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Kerry shows support of stem cell research to NH

Presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass, speaks at a town meeting on medical research at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, N.H., Modnay, Oct. 4, 2004. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
With only 29 days left until Election Day, democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry and actor-turned-activist Michael J. Fox discussed the issue of stem cell research with an enthusiastic crowd Monday morning at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, N.H.

In August of 2001 President Bush announced that the federal government would only support restricted study of stem cells. This allowed for 60 stem cell lines to be researched, many of which Kerry and Fox said are either useless or tainted.

 

Program offers support to children of cancer patients

Crescentia True's diagnosis was grave. The cancer in her left breast was advanced, doctors told her, and would require major surgery. After the initial shock, True thought of Emma and Eryn, her two daughters who were only eight and 10 at the time. She needed a plan to help them cope with the traumatic situation.

Recent UNH grad making headlines in Air Nat'l Guard

Emily Cole certainly has a lot under her belt for being just 21. This past August, this recent UNH graduate won the First Term Airman of the Year Award presented by the Air Force Sergeants Association. She is the first National Guardsman to receive this award, meaning that she is not on active duty.

 

GLBT--Students promote education through conversation

Call it a nightly meeting of the minds. After a long day of classes, residents in Marsten Hall convene in the study lounge for good company and conversation. Debates take shape as the hours tick by, peppered with everything from politics to philosophy, sexuality to religion.

Upcoming election crucial for GLBT community

The upcoming election has caused a lot of mixed feelings among the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered (GLBT) community. The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMSA) has to stay non-partisan to one candidate but hopes that members of the GLBT community will go out and vote and get involved in this election.

 

Cancer survivor rallies volunteers for walk

Kim Clark may not have breasts or ovaries, but she does have two daughters who she is determined to protect from breast cancer.

Clark will do this by participating in the Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk on the UNH campus Sunday, Oct. 17.

According to the American Cancer Society, every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.

UNH feels affects of budget cuts

The current budget crunch at UNH has caused financial problems for some of the colleges, causing concern among some faculty and staff. The College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) and the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) are the most affected.

 

Bush and Kerry duke it out in first of series

Democratic presidential candidate Sen.John Kerry, D-Mass., and President Bush pass each other after shaking hands after the presidential debate in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 30 2004. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
No need for the Red Sox to provide their customary playoff drama quite yet. Last Thursday night in Miami, tensions were high as Sen. John Kerry and President George W. Bush squared off in the first of three presidential debates that will go a long way in determining the next leader of the country.

Relay for life returns to UNH

Last May, Relay for Life burst through the UNH campus for the first time, affecting thousands of cancer survivors, students, faculty and community members. Blowing by their goal of $25,000, last year's relay raised $72,000 for the American Cancer Society.

 

UNH participates in three day environmental discussion

This year's 15th annual Bioneers conference will be held in San Rafael, C.A. By viewing a satellite telecast provided by the Northeast Campus Sustainability Summit (NECSS), University of New Hampshire students will still be able to participate as if they were there.

This Week In TNH History - Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1983. Volume 74

This issue covered student concern over an upcoming visit to the University by Rev. Jesse Jackson. The Student Activity Fee Council (SAFC) had denied the Democratic Student Organization funding for the event on the grounds that whether announced or unannounced, Jackson should be considered a presidential candidate.

 

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