by Con Chapman Lifestyles Editor WASHINGTON, D.C. Taking their cue from high-powered college athletic programs, an alliance of universities today threatened to abandon national accrediting agencies unless they were given more freedom to make their own rules on committees, which are tightly regulated in order to maintain academic inefficiency. “Why do we need a committee […]
by Matthew Michael Freelance Writer The NCAA announced plans this week to open a branch office in Chapel Hill, NC to better facilitate the 17 new investigations it will launch regarding the UNC football team. This announcement comes on the heels of the firing of UNC head football coach, Butch Davis and the disclosure that […]
SAVE THE DATE! Next Tuesday, Mercury College of the Arts’ department formerly known as “Student Activities” will unveil its new name. “We’ve evolved through a number of incarnations from ‘Student Involvement’ to ‘Engaged Leadership’ to ‘Student Activities,’ which we tried unsuccessfully four different times,” said department director Trent Shelton. “We’re a little nervous that […]
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