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Sarah Larimer

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • Providence Journal
  • The Independent

Recent articles by Sarah:

George Mason gets $1.1 million Koch gift for research on immigration, labor

“It’s a great statement of faith and support for the research that we have been doing for some years," said Jack Goldstone, a George Mason professor. → Read More

George Mason law school lands $50 million gift, the largest in university history

The gift comes from the estate of the late Judge Allison Rouse and Dorothy Rouse, and will be used to create 13 new faculty chairs. → Read More

Roy Williams suffers vertigo attack during North Carolina’s win over Clemson

“I just wanted to let y’all know I’m alive,” Williams said after the game. “I’m not going to croak on anybody. It’s vertigo.” → Read More

Kendall Coyne Schofield becomes first woman to compete in NHL all-star skills event

The 2018 Olympic gold medalist filled in for Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon in the fastest skater event. → Read More

Up close and orange: A Q&A with Gritty

Other people have, like, serious jobs at The Washington Post. → Read More

‘When everything is bad in the world, Gritty is good’: A Philadelphia love story

The Flyers rolled out a deranged orange mascot — and captivated a city. → Read More

One month after student death, Maryland is still working to combat adenovirus on its campus

“We’ve looked at where the students who are sick live, what organizations they’re in. Whether their roommates are sick. There really is not a consistent pattern coming through.” → Read More

Man who harassed black student online must deliver ‘sincere’ apology, renounce white supremacy

Evan James McCarty must give a “written, sincere, and thorough personal apology” to Taylor Dumpson, a motion detailing a settlement agreement states. → Read More

It’s finals season. So remember, college students: It’s okay to take a break.

During this ‘particularly stressful time,’ American University reminded students to pause their studies. → Read More

‘We’re in a police state’: Is this community college president a leader or a bully?

After four years at the helm of Frederick Community College, Elizabeth Burmaster is at the center of a simmering dispute. → Read More

UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton suffers apparent leg injury

The injury to Central Florida's quarterback looked pretty severe. → Read More

No ‘consistent connection’ between mold problem and adenovirus infections, U-Md. says

The university on Tuesday said a student had died of an adenovirus-associated illness. → Read More

How to celebrate Thanksgiving when you’re stuck on your college campus

If you can't go home for Thanksgiving, maybe try your university president's house instead? → Read More

Twins’ Joe Mauer announces retirement, leaves game with ‘full and grateful heart’

"After much consideration I have decided to retire from playing baseball," Mauer wrote in a letter to fans posted online. → Read More

Maryland players involved in altercation amid turmoil in College Park

"We take any matters involving physical altercations extremely seriously," Maryland Athletic Director Damon Evans said in a statement. "We are talking with the players involved and will take appropriate actions based on the facts." → Read More

At George Mason, what’s next after review of gifts?

Can the school, so recently besieged, position itself as a model for other institutions? → Read More

Dean suspended for Kavanaugh comments can still teach, Catholic University says

"By not removing him completely from the school, Rainford has the opportunity to begin rebuilding relationships with faculty and staff," a university spokeswoman said. → Read More

Review of George Mason gift agreements calls for greater faculty involvement, transparency

The president of George Mason University called for a review of all active financial gift agreements in May, after acknowledging that some did not meet academic independence standards. → Read More

‘Our ships are traveling on very different bearings': Writer leaves embattled U-Va. center

"My anxieties about the center’s civil-discourse mission and general future were exacerbated by the appointment as a senior fellow of one of the Trump Administration’s most partisan ‘warriors,’ " Douglas Blackmon wrote. → Read More

U-Md. continues dorm cleanup after mold woes force students to relocate

After mold was found in a residence hall at the University of Maryland, students decamped to hotels as officials started to clean the building, an effort expected to continue in October. → Read More