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The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin

The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin

Tasia Floissac, Reporter

May 1, 2018

For the average 18-year-old, it would seem that college life is about enjoying new-found freedom, homecoming and bonfires, cringing at cafeteria food and struggling to make that 4.0 GPA or not sleeping through class. But it definitely wasn’t the story of the vibrant history senior, Kylie Austin. Instead,...

Women’s soccer player battles cancer

Women’s soccer player battles cancer

Noah Fazekas

August 13, 2015

Kylie Austin, history freshman and defender for the women's soccer team, was on her way to move into her dorm in Killingsworth Hall when she received a call from a doctor that would change her life forever. Earlier that summer, Austin was seeing a specialist for a respiratory infection when a d...

Women’s soccer player kicks cancer

Women’s soccer player kicks cancer

Mandy Saal

April 29, 2015

From July of 2014 to March of 2015, time practically stood still for Kylie Austin. After spending days in a hospital bed hooked up to IVs and hours listening to doctors say her dream of playing college soccer might be stripped away, Austin received news on March 24 that gave her hope. Austin, ...

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