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  • Schools that invite controversial commencement speakers are asking for trouble [Letter]

    Schools that invite controversial commencement speakers are asking for trouble [Letter]
    There has been much tsk-tsking this college graduation season about students protesting their administration-chosen commencement speakers ("It's speech season on campus — and it's notable for ones not given," May 21). The finger-waggers seem to...
  • Apodaca: Time for commencement speeches to graduate?

    Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial? This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
  • Commencement speakers fair game for protest [Letter]

    Commencement speakers fair game for protest [Letter]
    There has been much tsk-tsking this college graduation season about students protesting their administration-chosen commencement speakers ("College: where kids become leftists," May 25). The finger-waggers seem to take one of two positions: Either we...
  • Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA

    Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA
    WASHINGTON -- Joel Chiles remembers taking his youngest son, Ian, to a carnival many years ago. Ian was 10 years old, and he wanted to play the basketball game in which you win a prize for a certain amount of made shots. Joel gave Ian three $1 bills...
  • VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed

    VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed
    My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
  • Maya Angelou's uncomfortable facts and truths

    Maya Angelou's uncomfortable facts and truths
    Caution: The following tribute to the late, great author-poet Maya Angelou may be hazardous to some of my touchier readers. The previous paragraph is called a "trigger warning," a disclaimer of the sort that often has been applied to online...
  • Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems

    Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems
    Geno Auriemma ended a three-hour stint as a WTIC-AM radio host Wednesday by admitting past legal action from UConn likely hindered its admission to the Atlantic Coast Conference and said only a focus on continued athletic success will help the athletic...
  • Buys and sells: If colleges were stocks

    Buys and sells: If colleges were stocks
    Colleges rise. Colleges fall. Let's look at France and the U.S. to see how they fare. In May 1968 student riots broke out in universities across France. What followed was a general strike of 11 million workers. The government of Charles de Gaulle nearly...
  • Paul Ferraro leaves UCF; Tyson Summers named interim defensive coordinator

    Paul Ferraro leaves UCF; Tyson Summers named interim defensive coordinator
    Paul Ferraro, who was hired as defensive coordinator by UCF on Dec. 28, 2013, has left the program, UCF coach George O’Leary told the Orlando Sentinel. The Knights have promoted linebackers coach Tyson Summers to interim defensive coordinator...
  • Gateway sophomore Henry Miller picks up first offer from Temple

    Gateway sophomore Henry Miller picks up first offer from Temple
    Henry Miller didn't even know what to say when his coach informed him he had just landed his first college scholarship offer from Temple. The 6-foot-4, 195-pound Kissimmee Gateway quarterback/defensive back just finished his sophomore season and he...
  • USF, FIU offer Kissimmee Osceola LB Riley Nicholson to make 10

    USF, FIU offer Kissimmee Osceola LB Riley Nicholson to make 10
    Kissimmee Osceola linebacker Riley Nicholson has had a busy week, with six college football scholarships rolling in for the 6-foot, 220-pounder. Two came in Thursday night while he was in North Carolina for a weekend recruiting trip that will take him...