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  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • UT students vote to remove Jefferson Davis statue from campus

    AUSTIN, Texas Renewing an on-again, off-again effort to rid campus of a handful of monuments of the Confederacy, the University of Texas student government has passed a resolution to remove a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Gary...
  • 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...
  • Rare Tennessee Williams story published for first time

    As she takes in the despair of her in-laws' one-room apartment in "A Streetcar Named Desire," Blanche Dubois exclaims: "Only Poe! Only Mr. Edgar Allan Poe could do it justice!" Years earlier, Tennessee Williams channeled Poe for an entire story....
  • Angel Rodriguez named L.A. Times sports editor

    Angel Rodriguez named L.A. Times sports editor
    Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin have announced that Angel Rodriguez is The Times' new sports editor. Rodriguez comes to The Times from the Washington Post, and previously was sports editor of the Cincinnati Enquirer and home...
  • Oklahoma fraternity racism investigation expands to other colleges

    Oklahoma fraternity racism investigation expands to other colleges
    Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of...
  • Talks wrap up and Cuba's leader lambastes US over Venezuela

    A third round of negotiations over the restoration of full diplomatic relations ended after a day of talks, Cuban and U.S. officials said Tuesday. Hours later, Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a toughly worded attack on the United States for...
  • List of fraternity and sorority incidents involving race

    The University of Oklahoma recently banned the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon and expelled two students after members were caught on video doing a racist chant. Some examples of fraternity and sorority chapters that have gotten into trouble because of...
  • SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'

    SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'
    The actions of some fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma caught engaging in a racist chant are inexcusable, but student members still have due process rights that must be protected, an attorney hired to represent the local chapter said Friday....
  • Beyond Clinton, many 2016 hopefuls have used private email -- including Martin O'Malley

    Beyond Clinton, many 2016 hopefuls have used private email -- including Martin O'Malley
    Hillary Rodham Clinton continues to catch heat for her extensive use of a private email account to conduct official business while she was secretary of state. But the Democrats' 2016 presidential favorite isn't the only White House hopeful whose...
  • North Dallas home of leader of racist chant picketed

    North Dallas home of leader of racist chant picketed
    A video of University of Oklahoma fraternity members engaging in a racist chant outraged and angered students across the campus, but its release also has sparked a dialogue that many students hope will lead to positive changes at the school. Protests...