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Students host Christmas party for disabled persons

Dec 4, 2014

Briar Cliff students served up smiles, great food and plenty of holiday cheer at the annual Christmas Party for People with Disabilities.

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Helping your college student through finals

Nov 24, 2014

Final exams don't have to be so stressful. Here are some ways that you — parents and guardians — can help your Charger work through the challenge. ...


'Tis the season: For the cold and flu, that is

Nov 23, 2014

Is it the cold or the flu? Help your college student learn the difference, and find out about prevention and treatment options available on campus. ...


Thanksgiving in a blender: Creative food hacks for college students

Nov 16, 2014

“There’s better than Ramen,” Chef Mike told students at his Cooking Cultural Cuisine event at BCU. His aim is to give students recipes they can use in their residence hall rooms. ...


Learning communities redefine education at Briar Cliff

Nov 10, 2014

When it came time for Natasha Kellogg to pick a learning community, she signed up for the one she couldn’t read without giggling. ...


Snail mail: It's still a hit with college students!

Oct 14, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service — victim of hemorrhaging revenue and threats of trimmed delivery days — is holding its own in at least one place. ...


Students spend lunch with area nursing home residents

Oct 9, 2014

Seniors usually rule campus anyway — but that was especially the case over lunch hour at Briar Cliff! ...


What's good at the Fire Pit?

Oct 6, 2014

Wondering what to order at the BCU Fire Pit? Cliff News reporter JoAnn Parker decided to taste for herself! ...


2014 homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Oct 3, 2014

Briar Cliff crowned the university’s 2014 homecoming king and queen during a coronation ceremony inside the Stark Student Center. ...


After Globetrotters internship, student sees future in sports industry

Sep 22, 2014

After knee injuries threatened to sideline Taylor Meine's future on the hardwood, she has gained a new perspective on the business of basketball. ...


New course unlocks how to be a successful college student

Sep 10, 2014

The new "Freshman seminar" isn’t just a class. It’s an experience. ...


Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. Best Regional Colleges

Sep 9, 2014

Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s Best Regional Colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2015” edition. ...


Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

Aug 19, 2014

Briar Cliff is now an official "Blue Zone Worksite," meaning the University maintains a healthy work environment that promotes and encourages employee well-being. ...


What to pack for college. And, what not to pack ...

Aug 18, 2014

Before you load up your car, make sure you don't miss any of the essentials. Here's a quick guide to help keep you on track. ...


Student gets year of free potato olés for a clever tweet

Jul 2, 2014

Lexie Henschke has a "golden ticket" for a year's worth of free Potato Oles from Taco John's — and it all started with a creative tweet. ...


300 students recognized on the Spring Semester Dean's List

Jun 11, 2014

Briar Cliff is pleased to announce 300 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year, including 68 students with a perfect GPA of 4.0. ...

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