UL in History: Academic Awards Banquet

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Dr. Clifton W. Potter Jr. ~ UL History Professor

Last week we honored the graduates of the classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, and 1969; this week we shall recognize the accomplishments of our current students. On Friday, Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi will induct their new members, and the college family will gather to honor academic achievement and faculty service. For over four and a half decades, the Academic Awards Banquet has marked the beginning of the end of the college year.  It one of the traditions of which I am most pleased.

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College Life: Things for True Southerners


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Katherine Daniel ~ Editor-in-Chief

There are many things that describe a person, some more than others. In the south, there are certain descriptions that describe everyone. Growing up in the south has made me the southern girl I am. No matter where I go in life, I will always have my southern roots to follow me and a piece of home that is with me. My senior year of high school, I was SO ready to move away and get out of the “boonies” or the “middle of nowhere”, but there will always be a special place in my heart for my southern living. There are many things that make a southerner, a true southerner, but there are many things that every person down south can relate to, and if you know, you know.

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Recognizing Undocu-week

Anna-Catherine Kueng ~ Assistant Editor

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In March, an email was sent by Hornet Info inviting Hornets to a “lecture by Dr. Dannette Gomez-Beane, sponsored by SGA and Undocuweek: ‘UndocuAlly Lecture: Things Higher-Ed can do to support undocumented students.”

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Hill City Pride

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Katherine Daniel ~ Editor-in-Chief

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, the first ever Hill City Pride event will be hosted at the Lynchburg Hillcats Stadium from 12:00-5:00 p.m.

According to the Hill City Pride website, their vision is “to unify the individual LGBTQ+ communities, both collegiate and residential, throughout Lynchburg and Central Virginia.  We also seek to be the catalyst to promote social change for a better and safer community.”

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P.T Cornhole Tournament

Caroline Wilkerson ~ Copy Editor



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Retrieved from the Info Horney email. 

On Saturday, April 13, the University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program will be hosting a cornhole tournament. According to the email sent by Deborah Brown on March 26, “All proceeds from the tournament will help benefit the University of Lynchburg DPT Special Olympics Student Processional Involvement group and will help with our annual event, the Young Athletes.”

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U of L’s Student Scholars

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Grace Cavanaugh ~ Staff Writer

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 the University of Lynchburg will host a Student Scholar Showcase of multiple research presentations in “Schewel Hall and Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center” from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., according to the UofL website.

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