COLLEGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COLLEGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) College basketball: Arizona’s Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson opt for NBA draft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57823792-77/johnson-arizona-coach-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57823792-77/johnson-arizona-coach-college.html.csp">College basketball: Arizona’s Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson opt for NBA draft</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:59:52.351-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college basketball • Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson are leaving Arizona for the NBA. Gordon was named the Pac-12 freshman of the year after averaging 12.4 points and 8 rebounds per game. Johnson, a junior, earned numerous All-America honors and the Pac-12 player of year award. Johnson led Arizona with 16.3 points per game last season. • California hired Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as its coach Tuesday. Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57823792@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:59:52 MDT Utah teacher on leave after asking kids to list genitalia slang http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822890-78/williams-teacher-students-course.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822890-78/williams-teacher-students-course.html.csp">Utah teacher on leave after asking kids to list genitalia slang</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:03:07.878-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Weber High School teacher has been placed on paid leave after asking her students to name slang for genitalia as part of a lesson. Teacher Ashley Williams was placed on paid leave Friday after students brought the incident to the attention of school administrators, said Nate Taggart, a Weber District spokesman. The lesson was part of the course Adult Roles and Financial Literacy, a class that offers college credit to high-schoolers through concurrent enrollment, The district is investigating...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822890@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:03:07 MDT University of Utah names new architecture dean http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57819074-78/architecture-dean-moore-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57819074-78/architecture-dean-moore-university.html.csp">University of Utah names new architecture dean</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T22:31:56.248-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Utah has named Keith Diaz Moore from the University of Kansas as the new dean of the College of Architecture and Planning. Moore started a new doctoral program in architecture and promoted sustainable building efforts at the University of Kansas, where he has worked since 2006 and now serves as associate dean of graduate studies and as an associate professor of architecture. Ruth Watkins, senior vice president of academic affairs at the U., praised Moore’s “energetic and incl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57819074@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:31:56 MDT Alonzo Mourning reflects on value of college education amid one-and-dones and unionization http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812618-77/mourning-nba-college-career.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812618-77/mourning-nba-college-career.html.csp">Alonzo Mourning reflects on value of college education amid one-and-dones and unionization</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Liz Clarke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T23:27:01.932-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Few high school basketball phenoms have wrung more from their athletic ability than Alonzo Mourning, who was chosen second overall in the 1992 NBA draft following a standout career at Georgetown, signed the league’s first $100 million contract, helped the Miami Heat win the 2006 NBA championship and earned seven NBA all-star honors in a 16-year pro career. But none of it would have been possible, Mourning said in a recent interview, had he not spent four years in college developing his intellect...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812618@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:27:01 MDT Va. college ‘free-speech zones’ latest to fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812139-68/speech-student-parks-policy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812139-68/speech-student-parks-policy.html.csp">Va. college ‘free-speech zones’ latest to fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:35:43.322-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • The latest in a string of successful court challenges to college “free speech zones” is unfolding in Virginia, where lawyers are negotiating a settlement in the case of a student who was barred from preaching on campus. The Virginia Community College System has agreed to suspend its student demonstrations policy in response to a lawsuit filed by Thomas Nelson Community College student Christian Parks. Both sides have asked a federal judge in Norfolk to put the case on hold until ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812139@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:35:43 MDT Ohio begins pushback against college player unions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812133-68/state-athletes-ohio-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812133-68/state-athletes-ohio-public.html.csp">Ohio begins pushback against college player unions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE CARR SMYTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:31:08.654-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • State pushback against a movement to unionize college athletes has begun in Ohio, the football-loving heart of a heated anti-labor campaign in 2011 and home to one of America’s highest-grossing collegiate franchises, the Ohio State Buckeyes. A measure approved by the state House on Wednesday, two weeks after a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University could unionize, clarifies that college athletes aren’t public employees. The proposal appears to be the fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812133@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:31:08 MDT College visit turns tragic for Calif. students; 10 killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57806514-68/students-bus-california-humboldt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57806514-68/students-bus-california-humboldt.html.csp">College visit turns tragic for Calif. students; 10 killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL