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Senators Tuberville, Manchin working on bill to tackle NIL

Aug. 03, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

Sens. Tommy Tuberville and Joe Manchin have reached out to college sports leaders, including the Southeastern Conference commissioner, for feedback and ideas on how to regulate the way athletes are compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Tuberville (R-Ala.), a former...

Feds investigate USC student's complaint of anti-Semitism

Jul. 26, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education will investigate the University of Southern California after a Jewish student claimed she resigned from student government because she endured harassment over her pro-Israel views. The probe by the department's Office for Civil...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jul. 26, 2022 07:15 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. July 24, 2022. Editorial: At KU and every other college, it’s time for a serious reckoning with fraternity life When the national chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity suspended the organization’s University of Kansas chapter indefinitely last week...

Sorority to pay University of Washington students $250K

Jul. 07, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A sorority accused of charging University of Washington students for housing they couldn’t stay in during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic will pay more than $250,000 in refunds. The Washington state Attorney General’s Office announced the...

Parts of Minnesota campus evacuated after reported explosion

Jun. 30, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities evacuated a portion of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis on Thursday after responding to reports of a fire and possible explosion. No injuries were immediately reported. The Minneapolis Fire Department tweeted about...

Family sues Bowling Green State University over hazing death

Jun. 23, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — The family of a student who died from alcohol poisoning while pledging a fraternity sued Bowling Green State University on Thursday, alleging the Ohio school knew about but didn’t stop hazing in Greek life there and should be held responsible. The...

Tuition rates appear headed up at Iowa public universities

Jun. 20, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Students at Iowa's three public universities may be paying more for tuition starting in the fall. The Des Moines Register reports that proposed tuition rates were presented at a virtual meeting of Iowa's Board of Regents on Monday. The proposal includes a...

Two former Mizzou frat members charged in hazing incident

Jun. 18, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two former members of a University of Missouri fraternity have been indicted for a hazing incident that left another student blind and unable to walk or communicate after drinking a liter of vodka. A Boone County grand jury on Friday indicted former Phi Gamma...

5 former fraternity members sentenced in hazing death

Jun. 16, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Three former fraternity members were sentenced Thursday to jail terms for their roles in the hazing death of a Bowling Green State University student, while two others were ordered to serve house arrest. Jarrett Prizel, 19, of Olean, New York, Daylen...

Campus sex assault rules fall short, prompting overhaul call

Jun. 16, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — What Karla Arango says started as a dorm-room sexual assault got even worse as word spread around campus. Her attacker’s fraternity brothers snubbed her, she says, whispering about her in the cafeteria, blocking her phone number and unfriending her on social media. Soon her...