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Women’s Golf: Blue and Gold tie for fourth to open spring schedule

By | Apr 15, 2012

The women’s golf team finished tied for fourth place out of 11 squads at this weekend’s Vassar Invitational at the Dutchess Golf and Country Club in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. to open its spring slate of competition.

A twist of fate

By | Apr 4, 2012

Two muscular men stand opposite each other inside the hexagonal fighting cage prepared to face off in a round of fierce martial arts combat. Though they have spent months preparing for the fight, three strokes of luck that neither of the competitors could have trained for will have a major impact on the bout.

Public debate on research access sizzles

By | Feb 22, 2012

With a decrease in state financial aid during challenging economic times, obstacles that for-profit colleges deal with have risen annually. As America heads into the first part of an election year, the battle between the federal government and the public with academic research has heated up.

Junior linebacker to take charge on South Hill

By | Feb 15, 2012

When the football team announced next season’s captains at its banquet Feb. 4, junior linebacker Will Carter was in shock. He had been chosen to lead the Blue and Gold despite missing four games during the season.

Constant presence

By | Feb 1, 2012

As the gymnastics team waits outside the Ben Light Gymnasium doors to begin its ceremonial march into the first home dual-meet of the season, senior Jessica Bolduc momentarily steps away from her teammates to receive hugs and wishes of good luck from her parents — a tradition that has preceded each of her meets since…

Men’s Indoor Track: Blue and Gold finish sixth at Cornell Upstate Challenge

By | Jan 22, 2012

The men’s indoor track team competed at the Cornell Upstate Challenge yesterday, finishing last in a six-team field that included Cornell University, SUNY-Buffalo, SUNY-Binghamton, Syracuse University and SUNY-Cortland.

UWF recognized for having best online classes in U.S. News Report

By | Jan 19, 2012

University of West Florida was recognized for having the best online courses in the first edition of the 2012 U.S. World and News Report Top Online Education Program rankings. The ranking system was compiled using ratings from faculty credentials and training surveys, student engagement and assessment inquiries, and student services and technology rankings. All universities…

Sophomore forward pushes squad in playoffs

By | Dec 7, 2011

When the women’s soccer team played in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than a decade Friday, sophomore forward Ellyn Grant-Keane said she felt more pressure on her than she had the entire season.

Small build, big achiever

By | Nov 16, 2011

Senior Seth Ecker was calm as he approached the Blue and Gold mat in the center of the massive Glazer Arena in the Athletics and Events Center. He took his stance in the circle and looked casually at his opponent before pinning him with one wrap-around motion.

Diver empowers squad

By | Nov 10, 2011

Though there are three fewer divers on the women’s swimming and diving team this season, the seven divers on this year’s squad still have their anchor — senior captain Jodi Costello.

Revamped tenure system goes beyond the classroom

By | Oct 23, 2011

During the economically challenging times that institutions of higher education face, tenure is a situational aspect of employment that no longer gives faculty a free ride throughout their careers. The development of post-tenure reviews to assess performance in the classroom and relation to students has taken place during the past decade. The American Association of…

New survey looks to gauge undecided undergrads

By | Oct 22, 2011

With a majority of undergraduate students starting out undecided on the major they want to pursue, institutions of higher education are always tweaking their exploratory programs to help students decide their career paths early on. But in addition to aptitude tests, which are usually administered to high school students as part of standardized testing measures,…