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A Record Breaking H4

190 honors Freshman, the largest group ever, eagerly awaited a week of team building games and connecting to WKU at Deer Run for H4 2013. Campers were separated into North, South, East and West groups, which competed against one another for the H4 Spirit Stick. This year, South showed the most spirit, earning them the Spirit Stick for the first
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End of the Year Bash

As the semester winds down, don’t forget to stop by Bates-Runner Lawn this Thursday from 3-6pm for the End of the Year Bash. There will be food, drinks, and music. What a great way to relax before finals!

H4 Counselors anticipate another successful retreat

The Honors College at WKU, hosts the Annual Freshman Orientation Retreat (commonly referred to as H4) to help integrate students into college life at WKU. The weekend trip is held at the Deer Run Retreat Center in Thompson’s Station, Tn.  H4 features a variety of activities, including rock-climbing, swimming, information fairs, and the weekend is concluded with a bonfire Spirit
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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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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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Honors Graduates

The Honors College would like to extend a congratulations to the scholars that will be graduating this Saturday, December 15.  Twenty-one scholars will be graduating from the Honors Program and seven will be graduating from the Honors College.  Those who will graduate from the Honors Program have completed a non-thesis track while those who will graduate from the Honors College
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Coming to an inbox near you!

Arete contribution submitted by Kali O’Rourke The Honors Weekly Digest aims to spread the word about campus and community events. Destiny Savage, the External Relations Graduate Assistant for the Honors College, compiles a list of upcoming events and discusses them in the Digest each week. Although sponsored by the Honors College, the Digest does not only inform students of Honors
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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!

Honors Formal to offer final celebration on May 5

Arete contribution by Amber Thompson Another Honors tradition continues this year as the plans for the annual Honors formal begin. Formal is a great way to dance away the stress of finals and take a break from studying with other hard-working Honors students before the spring semester comes to a close. This event is a favorite for the members of
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Jonathan Jacobs to speak on liberal polity on April 11

Arete contribution by Will Lyle The Honors College at WKU is constantly looking for interesting events for its students. On Wednesday, April 11, Dr. Audrey Anton’s Honors classes will Professor Jonathan Jacobs, director of the Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics and Chair of the Department of Ethics at John Jay College, the City University of New York. Dr. Anton said
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