and martha mendoza</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:28:37.799-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orland, Calif. • It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north. Those dreams shattered for some Thursday in an explosive freeway collision that left 10 dead — students, chaperones and both drivers — and dozens hospitalized. Desperate families awaited word about loved ones Friday, while investigators tried to figur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578065142014-04-11T19:28:37.799-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T19:28:37.799-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806514@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:28:37 MDT Sports briefs: Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike wins Wooden Award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57808077-77/ogwumike-award-stanford-wooden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57808077-77/ogwumike-award-stanford-wooden.html.csp">Sports briefs: Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike wins Wooden Award</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T22:03:02.025-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college basketball • Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball’s female player of the year Friday night. She received the award from Wooden’s grandson, Craig Impelman, at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Ogwumike averaged 26.5 points and 12.1 rebounds this season, leading the Cardinal to the Final Four. Ogwumike received 774 points in nationwide voting that took place from March 12-25, including the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament. Odyssey Sims of B...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57808077@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:03:02 MDT NCAA Frozen Four: Union, Minnesota advance to championship http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804713-77/minnesota-union-college-ciampini.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804713-77/minnesota-union-college-ciampini.html.csp">NCAA Frozen Four: Union, Minnesota advance to championship</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T22:45:47.407-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Daniel Ciampini and tiny Union College are thriving on college hockey’s biggest stage. Ciampini broke a third-period tie with the second of his three goals to help Union beat Boston College 5-4 in the NCAA hockey semifinals Thursday night. The Dutchmen (31-6-4) advanced to the final for the first time. They will face the Minnesota-North Dakota winner in the championship game Saturday night. “When I came in here as a freshman, there were goals set, but our ultimate goal was not to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578047132014-04-10T22:45:47.407-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T22:45:47.407-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Including:Crosby goes to Joel for help with his housing situation.Julia tells Sarah about her romantic encounter.Kristina battles to save the charter school.Hank steps up for Sarah.And Amber gets some very unsettling news about her former fiance.I love this show!Elsewhere on TV ...The Big Bang Theory (7 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801851@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:46:05 MDT Sports briefs: Kansas 7-footer Joel Embiid declares for NBA draft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57798535-77/embiid-college-draft-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57798535-77/embiid-college-draft-kansas.html.csp">Sports briefs: Kansas 7-footer Joel Embiid declares for NBA draft</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T20:40:01.61-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College basketball • Kansas freshman 7-footer Joel Embiid will enter the NBA draft after a breakthrough season that ended with a stress fracture in his back that kept him out of the NCAA tourney. Embiid, who had been mulling whether to return for weeks, said during a news conference Wednesday in Lawrence, Kan., that he decided Sunday. The Cameroon native is raw, having picked up the game just a few years ago. But his athleticism made a believer out of NBA scouts, and many think Embiid will join ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57798535@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:40:01 MDT Sports on TV/radio, Thursday, April 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57798537-77/college-espn-minnesota-mlb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57798537-77/college-espn-minnesota-mlb.html.csp">Sports on TV/radio, Thursday, April 10</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T20:39:31.357-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television College baseball •Tennessee at Georgia, 5:30 p.m., ESPNU College softball • Utah at Arizona State, 7 p.m., Pac-12 Networks Golf •Masters, first round, at Augusta, Ga., 1 p.m., ESPN MLB •Oakland at Minnesota, 11 a.m., or Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 12:15 p.m., MLB Network •Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 12:15 p.m.,WGN • Boston at N.Y. Yankees or Milwaukee at Philadelphia, 5 p.m., MLB Network Men’s college hockey •NCAA Division I playoffs semifinal, Boston College vs. Union (N.Y.)...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57798537@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:39:31 MDT Ohio bill: Athletes not employees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp">Ohio bill: Athletes not employees</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:32:02.549-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college sports • An Ohio legislative panel changed a budget bill on Monday to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law, following a recent ruling from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players could unionize. The ruling said full scholarship players can be considered employees and thus have the right to form a union. The Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee amended a midterm budget proposal Monda...