The Paper Trail


December 2009


Texas Tech Fires Football Coach

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Mark Mangino resigned from his head football coaching job at the University of Kansas a few weeks ago after allegations of verbal and physical abuse of his players surfaced. And to keep the theme going this bowl season, Texas Tech's football coach, Mike Leach, is headed to the unemployment line ...

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Calling for Year-End Honors Nominations

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It's the time of the year when people dole out awards and honors for things that occurred over the past 12 months. We're joining the show: We're looking for nominations for our fourth annual end-of-year awards. The list includes Story of the Year, Newsmaker of the Year, Alternative Media Outlet of ...

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journalism
colleges

Yale Accepts Quadruplets

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When kids apply to college and the admissions period rolls around, households tend to get pretty tense. Everyone wants to know where the high school senior got in and where he or she didn't. But imagine the college admissions process for quadruplets. Then, imagine all four quadruplets getting ...

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Yale University

Big Ten Might Add Another Team; Who Could It Be?

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We've traveled down this road before, but here we go again. The Big Ten wants to expand, and it will explore its options over the next 12 to 18 months, the Associated Press reports.

The Big Ten already features 11 schools: the University of Illinois, Indiana University, the University of Iowa,

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colleges
college athletics
University of Illinois
Indiana University
University of Iowa
Michigan State University
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
Ohio State University
Purdue University
Penn State University
University of Wisconsin
Northwestern University

Pianos Vandalized at Ithaca College

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'Twas the night before finals when a vandal damaged more than 60 pianos at Ithaca College. The discovery stunned the school of music and its students. 

A sophomore music student stumbled upon the instruments that suffered vandalism Sunday, the Ithacan reports. The expensive instruments had front ...

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Mixed Emotions at Texas Christian, Boise State, and Cincinnati

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Death, taxes, and anti-BCS rhetoric: Those are the things we've come to expect in life. And so, after college football bowl announcements came out Sunday, the public outcry against the Bowl Championship Series system that decides the national championship reached its usual rancor.

Three undefeated ...

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colleges
Boise State University
University of Cincinnati
Texas Christian University
college athletics

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