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  • South River graduate Marbut earns two lacrosse awards

    LE MOYNE WOMEN'S LACROSSE: Senior goalkeeper Molly Marbut (South River) finished with four saves in the first half to earn her 30th career victory and fifth-ranked Le Moyne cruised to a 20-1 win over American International College on Tuesday afternoon...
  • USC's Black House proposal raises questions about racial tensions

    USC's Black House proposal raises questions about racial tensions
    When some USC student government leaders voiced support for creating a cultural house for black students, Ama Amoafo-Yeboah thought that she and other undergraduates were closer to having a space where they could hang out and hold events. But before a...
  • Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing

    Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing
    Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said. The chapter of fewer than 10...
  • Social media eroding civility

    Being an old fogey nearing four score and nine years on this earth, I become more and more puzzled by the actions of the younger generations (one score and 10 or younger). For the most part they are far more technically advanced than I will ever hope to...
  • Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise

    Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise
    Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university'...
  • Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals
    In the wake of a racist, sexist email that roiled the campus this month, students at the University of Maryland, College Park spoke out at a forum Tuesday, expressing frustration with fraternity culture and unhappiness with the school's response. Some of...
  • Oklahoma student who led racist chant meets black leaders, apologizes

    Oklahoma student who led racist chant meets black leaders, apologizes
    A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on video leading a racist chant said Wednesday he's deeply sorry for his role in the incident and upset and embarrassed that he failed to stop it. Flanked by several black Oklahoma City...
  • All fraternities shouldn't be tarnished by a few bad apples

    The past few days have been dismal for college fraternities: five suspensions in a dozen days. The Greek system on campus is once again under fire, and for good reason. Racist chants. Partially nude pictures of women. Hazing. More hazing. Oh, and a half-...
  • When explosives in school weren't a big deal

    When explosives in school weren't a big deal
    There was a time when a student could bring an explosive device to a public school and end up with a three-day suspension. Joseph C. Dalpiaz is running for the school board in Fairmont School District 89 in Lockport Township, but nearly three decades...
  • Millennials are just as prejudiced as their parents

    Millennials are just as prejudiced as their parents
    Frat boys caught on video singing a racist chant are shocking but not as surprising as we might think. New studies show young folks to be no less prejudiced than their elders. They just believe they are. And so do we, their elders. That belief stems...
  • No Room For Animal Houses On Campus

    No Room For Animal Houses On Campus
    You'd think the Blutos at Pi Kappa Alpha at UConn would get the message: Animal House really is over. The fraternity was already on probation for alleged bullying and sexist and racist slurs when it held two parties with alcohol last fall, in...