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4 hrs ago | Switched

Schools Need To Be Prepared To Defend Against More Than Just Shootings, Say Experts

Large-scale shootings have been a dominant driver of school safety debates, but a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school this month should serve as a reminder that educators need to be prepared for a range of situations--including smaller, nonfatal incidents that don't involve guns at all, school safety experts say.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Newtown, CT, Prison, Georgia Southern University

9 hrs ago | Airport Business

Two Students Earn EAA/DAHER-SOCATA Scholarships

Grace Huseth of Tucker, GA, and Michael Keck of Oshkosh, WI, each receive a five-week internship at DAHER-SOCATA's Tarbes facility in France, followed by a week to the EAA Air Academy in Oshkosh.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Georgia Southern University, Madison, WI

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Picayune

French Quarter T-shirt shop owners fight back against crackdown

Sadiq Khan, 70, wants people to know that he is a father of four and grandfather of seven; that he immigrated to the United States from Southeast Asia in 1973 and later became a naturalized citizen.

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Related Topix: Prison, New Orleans, LA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Statesboro Herald

GSU again named - Green College'

For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named to "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition," which highlights the top eco-friendly institutions based on their proven commitment to environmental and sustainability issues and is produced in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

The News-Gazette

Still involved after 35 years: Q&A with Ruby Weathersby

Ruby Weathersby, one of the winners of the Girl Scouts Women of Distinction, sits inside the sanctuary of the Greater Newlight Missionary Baptist Church in Rantoul on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Illinois

WFAA-TV Dallas

UNT students petition for 'gender-neutral' dorms

Texas Southern University, Southwestern University and Rice University all have "gender neutral" student housing.

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Related Topix: Texas Southern University, Rice University, Southwestern University, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Effingham Herald

Locals in the pros, colleges update

Wendelken struck out six and did not walk a batter in 6 1/3 innings last Monday against Wilmington.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Georgia College, Georgia Southern University, College of Charleston, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southwestern State University

The Advocate

Augustus finds dance a great steppingstone

He'd barely taken off his dancing shoes after his performance in the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's "Nutcracker, A Tale from the Bayou" before he was lacing them up again to begin rehearsals for the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge's annual Laurel Street Palooza Flash Mob performance.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Arts, Ballet, Dance, Theater

Texomaland

Ron Kirk to Speak at Austin College of Legal & Political Career

The area's premier residential community. Luxury living, where meandering parks, mature oak and pecan trees, recreation trails, and a magnificent landscaped entry create a naturally beautiful environment.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Sherman, TX, Texas Southern University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

SavannahNow

Mind the Gap: New study puts Savannah on list of cities with fastest growing gender pay gaps

Savannah makes it onto a lot of lists these days - Most Romantic Cities, America's Coziest Cities and Best Place to Party to name a few - but one list it probably didn't anticipate landing on is cities with the fastest increase in gender pay gap.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Georgia Southern University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Construction at the...

Civilian employment hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana Government, US Governors, 9

MassLive.com

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, Springfield-Holyoke leaders to address...

The annual Earth Day celebration at the University of Massachusetts is bringing together a panel, a sustainability fair, capped by a talk by Robert D. Bullard.

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Related Topix: Texas Southern University

NOLA.com

Southern University celebrates 100 years: Share photos, memories on NOLA.com

The Southern University Marching Band plays at the halftime show during the Bayou Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

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Related Topix: African-American

Insurance Journal West

Students at 5 Texas Universities Receive Insurance Council Scholarships

Twenty four insurance and risk management students at five Texas universities were recently awarded academic scholarships from the Insurance Council of Texas Education Foundation.

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Related Topix: Texas, Huston-Tillotson University, Texas Southern University, University of Texas Pan American, Downtown (San Antonio, TX)

The Moultrie News

Tri-county area has plethora of higher learning options

Charleston Southern University marks the big milestone in the fall. Charleston Southern University, formerly Baptist College at Charleston, is one of the largest accredited private universities in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Francis Marion University, Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, SC

Statesboro Herald

GSU to host Human Rights Conference featuring Botswana ambassador

Georgia Southern University will host a Human Rights Conference on Saturday featuring Dr. Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, the ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the United States, as the keynote speaker.

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Related Topix: World News, Botswana, Africa, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

TSU Theatre Stages DREAMGIRLS This Weekend

It has been twenty years since TSU Theatre which is a unit under the Visual & Performing Arts Department produced the musical Dreamgirls but now a modern audience is in for a treat with a brand new re-mounting of the musical that is sure to please and delight.

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Related Topix: Texas Southern University

The Advocate

Southern celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge

The people that make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution's history.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Baker, LA, New Orleans, LA

Statesboro Herald

GSU anthropology professor honored in memorial service

Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Georgia Southern University, Lymphoma, Health, University of Florida, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Final Call

Higher standards or end of a mission at Southern University?

The discussion is just starting, President Mason said: "I'm not saying we're going to become Yale or Harvard, and there's no plan in place yet, it's just a vision.'

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Standardized Testing, Education, Nicholls State University, McNeese State University, University of Pennsylvania

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