USD Freshman Pedals the West Coast for Uganda

The Daily Astorian -- Nathan Phillips, an incoming University of San Diego freshman, plans to bike to school this summer. The 1,450-mile trip will take him from Astoria, the start of the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, to San Diego, Calif., in support of the children of Uganda. 

Phillips' trip, which began Thursday and is scheduled to end Aug. 25, will benefit Invisible Children, a San Diego-based organization seeking to end the conflict in Uganda and stop the abduction of children for use as child soldiers. (Full Story