Posts Tagged Social affairs

American skier Ganong faces new challenge: college

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Two months after winning his first World Cup victory, American skier Travis Ganong is facing a new challenge: college.

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Vikings finish commemoration of Black History Month

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have completed their online presentation of stories surrounding Black History Month.

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Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, talks about his experiences over 90 years of life at his desk in the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., in this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo. The priest who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an academic power during his 35 years in charge while also serving as an adviser to popes and presidents died Thursday night Feb. 26, 2015 at age 97 according to University spokesman Paul Browne. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches.

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From ‘Pulp Fiction’ to Oscar meme, Travolta’s highs and lows

In this 1977 file photo originally released by Paramount Pictures, John Travolta and Karen Lynn Gorney are shown in a scene from, "Saturday Night Fever."  Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta’s career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme. Travolta, 61, is prepping a handful of projects and ahead of the release of an explosive documentary on Scientology that focuses considerably on Travolta’s relationship with the organization.   (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.

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CSU interim AD leaving for job at Tufts University

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Interim athletic director John Morris is leaving Colorado State to serve as athletic director at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

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