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Kyle Lang completes transcontinental run, averages 40 miles a day

 “I’d wake up between 5:15 and 5:30 — my parents would wake up between 4 and 5 — we’d get on the road around 6,” he said. “I’d run 20 miles until about 11 o’clock, and then take an hour break. And then noon to 4, I’d cover 13 to 15 miles, take an hour break, and then in the evening cover between 7 and 10 miles, depending on the day. I ended at 7 p.m. and then we drove to wherever we spent the night.” 


HUM Sequence offers students broad survey of Western intellectual history

“They have read a body of work; they have written about 10 texts in-depth; they’ve been examined on dozens of others; they’ve discussed many others. They have a frame of reference that’s deep and broad and historically rich,” explained Esther Schor, professor of English, and inaugural Behrman Professor in the Council of the Humanities. Schor has taught the course for five years.


USG pilots free menstrual products program

The Undergraduate Student Government launched a free menstrual product pilot program on Dec. 4 in Frist Campus Center. The program will run until Dec. 16 and aims to address issues of accessibility and financial hardships associated with menstrual products. The program has involved placing one basket of courtesy tampons and pads in each of the nine bathrooms in Frist: four women’s, four men’s, and one gender-neutral.


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Protestors greet ticket-holders at security gates as the latter file into the Inaugural viewing areas

NEWS | 12/04/2021

The inauguration parade travels past observers. Crowd sizes were much smaller for the 2017 inauguration than the 2009 inauguration. Even some bleachers were empty during the parade. 

NEWS | 12/04/2021

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