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August 24, 2009

Creighton in the News

Warren Watch: Bite into this, Mr. Buffett
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 23, 2009
That sort of “common sense, hyperbolic language” fits Buffett, said Greg Zacharias, director of English graduate studies at Creighton University, because of his long history of writing and speaking plainly. “He uses this kind of language, these kinds of examples, that are very powerful,” Zacharias said
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Creighton keeps No. 1 ranking
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 21, 2009
Creighton University again ranked No. 1 among master's degree universities in the Midwest, according to the 2010 college survey from U.S. News & World Report.
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Jury Trials in Japan: Off to a Good Start, But...
Jurist, Aug. 22, 2009
JURIST Guest Columnist Raneta Lawson Mack of the Creighton University School of Law says that while Japan's establishment of a jury trial system is a bold effort to democratize its criminal justice process, it's yet to be seen how the new system deals with the inevitable "bumps" in the road
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Rural index falls a bit, but outlook improves
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 22, 2009
The survey yielded a Rural Mainstreet Index of 32, well below the index of 50 that would be growth-neutral, according to Creighton University economist Ernie Goss. The index was 32.6 in July and 38.9 in August 2008.
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Creighton Welcomes Record-Breaking Class
WOWT, Aug. 21, 2009
For the first time in Creighton University's history, the school's incoming freshman class exceeds 1,000 students.
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Personal Safety on Campus
WOWT, Aug. 21, 2009
Many Creighton University students began to move into their dormitories Friday night. Unloading boxes, personal security may be the furthest thing from their minds.
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Hispanic attorney picked to run new Tarrant district court
Fort-Worth Star Telegram, Aug. 21, 2009
Ruben Gonzalez, who spent 11 years as a defense attorney and two years as a prosecutor, is a graduate of Creighton University Law School in Nebraska.
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Volleyball: White team slips past red in exhibition match
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 22, 2009
The Creighton volleyball team's white squad defeated the blues in a scrimmage 9-25, 27-25, 25-17, 25-21, 15-12. Of the 15 players who participated, 10 played for both teams.
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Soccer: CU women shut out S.D. State
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 23, 2009
Sarah Kendall and Emily Orbell scored goals Sunday to lead Creighton to a 2-0 women's soccer win over South Dakota State.
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