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  • USC at Boston College: How they match up

    USC has won all four of its football games against Boston College, including a 35-7 decision at the Coliseum last season. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines and matchups: Looking East USC has fared well in trips East in the last 10...
  • The right to deny job to tweeting professor

    The right to deny job to tweeting professor
    Steven Salaita's First Amendment rights remain intact. And academic freedom is not under assault at the University of Illinois. Otherwise, I might be as worked up as those who demonstrated on Salaita's behalf at Thursday's meeting of the U. of I....
  • O'Leary needs to give ball to Stanback and quit playing games

    O'Leary needs to give ball to Stanback and quit playing games
    Running off at the typewriter … I can't believe I actually saw this headline the other day: "UCF's William Stanback may not start against Missouri on Saturday." Huh? What? Why? According to the story by the Sentinel's Shannon Owens-Green,...
  • Salaita to make first public comments at U. of I.

     Salaita to make first public comments at U. of I.
    Controversial professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was revoked weeks before he was to start at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, plans to make his first public comments this afternoon on campus, following an expected classroom walkout...
  • Tiny particles have big potential in debate over nuclear proliferation

    WASHINGTON The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think so small it's virtually invisible and massless. Physicists at Virginia Tech have found a way to use these teeny subatomic particles, called neutrinos, to...
  • Drowos leads Federation's young adults

    Bryan Drowos, 35, of Boca Raton, has already made quite a name for himself both locally and nationally as a Jewish young adult leader. For the past few years, he has been chair of the Young Adult Division of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Federation of...
  • UM athletic director: Al Golden "perfect person" to coach Hurricanes

    UM athletic director: Al Golden "perfect person" to coach Hurricanes
    CORAL GABLES—When he was hired at Miami nearly four years ago, school officials believed Al Golden would be the coach best able to bring the Hurricanes football program back to national prominence. After three full seasons, a protracted NCAA...
  • UNC critic Mary Willingham accused of plagiarism in thesis

    Three years ago, N.C. State fans put a hurt on UNC-Chapel Hill by discovering that a football player's term paper largely consisted of passages cut and pasted from several sources. It was the first hint of a long-standing academic scandal involving...
  • Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner jumps back into position

    MANKATO, Minn. The lowest moments in his two-year battle are still painful for Minnesota State Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner. "We were down to very little money," Hoffner said, sitting in his dining room with his wife, Melodee. The family, he said,...
  • Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse

    Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse
    Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia. According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
  • Is there a bee-apocalypse on the horizon?

    In recent months, I've been concerned about the level of credence being given to some reports covering honey bees and colony decline, especially those that claim that a bee-apocalypse is coming and that bees will most definitely be extinct within a few...