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Fashion Show and High Tea a Huge Success


The AMU ballroom took on the flavor of Milan Thursday as models of all ages paraded down the runway at a High Tea and Fashion Show to benefit the university. Colleen Kvetko and her dog Diva wore co-ordinated outfits.

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Statues of Apostles Installed at Oratory

Statues of three of the 12 apostles were installed Tuesday in niches over the main doors of the oratory. Above, Eric White (L) and Chris Ybarra of Baker Liturgical Art place the statue of St. Peter in place. The three statues -- of St. Peter, St. John and St. Thomas -- have all been donated and the others will be installed as they are donated.

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Ave Maria Dentistry Now Open

Dr. Caitlin McLaughlin-Raiger (above, with family) opened her practice in the town center Tuesday, offering a full range of family dental services. Dr. Cait, as her patients call her, will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-11:30 a.m., working in temporary quarters at the Ave Maria Chiropractic office. After-school hours can be arranged on request.

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Happy Birthday Father Fessio

fessioStudents turned out Monday to wish Father Fessio, AMU Theolgian in Residence, a Happy Birthday.

AMU Names Student Union for Bob Thomas

Naming the building honors a former chairman of the board who donated more than $5 million to the university.

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