Posts Tagged Social affairs

Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says ‘I am a woman’

In this Sept. 11, 2013 file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York. ABC 's Diane Sawyer will interview the former Olympic champion and patriarch of the Kardashian television clan in a two-hour interview airing on Friday, April 24. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.

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Judge: Fired Ohio State band director’s lawsuit can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the fired Ohio State University’s band director’s lawsuit against the school can proceed.

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Pittsburgh hires Scott Barnes as athletic director

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Longtime Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes is now the man in charge at Pittsburgh.

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University of Mary, BEK partner on campus broadcast studio

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The University of Mary is adding a broadcast studio with the help of BEK Communications Cooperative.

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Majerus Foundation giving $1M to Marquette for scholarship

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The family foundation named after the late former Marquette coach Rick Majerus has given a $1 million gift to the university to create an endowed scholarship in his name.

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