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Biggest Party Animals Attend Georgia

In student survey, Ohio U. finishes second

(Newser) - Good news for parents paying for their kids to study at the University of Georgia: The school is finally No. 1. The bad news: The Princeton Review list ranks the nation's top party schools. "UGA has been on the party school list for a while, but it’s one... More »

Georgia Mourns Football Mascot

Bulldog, 4, served less than 2 full seasons in shortest reign ever

(Newser) - The University of Georgia football team’s mascot, bulldog Uga VII, has died. He was 4 and had not yet served out two full seasons, the shortest reign in 54 years of Ugas at UGa. Uga was not only a mascot but a beloved pet to the Savannah family that... More »

Another Memphis Player Accused of SAT Cheating

Dozier's initial results were invalidated

(Newser) - Another former University of Memphis player has a dodgy-looking SAT score in his past, ESPN reports. Robert Dozier was originally set to go to Georgia, until the school noticed that he’d scored a 1260 on his SAT, a score drastically better than his practice exams. The NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse... More »

Killer's Map Had Fellow Prof Believing She Was Next

(Newser) - A colleague of the University of Georgia professor suspected in a triple murder April 25 went into hiding after police found directions to her house in George Zinkhan’s abandoned car, she tells the Red & Black. At investigators’ urging, Barbara Carroll stayed out of sight from May 1-6. “... More »

Police Uncover Body of Fugitive Professor

Alleged wife-killer hid in woods before killing himself: cops

(Newser) - Two weeks after George Zinkhan allegedly murdered his wife and two men at a Georgia playhouse, police say they located the body of the fugitive marketing professor, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Dogs found Zinkhan today about a mile from where his Jeep had been recovered in a wooded area near... More »

Georgia Prof Suspected in Triple Murder Still in US: Cops

Zinkhan's passport recovered from his car

(Newser) - Authorities believe George Zinkhan, the University of Georgia professor accused of murdering his wife and two friends, has not left the country as they have his passport, police told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution today; the document was found in his abandoned car. Zinkhan was scheduled on a weekend flight to Amsterdam,... More »

Wanted Prof's Jeep Found in Ga. Ravine

Zinkhan, suspected of killing wife and 2 others, still at large

(Newser) - The University of Georgia professor suspected of shooting and killing his wife and two others last weekend remains at large, but authorities have finally found his car, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The Jeep was discovered “well off the beaten path” in a wooded ravine near George Zinkhan’s house.... More »

Prof Wanted in Triple Murder Branded 'Weird'

Suspected killer likely getting desperate hiding out: cops

(Newser) - The University of Georgia professor wanted for the triple murder of his wife and two other adults is still hiding out and likely in a state of "desperation," police tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A nationwide manhunt is on for marketing prof George Zinkhan, who eyewitnesses say shot his... More »

BET Debuts First Sitcom for Somebodies

First original BET scripted series

(Newser) - BET premieres a new cutting-edge sitcom today—the first original scripted series in its 28-year history. Called Somebodies, it's already being compared with Seinfeld, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. It's set in Athens, Ga., and stars newcomer Hadjii as Scottie, a character who has been a university student far too... More »

West Virginia U. Ranks 1st—in Fun

Princeton Review dons a toga and lists the top party schools

(Newser) - Students are knocking back celebratory shots and administrators are tearing their hair over the Princeton Review's annual list of the top 20 party schools. The full list appears in the 2008 edition of The Best 366 Colleges, on sale today.
  1. West Virginia University
  2. University of Mississippi
  3. University of Texas, Austin
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