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Former Colgate University Student Sues After Being Expelled Due to Sex Misconduct Case

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:30pm

A former Colgate University student was expelled one month before he was to graduate after the university found him “guilty” of three separate sexual assault charges.

The student claims he was wrongly accused and his attorney says, “there’s actually evidence within the administration, within the faculty, that there was a push toward...

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Progress: Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Endorses Police Reporting of Campus Sexual Assualt

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 6:30pm

Sexual assault should be handled by the justice system, not campus kangaroo courts.

From the Washington Examiner:

Chicago Tribune calls for police reporting of campus sexual assault

A Chicago Tribune editorial from Friday called for colleges and universities to turn accusations of sexual assault over to the police.

While the editorial board spends the first...

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Wheaton College Alum, Horror Filmmaker Wes Craven Passed Away

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 3:30pm

The man behind some of Americas most iconic horror flicks passed away Sunday. Craven didn’t wait to get to Hollywood before he began to cause a stir. While attending Wheaton College, Craven served as an editor for a campus literary magazine, which ultimately lead the school’s president to denounce him from...

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College Democrats at Tulane to Mitch McConnell: ‘Suck My D***’

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 12:30pm

I understand being disenchanted with the Republican Senate Majority leader, but this is a bit much…

The Daily Caller reports:

Tulane University College Democrats To Mitch McConnell: ‘Suck My D***’

What claims to be the official Twitter account of the Tulane University College Democrats celebrated the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown...

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Roanoke College Staff Additions Include Former ‘Simpsons’ Producer

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Posted by    Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 5:00pm

Joe Boucher, former producer of the ‘Simpsons’ and ‘King of the Hill’ is returning to his alma matter, but this time as a staff member.

The Washington Times reports:

Former ‘Simpsons’ producer to return to Roanoke College

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – Roanoke College is getting animated.

Joe Boucher, a former producer for “The Simpsons” and...

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How the Small Job Economy is Affecting College Students

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

Economic changes have prompted an increasing number of college students to take on contractor jobs as opposed to “traditional jobs.”

Robert Farrington explains at Forbes:

College Students And The Small-Job Economy

The modern day economy is changing, and the jobs that used to be readily available for college students have shifted. Th...

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Comedian Mark Normand: College Kids Can’t Take A Joke Anymore

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:00pm

Mark Normand of Last Comic Standing chatted with the folks at The Federalist about college kids and their depressing lack of humor.

From The Federalist:

Comedian Mark Normand Says College Kids Can’t Take A Joke Anymore

The hilarious Mark Normand of Last Comic Standing joins Federalist Radio. The funnyman tells Ben that today comedy...

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College Grad Auctions College Diploma on Ebay to Pay for Student Loans

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Posted by    Friday, August 28, 2015 at 6:30pm

A Florida State diploma is not the only thing you get as part of this bargain. No, you will also receive Stephanie Ritter’s entire college experience. Or at least an abbreviated version of it.

From Rare:

This Florida State graduate just came up with an interesting way to get $50,000

Stephanie Ritter is...

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U. of Tennessee Knoxville Wants Everyone Using ‘Gender Inclusive’ Pronouns

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Posted by    Friday, August 28, 2015 at 3:30pm

The University of Tennessee Knoxville is advocating revamping the English language in order to be more inclusive. ‘They?’ Hardly. You must now refer to ‘them’ as ‘hir’ ‘zir’ or ‘xem.’ Yes, this is real life.

From Fox News:

Call me ‘ze,’ not ‘he’: University wants everyone to use ‘gender inclusive’ pronouns

Educators in the...

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J.J. Watt Pranks College Kids for Gatorade

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Posted by    Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

J.J. Watt didn’t slack during the off-season. He spent some time having fun, pranking college kids as part of a, “Gatorade and NFL Films’ “Sweat It To Get It” college initiative,” reports the Washington Post.

Check it out:

The money line? “Muscle shirts? For muscles.”

 
 
 

College French Class Creates Books For Haitian School Library

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Posted by    Friday, August 21, 2015 at 6:30pm

How much better off we’d be if this kind of project were more widely incorporated into college classrooms. There are few things more enjoyable in life than doing for others.

