Posts Tagged Education

Michigan president addresses athletic concerns

University of Michigan president Mark Schlissel makes a statement to start the regents meeting at the Riverfront Center on the Flint campus Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Flint, Mich. Michigan President Mark Schlissel says he's being "thoughtful and deliberative" in examining issues facing the school's athletic department.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Melanie Maxwell) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan President Mark Schlissel said Thursday he is examining issues within the school’s athletic department.

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Review: ‘White People’ is edgy; has memorable cast

In this image released by Roadside Attractions, Tyler James Williams appears in a scene from "Dear White People." (AP Photo/Roadside Attractions, Ashley Nguyen)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cheeky provocation wrapped in a zingy punchline, Justin Simien’s “Dear White People” recalls other memorably promising debuts — by filmmakers named Spike, for instance, whether Lee or Jonze. An ambitious satire that questions just how “post-racial” America has become, the film is never at a loss for words, but sometimes confuses galvanizing rhetoric for legitimate deliberation.

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Feminist speaker questions Utah’s campus gun laws

Students protest on the campus of Utah State Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Logan, Utah. Utah's campus gun laws are in the spotlight after a feminist speaker canceled a speech at Utah State University once she learned the school would allow concealed firearms despite an anonymous threat against her. School officials in Logan were set to go ahead with the event with extra police after consulting with federal and state law enforcement who told them the threat was consistent with ones Anita Sarkeesian receives when she gives speeches elsewhere.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s campus gun laws are in the spotlight after a feminist speaker canceled a speech at Utah State University once she learned the school would allow concealed firearms despite an anonymous threat to kill her and others in a mass shooting.

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Coaches out after team taunts African about Ebola

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two high school soccer coaches in eastern Pennsylvania have resigned after their players hurled Ebola taunts at an opponent from West Africa.

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DePaul AD says arena on track to open in 2 years

CHICAGO (AP) — DePaul’s athletic director says a new arena remains on schedule to open in two years.

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