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  • Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'

    Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'
    When he's not looking beyond the basketball court — and contemplating who is getting rich from college athletics and, more pointedly, who is not —Taylor Branch still enjoys the games. "I watch the March Madness tournaments sporadically," the...
  • Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

    Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolmates makes her reluctant to encourage other black students to enroll "in a place where you feel unsafe and no one cares...
  • Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away

    Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away
    An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. The findings don't mean apples aren't good for you...
  • Humility, faith at core of Tony Bennett the man and coach

    Humility, faith at core of Tony Bennett the man and coach
    Tony Bennett was at peace. At first inclined to accept the University of Virginia's head basketball coaching position, he had elected to remain at Washington State, a program he had steered to new heights and a school he had come to embrace. But as...
  • Success at Atlantic 10 latest chapter in McGlade's remarkable story

     Success at Atlantic 10 latest chapter in McGlade's remarkable story
    Bernadette McGlade was the ideal candidate. Accomplished and versatile administrator, record-setting basketball player, pioneer head coach — all at ACC schools. Who better to serve as the conference's first assistant commissioner for women's...
  • Stanford University reports allegations of cheating by students

    STANFORD, Calif. Stanford University is investigating allegations of academic cheating by students during the recent winter quarter, according to University Provost John Etchemendy. A letter Etchemendy sent to faculty and teaching staff this week pointed...
  • University of North Carolina debates what to do with Saunders Hall, named for KKK leader

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Students put forth a forceful argument to University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill trustees this week for changing the name of a building they say perpetuates racism on campus. At a meeting of the trustees' academic affairs committee, a...
  • UNC discusses renaming hall named for purported KKK leader

    Trustees at the University of North Carolina are hearing opinions on whether to change the name of Saunders Hall - a building named for a confederate colonel who purportedly was an organizer of the Ku Klux Klan in the state. Area media outlets report a...
  • Affirmative action thrives at most selective colleges

    WASHINGTON Colleges across the country are trying to diversify their freshman classes, but are doing so on an ever-changing legal terrain about whether, and to what extent, they may consider race in admissions policy. Higher education groups have new...
  • Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major

    Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major
    Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64. Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...
  • Big-time college sports should split from their universities

    Big-time college sports should split from their universities
    This is the time of year when we are reminded of the incredible riches to be earned from big-time college sports. Among the top seeds in the March Madness NCAA men's basketball tournament is the University of Louisville. The public university is known...