helps others through medicine by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11) When St. Mary’s senior and triple major Enrique Torres Hernandez was a young boy, his father told him something…

Jul 28 2016

Modern-Day Renaissance Man

This recent Biology graduate didn’t waste any of his time at St. Mary’s – singing, dancing, teaching, researching and, well, generally excelling by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11) Anthony Quesada (B.S. ’16) is something of a renaissance…

Jul 28 2016

Good Fortune and Karma

by Anndria Flores (B.A. ’12) Kristal Cuevas quit her corporate job and found her calling in a yoga studio. Eager for a change of pace away from the fluorescent lights and 9-to-5 office setting, she started a…

Mar 30 2016
Jeff Rankin grilling on a barbecue

Lasting bonds of brotherhood and barbecue

by Robin J. Johnson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) Jeff Rankin (B.S. ’15) has formed life-changing bonds throughout his life: in the Air Force, at St. Mary’s University, and even during barbecue cooking competitions. Each of these relationships…

Mar 28 2016
Joan Lamm-Tennant

The Business of Helping

by Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) Joan Lamm-Tennant believes hard work should pay off. But she also knows that for many hard-working people living in poverty, disaster can be just one drought season or medical emergency…

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