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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Salaita case and the Big Money takeover of state universities

    Responding to an academia-wide furor about the firing of a faculty member over a series of provocative tweets on Israel and Gaza, the University of Illinois board of trustees last week took a vote on the case. They voted 8 to 1 to uphold the firing....
  • Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets

    Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets
    The number of students taking remedial classes at Palm Beach State College has dropped by nearly half in the past year, but that doesn't mean they're suddenly better prepared. A new state law, effective this fall semester, allows students who have...
  • New police chief to reach out to community

    New police chief to reach out to community
    LEESBURG — Newly appointed Leesburg police Chief Rob Hicks said he is all about community, and his first changes to the department will be in the area of relations with the residents the department serves. Hicks, 43, pledged to reach out to the...
  • 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...
  • From Lake Brantley to NFL, DiMarco does dirty work

    From Lake Brantley to NFL, DiMarco does dirty work
    Patrick DiMarco did it again. Yes, we're talking about the Patrick DiMarco who led Lake Brantley to the Florida big-school state football championship game, the same DiMarco who turned one major-college scholarship offer into a 52-game career for...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Texas A&M comes on late in Jacques Patrick sweepstakes

    Texas A&M comes on late in Jacques Patrick sweepstakes
    It was inevitable that Orlando Timber Creek running back Jacques Patrick, with his 55 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers, would see someone come on strong late in the recruiting process. The strategy looks to be paying off for Texas A&M,...
  • Seminole Club finds a home for game days

    Florida State University fans have a new place to watch Seminoles games. The Mellow Mushroom in Delray Beach has been named an official game watching spot by the South Palm Beach County Seminole Club. "If you can't be in Tallahassee, you can feel the...
  • Universities try to teach students how to drink, stay safe

    Universities try to teach students how to drink, stay safe
    My laptop screen shows a bar scene. A rainbow of liquor bottles lines a shelf in the background — green, blue, pink and white. In the foreground is a glass on a wooden bar. I'm being asked to use my mouse to virtually pour beer from the tap. I...