| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A Clemson University fraternity has been suspended indefinitely by its national organization after some of its members threw a gangster-themed Christmas party over the weekend seen by many as racially insensitive.
The Saturday night off-campus party,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:09 PM
James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60.
James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Against a black backdrop with a large screen, a man in a headset microphone extolled the virtues of the organization he oversaw. He paused occasionally as videos played on the screen, highlighting the parts of his speech that were to come –...
| Aug 28, 2014
Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger.
For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
| Feb 13, 2013
BREVARD COLLEGE: Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., has named Antonio Johnson of Forest Hill to the honor roll for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: Hanna Stambaugh, a 2012 graduate of Bel Air High School, was...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...
| Nov 10, 2013
"This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage" is not the story of a happy marriage. Not just one happy marriage, anyway. In her latest release, PEN/Faulker award winner Ann Patchett, best-selling author, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn., and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Erin Miranda Snyder, of Laurel, graduated with a Master of Science in packaging science from Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C.
The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College, in...
| Nov 16, 2013
Asked if he ever tailgates, Larry Hannah is surprised.
With kids and grandkids involved in football, of course he tailgates, says the Pontiac, Mich., resident.
"I have two small grills and together they will hold about 20 hot dogs," says Hannah.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:48 PM
The gig: Christopher Thornberg is founding partner of Beacon Economics, a Los Angeles-based economics consulting firm. Since its founding in 2007, Beacon has provided economic analysis and forecasting for cities, counties and corporate clients.