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Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 01/31/2011

Report: Naval Academy favors minorities, athletes

Updated at noon Tuesday with comments from Naval Academy. The Annapolis Capital newspaper on Sunday published a significant investigative piece on admissions at the U.S. Naval Academy, adding new voices and fresh statistics to the ongoing debate over whether the...

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:55 PM ET, 01/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Admissions, Admissions | Tags:  Annapolis Capital Naval Academy, Bruce Fleming Naval Academy, Naval Academy NAPS, Naval Academy admissions, USNA Bruce Fleming, USNA admissions

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/26/2011

Naval Academy professor settles free-speech claim

A U.S. Naval Academy professor has settled a First Amendment claim against the service academy, following allegations he was denied a merit pay increase after he published newspaper articles criticizing school policies.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Administration, Administration | Tags:  Bruce Fleming investigation, USNA First Amendment case; Naval Academy AAUP, USNA investigation

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 01/26/2011

Seven U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen expelled for 'spice'

Seven midshipmen have been "separated" -- expelled -- from the U.S. Naval Academy for use or possession of spice, a designer drug similar to marijuana that is banned by the Navy. Spice is a concoction that appeared in head shops...

By Daniel de Vise  |  08:07 AM ET, 01/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Administration | Tags:  Naval Academy expulsions, USNA spice ring, drugs at Naval Academy, students expelled from USNA

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/27/2010

USNA player reportedly fails drug test

A freshly posted article in the newspaper NavyTimes says a Naval Academy football player has been allowed to remain at the school after testing positive for drugs, citing unnamed sources and web accounts. The story says the player smoked a...

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime | Tags:  USNA, student drug use