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It could happen to anyone. Male, female. Any race. Any age. Sexual assault is a very real problem.
Baylor is ready to handle sexual assault cases. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights released its Dear Colleague Letter and it encouraged universities to actively be aware of Title IX issues.
A controversy is brewing in the White House and it has nothing to do with partisan politics. Credentialed photographers who are paid to cover the events of the White House are frustrated with their lack of access to President Barack Obama.
The White House has made a habit of declaring an event to be closed to the media for national security reasons. However, the official White House photographer, Pete Souza, will still take pictures of the event that was closed off to the media and release them later.
It is not uncommon for parents to cave in when a kid begs for a gift. It’s also not uncommon for the kid to quickly lose interest in whatever gift he or she so desperately wanted not long ago.
This might just be a reality that parents will have to deal with, but the German government has set out to protect its young citizens from this phenomenon. This is because teenagers in Germany have started asking their parents for cosmetic plastic surgery instead of toys.
Many universities do not have a required attendance policy. Although Baylor has no university-wide attendance requirement, its policy states, “Specific policies for attendance are established by the academic units within the university.” In other words, Baylor’s attendance policy is established by different academic schools and colleges such as the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Social Work.
The Ed O’Bannon suit against the NCAA may create a means for student-athletes to receive payment in the future, and it could severely damage college athletics.
O’Bannon, on behalf of Division I football and men’s basketball players, is challenging the NCAA in a class action lawsuit because of its propensity for using images of former student-athletes for commercial purposes.
The college basketball season is one of the most exciting times of the year. Fans watch their teams battle to get into the NCAA Tournament, which is filled with Cinderella stories and buzzer-beating 3-pointers. But since the NBA’s 2005 collective bargaining agreement, college basketball has been robbed of its true quality.
In 2005, the NBA changed its rules regarding player eligibility. Commonly referred to as the “one-and-done rule,” all players must meet certain criteria before playing in the NBA. The NCAA usually takes the brunt of the criticism for this, but it is an NBA rule that the NCAA has no control over.
When the student body president for Northwest Christian University came out, he sent shockwaves throughout his campus and Christian community. He did not come out as a homosexual, but as an atheist.
In a column published by the Beacon Bolt, the student newspaper for NCU, senior Eric Fromm announced to the student body that he was an atheist while calling out the judgmental peers that shunned, or worse, attacked him verbally.
Thirty squats might be your exercise for the day. Thirty squats could also get you a ride on the subway. At least, that’s the case in Russia.
A vending machine has been set up in a Moscow subway station that would allow people to buy a subway ticket by doing 30 squats. A ticket would normally cost 30 rubles, or 92 cents.
A passionate sport is in the middle of its playoffs in America and nobody seems to notice. While flying under the radar, the Major League Soccer Playoffs have been filled with raucous crowds and thrilling action on the pitch.
With the knockout rounds and conference semifinals over, it’s now down to the Western Conference Championship between the Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake. In the Eastern Conference, the last two teams remaining are Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo.