La Salle grad leads Barra

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The Barra Foundation, like its president, Tina Wahl, ’97, has deep roots in the Greater Philadelphia region. Since its founding in 1963, the Barra Foundation has provided grants to locally based nonprofits focusing on arts & culture, education, health and human services. The Foundation fulfills its mission to invest in innovative, sometimes risky proposals to […]

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Communication students achieve greatness

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“Oh my God…Oh my God, you guys!” The Admissions Department burst into frenzied exclamations of joy as senior communication major Caitlin Pajus holds up her phone, her hand covering her mouth in disbelief. Pajus gestures to her friend, Ryan Wall, fellow senior communication major and ACE: Their picture of a “Wreath Witherspoon” had caught the […]

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Labyrinth at the De La Salle Chapel

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The first time she walked a Labyrinth she did not know what to expect, but now, Professor Janine Mariscotti has walked them over 100 times. “Nowadays you can find them anywhere, and I am excited that La Salle is offering one to students.” Program Director and Chair Department of social work, Mariscotti has been walking […]

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Fly, Iggles, Fly

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Head downtown to the celebration parade for the Eagles on Thursday and you’ll surely hear the distinctive rallying cry that’s been seemingly ubiquitous in recent weeks: “Fly, Iggles, Fly.” Yes, “Iggles”—the true Philadelphian way of pronouncing the name of our hometown team. The Philadelphia dialect is one of the hardest to pinpoint, according to linguistics […]

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Inside-Out class unites students and inmates

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Imagine being a college student where your classroom is in prison and half of your classmates are incarcerated. For individuals enrolled in the Inside-Out course, this is a reality. The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program is an educational program with an innovative approach aimed at facilitating dialogue across differences. It was created to unite college students […]

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LIVE program raises awareness for human trafficking

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In the rare instances that Americans talk about human trafficking, the discussion focuses almost exclusively on global trafficking: entire families in debt bondage in India, agricultural laborers in Brazil, women forced to prostitute themselves in Thailand. The narrative is clear: slavery happens there (wherever that is), not here. The reality of human trafficking, however, is […]

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