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New President Named at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

It was an historic day on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Friday afternoon as Chair of the Board of Trustees Thomas Bozzuto announced the new president of the Colleges. “Dr. Joyce Jacobsen has the vision, fortitude, experience and character to lead Hobart and William Smith to a new level of excellence. When she assumes the presidency on July 1st, she will be the first woman in the history of the colleges to hold that role.”

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Teacher Shortage? Or Teacher Pipeline Problem?

Aug 19, 2015

Ah, back-to-school season in America: That means it's time for the annoyingly aggressive marketing of clothes, and for the annual warnings of a national teacher shortage.

But this year the cyclical problem is more real and less of a media creation. There are serious shortages of teachers in California, Oklahoma, Kentucky and places in between.

A group of hackers, who calls itself the Impact Team, purportedly released a huge trove of data that appears to contain the account details of more than 30 million users of a website that helps married people cheat on their spouses.

Jared Fogle, the former Subway pitchman, is expected to admit that he paid for sex with two minors and participated in a scheme that secretly recorded 12 other children engaging in sexual acts.

As part of a deal cut with prosecutors, Fogle is expected to plead guilty to two federal counts stemming from the actions: the first that he distributed and received child pornography, and the second that he traveled across state lines and then paid for sex with two children.

The people of Bayou la Batre, Ala., say you know their town by the four seasons.

"Shrimp, fish, crab and oyster," says Stephanie Nelson Bosarge. "That's your four seasons."

Bosarge grew up here in a house less than a thousand feet from the water — one of nine kids, the fourth generation to work in the seafood industry.

Today all that's left of the house is a concrete slab. Grass and weeds are creeping up over what's left of the oyster run, where a conveyor belt once carried shells between the shuckers.

Chelsea Manning, the Army private convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in American history, has been found guilty of violating the rules at the Army's Fort Leavenworth prison in Kansas.

New WEOS Website is live!

Jun 26, 2015

The WEOS website is now live. We will be adding content and new features as we go along! Keep checking for new features and content, including a new improved events calendar. 

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