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  • Private college advisers expand their reach in South Florida

    An increasingly complicated and expensive college admissions process has spawned a growing industry in South Florida: college advisers and ancillary admissions helpers, such as essay editors, test prep specialists and application consultants. The...
  • Wednesday: Did FSU blow it by naming John Thrasher president?

    Wednesday: Did FSU blow it by naming John Thrasher president?
           Maybe State Sen. John Thrasher will be an outstanding president for Florida State.   Maybe. Myself, I’m a little wary of putting a powerful politician as the head man at a university like Florida State. There were all sorts of...
  • Thrasher latest in long line of pols to seek university jobs

    Thrasher latest in long line of pols to seek university jobs
    John Thrasher is just the latest in a long line of politicians who wanted to become university presidents. In that way, the state senator who is the perceived front-runner for the top job at Florida State University is no different from, say, Frank...
  • FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist

    FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist
    The Florida State University Faculty Senate, wanting the school's next president to be a distinguished scholar with higher-education leadership experience, voted 39-23 on Wednesday to oppose the inclusion of influential state Sen. John Thrasher as a...
  • Thrasher answers questions as he makes pitch for FSU presidency

    TALLAHASSEE -- Hundreds of students, faculty and staff on Monday directed pointed questions to Sen. John Thrasher, who is the lone non-academic finalist for the job of Florida State University president. During on-campus forums that are part of the...
  • Empowerment push brings research institute to Sistrunk Boulevard

    I don't know if Burnadette Norris-Weeks and Florynce Kennedy had ever met. Too bad if they hadn't. They probably would have hit it off — if not kindred spirts, sisters in the struggle. "Flo" Kennedy was a black trailblazer who enjoyed pushing life'...
  • David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College

    David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College
      Q: How many students do you expect this fall? According to our current projections, we are expecting a 2 percent increase in our enrollment this fall. That means we expect to have more than 70,000 students for the 2014-15 academic year. Q: Are...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney reportedly informs FSU rape accuser sought money to stay silent

    Jameis Winston's attorney reportedly informs FSU rape accuser sought money to stay silent
    Jameis Winston’s attorney is accusing a former FSU student’s lawyer of demanding money to stay silent about a rape allegation against the Heisman Trophy winner, according to a letter obtained by the Orlando Sentinel.  An attorney...
  • Seminoles have plenty to work on during bye

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Florida State - INSIDE SLANT Key members of top-ranked Florida State's defense are either banged up or suspended. The offense is firing on anything but all its cylinders. And there's suddenly an internal university...
  • Thrasher, 3 others picked as finalists to become next FSU president

    Thrasher, 3 others picked as finalists to become next FSU president
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite opposition from students and faculty, state Sen. John Thrasher, a well-connected Republican from St. Augustine, was named Tuesday as one of four finalists to be the next president of Florida State University. The university'...
  • NCAAF roundup: Iowa's Scherff, Ott injured

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Iowa's Scherff, Ott injured Iowa left tackle Brandon Scherff underwent knee surgery Tuesday in Iowa City, Iowa, and is considered day to day by coach Kirk Ferentz. The Hawkeyes received more bad news when it was...