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    When classes start this fall at Texas Christian University, the school will no longer have freshman students, according to a report. That’s because university officials have decided that the term "freshman" wasn’t gender inclusive enough, FOX 4 of Dallas-Fort Worth reported. So going forward, any TCU student with 24 or fewer credit hours will be known as a "first-year student,"...
    BROWARD (CBSMiami) – In a surprise video address, President Joe Biden praised Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ graduating class, who were freshman during the massacre that took 17 lives, for turning pain to purpose. “This class lost a piece of its soul. Tested in ways no young person should ever have to face,” he said. READ MORE: Miami-Dade PD Identifies Teens Murdered...
    CICAGO (CBS)– A fraternity at Illinois Wesleyan University is now on a three-year suspension after a freshman student was hurt during a hazing in April. Sigma Chi members are barred from their frat house, hosting activities and from social media. School officials aren’t saying exactly what happened, but they do say the student has recovered and is back in classes.
    Penn State University is removing the terms freshman, sophomore, in an effort to rid course descriptions and materials of gendered terms.  Penn State's Faculty Senate voted on April 27 to approve bill AD84 on Preferred Name and Gender Identity Policy. The recommendations, which were given to the general Senate by the Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs, were made to ensure...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania -- Many people who look back on their college years describe them with common terms for each year: freshman, sophomore, junior and senior. But could those terms be outdated or even offensive? That's the debate that has prompted Penn State faculty to recommended changing the terminology.Penn State's faculty senate approved a recommendation in its April 27 meeting...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania -- Penn State University is making a major change for students in an effort to be more inclusive.The university's faculty senate approved a proposition that recommends abandoning the terms "freshman," "sophomore," "junior" and "senior."Instead, the senate suggests students should be known as first-year, second-year, third-year, fourth-year and beyond.The proposition also calls for removing gendered and binary terms...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Penn State is making sure the university becomes more inclusive. Penn State’s Faculty Senate has approved a proposition that would remove gendered and binary terms from their course and program descriptions, according to the university’s student-operated newspaper The Daily Collegian. A spokesperson for Penn State’s Faculty Senate office tells the newspaper, proposition AD84 Preferred Name and Gender...
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    Faculty at Pennsylvania State University have voted to replace traditional descriptors like "freshman" and "sophomore" with "1st year" or "2nd year," citing the former's "male-centric academic history." The decision came as part of a Faculty Senate bill on the "Removal of Gendered & Binary Terms from Course and Program Descriptions." The introduction states that "[t]he University, as with most all...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff RIMERSBURG (KDKA) — A freshman from Union High School in Rimersburg has made school history. Hayden Smith shattered the school’s 1985 record for the high jump with a jump of 6’5″. There were two PIAA officials on site who certified the jump. Hayden will now compete at district championships on May 21, with the hope of...
    A freshman enrolled at the University of Texas says he lost is scholarship because he is transgender. Map Pesqueira is enrolled in the college's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (AROTC) program, and he received a 3-year scholarship through that program that goes into effect his sophomore year. But because Pesqueira is transgender, he has been barred from using his scholarship...
    Kelee Ringo looks to have a great redshirt freshman season with the Georgia football team. If any freshman currently with the Georgia football program does the improbable and ends up being an All-American, look no further than former five-star cornerback Kelee Ringo. The Tacoma, Washington native missed his entire true freshman season after having shoulder surgery to repair his labrum....
    Frederick, Maryland shooting: Navy corpsman drove to Fort Detrick, where he was fatally shot, police say Chauvin trial: EMT says policy directs officers to call ambulance, render aid College basketball is officially over and unlike the uncertainty of last year, an NBA draft date has already been set for July 29. There are a few players that elevated their...
    Geno Auriemma (left) watches Paige Bueckers dribble up the court. AP Photo/Gary Landers Geno Auriemma knew Paige Bueckers was the Huskies' best player within two weeks of her arrival. He considered benching the freshman early on, but "it went out the window" once practices started. Not even UConn greats like Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, and Breanna Stewart proved...
    Chauvin trial: 2 more Minneapolis police officers testify CDC: Vaccinated Americans can now travel Daniel Pereira's road from Venezuela to Virginia Tech to Austin has forced him to adapt along the way, and treading new ground at MLS's newest club is no different. When Daniel Pereira first arrived in Roanoke, Va. from his native Venezuela, he wasn’t quite sure...
    Syracuse opened football practice this week and it sure felt good after a one-year hiatus, even just wearing shorts. “It’s not like Christmas morning, but it’s exciting,” coach Dino Babers said. “It’s fun to see the kids ready to go. The biggest thing about this year is that we didn’t have a spring last year. No team did. We’ve got...
    Geno Auriemma says freshman phenom Paige Bueckers won't be top dog "until I tell her... that she has nothing to learn and I don't have to coach her." David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP Paige Bueckers is first freshman in women's college basketball history to win AP Player of the Year. Geno Auriemma jokingly downplayed the achievement and...
    Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself. UConn's star guard became the first freshman ever to win The Associated Press women's basketball player of the year award Wednesday. Bueckers helped lead the Huskies to their 13th consecutive Final Four with 28 points in the regional final win over Baylor on Monday night, just the latest star turn for...
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    UConn phenom Paige Bueckers has enjoyed a storybook first year in Storrs, and she capped her sensational season with AP Player of the Year honors. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports UConn Huskies freshman sensation Paige Bueckers has enjoyed a storybook first season in Storrs. On Wednesday, she became the first star to win women's AP Player of the...
    UConn star Paige Bueckers became the first freshman to be named The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year on Wednesday after a phenomenal season and helping the Huskies to another Final Four. Bueckers has emerged as the latest Huskies star under coach Geno Auriemma. The 19-year-old Minnesota native received 21 votes from the 30-member media panel. Louisville star...
    Boy Meets Worlds William Daniels Says Love and Family Keeps Him Going as He Turns 94 Goldman to offer bitcoin and other crypto to wealthy investors © Provided by Sports Illustrated Bueckers is the first freshman to ever be named the AP women's player of the year. Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself. UConn’s star guard...
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself. UConn’s star guard became the first freshman ever to win The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year award Wednesday. Bueckers helped lead the Huskies to their 13th consecutive Final Four with 28 points in the regional final win over Baylor on Monday night, just the...
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UConn’s Paige Bueckers becomes the first freshman to be named The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    While a superstar quarterback at Texas A&M, Johnny Manziel hit rock-bottom at one point during his collegiate career. However, if the former Heisman Trophy winner never experienced being arrested prior to the 2012 season, he believes his success never would have came. During the first episode of his "Ball Don’t Lie" podcast, Manziel said that his June 2012 arrest impacted...
    No qualifier. No gendered sub-category. Paige Bueckers is the biggest star in college basketball, full stop. As in, stop what you’re doing and watch her. Bueckers, the UConn phenom, entered the 2020-21 season with runaway hype — the top-rated recruit in the country, a Slam magazine cover girl as a high schooler — and somehow exceeded it. The 5-foot-11...
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