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President of WIUR Cameron Deshnad performs the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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WIUR rebrands, reopens studio

Margaret Dougherty, Editor In Chief
September 22, 2022

WIUR reopened its studio in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the LaPenta Student Union on Sept. 14.  WIUR is the student-run radio station of Iona University. All students are welcome to produce and host their own radio show about any topic. WIUR streams live on YouTube.  Formerly known as WICR, the club rebranded to WIUR this semester following the announcement of Iona becoming a university. Along...

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Jack Allen, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2022

Guest speaker Sr. Norma Pimentel presented the lecture “Restoring Human Dignity: Lecciones De La Frontera” to an Iona audience in the Mulcahy Gymnasium on Sept. 15.  Compassion, tenacity and awakening were the themes of Sr. Norma’s lecture as she shared her tumultuous journey through the world of immigration and spirituality. The event marked National Hispanic Heritage Month, co-sponsored by OLAS and the Office of Mission and Ministry. Sr. Norma, instead of rattling off her successes or...

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Margaret Dougherty, Editor In Chief
September 22, 2022

Members of the Iona University community gathered in front of Ryan Library on Sept. 12 for the annual commemoration of the victims of the 9/11 attacks 21 years ago.  The Iona pipers began the ceremony, followed by words of welcome from Sean D’Alfonso, the director of the Office of Mission and Ministry. Four speakers then offered wisdom from different sacred traditions. Laura Fairchild, the associate director of the Office of Mission and Ministry, spoke along with Michelle Veyvoda, Ph.D.; Amal...

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