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MOOCs: More Than Courses

Two years after Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) first emerged as free, online educational opportunities for the public, they are still a growing trend. Platforms such as Coursera, Udacity, and edX continue to add new courses, and participants continue to enroll in classes that feature university professors and industry experts as instructors. However, these courses’ strikingly [...]

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FSU quarterback Jameis Winston will not play at all in game against Clemson

Quarterback Jameis Winston will not play at all in tomorrow’s game against Clemson.

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Brown rushes Mustangs to victory in home opener

Rafael Salinas Follow @CPMustangSports !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=”//”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); Junior quarterback Chris Brown led the Cal Poly football team to a 42-14 win over Portland State, marking the Mustangs’ first victory of 2014.  Brown spearheaded an incessant rush attack and finished with 12 rushes for 159 yards and two touchdowns. He added one via pass on a connection with [...]

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Adams: Wilson needs to take a break from being Superman

Like the orca Willy from the famous ‘90’s movie “Free Willy,” all T-Willy wants to do is be free. There’s only one way Travis Wilson knows how to play the game of football, and it’s physical. We’ve seen it a number of times since the quarterback walked into the program. Whether he is hurdling over [...]

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Recap: Oregon outlasts Washington State 38-31

To put it lightly, Oregon’s offense was a bit out of rhythm when it started Saturday night on the road against Washington State. The same could be said on the opposite side of the ball as Connor Halliday and a contingent of wide receivers managed to keep the Ducks on their toes throughout all 60 minutes. However, [...]

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Cougars find success in keeping the ball on the ground

Sophomore running back Ryan Jackson was just one of many Cougars to cross into the end zone in Saturday’s victory over UNLV. Jackson rushed for 147 of the team’s total 399 rushing yards. | Justin Tijerina/The Cougar UH came back from last week’s upsetting loss to BYU with a 47-14 victory over UNLV Saturday as [...]

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49ers drop a heartbreaker on the road

The Charlotte 49ers traveled to Elon, N.C. to take on the Elon Phoenix on Saturday night and found themselves in a low-scoring dogfight in a hostile environment. Charlotte found themselves at the Elon 22 yard line with 13 seconds left on the clock an no timeouts remaining, trailing 20-13. 49ers quarterback Matt Johnson overthrew his receiver [...]

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Daily Trojan Best Bets: Week 4

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New Minneapolis ordinance promotes gender-neutral bathrooms

By: Barry Lytton Some Minneapolis restaurants and bars can now choose to provide only gender-neutral, single-user bathrooms instead of the traditional gendered variety, City Council members unanimously decided Friday. The council also passed a resolution that encourages gender-neutral restrooms throughout the city. The measure serves to better accommodate the transgender community, council members say. read [...]

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Ebola Demands Global Response

This week, President Barack Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and announced the U.S. government’s plan to contribute to the ongoing effort to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa, which has been rapidly spreading and has claimed the lives of more than 2,400 people to date. The plan entails sending [...]

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