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  • More parks don't mean more walking: study

    More parks don't mean more walking: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who live within a half-mile of lots of parks and fields go on fewer walks than those who don't have much parkland nearby, a new study from Australia suggests. The findings run contrary to the notion that people get more...
  • Study: Gulf oil spill is sickening fish vital to seafood industry

    The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
  • Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process

    Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process
    The high-profile and surprising choice of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process, echoing debates around the country about how higher-education leaders are...
  • Cal State Long Beach president finalist for LSU post

     
    Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander has been recommended to become the next president of Louisiana State University, Long Beach officials announced Tuesday. A presidential search committee presented the recommendation this week to the LSU...
  • Race-based admissions still discriminatory

    As the Supreme Court once again takes up the issue of affirmative action in college admissions, The Sun's view that this discriminatory practice should be preserved is wrong in both theory and practice ("Race and admissions," Oct. 10). At its core,...
  • Affirmative action at risk in college admissions

    Affirmative action at risk in college admissions
    The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of racial preference in college admissions on Wednesday, and that ought to be a concern for those who believe such policies have provided countless opportunities for minorities — and enriched the educational...
  • Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions

    Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin. Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
  • Amid Miami Northwestern coach's firing, WR Eli Rogers reveals UCF is in his top 5

    Amid Miami Northwestern coach's firing, WR Eli Rogers reveals UCF is in his top 5
    When reached Sunday night about the firing of his head football coach Billy Rolle, Miami Northwestern receiver Eli Rogers said he was "shocked, surprised. They said he was fired last night (Saturday) but I didn't find out until this morning." Speculation...
  • State's top QB Tyler Cameron of Jupiter commits to USF Bulls

    State's top QB Tyler Cameron of Jupiter commits to USF Bulls
    Jupiter High's Tyler Cameron, one of the top quarterback prospects in the state for the Class of 2012, committed to the University of South Florida on Tuesday evening. Cameron chose the Bulls over other finalists LSU, Purdue and Illinois. In all, he...
  • Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer OT Patrick Miller commits to LSU

    Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer OT Patrick Miller commits to LSU
    Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer senior Patrick Miller, one of the top offensive tackle prospects in the nation and a Sun Sentinel Super 11 selection, has verbally committed to LSU, according to Dwyer assistant coach Paul Meunier. The 6-foot-7, 280-pound Miller...
  • A.C. Leonard decommits from Florida Gators again, but this time might be for good

    Last December, Jacksonville Ribault star athlete A.C. Leonard committed to the Florida Gators in November, near the end of his junior season. A month later, when Florida coach Urban Meyer made his 24-hour resignation and then reconsidered the decision,...