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Here are this week's Headlining items from the paper. Any past articles from this section can be found in the corresponding Archives sections.


In wake of Virginia Tech shooting...CU Office of Public Safety gives tips for public safety
By LeAnne Davis, Editor-in-chief
Date: April 18th, 2007

In light of the tragic events recently taking place on the Virginia Tech campus, Concord University's Office of Public Safety would like to ensure the Concord family of the safety measures being taken locally to prevent such events, and what actions to take if they would occur.
Mark Stella, Chief of Campus Police, said "What happened at Virginia Tech is very tragic, and unfortunate. With circumstances like this, a lot of media will be criticizing the measures taken by the school to handle the situation. Given the situation itself, it is hard to prepare for something like that. Here at Concord, we're doing all that we can right now in prevention efforts."

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Student Government Association elections complete
By LeAnne Davis, Editor-in-Chief
Date: April 18th, 2007

The signs have been taken down, and the votes are in for the 2007-2008 Student Government Association Executive Board.
After the polls closed Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m., Prime Justice Kourtney Short prepared for a weekend of counting student votes. Once the ballots were tallied, Jessica Cook overcame Buck Skeen to win the presidency, and Bryan Henderson won the contested race for Public Defender against Ryan Blankenship.
Brittany Jeanne Keys, Akeya Carter-Bozman, Nicole Edwards, Ezekiel Keyes, Michael Kinder, Ryan Blankenship, Carmella Thompson, Brad Garner were the eight of nine candidates elected to the senatorial positions.

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Concord University Foundation hosts Donor Appreciation Banquet
By Corrie McKee, CU News
Date: april 18th, 2007

The Concord University Foundation hosted a Donor Appreciation Banquet April 2, 2007, with 130 guests in attendance. The annual event honors both scholarship donors and scholars; this year's banquet featured many guest speakers: family and friends of donors, as well as grateful student recipients.
Cynthia Butler from Richmond, Va., spoke about the Marcella Dee Whitlock Scholarship Fund, named for an elderly but still very sprightly woman who looks and acts twenty years younger and thus deceives everyone about her age.

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Hometown: Scarbro, WV

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