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March 12, 2012
Alternate spring break students at The Woods

The Tribune-Star, March 9, 2012
Learning about sustainable living and earth-friendly choices has brought nine students from Creighton University to St. Mary-of-the-Woods for an alternative spring break.
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Undecided on a major? It might cost you

Omaha World-Herald, March 11, 2012
Lisa Brockhoff Fitzsimmons, associate director of career development programs at Creighton's Career Center, said there's a lot of pressure on college students to know immediately what they want to do. That, she said, is unfortunate.
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First-generation collegians prepare to make the grade

Omaha World-Herald, March 11, 2012
There's a mixture of excitement and apprehension for anyone starting college — but if you're the first in the family to make it to that next level, there's some additional pressure. Quamesha Hayes was a 2011 graduate of North High and is now well into her first year at Creighton University.
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Why they chose the schools they did

Omaha World-Herald, March 11, 2012
“The values of the Creighton community aligned with my personal values and have made me a better person — academically, spiritually and socially" said Tiffanesha Williams.
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McDermott named first-team All-American

Omaha World-Herald, March 12, 2012
Creighton basketball player Doug McDermott has been named a first-team All-American by the United States Basketball Writers Association. He is Creighton's first player to be named first-team All-American by the USBWA since it began handing out the honors in 1957.
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Jays pay visit to St. Gerald School

Omaha World-Herald, March 10, 2012
"It's really a good feeling for us, being able to do something like this and give back," said Doug McDermott, the Jays' star sophomore forward, as he signed autographs for a long line of bubbling first-graders.
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