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Frat Member Accused of Kidnapping, Strangling Ex

University of Delaware students demand action after arrest of Brandon Freyre

(Newser) - University of Delaware students demanding action against gender-based violence held protests this week after the arrest of a student accused of kidnapping and attacking an ex-girlfriend. Police say Brandon Freyre, 20, allegedly held a fellow student captive in his off-campus Newark apartment for around four hours early last Friday, the...

School Dumps Professor Over Otto Warmbier Rant

Kathy Dettwyler will not be rehired at University of Delaware

(Newser) - A University of Delaware professor is out of a job after claiming Otto Warmbier "got exactly what he deserved." Adjunct anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler, 62, who recently finished up a spring contract at the school, "will not be rehired to teach at the university in the future,...

Student Filmed Hundreds of Women in Bathroom: Cops

University of Delaware suspect hid them in sanitary napkin dispensers: police

(Newser) - Creepy news from the University of Delaware: A former grad student is suspected of having filmed women in bathroom stalls across the campus after he allegedly installed cameras in sanitary napkin dispensers. Hundreds of women were victimized in the case, campus security director Skip Homiak says. The suspect is ex-doctoral...

2 Teens on Railroad Bridge Killed in Derailment

19-year-old friends had been tweeting pics just before

(Newser) - Two 19-year-old college students who were happily tweeting photos of themselves atop a railroad bridge in Maryland were killed when a coal train derailed at the site last night, reports NBC Washington . The best guess is that the teens were sitting on the edge of the bridge in Ellicott City...

McCain's Campaign Chief: He Never Had a Chance

(Newser) - The man who ran John McCain's campaign said his defeat was nearly preordained, reports Politico. It was "the strategic equivalent of throwing a football through a tire at 50 yards,” said Steve Schmidt. Given the ascendancy of Barack Obama—"the unfinished Bobby Kennedy campaign"—the unpopularity...

Islamic Scholars Need U.S.
Islamic Scholars Need U.S.

Islamic Scholars Need U.S.

Freedom fosters faith and scholarship

(Newser) - The Iraq war may be unforgiveable, but America has given Islam a priceless gift: a haven for Muslim scholarship, says a professor at the University of Deleware. "Muslim scholars have always maintained that true happiness comes from the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge," writes M. A. Muqtedar Khan....

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