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February 16, 2010

Creighton in the News

World-Herald editorial: Helping hand for Haitians
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 15, 2010
Nebraskans have often shown a willingness to pitch in and help out following a natural disaster. Underscoring that legacy of compassion is the remarkable response by so many in Nebraska following the devastating earthquake last month in Haiti. Recent news coverage has highlighted the commendable efforts by Creighton University medical professionals and aid workers who helped the Haitian victims.
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Feeling the burn old-style
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 16, 2010
At 5:45 a.m., Steve Curran and more than 100 other ROTC cadets straggle into a gym on the Creighton University campus, stomping the snow off their combat boots.
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When can fetus feel pain?
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 14, 2010
A bill before the Nebraska Legislature, the Abortion Pain Prevention Act, would ban abortions 20 weeks after conception, because it's at that point, Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood says, that a fetus begins to sense pain. Nerve fibers designed to sense pain are present in a fetus's skin seven or eight weeks after conception, said Dr. Terence Zach, chairman of pediatrics at the Creighton University School of Medicine.
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No return for Stinnett this year
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 14, 2010 P'Allen Stinnett's season is over. Is his Creighton career finished, too?
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Korver had cue; 3 ball was no go
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 14, 2010
With Creighton trailing by two points late in Saturday's game against Illinois State, Korver found himself with the briefest of open looks from the left corner. Instead of launching a 3-point attempt, Korver elected to try to work the ball into center Kenny Lawson.
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Oltman, Sinkler earn Valley honors
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 15, 2010
Seniors Tara Oltman and Renae Sinkler have been named the Missouri Valley pitcher and player of the week for their play at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz., last weekend.
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Oltman pitches Jays to win
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 14, 2010 Tara Oltman allowed three hits and struck out six as the Creighton softball team earned a 2-1 win over No. 15 Northwestern on Sunday.
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