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Oatmeal Fudge Bars

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

April 3, 2012


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened 2 cups packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1½ cups quick-cooking rolled oats 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips ¼ cup margarine 2...

Women’s History Month Wraps Up With Diversity

Hannah Kiges, Variety Editor

April 3, 2012


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International Women’s History Month is coming to a close here at Southwest Minnesota State University, but it’s going out with style. The final events were held over two days. They included a lecture from Professor Joan Gibbons, a student reading, and an art exhibit. Professor Susan McLean organized...

What is National Library Week?

JoAnn Robasse, Special to The Spur

April 3, 2012


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First created in 1958, National Library Week is an annual observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.  It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.  This...

A Woman’s Tale: Winners of the Telling Women’s Stories Contest

Daniel O'Brien, A&E Editor

April 3, 2012


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Three young women come up to the podium in turn.  Each one has come to share their stories.  As they speak, one realizes that these are not just their stories but that many women across the globe are represented here. On the 28th of March, the 3rd annual Telling Women’s Stories contest was held...

Women’s History Month at SMSU

Kim Watkins, News Editor

March 21, 2012


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In honor of Women’s History Month, there are a number of events that have been planned at Southwest Minnesota State University. Many events have been happening around campus and are continuing throughout the month of March. A panel discussion was held on Tuesday, March 13 presented by Joan Gittens,...

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