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“Contact” Sports: Competitive Athletic Experience, Racial Attitudes, And Intergroup Contact, Savana Nawojski May 2020

“Contact” Sports: Competitive Athletic Experience, Racial Attitudes, And Intergroup Contact, Savana Nawojski

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

Allport’s (1954) Intergroup Contact hypothesis suggests that interaction among people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds can reduce prejudice, particularly in situations that involve cooperation and common goals. Although participation in competitive sports may provide opportunities for cooperative interaction among people from different racial backgrounds, and athletic teams tend to be more diverse at higher levels (NCAA 2019), relatively little work has examined the contact hypothesis in this context. Using a national representative data set (N = 966), we examine whether respondents’ levels of competitive athletic experience are related to their attitudes toward African Americans. We find no bivariate relationship ...


Ua1c5/3 Basketball - Womens Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c5/3 Basketball - Womens Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of women's basketball teams and games.


Ua1c5/6 Football Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c5/6 Football Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of football teams, games, individual players and coaches, includes College High, Ogden College and Southern Normal School teams.


Ua1c5/2 Basketball - Men Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c5/2 Basketball - Men Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of men's basketball teams and games, including College High and Ogden College teams.


Ua1c5/5 Cheerleader Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c5/5 Cheerleader Photos, Wku Archives

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Images of cheerleaders including College High cheerleaders.


Ua3/8/2 President's Office-Meredith Athletics, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua3/8/2 President's Office-Meredith Athletics, Wku Archives

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Athletics subject file created by the President's Office during Thomas Meredith's tenure as president of WKU.


Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2019

Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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General WKU athletic press releases for 2019.


Ua19/16/1 Hilltopper Basketball 2019-20, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2019

Ua19/16/1 Hilltopper Basketball 2019-20, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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2019-20 men's basketball media guide produced by WKU Athletic Media Relations, includes athletic records and statistics, photographs, schedule and information regarding opponents.


Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2018

Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

General WKU athletics press releases for 2018.


Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2017

Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

General WKU athletics press releases for 2017.


Ua19/16/1 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2017-18 Media Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2017

Ua19/16/1 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2017-18 Media Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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2017-18 men's basketball media guide produced by WKU Athletic Media Relations, includes athletic records and statistics, photographs, schedule and information regarding opponents.


Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2016

Ua19/16/2 Athletic Media Relations Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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General WKU athletic press releases for the year 2016.


Ua19/16/1 Wku 2016-17 Media Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2016

Ua19/16/1 Wku 2016-17 Media Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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2016-17 men's basketball media guide produced by WKU Athletic Media Relations, includes athletic records and statistics, photographs, schedule and information regarding opponents.


Ua19/16/1 Wku Hilltoppers 2015-16, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2015

Ua19/16/1 Wku Hilltoppers 2015-16, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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2015-16 men's basketball media guide produced by WKU Athletic Media Relations, includes athletic records and statistics, photographs, schedule and information regarding opponents.


Ua19/16/1 Hilltopper Basketball 2014-15 Media Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2014

Ua19/16/1 Hilltopper Basketball 2014-15 Media Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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2014-15 men's basketball media guide produced by WKU Athletic Media Relations, includes athletic records and statistics, photographs, schedule and information regarding opponents.


Ua37/31 Faculty Personal Papers John Oldham, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua37/31 Faculty Personal Papers John Oldham, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about John Oldham.


Ua80 W Club, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua80 W Club, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records of created by and about the W Club. Includes meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, and Athletic Hall of Fame materials.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 9, Wku Student Affairs Sep 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 9, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs Sep 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 48, Wku Student Affairs May 2006

