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Wisconsin governor sued for withholding records on bid to change university’s mission | The Washington Post

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May 202015
 
Wisconsin governor sued for withholding records on bid to change university’s mission | The Washington Post

A nonprofit watchdog group filed a lawsuit in a Wisconsin circuit court against Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday, alleging that he is refusing to make public documents relating to an effort by his office to change the mission of the University of Wisconsin that is embedded in state law.

Mattress Protest at Columbia University Continues Into Graduation Event | The New York Times

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May 202015
 
Mattress Protest at Columbia University Continues Into Graduation Event | The New York Times

Aided by four friends, and to the cheers of some of her classmates, the student who protested Columbia University’s handling of her sexual assault complaint by carrying a mattress around campus all year hoisted it for the last time on Tuesday as she crossed the stage at a graduation ceremony.

He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going? | The Washington Post

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May 202015
 
He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going? | The Washington Post

He turned down Harvard, Yale and Princeton universities, and, for that matter, every other school in the Ivy League school. He said “no” to Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt too, as well as Washington University in St. Louis and New York University. So who he is and where is he going?

Wake Forest sophomore Will Craig is ACC Baseball Player of the Year | The News & Observer

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May 192015
 
Wake Forest sophomore Will Craig is ACC Baseball Player of the Year | The News & Observer

First-year coach Cliff Godwin, who has guided East Carolina to a 36-20 record and a second place finish in the American Athletic Conference, has been named the 2015 AAC Baseball Coach-of-the-Year, according to an announcement by the league office Monday.

UNC board chair must hire well after botched firing of Ross | The News & Observer

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May 192015
 
UNC board chair must hire well after botched firing of Ross | The News & Observer

It might have been one of the worst public appearances by an official in the history of North Carolina. And John Fennebresque, who was announcing the firing of the respected Tom Ross, president of the University of North Carolina system, said in a revealing profile published in The News & Observer on Sunday that he hasn’t slept well since that day in January.

Indie film made on ECU campus | The Daily Reflector

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May 182015
 
Indie film made on ECU campus | The Daily Reflector

The spring semester of her senior year, East Carolina University theater arts major Amanda Higgins was given a rare opportunity: a chance to play the lead in an independent film alongside an Oscar-nominated actor. Though she was due to graduate within months, the Fuquay-Varina native knew she had to give it a shot.