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Tips for College Move-In-Day

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 12:30pm

For starters, parents need to remember that this generation doesn’t need everything at school like your generation did.

NBC News reports.

Ready for College Move-In Day? Ten Tips to Help Parents and Teens Prepare

All summer long, that big milestone looms for incoming college freshmen and their parents: Move-in day.

College move-in day is typically...

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Is UC Berkeley Favoring Some Races Over Others?

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:00am

It looks like Berkeley is engaging in a form of racial discrimination.

Minding the Campus reports.

Thumbs on the Racal Scale at UCLA, Berkeley

It appears as though the University of California succumbed to the relentless pressure from the California legislature to discriminate more effectively against Asians...

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Anti-Semitism Prevalent on College Campuses

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 9:30am

There were nearly 100 more antisemitic incidents in the first six months of 2016 compared with the same time period in 2015.

Accuracy In Academia reports.

Anti-Semitism on Campus 2016

The anti-Semitism evident in e-mails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), which WikLeaks obtained, might not surprise so many if they knew how prevalent...

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Student Allegedly Kicked Off Campus Before Being Informed of Anonymous Rape Charge

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Posted by    Friday, August 5, 2016 at 8:00am

How can you be ejected from campus over an anonymous allegation you haven’t been told about?

The College Fix reports.

LAWSUIT: Student kicked off campus before he was even informed of anonymous rape allegations

A year and a half after the University of Colorado-Boulder paid $15,000 and other consideration to settle a lawsu...

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There Has To Be An Easier Way To Pay For College

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:30pm

The whole morass has created a culture favoring debt to finance college costs.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Paying for College Has to Be Easier Than This

In 2004, I published a children’s book, “Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock,” about the importance of saving at an early age. During one of my book...

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U.S. Receives 10,000 Comments on Proposed Student Debt Forgiveness Rules

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

It turns out lots of people have ideas about student debt forgiveness.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Staking Out Sides on Student Debt Discharge

The U.S. Department of Education has received more than 10,000 comments in response to a proposed rule for federal loan forgiveness for students whose colleges have defrauded them. The deadline for...

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College Helps You Not Fall Behind

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 3:30pm

A quarter of college grads make no more than the typical high school grad.

Bloomberg reports.

College Isn’t Always the Way to Get Ahead. It’s a Way to Not Fall Behind

For generations of Americans, a college degree was the best way to advance. These days, it may be a way to avoid...

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Ben Shapiro Responds to Being Banned by DePaul University

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

Ben Shapiro appeared on the Kelly File this week and responded to DePaul University’s efforts to keep him from speaking on campus.

It’s amazing that this is being allowed to happen.

 
 
 
 

Get Into Your Dream School With A Stellar College Application

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 12:30pm

Community work is great but it’s even better if you create something unique that is authentic to your interests.

AJC reports.

How to stand out when applying to your dream college

If you’re going into your junior or senior year of high school, the thought...

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Texas AG Confident Profs’ Lawsuit Over Campus Carry Will be Dismissed

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:00am

Some professors in Texas have filed a lawsuit over the state’s new campus carry law but the AG isn’t too concerned.

Campus Reform reports.

Texas AG shoots down profs’ arguments against campus carry

A lawsuit against Texas’ new campus carry law is “frivolous” and lacks “legal justification,” the state’s Attorney General contends in an...

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These Students Are Covering The Rio Olympics

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 9:30am

The students have been assigned a sport, which they will cover during the entirety of the games for the Olympic News Service.

Poynter reports.

Meet the college students covering the 2016 Olympic Games

Anna Joy Batchelor powdered her hands and practiced her balance on the beam for 14 years. Despite a broken wrist and...

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Berkeley Administration Has ‘Escape hatch’ Built Into Building to Escape Students

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 8:00am

How do you get away when students take over a building? You have an escape hatch built.

The College Fix reports.

‘Escape hatch’ built for Berkeley admin building in wake of repeated sit-ins

A new exit door has been installed near UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks’ office in response to repeated sit-ins of the...

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Plurality of Millennials Want Hillary in Prison

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 6:30pm

40 percent of millennials want her jailed.

Red Alert Politics reports.

PPP: Millennials more favorable to GOP, plurality want Hillary in prison

PPP’s latest polling clearly over-sampled Democrats, yet their results still reveal the struggles of Hillary Clinton and the Democrat Party.

In the PPP poll, 52 percent of respondents voted for President Obama, while...

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Yale Forms Committee to Rename Offensive Buildings And Monuments on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

The Orwellian climate on college campuses continues to astound.

Will this committee also rename the university itself? Elihu Yale was involved in the slave trade.

The Daily Caller reports.

Yale Forms Special Committee For Renaming Offensive Things

Yale University has established a new committee dedicated to deciding when and how the school should rename buildings,...

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Harvard Summer School Student Drowns

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

The Massachusetts state police, aided by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, are investigating.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

Summer School Student Drowns in Charles River

A Harvard Summer School student who was recovered from the bottom of the Charles River Friday night was pronounced dead by drowning, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

The teenage male...

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Chicago State Lays Off Staggering 40 Percent of Staff Since January

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

The layoffs weren’t cheap either because the school had to give away a ton of severance pay.

This is a school on the brink.

The Chicago Tribune reports.

Chicago State University layoffs come at a cost

Facing an unprecedented budget crisis, Chicago State University has laid off nearly 400 employees since the beginning of the...

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What You Should Be Doing For College Savings?

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

Financial planners would certainly like for their clients to have a plan when it comes to college.

Forbes reports.

What Financial Planners Wish You Were Doing About College Savings

College is generally not a surprise. From the time your children are born, if you suspect they’re going to go to college—and about 68% of...

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Duke University Prof Compares Voter ID’s to Jim Crow

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:00am

Liberals are so opposed to voter ID that they go over the top when attacking it.

Campus Reform reports.

Duke prof compares voter ID laws to Jim Crow

After North Carolina’s voter identification law was struck down Friday, two Duke University professors debated whether the law amounted to “intentional racial discrimination” or just disproportionately...

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Title IX Kills Men’s Teams at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 9:30am

Juggling money and Title IX requirements often puts baseball, men’s track, golf and bowling in jeopardy.

The Undefeated reports.

Minor sports getting squeezed out at HBCUs

Even though we had just made history — having etched Howard University’s name in the history books as the first historically black college to capture a Division I...

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Undocumented Students Get Big Perks: Jobs, Financial Aid, Legal Support

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 8:00am

It sure pays well to be in America illegally. Especially if you’re a college student.

The College Fix reports.

Undocumented students granted perks: Jobs, financial aid, legal support

Number of undocumented students at UC Merced outnumbers its African American student population, and is nearly half of the white population

For the more than 300 students...

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Millennials Are Choosing Blue-Collar Jobs Over College

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

And a growing number of other brainy millennials are following this path.

New York Post reports.

Why millennials are forgoing college for blue-collar jobs

Washington Mayancela decided he wanted his life to be degree free.

He joins legions of well-schooled millennials bucking the trend of college, taking often dirty but well-paid blue-collar jobs.

Coming out of...

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College Students Can Depend on FIRE to Protect Their Free Speech Rights

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

College students today are lucky to have an organization like FIRE to back them up.

From the FIRE blog.

Censored on Campus? FIRE Will Defend You

A pair of articles published online by The New York Times today—titled “Fighting for the First Amendment on America’s Campuses” and “Want a Copy of the Constitution? Now,...

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