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  • Stephanie Richartz is dominant pole vaulter in Big Ten Conference

    Stephanie Richartz is dominant pole vaulter in Big Ten Conference
    Stephanie Richartz is ending her college athletic career in style. The University of Illinois senior will be competing this weekend in Texas in the NCAA West Regional women's track meet, and the top qualifiers at that event will advance to the NCAA...
  • UNC-Chapel Hill building to drop name of prominent KKK head

    Trustees at the country's oldest public university decided Thursday to rename a University of North Carolina classroom building so that it no longer carries the name of a 19th century Ku Klux Klan leader. The decision reverses one made in 1920 to honor...
  • Blazers travel basketball forge a path for troubled teens

    Blazers travel basketball forge a path for troubled teens
    How do you raise tens of thousands of dollars for underprivileged children to play basketball in tournaments around the country? With dinner of course. At least that's what the Delray Blazers are doing. A group of players, coaches and parents recently...
  • College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament

    College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament
    MARYLAND BASEBALL: After a record setting 39-win season, the Terrapins are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year. The Terps earned the No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles Regional and will take on second-seeded Ole Miss Friday at 7 p.m....
  • Brown hands out 2,530 degrees at its 247th commencement

    It was a big day for graduates of Brown University. The Ivy League school handed out some 2,530 degrees on Sunday at its 247th commencement. The school awarded 1,641 bachelor's degrees, 520 master's degrees, 215 PhDs, 106 medical degrees and 48...
  • Brown accepts sexual assault task force's recommendations

    Brown University has accepted all the recommendations outlined in a recent report by the school's Sexual Assault Task Force. President Christina Paxson says in a May 18 letter to the Ivy League college's community that some recommendations have already...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday he has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Here's a quick snapshot with key things to know about Jindal. ___ THE BRIEF Named Louisiana's...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Why it's a mistake to dismiss Bobby Jindal

    WASHINGTON Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is a bit of a conundrum. He is a conservative who graduated from Brown University, a bastion of political correctness and the political left. A Rhodes Scholar who criticized those in his own party for expressing...
  • 2 Brown students rescued after trying to swim across bay

    Two Brown University students were rescued after unsuccessfully trying to swim across Narragansett Bay from Barrington to Warwick. The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/1dX6mLW ) reports that 18-year-old Ashley Whaley and 20-year-old Katherine Murphy...
  • Iona Lord Is Gone, But She Left Legacy Of Tennis And Education

    Iona Lord Is Gone, But She Left Legacy Of Tennis And Education
    WEST HARTFORD — Melissa Lord of Bloomfield has not lost a tennis match at Kingswood Oxford since sixth grade. She will play on a scholarship at Stanford in the fall. Her older sister, Dayna, also a Kingswood graduate, is an All-Ivy League tennis...
  • Historic home near Brown University to get makeover

    An historic home near the Brown University campus is set to get a makeover this summer. The school announced Wednesday that Bannister House, built in 1854, will be fully renovated and returned to its original wood exterior. The home will be sold to a...