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  • Sex assault, drinking push colleges to moment of reckoning

    On college campuses nationwide, the intertwined problems of sexual assault and alcohol are under intense scrutiny as students increasingly speak up and the federal government cracks down. Pushed to a collective moment of reckoning, colleges and...
  • Man hopes to propel Slinky to status as state's official toy

    Everyone loves a Slinky — but few have started a campaign to make it the official state toy of Pennsylvania. Retired math teacher Bob Swaim was nearing the end of his two-hour tenure in Penn State's HUB-Robeson Center. At his booth he offered...
  • Boys basketball: St. Joseph's best team a tough call

    Boys basketball: St. Joseph's best team a tough call
    PEORIA — After Jordan Ash received his gold medal Saturday afternoon, he leaned over the rope that kept fans off the Carver Arena court during the postgame ceremony. On the other end was Brandon Watkins, wearing a shirt that read "St. Joseph...
  • Penn State legal actions continue to pile up with new complaint this week

    PHILADELPHIA A complaint filed this week is a reminder that the legal battles over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal are far from over. At least seven civil cases and criminal complaints against three former Pennsylvania State University...
  • Penn State, over Wolf objections, boosts room and board fees

    Penn State students will be paying about 3.9 percent more next year for room and board, despite objections from a senior aide to Gov. Tom Wolf. The university's trustees voted Friday for higher rates that would increase the average cost for standard...
  • Penn State students protest against fraternity over nude photo posts

    Penn State students protest against fraternity over nude photo posts
    STATE COLLEGE — More than 100 Penn State University students and other supporters demonstrated Friday against a fraternity accused of posting photos of nude or partly nude women, some asleep or passed out, on an invitation-only Facebook page, urging...
  • Penn State board warned of impact of sexual misconduct

    Penn State board warned of impact of sexual misconduct
    HERSHEY — An administrator who led a task force that recommended Penn State University change how it handles sexual assault and misconduct told the school's trustees on Friday allegations about a fraternity's secret Facebook page illustrate the need...
  • North Carolina could finally reach its potential under Joe Breschi

    North Carolina could finally reach its potential under Joe Breschi
    Since Joe Breschi became North Carolina's coach seven years ago, it seemed only a matter of time before the Tar Heels won a Division I lacrosse championship. Everything seemed to be in place. A prominent alumnus was running the program. North Carolina's...
  • Penn State raises cost of room and board, over Gov. Tom Wolf's objections

    Penn State raises cost of room and board, over Gov. Tom Wolf's objections
    HERSHEY (AP) — Penn State students will be paying about 3.9 percent more next year for room and board, despite objections from a senior aide to Gov. Tom Wolf. The university's trustees voted Friday for higher rates that would increase the...
  • Alyssa Rosenberg: A fraternity, nude pictures and limits of satire defense

    March has not exactly been a sterling month for the American fraternity system. First, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma got itself booted from campus after video surfaced of members chanting that they'd rather lynch black...
  • Penn St students protest against frat over nude photo posts

    More than 100 Penn State University students and other supporters demonstrated Friday against a fraternity accused of posting photos of nude or partly nude women, some asleep or passed out, on an invitation-only Facebook page, urging the administration to...