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UMass-Dartmouth Student Newspaper Profiles Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev

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Posted by    Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00pm

Dzhokar Tsarnaev is the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, and was a student at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

Leanne Poirier, Managing Editor of The Torch (the school’s student newspaper) offers this profile on Tsarnaev and his time on campus:

“If you asked me if he would ever pick up a gun,...

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Multiple Campuses Were on Lockdown

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Posted by    Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 12:30pm

April 2013 has been a crazy month so far. Boston residents were on lockdown all day Friday but they weren’t alone. Many college campuses have done the same thing this month.

Zack Budryk of Inside Higher Ed reports.

April Jitters

In the wake of this week’s bombing in Boston, it only makes sense for...

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Harvard Area Residents Relieved After Boston Bombing Suspected Arrested

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Posted by    Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 11:00am

In the wake of the capture of Boston Bombing suspect #2, residents around the Harvard area are expressing their relief.

Harvard Crimson’s student reporter Madeline R. Conway shares the reactions of locals to recent events.

Harvard Square remained quiet Friday night as students and residents slowly took back to the streets following the...

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Suffolk University Students Reflect on Boston Marathon Bombing

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Posted by    Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 9:30am

Given Suffolk’s downtown Boston location, it’s no surprise that some Suffolk students were near the finish line to watch the marathon.

Ivan Favelevic of The Suffolk Journal recounts the fateful events of the day.

A Senseless Loss

Suffolk University prides itself on being in the heart...

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Three Northeastern Students Wounded in Marathon Bombing

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Posted by    Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 8:00am

In the aftershock of the Boston Marathon bombing, reports continue to come in from college students who witnessed the horror firsthand.

Zack Sampson and Emma McGrath of Northeastern’s Huntington News report.

Three students injured, many others bore witness

Jennifer Li was steps away from the first bomb.

There was a fleeting moment of stunned silence....

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In wake of bombing, MIT raises over $110,000 for recovery, memorial

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 6:00pm

There has been an outpouring of community support for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Joanna Kao, contributing editor of the MIT student newspaper The Tech, has a report on the donations the school has received toward recovery efforts and memorial events:

Mond...

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Boston U. Student Editors: Concerns about initial suspect were “racist”

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 5:00pm

In light of the information being uncovered on the suspected Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s ties to extremist Muslim cleric Sheik Feiz Mohammed, it will be fascinating to see how the editors at...

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Missouri State Student: What We Know About Boston

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 3:30pm

With events unfolding, Missouri State University student Lindsey Kolb shares her thoughts about what is now known about the suspects behind the Boston Marathon bombing.

After Monday’s tragic event at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, three people were killed and 180 others were seriously injured. With last night’s shooting of...

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Springfield College Paper Recounts Horror of Boston Marathon Bombing

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 1:30pm

Springfield College in Springfield, MA sent a group to the Boston Marathon last Monday.

The Springfield Student’s Editor Gabby DeMarchi tells their story.

Boston Marathon Bombing Hits Home with Springfield College Students and Faculty

On Monday, April 15, the 117-year-old Boston Marathon was in full swing. Two hours after the winners crossed the finish...

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The Northwestern Chronicle Reacts to the Boston Marathon Bombing

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 12:30pm

Dane Stier of the Northwestern Chronicle notes that while Northwestern is far from Boston, many students at the school have friends and family in Boston.

Boston Hits Close to Home

Imagine you’re standing in the beautiful city of Boston on a gorgeous spring day. Imagine being surrounded by 500,000 excited people from all...

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Emerson College Students United After Boston Marathon Bombing

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11:00am

Eight students from Emerson College were injured in the Boston Marathon bombings but that hasn’t dented the resolve of Emerson’s student body.

Brittany Gervais of Emerson’s student paper the Berkeley Beacon reports.

Community stands strong after bombings

Gathering to reflect upon and share stories from the bombing that abruptly ended the Boston Marathon, a...

