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Big Red’s Trivia Bowl a success

This past Saturday, WKU Honors Toppers hosted Big Red’s Trivia Bowl to raise money for The Center for Courageous Kids. In line with this year’s theme, The Honors Toppers sported their best super hero costume. Each team paid an entry fee of thirty dollars to compete in the academic team style competition. T-shirts were also sold, and all proceeds went
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ALIVE Center offers internships for students in a variety of programs

WKU’s ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships is offering several opportunities for students to get involved in community and campus life this summer and fall. Students can apply for any of four internships at the ALIVE Center, an organization that serves as the connection between the campus and the community. The ALIVE Center facilitates faculty and student efforts to combine life
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Honors College recognized at Topper basketball game

  On Saturday, March 2, 2013, as our Topper basketball players prepared for their upcoming game against Middle Tennessee University, the Honors College at WKU roused school spirit in an entirely different way. Beginning at 4:30 that afternoon, the “Honors Night with the Topper Basketball Team” kicked things off with a reception in Diddle Arena for current and prospective Honors
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The Honors Salon

Wolfgang Brauner, an advisor at the Honors College will be hosting a monthly discussion group beginning in February. The Honors Salon will explore and discuss various ideas, beginning with the question- “Is Google Making Generation F Stupid, Smarter, or Neither?” This discussion may somewhat overlap with Brauner’s colloquium course- The Web’s Impact on our Mind and Future. While living in
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HonorsToppers upcoming fundraiser

The HonorsToppers encourage everyone to come to Sweet CeCe’s on Monday, November 17 between 5:00 and 9:00 pm. It’s always a good time for Sweet CeCe’s and 10% of all proceeds will benefit the Honors Toppers!

Scarecrow Walk at Lost River Cave

    Arete contribution submitted Erika Brown Scarecrows created by several members of the Bowling Green community were on display on the natural walking trails at Lost River Cave. The exhibition, comprised of over 40 scarecrows, was available to the public form October 6th-October 31st. The Honors College at WKU contributed their creation, a WKU-themed scarecrow channeling the painting American
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Honors club hosts ice cream social

Arete contribution submitted by Abby Ponder Entering college life may seem daunting at times. There are new and unfamiliar faces and many strange new places. The upperclassmen can be a little intimidating, too. This is where the Honors Club Student Planning Board enters the picture. The Club is an organization dedicated to “creat[ing] enjoyable experiences through service, community and development
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Honors homecoming candidate

Arete contribution by Kali O’Rourke The weekend of October 20 was filled with homecoming festivities, and The Honors College at WKU was proud to be represented by their homecoming candidate, Jessie Parks. Parks is a senior from Bowling Green, Ky., and is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Biology. She intends to go to graduate school and earn a
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Honors College Parent & Family Weekend Activities

Arete submission by: Megan Skaggs   Parents take full advantage of any and every opportunity to visit campus and their scholars.  After a month or so apart from their sons or daughters, parents are eager to visit and meet their child’s new friends and advisors.  In order to appease these desires and do more for the families that support their
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Honors students driving force behind Share A Swipe at WKU

Arete contribution by Shelley Spalding Nearly all WKU students have had the experience of having three or four meal plans left to spend on a Sunday night. They go to the food court, get a few soft drinks, Poptarts, and some random kind of gum—just enough to use all their meal plans remaining from the week. Tyler Jury, a graduating
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