| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:24 PM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
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,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 9:30 PM
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."
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:49 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:57 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:40 PM
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,...