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April 24, 2017

Give Drugs the Boot was a hit in first year at FinnU

Give Drugs the Boot was hosted this weekend at Finlandia University. The event kicked off with a very moving talk from Mrs. Brusso. She shared the story of how her daughter suffered the loss of her father and turned to heroin as a coping technique. Despite various attempts to get treatment for her addiction, Jamie Brusso overdosed on heroin in her apartment. Her story clearly made a deep impact on the crowd as there was complete silence the entire time [...]

March 26, 2017

Boot hockey tournament moved to April 22

Give Drugs the Boot – April 22 – Finlandia Hall

Give Drugs the Boot has been moved to Saturday, April 22 at 12 p.m. near Finlandia Hall on the campus of Finlandia University. The event, which is hosted by Calumet High School’s S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Chapter, was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 1.

“Due to the huge increase in public interested for Give Drugs the Boot, we are moving the date back,” said Bridget Durocher, one [...]

March 17, 2017

Bridget Durocher runs through Finlandia fitness

Finlandia Fridays gets fit this week with Bridget Durocher, Finlandia’s cross country coach, senior women administrator in athletics, and strength and conditioning center coordinator.

Durocher joined Finlandia University nearly one year ago and has never looked back. “It’s phenomenal, it is a place of opportunity where if you put forth the effort, you are going to be given ample opportunities,” said Durocher. Starting off as Finlandia’s head cross country coach, she immediately found success and started to build her team. [...]

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