From America’s Best Kept College Secrets –
“Dominican was founded in 1890 by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael who quickly established a flourishing school and college on the site the university currently occupies. The college was the first in California to award a B.A. degree to women and remained active and progressive, becoming fully coeducational in 1970. The heritage of the Dominican Sisters is kept alive in the unaffiliated university’s mascot – the Penguin. The title of the campus newspaper? The Habit…”
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