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:32:02 MDT Kevin Ollie is champion coach in second season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787786-77/coach-ollie-game-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787786-77/coach-ollie-game-kentucky.html.csp">Kevin Ollie is champion coach in second season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jim o’connell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:30:40.53-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Texas • It’s not that Kevin Ollie looked uncomfortable sitting on a stool in front of the Connecticut bench. It’s just that he looked a lot more comfortable in a defensive stance exhorting the Huskies in the national championship game. That’s how he spent the majority of the biggest game of his short college coaching career Monday night, a 60-54 victory over Kentucky. Right on the sideline. In some plays he looked like a sixth Connecticut defender. He was wearing a suit with a tie. Wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577877862014-04-07T23:30:40.53-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T23:30:40.53-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787786@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:30:40 MDT BYU football: Stanford receiver transferring to BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57786016-88/byu-football-receiver-nelson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57786016-88/byu-football-receiver-nelson.html.csp">BYU football: Stanford receiver transferring to BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:31:16-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Another receiver who spent most of his college career at another school is transferring to BYU. Monday, coach Bronco Mendenhall announced that receiver Keanu Nelson, who played sparingly at Stanford the past three seasons, will join BYU’s football team this fall. Nelson will graduate this spring with a degree in science, technology and society and will be immediately eligible to play for BYU for one year. Nelson, 5-foot-11, 184 lbs., saw action in five games for the Cardinal last fall as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786016@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:16 MDT Monson: Let college basketball suffer, let freedom ring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776745-77/college-athletes-basketball-monson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776745-77/college-athletes-basketball-monson.html.csp">Monson: Let college basketball suffer, let freedom ring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T23:10:38.906-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Everybody’s complaining. But they know in their hearts they shouldn’t. Everybody wants college basketball improved. But the price for that improvement is too steep. Basketball is stuck, then, wedged between three despised words and one undeniable fact: • One and done. • Some wrongs must be endured in the name of greater rights. Nearly a decade ago, the NBA came up with its rule that disallowed high school players from entering the draft. Prospects had to be 19 or finish their freshman year of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57776745@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:10:38 MDT Sports briefs: Northwestern football coach opposes unionization http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777332-77/players-college-football-northwestern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777332-77/players-college-football-northwestern.html.csp">Sports briefs: Northwestern football coach opposes unionization</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:16:37.08-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college football • Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: “I believe it’s in their best interests to vote no.” Fitzgerald addressed the issue for the first time with his squad Wednesday, a week after Peter Ohr, regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that Northwestern’s scholarship football players were “employees.” That d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57777332@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:16:37 MDT USU’s Spectrum No. 5 in college basketball venue ranking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57775094-55/spectrum-college-nation-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57775094-55/spectrum-college-nation-state.html.csp">USU’s Spectrum No. 5 in college basketball venue ranking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:23:42.944-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For years, Utah State fans have shouted it from the rafters, trying to catch the ears of anyone who will listen. The Dee Glen Smith Spectrum is a great place to watch college basketball. Maybe one of the greatest. Those Aggies may consider themselves validated today, as Stadium Journey ranked the Spectrum's gameday atmosphere as No. 5 in the nation ahead of some pretty big contenders. The rankings, reflecting impressions from the last four years, were culled from such data collection factors as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775094@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:23:42 MDT U.S. job market improves for 25- to 54-year-olds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57775324-79/percent-college-job-march.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57775324-79/percent-college-job-march.html.csp">U.S. job market improves for 25- to 54-year-olds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T14:03:21.645-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 02:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. unemployment rate was changed at 6.7 percent in March. But the jobs picture has brightened for workers in their prime earning years, according to the Labor Department report issued Friday. One of the disturbing trends after the Great Recession ended in mid-2009 was the relatively modest share of 25- to 54-year-olds with jobs. Roughly 80 percent of this age bracket worked before the economic downturn. That figure plunged as low as 74.8 percent toward the end of 2010. But it recovered in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577753242014-04-04T14:03:21.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T14:03:21.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775324@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:03:21 MDT Monson: Would BYU-Provo ever drop sports? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57770433-88/byu-sports-monson-provo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57770433-88/byu-sports-monson-provo.html.csp">Monson: Would BYU-Provo ever drop sports?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T22:21:54.467-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU is dropping sports. It’s shocking, but the school, after building a tradition of competitive teams for decades, is giving NCAA athletics the heave-ho because … well, the mission of the unique religious institution includes more important, more sweeping goals. Its real priorities lie elsewhere, especially as the rigors and costs, maybe the complexities and ramifications of modern college sports ride a rocket to a place BYU’s Board of Trustees no longer wants to go. That board, made up of lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57770433@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:21:54 MDT