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  • Public boarding school _ the way to solve educational ills?

    Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy....
  • A guidance counselor has taken more than a dozen students into her home over the last 25 years

    A guidance counselor has taken more than a dozen students into her home over the last 25 years
    It’s 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday, just before the start of spring break, and students are impatiently counting down the hours until their week of freedom. Some students are also anticipating graduation, but they have to get their schedules in line,...
  • Scott Ellsworth on 'The Secret Game'

    Scott Ellsworth on 'The Secret Game'
    On a Sunday morning in the spring of 1944, two college basketball teams laced up and squared off against each other in Durham, N.C. The game wasn't advertised; almost no one but the players and coaches themselves knew what was happening. The doors to...
  • Snowstorm batters South, knocking out power and blocking roads

    Snowstorm batters South, knocking out power and blocking roads
    A powerful winter storm that blew across the Gulf Coast and into the Carolinas and Virginia left many roads impassable and tens of thousands of people without power Thursday, especially in hard-hit North Carolina. The wet, heavy snow dragged down...
  • UCF counts on Brittni Montgomery to help steer Knights to success

    UCF counts on Brittni Montgomery to help steer Knights to success
    NEW YORK — Brittni Montgomery might be one of the few athletes on UCF's campus who keeps a sewing machine in her dorm room. The 6-foot-3 basketball center had two main idols growing up in a basketball-loving family, Lisa Leslie and Tyra Banks....
  • Claudine Snowden, librarian

    Claudine Snowden, librarian
    Claudine Snowden, a retired business school teacher and University of Maryland library worker, died of a respiratory ailment Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 92. Born Claudine Allen in Cocoa, Fla., she earned...
  • Courtney Rollins to wed Andrew Goldbeck

    Retired Lt. Col. J. Stephen and Susan Rollins of Aberdeen announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Elizabeth, to Andrew A. Goldbeck, son of James A. and Susan Goldbeck of Baltimore. Rollins graduated from The John Carroll School and the...
  • FAMU names Elmira Mangum as new president

    FAMU names Elmira Mangum as new president
    FAMU trustees Thursday chose Elmira Mangum, a vice president at an Ivy League college in New York, to become the university's new president. Mangum will be FAMU's 11th president and the first woman to hold that post in the 126-year history of Florida A&...
  • Bold choice for FAMU leader holds promise: Editorial

    It was an unexpected decision by Florida A&M University standards. But in naming Elmira Mangum FAMU's next president, the trustees not only made history, but took a giant step forward in putting the historically black university back on the road to...
  • More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares

    More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares
    Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now. Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
  • LeRoy Walker dies at 93; first black to lead U.S. Olympic body

    LeRoy Walker dies at 93; first black to lead U.S. Olympic body
    LeRoy Walker, the first African American to lead the U.S. Olympic Committee and the first black man to coach an American Olympic team, died Monday in Durham, N.C. He was 93. Walker's death was confirmed by Scarborough & Hargett Funeral home, but no cause...