Campus Life / Lifestyle

Transgender students sue Pennsylvania district restroom rule

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three transgender seniors at a Pennsylvania high school, including the oldest sibling of teen singing star Jackie Evancho, have sued their school district for making them use restrooms corresponding to their biological sex. The Pine-Richland School District in suburban Pittsburgh wasn’t commenting on the federal lawsuit filed Thursday in response to a … Continue reading

Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
Campus Life / Education / National

Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George’s School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December 2015, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past. St. George’s is … Continue reading

Governor wants to change, but not scrap, North Carolina law
National / Politics / U.S. News

Governor wants to change, but not scrap, North Carolina law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s governor is asking lawmakers to change part of a state law criticized for its anti-discrimination policies, but he sees no need for a wholesale repeal or reversal of its provisions on transgender bathroom access. Gov. Pat McCrory issued an executive order on Tuesday, April 12 expanding protections for many … Continue reading

Ex-Subway pitchman Fogle gets more than 15 years in prison
Business / Celebrities / U.S. News

Ex-Subway pitchman Fogle gets more than 15 years in prison

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on Thursday for trading in child pornography and having sex with underage prostitutes, with the judge describing his “perversion and lawlessness” as “extreme.” Judge Tanya Walton Pratt disregarded prosecutors’ recommendation that Fogle get 12½ years behind bars, opting … Continue reading