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  • Arvel Bird blends Native American and Scottish influences into music that is spiritual, emotional and fun

    Arvel Bird calls himself a "Celtic Indian" — he is of Southern Paiute heritage on his mother's side and Scottish on his father's. He plays fiddle and Native American flute in an unusual but highly effective celebration of both cultures that has been...
  • The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10 [Letter]

    The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10 [Letter]
    The article, "UM will give up $31 million to end ACC exit fee fight," (Aug. 9), really misses the big point, and that is the corruption in Maryland state government exhibited by President Wallace Loh and the Board of Regents of the University of...
  • Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal

    Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal
    The family of former UCF football player Ereck Plancher may still be able to collect millions in damages directly from the school's athletic department. The Florida Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to consider arguments in the ongoing litigation between...
  • Smart ways to save on college textbooks

    (Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...
  • Former Eagle Vince Young hired by University of Texas

    Vince Young is going back to work, but the paid gig is with the University of Texas, not in the NFL. Young accepted a position that will pay him $100,000 annually with a start date of Sept. 1 in which he will assist UT's Division of Diversity and...
  • Arizona State football player tells magazine he is gay

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona college football player has told a magazine he is gay, probably making him the first active major college football player to come out publicly. Chip Sarafin, an offensive lineman at Arizona State University, told a local...
  • Chip Sarafin, Arizona State Football Player, Tells Magazine He's Gay

    PHOENIX — An Arizona college football player has told a magazine he is gay, probably making him the first active major college football player to come out publicly. Chip Sarafin, an offensive lineman at Arizona State University, told a local gay...
  • Welch leaves Illing as Beth Hayes becomes interim principal

    Within a little more than two weeks time, David Welch resigned from his position as principal at Illing Middle School and Manchester High assistant principal Beth Hayes was appointed to interim principal of the school. Welch, who has become principal of...
  • University to open hostel for commuter students

    CANTON, Ohio If bad weather blows in this fall, commuter students at Malone University won't have to fret. They can snuggle down in what appears to be a first at any college or university in the state: a commuter hostel at a thrifty $30 a night. While...
  • Schools receive grant to build local computer-science workforce

    A new $3.5 million grant will help train college students for careers in computer science and engineering,. The Florida Board of Governors announced the program Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The grant recipients — FAU,...
  • New principal Jill Krieger is one of several changes for Manchester High

    Manchester High School begins a new school year with new principal Jill Krieger. On July 7 she began her duties and took the place of Matthew Geary, who is now the Superintendent of Schools in Manchester. "Mrs. Krieger is a strong instructional leader...