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Lincoln Police to hold field force drill at Union Campus on Sept. 11

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Union College will host the Lincoln Police Department's field force training—a day culminating with a crowd control exercise involving a demonstration staged by campus volunteers.

Police officers will be at Union throughout the day reviewing crowd control techniques and conducting exercises in Woods Auditorium and in other areas of campus.

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Coach from "Remember the Titans" film to speak at Union College

“My parents always taught us that no person should be judged based on the color of their skin, but on the content of their character,” said Herman Boone, retired high school coach and inspiration for the lead character in Disney’s 2000 film, “Remember the Titans.” “I have always believed that and maintain that value today.”

Warrior volleyball kicks off season against Manhattan Christian on August 29

The Union College Warriors volleyball team will kick off the season with a home game Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Union College Gymnasium against Manhattan Christian College from Manhattan, Kans.

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Graphic design students exhibit in McClelland Art Gallery

“My goal is to affect people’s emotions,” said Zach Posthumus, junior graphic design major. “Even if they don’t like my art or they think it’s weird, I think generating some type of emotion signifies a good piece of art. If it doesn’t make you think or feel anything, what’s the point of it?”

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Union College student spearheads campus recycling project

Union College students and employees can now help save the world, one plastic bottle at a time.

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New internet provider doubles bandwidth for campus

Even though the physical campus landscape has changed drastically through several ongoing construction projects, many students may think the most significant campus improvement over the summer happens when they power up their computers or tablets.

As of July 25, Union College switched Internet providers to a faster service at a lower price, meaning users will be able to access more content faster than before.

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Don't wait to register for the new school year

Only four short weeks remain before students rush back to the books and a new school year begins at Union College. But before settling back into studies, there are a few important details all incoming and returning students need to know.

Financial clearance deadline is August 1

All financial paperwork must be completed and the first payment for the new school received by August 1. After that, reserved classes will be dropped and students won't be allowed to complete early registration.

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What's it like to be a Muslim immigrant in Nebraska?

“Somewhere in all of our pasts are immigrants,” said Sabrina Riley, Union College Library director. “These are not the stories that we typically think about, but they are similar to many American families’ histories. I am really excited to hear them.”

Writing students connect with orphans through stories

For students in Jill Morstad’s Basic Skills in English class, learning became much more real than learning how to order words on a page.  This spring, the 16 students undertook an unusual project to benefit orphans at the Pan American Health Service, Inc.’s orphanage in Peña Blanca, Honduras, while enhancing their own communication skills.

Dick Building fire won't affect business on Thursday, May 2

Last night around 10:00 p.m. a lawn sprinkler control panel caught fire in the mechanical room in basement of the Dick Building. While a few people where working in the building at the time, everybody was evacuated without incident. Damage from the fire was minimal, but some smoke circulated throughout the building.

The Dick Building will be open as usual on Thursday, May 2. The smoke has been cleared from the building, but employees who have any allergies or sensitivity to smoke may contact their supervisors to make alternate work arrangements.

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