USD Freshman Pedals for Kids

San Diego Union-Tribune -- Nathan Phillips, who will formally begin his freshman year at the University of San Diego on Aug. 31, will arrive on campus in an unusual and philanthropic manner.

Phillips is expected to arrive between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday on his bicycle, having pedalled 1,450 miles from Astoria, Ore.

Phillips combined his desire to complete a long bike ride before entering college with his interest in helping the children of Uganda. (Full Story)