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 48, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Paul, Corey. Police Need More Hires, New Building
  • Gibson, Adam. Getting’ Their Stress Out – Stresstivus
  • McNamara, Andrew. Housing & Residence Life Finds, Fines Absent Students
  • Brandenburg, Katie. Math Professor to Be New Senate Chair – Michelle Hollis
  • Coulter, Amber. Regents to Vote on Next Year’s Budget
  • Paul, Corey. Western Craftsman Dies at 89 – H.B. Clark
  • The Marsupial Awards
  • Harryman, Gene. Puzzled by Ban from Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Sloan, Jason. The University Wastes Land
  • McNamara, Andrew. Campus Fountain to Be Transformed into Tile Mosaic
  • Harten, David. Youth on the Mound Allows Bullpen Depth – Chad Adcock
  • Perkins, Will. Tops Prepare for NCAA
  • Mitchell, Jake. Western Mauled by Bruins Again – Baseball
  • Harten, David. Tops Complete University of Louisville Sweep
  • Shull, Abbey. Sam Young Leads from Behind the Mask
  • Shull, Abbey. Lady Tops Hope to Finish Season Strong
  • Caudle, Leah. Little Mexico: Immigrants, City Adjust to One Other – Benjamin Valle
  • Clark, Ashlee. Future of Hispanic Support Group Uncertain
  • Leslie, Joey. The Muckrakers to Return to Hill
  • Hupman, Samantha. Injured Athlete Joins Intramural Team – Stevie Humphrey
  • Coulter, Amber. Research and Development Position to Be Filled Soon
  • Hupman, Samantha. Charmaine Hunt Fired Then Hired – Maybe
  • Coulter, Amber. Staff Regent to Be Elected
  • Harrell, Bobby. Salvador Dali Brought to FAC
  • Laun, Susie. Tea to Be Held for Nurses
  • Stackhouse, Layne. 100 Years of Tradition
  • Smith, Jessica. From Cards to Cars, Gifts for Grads Abound
  • Leslie, Joey. Graduation Ceremony Celebrated with Traditions Old and New
  • Hupman, Samantha. Graduate Continues Family’s tradition of Success at Western – Ashley Long
  • Maines, Ashley. Some Majors Still Attract Mostly Men, Despite Gender Revolution – Ashley Francis, Selva Calderon
  • Harrell, Bobby. Acclaim and Advice Left for Those Left Behind – Bobby Harrell
  • Schoenbaechler, Danny. Goodbye for the Second (and Final) Time
  • Ross, Lisa. So Long and Adieu; I’ll Never Forget You
  • Erd, Mackenzie. Couples Cope with Graduation Changes – Joseph Ball, Aubry Garmon, Joey Powell, Bill Powell
  • Keene, Stephanie. Family Leader to Earn Degree – Bryant Smith


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 42, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2006

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 42, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Paul, Corey. Lady Top Grad Assistant Arrested – Kristina Covington
  • Coulter, Amber. Western May Win in State Budget
  • Richardson, Kelly. See Rob Run, Win . . . Barely – Robert Watkins, Student Government Association
  • Harrell, Bobby. Gary Ransdell’s Former Roomie Aims for High Court – John Minton Jr.
  • Hupman, Samantha. Jamie Rich ‘Always Brightened the Mood’
  • Gibson, Adam. International Students to Show Their Moves
  • Student Government Association President Should Lead
  • Waters, Brad. Smokers Should Not Litter
  • Pulliam, Steve. Americans Are Immigrants
  • Wilson, Sam. Preacher Was Embarrassing
  • Duckworth, Alex. Smokers Should ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 41, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2006

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 41, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Coulter, Amber. Regents Approve Fee, One Amendment
  • Coulter, Amber. Regents OK Potter College Name Change
  • Keene, Stephanie. Relay for the Life of a Friend – Debbie Parsley
  • Harrell, Bobby. Former Basketball Player Became Local Doctor – Carroll Brooks
  • Brandenburg, Katie. Facebook Changes Student Government Association Campaigning
  • Coulter, Amber. Regents Give Gary Ransdell Raise
  • McNamara, Andrew. Six Staff Council Positions Available
  • McNamara, Andrew. Student Inducted into Krystal Lovers Hall of Fame – Chris Womack
  • Big Mouths on Campus – Donnie Morris, Evangelist
  • Clark, Rebekah. Immigration is Not Cut-and-Dry
  • Kline, Brian ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 39, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2006

