Posts Tagged Social issues

Ex-Iowa coach, administrator confirm relationship

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top University of Iowa athletics administrator and the college’s recently fired women’s field hockey coach say they’ve been in a long-standing relationship that they weren’t required to disclose to athletic director Gary Barta.

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PA peace activists charged in vicious attack

This undated photo provided by the Washington County, Pa., Jail shows Nikole Ardeno. Ardeno and Emanuel Velez are community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group and have both been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington County Jail )

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.

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NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they’ve canceled the varsity football team’s season finale over hazing.

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Canadian organization responds to lawyers’ letter

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Soccer Association is denying allegations that it targeted players involved in a legal challenge to the use of artificial turf at next summer’s Women’s World Cup.

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Prosecutor: Former band member organized hazing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor said Tuesday that a former band member charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major was the chief organizer of a brutal hazing ritual that has been a secret tradition at the school for years.

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