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  • Company: Bus in fatal crash made in 2011, inspected days ago

    Company: Bus in fatal crash made in 2011, inspected days ago
    The Megabus coach that crashed en route from Chicago, killing a graduate student from University of Missouri, was manufactured last year and “had passed a full preventative maintenance check within the past week,” the company says. Megabus...
  • Subject: In defense of the besieged email interview

     
    This school year alone, three prominent college newspapers have issued general prohibitions against email interviews. And since "if it happens three times, it's a trend" is an informal law of journalism, I consider it my duty to weigh in. "We've......
  • Why Duron Carter is unlikely to play in 2012

     
    As mentioned earlier today, the Duron Carter situation is anything but done. Being accepted into the school and football program are two hurdles, but the biggest would be receiving eligibility for the 2012 football season. It doesn't seem likely Carter......
  • Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?

    Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?
    At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman. In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine. Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
  • FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director

    FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director
    Sylvester Young, a former music professor at Ohio University, has been selected as FAMU's new marching band director. Officials at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee announced early last month that they were interviewing two people for the job of...
  • 1 dead, dozens hurt in Megabus crash

    1 dead, dozens hurt in Megabus crash
    A woman was killed and several others were injured after a double-decker Megabus traveling from Chicago slammed into a concrete overpass support Thursday afternoon. It happened at about 1:20 p.m. just north of Litchfield. The bus, with more than 70...
  • Popped tire reported on 2nd Megabus in one week

    Popped tire reported on 2nd Megabus in one week
    For the second time in a week, it appears a tire on a Megabus popped on a major interstate. A bus was on its way from Atlanta to Charlotte when one of its tires apparently blew. As the bus tried to stop, it burst into flames. All of the passengers...
  • Rescuing an academic press

    Rescuing an academic press
    On May 24, 2012, the 54-year-old University of Missouri Press announced it would cease operations. It was a call to action for Bruce Miller, a Chicago-based sales rep for scholarly presses. "I was so appalled and shocked at it," he says. "It was like...
  • New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search

    New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search
    When the search committee at UMBC was formed to find the school's next athletic director, the group created a detailed job description in a bid to find the ideal candidate. It was a demanding list. And it was one that had UMBC's Vice President of...
  • 'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy

    'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy
    In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...