Young women on track to become first female Eagle Scouts in the Roanoke Valley
SALEM, Va. – Two years ago, the Boy Scouts of America program, known as the Boy Scouts, became Scouts BSA and opened their more than century-old program to girls. Now, French, Filer and other young women who joined two years ago are working hard to make their mark again, this time as female Eagle Scouts. Filer, French, Danielle Davis, Ashley Patterson and Sophia Bone of Troop 51G are all on track to be the first female Eagle Scouts in the Roanoke Valley. There are several girls across the region and country who will also become Eagle Scouts. AdThere are 40 opportunities for elementary-age girls to join Cub Scouts in Southwest Virginia.
41 years ago, Sandra Day O’Connor blazed a historic trail for women in the legal profession
Sandra Day O’Connor not only had a degree from one of the most prestigious universities in the world -- Stanford University in California -- but also a law degree she earned from the same institution in just two years.
Radford University students call out fraternity men for not attending rape prevention program
RADFORD (WSLS 10) - Controversy erupted at Radford University after a sexual assault prevention program attracted a lopsided crowd. The student-led council over campus sororities, the Panhellenic Council, mandated every sorority sister to attend. Panhellenic Council president Kaitlyn Julien said she received hundreds of calls and text messages from outraged sorority members. "I definitely think it's just as important, if not more important, to the men," Craig said. The Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council all contributed money to bring the Men Can Stop Rape program to Radford University.