Month: August 2007

Can’t Put a Price on Love

August 21 started as just another day for Nick Kopplin. Early in the afternoon, he reduced the asking price for his motorcycle and reposted his online Craig’s List ad. He then did what he always did: went out of his way to make his loved ones happy. As he made his way to help his girlfriend babysit a friend’s child, he lost control of his 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle, slamming into an I-275 guardrail in St.

Absent, Not Forgotten

As UT students came back to campus this semester, they found fresh coats of paint on Rescom and Plant Hall, a new dorm offering more dining options and even increased bandwidth for internet access. But for friends of Samy MacQuilliam, all of these improvements and additions couldn’t make up for one thing that was noticeably missing on campus: her. As Nicole Bissett, who was set to be MacQuilliam’s fall roommate, told reporters this summer, “It’s going to be hard to go back and for her not to be there.” While MacQuilliams won’t be on campus, her friends say her memories will abound.

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