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  • Hamburger University grills students on McDonald's operations

     Hamburger University grills students on McDonald's operations
    Two boxes of french fries stacked on the kitchen floor, rather than stored in a freezer. An empty salt shaker at the fry station. A dry, unseasoned cheeseburger served on a hardened bun. Those are just a few of the problems a McDonald's manager is...
  • Trustees select Palm Beach State College's first female president

     
    After a six-month national search, the Palm Beach State College District Board of Trustees has unanimously chosen Ava L. Parker as the college's fifth president, making her the first woman to hold the position....
  • 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...
  • Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic

    Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic
    Labor organizers took their push for a minimum wage of $15 an hour to the University of Illinois at Chicago campus Wednesday, calling for higher wages for instructors and student workers. The Fight for $15 campaign is rallying to unionize an estimated...
  • 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...
  • Florida spring break gang rape alleged; third college student arrested

    Florida spring break gang rape alleged; third college student arrested
    A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the gang rape of a woman on a Florida beach just steps away from crowds of spring break revelers, officials announced Wednesday. Middle Tennessee State University student George Davon Kennedy, 21, was...
  • 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...
  • Theater: DeSales' Act 1 jazzed for 'How To Succeed'

    In the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," a lowly window washer charms his way up the corporate ladder amid toe-tapping songs and dazzling dance numbers. Act 1 is presenting the show starting April 22 at...
  • 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...