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Olympic athlete makes stop in class

September 25, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil A communications class was intrigued when an Olympic athlete stopped by to talk to their class last Tuesday. Nick Symmonds, a professional track athlete and participant in...

Age is only a number

September 28, 2011
Art comes in many forms, and Betty Russ, at the age of 84, makes her life a work of art. She currently resides off of Turkeyfoot Road in Akron. Russ, who is vibrant and energetic, found her calling at the age of 18 after she broke her high school’s long distance swimming record by 55 seconds. This record-breaking time quickly made her an All-Star swimmer.
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