P.J. Hairston off the team at UNC

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) — UNC said Thursday it will not apply to the NCAA to reinstate men’s basketball player P.J. Hairston, and he will not return to the team.

“Unfortunately P.J. made a number of mistakes that placed his eligibility at risk and the University’s joint review with the NCAA made it clear that seeking reinstatement for P.J. would not be possible,” said director of athletics Bubba Cunningham. “The University thanks him for his contributions to Carolina Basketball.

UNC head coach Roy Williams suspended Hairston indefinitely after a summer drug arrest and after he received multiple speeding tickets.

“P.J. made mistakes and I was very disappointed by his actions and now he is suffering the very difficult consequences. He is not a bad kid; he just made some mistakes,” said head coach Roy Williams.

UNC said Hairston scored 707 points and made 127 three-pointers in 71 games…

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Students protest after gay vice principal dismissed

Good for these students. Fight for what’s right.

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SAMMAMISH, Wash. (KCPQ) — The sudden resignation of a beloved swim coach and school administrator because of his gay wedding has shocked the students and staff at Eastside Catholic School.

Kids were so outraged they marched into the streets in protest. More than 400 students had a sit-in Thursday morning, according to Kirotv.com.

The fact that Vice Principal Mark Zmuda is gay isn’t the issue, the school said. The problem Eastside Catholic has with Zmuda is that he married another man – even though same-sex marriage is legal in Washington.

“Mark’s same-sex marriage over the summer violated his employment contract with the school,” the school said in a letter sent to parents. “As a Catholic school, Eastside Catholic abides by the official teachings of the Catholic Church, and as such, the decision to discontinue his employment was determined by the Catholic Church.”

The student demonstration against…

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