Rowing Places 19 Student-Athletes On 2015-16 MAAC Honor Roll

first_imgTo be eligible for the MAAC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The Honor Roll is open to both full-time and associate members in the MAAC. All 25 sports that the conference sponsors are represented. A total of 2,181 student-athletes have been honored for academic achievements by being named to the MAAC Honor Roll.Print Friendly Version EDISON, N.J. – The Drake University rowing team placed 19 student-athletes on the 2015-16 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Academic Honor Roll. The Drake rowing program is an associate member of the MAAC. Drake had the highest total of honorees among the associate members that compete in just one women’s sport.last_img read more

House Passes Bill About Municipal Role In Marijuana Regs

first_imgAlaska lawmakers took a step toward clarifying who will regulate the budding marijuana industry.Download AudioThe House passed a bill on Thursday that would help define a municipality’s role in regulating marijuana businesses, add marijuana clubs to the list of regulated marijuana businesses, and allow a municipality to develop some criminal penalties for marijuana.The bill would also enable established villages to prohibit marijuana businesses through an election or ordinance.The bill also clarifies some components of personal use: it would reiterate the ban on public consumption, and set a maximum household limit of 24 marijuana plants if there are three or more residents.An amendment proposed by Rep. Bob Lynn that would have lowered the household limit failed.The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.last_img read more