Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Clothing company eschews strategy, but finds way

By Champe Barton Correspondent Always True Lifestyle Co. has built a stable brand on mistakes, chance encounters and hard work. That strategy — or lack of one — seems to be paying off. In 2012, a taxi struck and killed University of Central Florida...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Nike Factory Store coming to Gainesville

“We are pleased to welcome this iconic retailer to Celebration Pointe,” said Ralph Conti, a development partner in Celebration Pointe. Daniel Smithson @DanielTSmithson The world’s leading sports and fitness brand is making its way to Gainesville, br...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Universities See Drop in International Enrollment

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Lawrence Journal-World reports that after about a decade of growth, universities nationwide began reporting dwindling numbers of international students since the fall of 2016. Some college administrators suggest the trend is due...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

University of Kansas Group Wants School to Sell Jet

TOPEKA, Kan. — A group of faculty, staff and students at the University of Kansas is urging the school’s administration to sell its jet to save money. The recommendation came in a report by the University Senate’s Planning and Resources Committee t...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Gainesville march celebrates women, solidarity

Genevieve Curtis, organizer of the event, said that she, like many others, wanted to celebrate the first anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington Christopher Baldwin @Chris_Baldwin Annie Muscato, a mother and Ph.D student attending the Univers...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Morriston woman dies, two injured in head-on crash

By Andy Fillmore Correspondent LEVY COUNTY — A 21-year-old Morriston woman died Sunday morning following a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 41 near County Road 322, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.  Catarina Matom Raymundo was pronounced dead...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Julius Lester, Dead at 78

Julius Lester, a nationally known author, musician, activist and photographer, died last week at the age of 78. For more than three decades, Lester— who graduated from Fisk University in 1960 — taught at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, whe...