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 39, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Paul, Corey. Sophomore Killed in Car Accident – Allison Carter
  • Coulter, Amber. Budget Outlook Improves Brandenburg, Katie. Student Government Association Candidates Agree on Many Issues
  • Hopkins, Shawntaye & Leah Caudle. Local Immigrants Rally to Protest Proposed Bill
  • Brandenburg, Katie. Seniors May Be Exempt from $46 Student Fee
  • Clark, Ashlee. Alcohol Screening Available at Downing University Center
  • Culturally Stable – Taiwanese Student Association
  • Smith, Jenna. Property Should be Respected
  • Eoff, Allison. Smoke Should be Kept Inside
  • Dillion, Ryan. Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants Needs to be More Than Just Talk ...


Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Chris Marcus, Wku Archives Jan 2003

Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Chris Marcus, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Digitized vertical file materials regarding Chris Marcus.


Ua11/1 Great Expectations, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Wku Public Affairs Jul 2001

Ua11/1 Great Expectations, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter published by WKU Public Affairs regarding Western Kentucky University news and achievements.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 74, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs Sep 1998

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 74, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news:

  • Mayo, Travis. A Crushing Defeat – Football
  • Stamper, John. Fatal Fire Sparking Changes – Murray State University, Housing & Residence Life
  • Karen, Mattias. Insurance Costs Could Drop for Faculty – Employee Benefits
  • Harper, Molly. Report Expresses Concern About Campus Dark Spots – Lighting
  • New Classes Need Funding – Budget, Curriculum
  • Tabor, Chris. Editorial Cartoon More Classes
  • Mead, Ann. Reserved Spots Open After 5 – Parking
  • Wilson, Liz. Take Bake the Night Succeeds – Poetry
  • How Would You Rate Your Computer Skills?
  • Lynn, Kelley. Talent Show Draws All Kinds
  • Englert, Jennifer. Student Government Association Feasting on Pig Before ...


Ua19/16/1 1998-99 Hilltopper Basketball, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 1998

Ua19/16/1 1998-99 Hilltopper Basketball, Wku Athletic Media Relations

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1998-99 men's basketball media guide produced by WKU Athletic Media Relations, includes athletic records and statistics, photographs, schedule and information regarding opponents.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 53, Wku Student Affairs Apr 1997

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 53, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

Regular features include:

  • Just a Second
  • Campus Line
  • For the Record / Crime Reports
  • People Poll
  • Sports
  • Diversions
  • Movie Reviews
  • Classifieds

Articles in this issue:

  • Batcheldor, Matt. New Student Government Association Officers to be Elected Today
  • Mains, Brian. Miss Black Western Spotlights Talent
  • Lenz, Rebecca. Vigil Remembers Lost Lives – National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Riley, Jason. Banshee Brings in 4,000 for Best Party of the Year
  • Davis, Rochelle. Volunteers Make Neighborhood Appealing – Parker Bennett School
  • Student Government Association: Send in the Clones
  • Molley, Sean. Quit Complaining
  • LaBelle, Charboneé. Human ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 40, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1997

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 40, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

Regular features include:

  • Just a Second
  • Campus Line
  • For the Record / Crime Reports
  • People Poll
  • Sports
  • Diversions
  • Movie Reviews
  • Classifieds

Articles in this issue:

  • Back, Shannon. Marriott Inspection Low, Check Up Due
  • Becker, Lori. Jonesville, a Black Community Disappeared in the 1960s when Western Became a University
  • Stamper, John. Committee Formed to Start Search for President
  • Siria, Stephanie. Rosa Parks’ Draws Think Crowd
  • Mahmood, Azra. History Belongs to All
  • Davis, Rochelle. Forum to Encourage Black Businesses
  • Stop Fighting, Start Learning
  • Nalley, David. Racism Not Worse Than it Was in ...