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Inked

With the moon as her only source of natural light, Violet “Vi” O’Brien ’02, J.D., would work into the late hours to prepare print pieces for upcoming Chicago events — a fundraising event for a local nonprofit, a wedding, or perhaps a holiday party for an urban socialite.

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A Well-Rounded Experience

Shuffling between nursing classes in LeBien Hall, dance ensemble practices in the Center for the Arts, sorority meetings in Scheele, and as a volunteer with the local fire department, Frances Pollaro ’16 has been extremely busy earning a world-class, holistic liberal arts education at Valparaiso University. And her time studying in England through Valpo’s Cambridge study center enhanced her already enriching student experience.

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Survivor

After battling childhood cancer, Julia O’Malley ’96 Stepenske finds strength to help others through her dream career. Bald, shy, weak, and lacking self-confidence. When…

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A Closer Look: The Guild at 84

An 84-year-old organization, the University Guild has played a significant role in shaping the University’s past and present. Transport to those college days filled with anticipated Guild cakes and care packages and discover something new about the organization’s longstanding impact on campus.

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Long Journey Toward Equality

Walk alongside Karl Lutze and his son, Peter, as they tell the story of 1965, when they, along with other faculty and students, traveled to Alabama to promote civil rights. Read the accounts of Valpo’s current faculty and staff, who embarked on a similar journey to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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