October 21, 2005
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: William Nunnelley, Jana Peairson, Philip Poole, Mary Wimberley


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  Poverty Simulation Gives Students New Perspective Poverty Simulation Gives Students New Perspective
"... 'I was nine years old, my mom was in jail, and I lived with my grandparents, who were stressed out and struggling to keep the family afloat. I needed glasses and my sister needed dental work. We never got those things. We were fortunate if we got to eat'..."
  Overflow Parking Arranged for Homecoming Overflow Parking Arranged for Homecoming
"...Plans have been made for overflow parking at Homewood High School and the Samford Soccer Stadium on South Lakeshore Drive on Saturday, Oct. 29. Shuttles will run from overflow lots beginning about 8:30 a.m. and continuing until after the late evening performance by comedian Bill Cosby in the Wright Center..."
  Presidential Search Committee Narrows Candidate Pool Presidential Search Committee Narrows Candidate Pool
"... Although the committee has begun to 'significantly narrow' the candidate pool, the committee will still receive names of viable candidates for consideration..."
 

The Presidential Tradition
"...The trustee who nominated Freeman for the presidency described the Tennessee native as 'majestic in structure, towering in intellect, full of Holy Ghost Power'..."

  Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford
"...Retirement plan owners age 59 1/2 or older can now make a deductible IRA or retirement plan gift to qualified charitable organizations, including Samford, prior to December 31, 2005..."