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FSU Announces Settlement With Jameis Winston’s Accuser

Florida State University has settled a lawsuit filed against it under Title IX by a former student, Erica Kinsman, for $250,000. Kinsman accused Jameis Winston, FSU's former quarterback, of raping her in 2012. FSU President John Thrasher said the university settled to put the incident behind it.  (Photo by Brook Ward/Creative Commons Flickr).

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced today that a settlement has been reached with Erica Kinsman. Kinsman,  a former FSU student, filed suit naming Jameis Winston as her alleged rapist after an incident in 2012. According to the press release provided by FSU, as of today, Kinsman has agreed …

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Four decades of Title IX

40 years ago, the face of intercollegiate athletics changed as title IX was enacted. This legislation forced colleges to give women’s sports the same benefits as men’s. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks spoke with the athletics director at the College of Central Florida about the effects of this legislation, and the growth of …

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