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The council that governs most fraternities in North America has voted to ban hard alcohol in chapter houses and at events. A Florida State University official is calling that a “step forward.”

Florida State University is now facing another lawsuit over guns—this time, over the storage of rifles and shotguns in a vehicle on campus. It builds on a previous suit filed by a gun rights group a few years ago.

A group of activists want no trace of lead in Florida’s drinking water – whether it be in schools or government buildings. The group found elevated lead levels in drinking fountains in Florida’s Capitol.

A judge has granted a request by defense attorneys in the Andrew Coffey hazing case to get more specific charges from the prosecution.

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Five men have accepted a plea deal and will serve jail time for the hazing death of a Florida State University student.

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The National Science Foundation announced Monday that it has renewed support for the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, with an investment of $184 million over the next five years.

The Florida attorney who was instrumental in crafting the state’s current hazing law more than a decade ago now has his sights set on making hazing deaths punishable as a felony in all 50 states.

Can you improve your brain function by playing certain types of games or watching videos that claim to boost mental capacity? Some Tallahassee-based researchers have been looking into that question.

Florida State University is touting its medical school program as well as its diversity.

The repeal of the Affordable Care Act appears almost certain. On Monday (1/23) a Tallahassee doctor who also teaches at the Florida State University College of Medicine was speaking on what might happen next.

A Florida State University program is one of several recognized for its continued advancement of independence for blind and visually impaired Floridians.

FSU Settles Lawsuit With Woman Who Accused Winston Of Rape

Jan 26, 2016
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Florida State University has settled a Title IX lawsuit with a former student who said the school failed to adequately investigate allegations that she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston.

  A Florida State University student who wants to bring her gun to this weekend's football game sued the school Tuesday over a policy that bans legal gun owners from locking their firearms in their cars while in the stadium cheering on their team.

All the attention on Florida State University head football coach Jimbo Fisher and Monday night’s National Championship win is secondary to his 8-year-old son's affliction with a rare blood disease, his wife tells the Palm Beach Post. Candi Fisher said the family would give up all of their success if it meant Ethan Fisher no longer lived with Fanconi anemia, a genetic condition diagnosed only about a couple dozen of times each year.

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UPDATE--Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has withdrawn the subpoena against WFSU after it caused an uproar, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Hating On Fat People Just Makes Them Fatter

Jul 26, 2013

Don't try to pretend your gibes and judgments of the overweight people in your life are for their own good. Florida researchers have evidence that discriminating against fat people only makes them fatter.

In the wake of the massacre that was averted at the University of Central Florida, Orlando Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab questions the push by some gun-rights advocates to allow weapons on college campuses. The advocates say students, faculty and staff should be able to defend themselves.

 

More and more female students at four state universities in Florida are reportedly looking for so-called “sugar daddies” to help get them through school, according to publicists for a website that serves as the contact point.