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September 14, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Michael Muskal, This post has been updated, as indicated below.
All buildings at the University of Texas at Austin were reopened Friday afternoon after a bomb threat earlier prompted a campus-wide evacuation, officials said. The university grounds were cleared for reentry at noon, a campus police dispatcher told the Los Angeles Times. "We are very confident the campus is safe," said university President William Powers Jr. at a broadcast news briefing. He said university officials had worked with local, state and federal officials to assess the situation.
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September 14, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Michael Muskal, This post has been updated, as indicated below.
All buildings at the University of Texas at Austin were reopened Friday afternoon after a bomb threat earlier prompted a campus-wide evacuation, officials said. The university grounds were cleared for reentry at noon, a campus police dispatcher told the Los Angeles Times. "We are very confident the campus is safe," said university President William Powers Jr. at a broadcast news briefing. He said university officials had worked with local, state and federal officials to assess the situation.
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December 22, 2000 | DIANE PUCIN
Excuses. We've sure heard them. Cal State Fullerton doesn't have a winning men's basketball program because the gym is small and drab, because it is virtually empty on game nights, because kids today want new and shiny, want glitz. UC Irvine hasn't had a winning men's basketball program because there is no tradition, because the high academic standards can be a deterrent.
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December 22, 2000 | DIANE PUCIN
Excuses. We've sure heard them. Cal State Fullerton doesn't have a winning men's basketball program because the gym is small and drab, because it is virtually empty on game nights, because kids today want new and shiny, want glitz. UC Irvine hasn't had a winning men's basketball program because there is no tradition, because the high academic standards can be a deterrent.
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March 3, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Stroia, Youngstown State basketball coach who was ejected from an overtime game against Valparaiso last month, was charged with battery to a Valparaiso University police officer who was intervening between the coach and a referee.
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August 26, 2012 | Michael Hiltzik
With the whole world atwitter over Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong's decision to drop his legal fight against anti-doping allegations, it's the right moment to be appalled at the travesty in sports this case represents. It's not that the case will be seen as a major victory for sports anti-doping authorities. It's that the anti-doping system claiming its highest-profile quarry ever is the most thoroughly one-sided and dishonest legal regime anywhere in the world this side of Beijing.
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July 2, 1999
Carin Avery, women's volleyball coach at Vanguard University, announced her resignation Thursday, according to Athletic Director Bob Wilson. Avery has accepted a job as an assistant coach at Valparaiso University. In her only season at Vanguard, she had a 12-14 record.
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April 1, 2000
The Rev. James Bachman, a noted scholar of religious and ethical issues in health care, has been named dean of Concordia University's School of Theology. Bachman, who joined the Irvine campus last fall, "has distinguished himself as a respected leader and a valued colleague," university President Jack Preus said in a statement announcing the appointment this week. Bachman formerly taught at Valparaiso University in Indiana, where he held the John R.
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June 7, 1996
In "New Controversy for the Lone Justice" (May 30), you wrote: "Unlike the other justices, [Clarence] Thomas seldom gets invited to speak at prominent law schools or to teach summer school classes in Europe." In the past three years, the Valparaiso University School of Law has hosted three of the justices in our summer study program in Cambridge, England. In 1993, Justice Antonin Scalia lectured on the separation of powers. In 1994, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lectured on gender-based discrimination.
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November 30, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Top officials of Valparaiso University in Indiana could face sanctions from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod after holding an interfaith event to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The denomination forbids interfaith worship. For holding the Sept.
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August 29, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jim Wacker, 66, a former football coach at Texas Christian University and the University of Minnesota who won consecutive national championships in the NAIA and NCAA Division II, died Tuesday in San Marcos, Texas, after a long battle with cancer. Wacker won a National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics title with Texas Lutheran in 1974-75 and a National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Division II crown with Southwest Texas University, now known as Texas State, in 1981-82.
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October 13, 1990
Richard Edmund Rauhut, a retired aerospace engineer who worked on the first lunar landing vehicle project, has died in Canoga Park. He was 62. A longtime Canoga Park resident, Rauhut died Wednesday of cancer, said his wife, Loraine Rauhut. Born Nov. 21, 1927, in Brookfield, Ill., Rauhut served as a pilot in the Navy for two years. He graduated with bachelor of science degrees in math and engineering from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind.
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