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UNL to change its fee policy after Christian group sues

Nov. 23, 2022 13:22 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will consider changing its policy on the way student fees are distributed after being sued by a Christian student group that alleged it had been discriminated against. The changes the Board of Regents will consider at its...

Coroner: Idaho students were stabbed to death in their beds

Nov. 18, 2022 22:32 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Four University of Idaho students who were found dead in a rental house near campus were stabbed to death in their beds and likely were asleep when they were attacked, a county coroner told a cable news channel. Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt also told...

Mystery surrounds stabbing deaths of 4 Idaho students

Nov. 17, 2022 18:44 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Autopsies performed on four University of Idaho students who were found dead inside a rental house near campus showed that all four were stabbed to death, the Latah County coroner said Thursday. The killings have shaken Moscow, an Idaho Panhandle college town of...

Slain Idaho students leave behind bright memories, big goals

Nov. 17, 2022 17:49 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ethan Chapin’s last day was spent with his siblings, dressed up and dancing. Chapin — one of four University of Idaho students stabbed to death last weekend, the police still searching for a killer — was a triplet. His brother and sister also attend the...

Killer who stabbed 4 Idaho students to death still at large

Nov. 15, 2022 22:03 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — The killer — or killers — who stabbed four University of Idaho students to death remained at large Tuesday, prompting many students to leave the campus in the idyllic small town despite police assurances that there was no imminent risk to the community. So...

Cornell frat parties on hold; druggings, assault reported

Nov. 08, 2022 19:18 PM EST

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Cornell University has announced the temporary suspension of fraternity parties after a student reported being sexually assaulted Sunday and four others were reportedly drugged at off-campus housing in recent weeks, university leaders said this week. All of the...

NC governor wants changes to how UNC governing boards chosen

Nov. 01, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday announced a new commission tasked with making recommendations on changing how the boards guiding the University of North Carolina system and its 17 member schools are chosen, bidding to broaden their membership by political leanings, race and...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Oct. 28, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

Frankort State Journal. October 25, 2022. Editorial: Hazing should be criminalized Last week the parents of an 18-year-old University of Kentucky student, who died from alcohol toxicity following a fraternity house party in 2021, joined two state lawmakers, who plan...

Conservative speaker event at UC Davis canceled after brawl

Oct. 26, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A conservative speaker event at the University of California, Davis was canceled after a fight between about 100 protesters and counterprotesters broke out near the venue, university officials said. The event Tuesday evening was put together by a student...

Suspect jailed without bond after shooting at SU frat party

Oct. 25, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man accused of firing shots into a crowd gathered at a fraternity party near Southern University's Baton Rouge campus is in custody and being held without bond, authorities said. Jaicedric Williams, 22, was arrested early Sunday, days after the Oct. 21...