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Devout Mormon suspended from college class for refusing to ‘stomp on Jesus’

Ryan Rotela, a devout Mormon attending Florida Atlantic University at Davie, Fla., was suspended from his intercultural communications class for refusing to stomp on a piece of paper with the name "Jesus" written on it, CBS affiliate WPEC reported Thursday.

According to WPEC, the class was conducting an exercise that was spelled out in the textbook, “Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach, 5th Edition.”

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BRIEF: Gonzaga brings scholarly lectures to local coffee houses

As part of its 125th Anniversary celebration, Gonzaga University has launched a new series of free faculty lectures titled “Transformation Cafes," which will be presented in neighborhood venues.

According to a press release, this is a way for the university to bring scholars into the community to, "share knowledge, perspectives and the joy of learning with more residents."

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