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  • Horror in two sentences

    Horror in two sentences

    While keeping with the spooky holiday spirit, the Arches team challenged themselves to write a creepy or scary story using only two sentences. These are a few that were created out of this challenge. We hope you enjoy them. Think you can create a chilling story in two sentences or less? We would love to read them. Challenge yourself and copy your story into the […]

     
  • Finding her way in a home far away

    Finding her way in a home far away

    by JOAN MUKHWANA mukhwana@mtmary.edu Naureen Fatima, born and raised in Pakistan, moved to Wisconsin seven years ago. Although she has lived here for years, Fatima still considers Pakistan her home. “I like it here, but the feel is different,” Fatima said. “I always feel that my past memories are living in my present. I am physically here, but mentally I reside in Pakistan.” Fatima said […]

     
  • Grad school enrollment drops despite demand

    Grad school enrollment drops despite demand

    By Sara Raasch raaschs@mtmary.edu   Graduate enrollment at Mount Mary University is down 7.6 percent since last September, reflecting a trend in declining graduate school enrollment across the country. Last year, there were 550 students in Mount Mary’s graduate programs; this year, there are 511. In September, the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C., reported in its annual Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees […]

     
  • Photographing a Soul: Part I

    Photographing a Soul: Part I

    A collection of photos and life stories as told by School Sisters of Notre Dame The School Sisters of Notre Dame are known for their dedication to God and to educating women for the betterment of the entire world. What is not so well known is that they carry a treasure trove of stories and experiences. Four advanced photography students were each paired with a […]

     
  • University puts late night studying to bed

    University puts late night studying to bed

    by ARCHES STAFF In light of the recent enforcement of classrooms closing at midnight, the Arches staff implores Mount Mary University administrators to give students an alternative to complete their work or to overturn the policy. As members of a school organization who are quite familiar with working into the early hours of the morning to meet a publication deadline, the Arches staff knows that […]

     
  • Fashion student’s dream is alumna’s reality

    Fashion student’s dream is alumna’s reality

    by RACHEL SCHNEIDER schneider@mtmary.edu Katie Schuppler, a 2009 Mount Mary University graduate, is living her long-time dream as a fashion stylist in Chicago. Schuppler double-majored in fashion merchandise management and business administration at Mount Mary to achieve her goals of becoming a fashion stylist. After moving to Chicago less than a year after graduating, Schuppler was ready to start her own styling firm, KS Style […]

     
  • The ARTery: Connecting Milwaukee through creativity

    The ARTery: Connecting Milwaukee through creativity

    by SHANNON MOLTER molters@mtmary.edu Recycled railroad ties, vibrant, graffiti-style paintings and automobile tires were collaboratively used to refurbish and decorate the five donated shipping crates that sit along a gravel trail. Across from industrial buildings a unique sign made out of stacks of wood and metal stands reads: “the ARTery.” The ARTery is an abandoned railroad corridor that has been transformed into a linear park […]

     
  • The Menlo Project: Art with Heart

    The Menlo Project: Art with Heart

    by EMILY CHAPMAN chapmane@mtmary.edu During the 2014 spring semester, the art department began a collaborative project with General Electric’s Menlo Studio called the Menlo Project. The Menlo Studio is a design think tank and corporate leadership training site located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that focuses its work on design empathy. According to “Empathy on the Edge: Scaling and Sustaining a Human-Centered Approach in the Evolving Practice […]

     
 
 
 
 
  • Horror in two sentences

    Horror in two sentences

    While keeping with the spooky holiday spirit, the Arches team challenged themselves to write a creepy or scary story using only two sentences....

     
 
 
  • Finding her way in a home far away

    Finding her way in a home far away

    by JOAN MUKHWANA mukhwana@mtmary.edu Naureen Fatima, born and raised in Pakistan, moved to Wisconsin seven years ago. Although she has lived...

     
 
 
 
 
  • Does this make me look old?

    Does this make me look old?

    Ashleigh Brown, writer, blogger, columnist, is a graduate student in the English program with a concentration in creative writing. She works...

     
 
 
 
 
 

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