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Sarah Larimer

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Past articles by Sarah:

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

‘Dark side of college sports’: Maryland students return to a conflicted campus amid football scandals

“Do you want to support the athletic department, or the students? That's the conflict,” one student said. → Read More

Judge dismisses lawsuit from George Washington grad who alleged botched sexual-assault case

The former student filed the lawsuit against the university earlier this year. → Read More

Former George Mason professor accused of sexual harassment is now facing embezzlement charges

A former George Mason University professor who faced allegations of sexual harassment was charged this week with embezzling university funds, the latest chapter in his fall at the public institution in Northern Virginia. Peter Pober turned himself in Tuesday morning and was released on $2,500 unsecured bond, Carl Rowan Jr., chief of the George Mason University police department, said in an… → Read More

Welcome to college. Don’t forget to vote.

"We have a civic duty," Howard's president, Wayne A.I. Frederick, said earlier this week, as he watched the chaotic campus move-in. → Read More

George Mason professor retires amid sexual harassment allegations

The head of the vaunted speech team acknowledged an ‘inappropriate conversation’ with a student. → Read More

Walking backward, scavenger hunts and augmented reality: a tour of D.C. college tours

For many future college students and their families, the summer months can include campus visits. Here's what that looks like in D.C. → Read More