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College Crosse Prospectus - October 11, 2019: Vigil Held For Missing University Of Portland Freshman Lacrosse Player Owen Klinger

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here’s everything you need to know for October 11, 2019.

College Crosse News

University of Portland held a vigil last night for missing lacrosse player, Owen Klinger.

Hundreds of family, friends and peers took a break from days of intensive searching to participate in a candlelight vigil Thursday night for Owen Klinger, a University of Portland student who has been reported missing. Owen, 18, was last seen leaving his campus dorm by roommates around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. According to his family, he told the roommates he was going to a lacrosse practice, but they noted he didn’t have any of his usual gear with him.

Here’s another great video from Michigan. This one from the women’s team.

Here’s a segment on former University of Virginia men’s lacrosse recruit Mike Novitsky and his crossover to football.

As a freshman in high school, Mike Novitsky had verbally committed to play lacrosse at Division 1 powerhouse University of Virginia. Fast forward six years, the red shirt freshman is now the starting center for University at Buffalo football. Novitsky grew up a lacrosse player. Football followed closely behind.The Victory, NY native was set to play lacrosse in college. However, when it came time to officially commit, Novitsky chose football- giving a simple answer as to why.

Here are a couple nice clips from Harvard’s exhibition with Team Israel.

Here’s a promotional video for Auburn men’s club lacrosse from 1996 that was recently uploaded to YouTube .

This title seems a bit mean-spirited: “AI has a solution to finance’s bias toward Mini-Me lacrosse bros.”

It’s been one of the safest bets on Wall Street: Study business at Wharton, Harvard, or the University of Chicago and apply for a job in investment banking. Play squash or lacrosse? That helps. So can the right fraternity or club. When recruiting talent, the overwhelmingly white, male, and elite-educated cohort who run America’s top financial firms reflexively seek out younger versions of themselves. Psychologists call this tendency the “like-me” bias.

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Blessed: Beloved organist retiring after playing for 74 years at New Jersey church.

After 74 years of music, one New Jersey man is ready to pass the baton onto younger talent. He’s retiring from playing the organ for Sunday service and will join parishioners in the pews. They say if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Since 1946, when he was just 14 years-old, Walter Miklas has been perched in front of an organ at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clark.

World/National News

Hard pass: Chernobyl’s control room is now open to tourists.

he Chernobyl nuclear power plant has seen a huge increase in visitor numbers in recent years as part of a growing global interest in dark tourism. And now, intrepid travelers be able to get inside the control room where the world’s worst nuclear accident unfolded, Chernobyl tour companies confirmed to CNN.

Your GIF/Video for October 11, 2019

This is actually pretty cool.

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