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Emory student decries liberal pundit’s racist statement about Boston bombers’ race

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Posted by College Insurrection    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 9:45am

The nation is watching the manhunt for the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings closely.

Meanwhile, Emory University student David Giffin has a few thoughts about one liberal pundit/talk show host’s wishes about the identity of the bombers.

Despite the tragedy that was the Boston Marathon bombing, which thus far has yielded...

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MIT community recalls officer Sean Collier, shot by Boston bombing suspect

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8:30am

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has officially identified the police officer killed in the line of duty on Thursday evening as Patrol Officer Sean A. Collier, 26, of Somerville, Mass.

Steve Bradt of the MIT News Office offers the following details:

Collier had served as a member of the MIT Police since Jan....

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Boston Marathon Bomber #2 Was a Former Harvard Employee

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Posted by    Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 7:30am

Information about the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing continues to stream in from a variety of sources.

Harvard student and staff writer Jared T. Lucky reports that one of the alleged culprits was once an employee at the school:

While hundreds of police units worked to track down Boston Marathon bombing suspect...

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UNC Student contrasts Campus Pray Vigil with Sex Workshop

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Posted by College Insurrection    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 5:00pm

Earlier this moth, 250 students sat tucked away in an Episcopal church just north of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill as part of a weeklong “UNC 24/7 Prayer” event.

UNC Student Jessica Adams contrasted this event to another, of a very different nature, that occurred the same time...

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Ann Coulter to Speak at Syracuse University Next Week

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Posted by    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 3:30pm

Let’s see if the folks at Syracuse have a stronger commitment to free speech than the hypocrites in the administration at Fordham University.

Michelle Breidenbach of Syracuse.com reports.

Ann Coulter to visit Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY – The conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter is expected to speak at Syracuse University next week.

The topic:...

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Graphic analysis of the growing student debt problem

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Posted by College Insurrection    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 2:00pm

They say a picture is worth 1000 words.

Econobrowser presents a graphic analysis of the growth in student debt, which paints a very grim future for young Americans (hat-tip, Instapundit).

I was curious to take a look at the growing student debt load and the government’s exposure to potential repayment issues.

A recent analysis...

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Law school Dean spikes story about Chief Justice Roberts’ visit to campus

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Posted by    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 12:30pm

At Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, undergraduate journalist Anthony Ruiz wrote an article about Chief Justice John Robers visit to the nation’s 80th-ranked law school.

Eric Owens of The Daily Caller reports on what happened next:

School officials then apparently strongly encouraged the newspaper not to publish the story. The...

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College fires prof who forced students to sign Obama-vote-pledge

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Posted by    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:00am

A big win for the forces of intellectual diversity on campus just occurred at Brevard Community College.

We recently reported that a professor at that school was under investigation after reports that she required students to sign a pledge to vote for President Obama during the 2012 election cycle.

Oliver Darcy of Campus...

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Professor Says University Fired Him Over National Guard Obligations

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Posted by    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 9:30am

In today’s far left academic environment, is it really so hard to believe a university would discriminate against a professor who also serves in the military?

CBS News in Pittsburgh reports.

Professor Claims University Fired Him Over National Guard Duty

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A doctor who worked as a part-time pr...

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Northwestern Imposes “Social Inequalities and Diversity” Requirement

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Posted by    Friday, April 19, 2013 at 8:00am

Universities are supposed to be places where you go to find out what smart people think and form your own opinion, not factories that tell you what to think.

Charles Rollet of the College Fix reports the latest in mandatory academic groupthink.

Northwestern Will Require All Students to Complete New Diversity Program

Northwestern University...

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USC student on the prof who called Republicans ‘stupid’ and ‘racist’

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Posted by    Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 6:30pm

Tyler Talgo is the University of Southern California who bravely taped a video in which Darry Srago (adjunct professor of political science) blasted Republicans as “stupid” and “racist.”

Fellow USC student Emily Schrader shares her experiences with that instructor in The College Fix:

I argued with Professor Sragow in almost every class session....

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