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  • Townspeople ponder future of 'frat beach' on Georgia island

    How do you control a revved up crowd of thousands of alcohol-drinking college-age adults who traditionally amass on the beach at St. Simons Island on the eve of the annual Georgia-Florida football game in Jacksonville? Tough question, but it's one past...
  • Ambulances Called To UConn For Intoxicated Students

    Ambulances Called To UConn For Intoxicated Students
    STORRS — Ambulances from several communities were called to the University of Connecticut campus Friday night to transport intoxicated students to area hospitals, a university spokeswoman said. About 15 people were taken to hospitals in Windham and...
  • With UF students help, Bert the Oak lives another day

    A social media campaign begun by University of Florida students has succeeded — for now — in stopping the axe from falling on a massive tree they have named Bert. An advisory committee that reviews the removal of trees for new buildings...
  • Family destinations: Visitors go buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue

    Family destinations: Visitors go buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue
    Each year thousands of visitors go a little buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue University. From engineering a pair of ears, touching tide-pool creatures and sampling smoked Asian carp, to taking a behind-the-scenes tour (Saturday only) of one of the nation'...
  • Winston's lawyer calls sex assault suit against QB a 'stunt'

    The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt." David Cornwell said in written a statement Friday the lawsuit by former...
  • With UF students' help, Bert the Oak lives another day

    With UF students' help, Bert the Oak lives another day
    GAINESVILLE — A social media campaign begun by University of Florida students has succeeded — for now — in stopping the axe from falling on a massive tree they have named Bert. An advisory committee that reviews the removal of trees...
  • Wesleyan Students Press For Ethical Endowment Investments

    MIDDLETOWN — Student protesters met with Wesleyan University President Michael Roth on Thursday and Friday to urge the school to drop investments that undermine a goal of social justice and environmental advocacy. Sophomore Abby Cunniff, a member...
  • State university system claims its economic impact is $6.7B

    Pennsylvania's state-owned university system is releasing a study that says its statewide economic impact totals $6.7 billion. Chancellor Frank Brogan released the report by the Baker Tilly accounting firm Wednesday. Meanwhile, dozens of students and...
  • Could abuse, high cost of child care be linked?

    Could abuse, high cost of child care be linked?
    Children such as 3-year-old Charlie Brame, 1-year-old Asiyah Magee and 4-month-old Mia Montes Balleste are too quickly forgotten. All three died right here in Central Florida as a result of child abuse, authorities say. They have a heartbreaking...
  • Norfolk State warns of budget deficit, possible layoffs

    Norfolk State University has warned its faculty of possible layoffs due to the likelihood of a budget deficit. Media outlets report faculty members were told of the financial issues at a meeting Thursday. Interim university president Eddie Moore Jr....
  • UW-Madison says 400 jobs to be cut under Walker budget

    The University of Wisconsin's flagship campus in Madison would have to eliminate about 400 mostly vacant positions, close and merge programs and reduce academic offerings and services if Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget cut passes, Chancellor Rebecca...