Community news roundup — college, dean’s list, graduates, military

September 16, 2014

College news

Hallie Holton, of Sammamish, was named to the honor roll at University of Kansas, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Another day, another world record

August 20, 2013

Liberty graduate sets new marks for Rubik’s Cube

The Riviera Convention Center is filled with excited chatter, but Kevin Hays remains focused, completely still except for his hands, which are fervently manipulating a 7-by-7 Rubik’s Cube.

He sits next to a large digital clock, which is timing his race to solve the cube down to a hundredth of a second, but he blocks out everything except the cube. However, when he completes the solve, he immediately drops his composure and jumps from his chair, yelling, “Yes!” with his hands in the air, as friends and other onlookers clap and cheer for him.

By Donna Hays Kevin Hays is seconds from completing his world record solve in the 6-by-6 event at the Rubik’s Cube World Championships in Las Vegas.

By Donna Hays
Kevin Hays is seconds from completing his world record solve in the 6-by-6 event at the Rubik’s Cube World Championships in Las Vegas.

Hays has just set a world record.

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