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  • Affirmative consent should be the standard

    Affirmative consent should be the standard
    Some defense-minded law professors and others have criticized revised college sexual misconduct policies that shift the definition of sexual assault from involuntary sexual relations to a lack of affirmative consent. But affirmative consent is the right...
  • Plank's relationship with UMD is multilayered

    Plank's relationship with UMD is multilayered
    When the University of Maryland committed to joining the Big Ten Conference, media pundits speculated that Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank played a key role behind the scenes. Two years later, Plank wants to set the record straight. "These decisions were...
  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
  • Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82. The son of Allan A. Morrison,...
  • 19% of female University of Oregon students cite sex attacks, survey says

    Nearly 1 in 5 female students at the University of Oregon have been raped or experienced an attempted rape while attending the school, according to a new study, but few said they reported sexual attacks to the authorities. The data come from an online...
  • After rape investigation, University of Oregon needs to show courage, not crisis management

    After rape investigation, University of Oregon needs to show courage, not crisis management
    These are dark days for Ducks everywhere. It’s been more than a week since University of Oregon officials announced that three basketball players at the center of a rape investigation this spring had been dismissed from the team. If you want the...
  • Why colleges fail at investigating and punishing sex crimes

     Why colleges fail at investigating and punishing sex crimes
    When my mom entered the University of Oregon in the late 1950s, a "housemother" made nightly doorjamb patrols after the 11 p.m. lights-out. Dorms were strictly segregated by gender, and opportunities for drinking alcohol and having sex were minimal...
  • Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus

    Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus
    The University of Oregon announced Friday that three men’s basketball players were kicked off the team after they were investigated because of allegations that they raped a female student -- accusations that did not lead to criminal charges....
  • 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...
  • Two studies, two answers: When exactly did mammals emerge?

    Two studies, two answers: When exactly did mammals emerge?
    Mammals first appeared 215 million years ago during the Triassic period, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Wait, no, they first showed up 175 million years ago during the Jurassic period, said another study in the same issue of the journal....
  • Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients

    Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients
    When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...