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Who let the dogs out? Therapy animals visit Honors Lounge

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer Finals season might be ruff, but the Honors Program found the paw-fect way to help students destress and unwind. From 12 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2, three certified therapy dogs visited and played with students and faculty in the Honors Lounge.  Ruthie and Goliath, from Therapy Dogs International and Alliance

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Therapy dogs soothe stressed out students

By Tricia McCann Staff Writer With midterms abound, stress is anything but uncommon. Even more uncommon are dogs on campus. Ready with a shake, kiss and tail wag, many therapy dogs were prepared to help students unwind. Led by Kathryn Piekarski of the Sociology and Anthropology department along with her certified therapy dog Paris, nearly

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