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Beached SC whale dies

...whale and her calf that washed onto the beach in the Myrtle Beach area have died.Coastal Carolina University marine science professor Robert Young says the mother whale died soon after coming ashore Thursday morning, but the calf struggled for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-17/beached-sc-whale-dies
Vote to consolidate Augusta-Richmond County governments marks its 20th anniversary

...of the plan and its passage "could signal the start of a whole new era of racial cooperation," said political science professor Ralph Walker, who helped in the effort, when it passed.In heavily-white south Richmond County, a lesser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-23/vote-consolidate-augusta
Ga. college president pay defended

...as college tuition increases, students take on more debt and wages remain flat for faculty and staff.Political science professor Gary Kline, who teaches at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, recently sent a letter to Huckaby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-08/ga-college-president-pay-
Chancellor defends Georgia Tech, Georgia State leaders' salaries

...but they earned less than presidents at surrounding state colleges and comparable schools nationally.A political science professor at Georgia Southwestern State University, Gary Kline, sent a letter to Huckaby and the Board of Regents last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/chancellor-defends-georgia-te
Georgia seeks 2016 primary payoff

...social issues are more likely to want to hear candidates with a conservative answer, notes Kerwin Swint, political science professor at Kennesaw State University."I'm sure primary voters will want their presidential candidate to be against Common...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-31/georgia-seeks-2016-primary-payo
Electronics change atmosphere in baseball clubhouses

...Sports Illustrated or the newspaper or whatever," Twin closer Glen Perkins said.University of Minnesota social sciences professor Douglas Hartmann, a specialist in the sociology of sports, also cautioned against targeting technophiles as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-05/electronics-change-atmos
New England hit by blizzard's 2 feet of snow

...travel, and the mayor ordered city schools closed for two days."So far, so good," Tufts University political science professor Jeffrey Berry said. "What's important for a governor or a mayor is to appear to be in charge and to have a plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/new-england-hit-blizzards-2-feet-sn
Newspaper's act of courageous free speech should be celebrated, fostered

...such as those writers and artists at Charlie Hebdo.I am sure this column will offend some of you. Nevertheless, this is why je suis Charlie! (The writer is an assistant political science professor at Georgia Regents University.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-17/newspapers-act-c
Why were political polls off mark?

...finished product.' They all say that, but they were all over the place," Kennesaw State University Political Science Professor Kerwin Swint said.Polling has gotten harder in recent years, he notes, because people are less willing to participate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
In US Senate race, Hutto, Ravenel debate without Graham

...10,000 signatures and appears to have run a legitimate campaign, seems unfair, said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. He said voters across South Carolina should be able to hear from all the choices on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/us-senate-race-hutto-ravenel-