| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:53 AM
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....
| 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 23, 2010
| 11:07 AM
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,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:01 PM
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....
| Sep 26, 2010
| 8:36 PM
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...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 1:05 AM
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...