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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • LSU campus evacuated following bomb threat

    LSU campus evacuated following bomb threat
    Students at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge remain evacuated from campus Monday afternoon four hours after police received a call claiming there was a bomb on university grounds. East Baton Rouge Parish police took the 911 call at 10:32 a.m....
  • 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...
  • Dwyer star DE Curt Maggitt takes time to volunteer at 2 Orlando shelters for national Hunt.Fish.Feed campaign

    Dwyer star DE Curt Maggitt takes time to volunteer at 2 Orlando shelters for national Hunt.Fish.Feed campaign
    Curt Maggitt, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound star defensive end at Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer High is used to being the one who stands out in a crowd. The one who everyone knows, or at least knows who he is. That's how it is for stars. On Wednesday, however,...
  • Derrick Henry says Gators top his list; Many stars like Florida at Nike event

    Derrick Henry says Gators top his list; Many stars like Florida at Nike event
    Numerous recruiting services are on site this week at the debut of Nike's "The Opening" at the athletic apparel headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., and with 150 of the best players in the country all in one place, there is no lack of voices to be heard....
  • Fort Pierce Central DE Giorgio Newberry headed to Florida State

    Fort Pierce Central DE Giorgio Newberry headed to Florida State
    In case there was any doubt, big Fort Pierce Central defensive end Giorgio Newberry made it clear on his Facebook status about 9:30 Sunday night: COMMITTED TO FSU! SEMINOLE NATION BABY! Yes Newberry decided to go ahead and commit to the Seminoles on...
  • Fleet-footed 2012 Venice lineman Omari Phillips will follow teammate Clay Burton to Florida

    Fleet-footed 2012 Venice lineman Omari Phillips will follow teammate Clay Burton to Florida
    Clay Burton's commitment to the University of Florida on Monday helped push Venice High School teammate OT/DT Omari Phillips, off the edge and the 6-foot-6, 259-pound Phillips took the Gator plunge with his good friend. Phillips is a junior this season...