The Huffington Post reports:

College French Class Creates Custom Children’s Books To Fill Shelves Of Haiti School

Never underestim...

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Pre-College Homework? The Growing Trend is Causing Problems in Some States

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Posted by    Friday, August 21, 2015 at 3:30pm

Designed to create conversation for incoming classes, the pre-college summer reading homework is causing a few problems in New Jersey.

NJ.com reports:

A tough assignment for colleges: What should N.J. freshmen read?

The start of classes may be a few weeks away, but many incoming freshmen at New Jersey colleges and universities are already...

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Should This College Change its Name for $20 Million?

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Posted by    Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:30pm

Paul Smith’s College could receive $20 million from a very generous donor, but there’s one little catch.

CNBC News reports:

Paul Smith’s College Will Get $20 Million, if It Changes Its Name

PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. — To administrators of the financially troubled college here, Joan Weill’s appearance on campus more than 20 years ago...

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Your Key to the Most Expensive Colleges in Each State

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Posted by    Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 3:30pm

If you’re looking for the best bang for your higher education buck, you’ll need to know which schools have the heftiest price tag.

Business Insider writes:

This map shows the most expensive college in every state

College costs can really add up, with charges for tuition and room and board that seem to...

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Generation Gap: Incoming Freshman Haven’t Licked a Stamp

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 6:30pm

Just in case you were looking for a reason to feel old today.

NBC News writes:

Incoming College Freshmen Have Never Licked a Stamp

You used to have to lick stamps to get them to stick?

That’s a question likely to come out of the mouths of students starting college this fall, who have grown...

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Looking for a Class on the Business of Marijuana? This University’s Got You Covered

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 3:30pm

For all of your ganja-related business planning, this Canadian university is here to help.

TIME reports:

This Canadian University Offers a Class on the Business of Marijuana

Only medical marijuana is legal in the country

Students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University can now sign up for a class with high stakes: the school in Brit...

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Purdue University Suggests Selling Shares of Students’ Future Income

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 6:30pm

Forget student loans, is speculating on future student income the future? And what could possibly go wrong?

Quartz writes:

No more student loans? Purdue University proposes selling shares of students’ future income

With student loan debt rising and the threat of new education models looming, Purdue University wants to offer a very different way...

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Indiana University Scores $53 Million Deal with Adidas

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 5:00pm

Rolling in the dough… Only two schools have bigger deals than this one.

Clickondetroit.com reports:

Indiana University lands $53.6 million deal with Adidas

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) –
Indiana University just extended its contract with Adidas and got a huge raise in the process, making it one of the biggest apparel deals in all of...

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This College Student is Living in a 96-Square-Foot Solar-Powered House

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Posted by    Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:30pm

Taking the tiny house to the extreme.

The Associated Press reports:

College Student Lives in 96-Square-Foot Solar-Powered House

A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint — and save money.

The Rutland Herald reports ( http://bit.ly/1MwOCWq ) that Green Mountain College senior Rob Dunn has...

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Ruling to Allow College Athletes to Unionize Dismissed by NLRB

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Posted by    Monday, August 17, 2015 at 2:00pm

Sorry kids, no union for you.

The Las Vegas Sun writes:

Board dismisses ruling to allow college athletes to unionize

CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday overturned a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-head to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union, saying the prospect of union...

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Illinois Just Made it Easier for AP Test Takers to Receive College Credit

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Posted by    Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 5:00pm

Earning a score of 3 or better on Advanced Placement exams is enough for college credit in Illinois.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Illinois streamlines AP test score requirements for college credit

High school seniors taking Advanced Placement exams this coming school year could have a better chance of earning college credit before they...

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Are There Viable Career-Building Alternatives to College?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

Not everyone wants to rack up student loan debt before starting a career. Some high school grads are looking for career-building alternatives to college.

The Christian Science Monitor writes:

Eight career-building alternatives to a college education

College isn’t for everyone, and as U.S. student loan debt continues to rise unchecked, many would-be undergraduates are...

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