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Michael Sam’s true calling: Helping others

Feb 14, 2018

“My name is Michael Sam. I’m from Hutchinson, Texas. My major is sports management … and I’m gay.”

The first time Sam publicly spoke the words “I’m gay” was at a team meeting the first day of football training camp his senior year at the University of Missouri. In 2014, as he prepared to enter the NFL draft, he revealed his sexual orientation during an ESPN interview, sending shockwaves through the sports world and nearly derailing his entry into the NFL.

Play tackles uncomfortable issue of sexual assault

Feb 5, 2018

There will more than a “Lil Bit” of drama and intense emotion when the Heidelberg Theatre stages the award-winning Paula Vogel play, “How I Learned to Drive” Thursday-Sunday.

Trafficking survivor turns horror to helping

Jan 26, 2018

Although she grew up in a wealthy part of Cincinnati, Ann Marie Babb’s life turned tragic at the age of 11 when a human trafficking group targeted her. For the next 10 years, she endured horrific abuse at the hands of her traffickers.

Babb shared her personal journey of horror and recovery during Heidelberg’s fourth annual Human Trafficking Awareness week Wednesday.

‘Belle of Amherst’ at Heidelberg explores famed poet’s life

Jan 25, 2018

The Heidelberg University School of Music & Theatre will welcome guest artist Jennifer Burke for the one-woman show, “The Belle of Amherst,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in Gundlach Theatre.

“Shark” Daymond John’s strategies for success

Jan 25, 2018

There was a shark circling at Heidelberg on Wednesday, and his tank was Seiberling Gymnasium.

Daymond John, FUBU founder and an investor on the reality TV show “Shark Tank,” was the keynote speaker for the fourth HYPE Career Ready Day.

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