Scene on Campus: A Day Without Shoes

St. Mary's University students go one day without wearing shoes in order to raise awareness for people who cannot afford them. Sophomore Brissa Renteria recaps her experience and how she was affected by the activity.

Students sacrifice their feet to raise awareness


A Taste of StMU

St. Mary’s University student Analicia Perez prepares a spaghetti dinner and reflects on her love of cooking.


Analicia displays her beautiful dinner


Ingredients: bay leaves, olive oil, salt, hamburger meat, tomato sauce, spaghetti noodles, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, garlic
1. Chop onions, bell peppers, mushrooms and garlic finely
2. Boil water, sprinkling in a pinch of salt
3. Saute chopped vegetables in olive oil
4. Saute meat, breaking up all chunks
5. Put noodles in boiling water to soften
6. Add meat and sauteed vegetables to pot of tomato sauce and let mixture heat up
7. Add bay leaves to sauce mixture
8. When noodles are soft, drain in strainer and place in bowl or on plate
9.Pour sauce over noodles
*Serve in the company of bread and salad*

Just the Average College Student?

St. Mary’s University student Christian Ekleberry, a junior political science and international relations major, takes us through a day in her hectic life.

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Practice Makes Perfect

Peggah Hemmat, a St. Mary’s University student, recalls the dedication and effort she put forth in order to perform a piano piece at Carnegie Hall.

Find Your Place

St. Mary’s University student William Oulvey talks about identifying with others in the Marianist Leadership Program.

Catholic and Marianist Universities in the U.S.

The University of Dayton

One of the 10 largest Catholic universities in the country, the University of Dayton was founded in 1850 by four Marianists. Today, the university serves more than 10,000 students, including more than 3,000 graduate students, enrolled in 70 programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and professional schools of law, engineering, business administration and education.

St. Mary’s University

The oldest and largest Catholic university in the Southwest, St. Mary’s University began in 1852, when four Marianist brothers stepped off the Indianola stagecoach and opened a preparatory school in downtown San Antonio. Today, the university is a multicultural university serving more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the country’s eighth-largest city, offering an integrated program of liberal studies, professional preparation and ethical commitment.

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawai’i, was founded in 1955 by the Society of Mary. One of the most ethnically and culturally diverse campuses in the West, the university offers 23 major undergraduate programs and six graduate programs to its approximately 2,500 students, many of whom come from foreign countries.