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Alum profiles

Elmore Leonard: Acclaimed author visits alma mater

UDM students, faculty and officials welcomed famed novelist and former Titan Elmore Leonard to the McNichols campus Nov. 26. Leonard, 83, made the rounds following a one-hour talk about his books, career and future projects. Speaking to a crowd of about fifty students in the Commerce and Finance Building, Leonard […]

Classic Sports Features

Rebekah Dornbos: Penalty killer

The women’s soccer team’s double-digit win total is the highest since 2006. But a big part of the team’s success isn’t so big at all. Junior Rebekah Dornbos stands only five-foot-five, but has a knack for scoring huge goals on the most exciting play in soccer, the penalty kick. Of […]

Classic Sports Features

Elena Strakhova: From Russia with love

Figuring out your future in three months is tough, but the way Elena Strakhova did it is pretty close to a miracle.  Strakhova is from Zarechny, Russia, a small city of 70,000 citizens. In May 2010, she did not believe she would be going to college. By August, she was […]