Despite evolving public awareness of hazing’s dangers and a recent willingness by prosecutors to assess serious criminal penalties, large-scale hazing cases like the one that produced 22 convictions for David Bogenberger’s death remain exceedingly rare and difficult to pursue, legal experts say.
“We talk about Marx, and nobody’s going to jump in and say, ‘Well, I had this one experience with a commodity and was totally alienated!’ Nobody ever says that.”
The Panther Bots, a thriving robotics team at Pleasant Run Elementary School, have become the face of a success story about a group of kids who were taunted with racial slurs but were too determined to let that affect their confidence.
A student drinking at a fraternity party at Lehigh University in April fell down a set of stairs and wound up in intensive care.
And that wasn’t...
How would children get to safety if disaster struck a line carrying 275,000 barrels of natural gas liquids daily past schools in Delaware and Chester Counties? 2,700 parents and their allies want an answer.
It's a silent Saturday night at the Franklin-Mercantile Chess Club. Blame the internet and the lack of burgers.
Arthur E. Phillips, an instructional aide since 2006 at Conestoga High School in Tredyffrin Township, was charged with multiple counts of institutional sexual assault and related offenses, and was being held Friday at the Chester County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail.
After dropping briefly, the average salaries for New Jersey's public school teachers and administrators are again rising.
In the last school year, the...
One of the founders of the field and a longtime professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine who testified at many notorious murder trials, he died April 17.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A Hollywood producer and screenwriter known for creating such television hits as "Magnum, P.I.," ''Quantum Leap" and "NCIS" donated $30 million to Penn State University on Friday.
At the only formal SRC hearing on its $2.9 billion budget, officials said the district will spend a city windfall on additional teachers and other items. The superintendent said a teachers' contract was a priority, too.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - University of California, Berkeley officials said Thursday they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university.
Sigma Alpha Mu will lose its recognition for at least two years over alcohol violations during parents weekend, the university said.
After 33 years at West Chester University, Chris Fiorentino will become its new president on Friday. Among his first challenges will be dealing with enrollment, which is at capacity, he says.
A three-judge appeals panel dismissed the district's case because of a procedural issue. Lower Merion's lawyer said the fight to keep its 4.4 percent tax increase will continue, even to the state Supreme Court.