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A Student’s Home State Is A Difference Maker For Admissions

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 6:30pm

Move to Alabama?

Quartz reports.

If you want to get into an elite college, you might consider moving to one of these states

Springtime in the US means college admissions season. Elite schools are unveiling the chosen few who will make up their newly admitted class, with many noting successful applicants from all...

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Protesters Fail to Expel Woodrow Wilson From Princeton

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 5:00pm

Why don’t the students just embrace the fact that Wilson was a progressive?

NBC News reports.

Princeton University to Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name Despite Outcry

Woodrow Wilson’s name will remain on Princeton University’s public policy school, despite calls to remove it because the former U.S. president was a segregationist, the university announced Monday.

“Princeton must...

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The Valuation Of College Basketball Programs

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 3:30pm

Louisville holds the top spot.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

How Much Is Your College-Basketball Team Worth?

It was a season that the Louisville men’s basketball team likely wants to forget, as the school self-imposed a postseason ban amid a recruiting scandal in which a former escort said she had sex with basketball players...

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Prager University – Baseball is as Unique as America

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

In a new video for Prager University, George Will explains how baseball shares much in common with America.

Take a look below.

Here’s more information.

Why is baseball called “America’s pastime”? What makes it any more unique than, say, football, basketball, or hockey? George Will, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and the author of two...

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College Not Always The Route For Getting Ahead

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 12:30pm

The great majority of colleges don’t make financial sense for their students anymore.

New York Post reports.

No, college isn’t always the way to get ahead

There’s a catchy commercial on the air right now, for the University of Phoenix, an online college. To...

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Duke Students Protest Outside President’s Office for $15 Minimum Wage on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11:00am

If recent history is any guide, the administration will probably cave.

The Guardian reports.

Duke University sit-in outside president’s office enters fourth day

Protesters camped outside the office of Duke University’s president for a fourth day on Monday, demanding the firing of three administrators – including one...

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Fantasy Sports Sites Plan To Suspend College Gaming

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 9:30am

Is this the end of fantasy sports?

Fox News reports.

DraftKings, FanDuel reportedly suspending college fantasy sports

The nation’s two biggest fantasy sports sites, DraftKings and FanDuel, plan to suspend all college sports gaming in a deal with the NCAA, ESPN reported Thursday, just days before the college men’s basketball final.

For months, the sites...

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Kimberly Guilfoyle of FOX News to Speak at Cornell

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 8:00am

FOX News host Kimberly Guilfoyle is set to speak at Cornell about the 2016 election.

The Cornell Review reports.

Fox News Host Kimberly Guilfoyle to Speak at Cornell on 2016 Election

The Cornell University College Republicans will host Fox News co-host of The Five Kimberly Guilfoyle on April 12 at 6:15 pm in...

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Some Student Housing Is Now Resort-Style Living

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 6:30pm

Investors last year alone spent $4.5 billion on student housing projects, according to CBRE Group.

USA Today College reports.

For some, off-campus housing means resort-style living

Ashlyn Costa wouldn’t want to live anywhere other than her Downtown Indianapolis apartment complex.

It has everything she could want....

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Trump Supporting Students at NYU Fear For Their Safety and Grades

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

Unlike all the safe space garbage, it’s easy to believe these students really live in fear.

The New York Post reports.

NYU students who back Trump afraid to show their faces

NYU’s pro-Trump students fear for their safety — and grades.

They may be flooding caucus rooms across the country, but Donald Trump supporters at...

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UPenn Students Protest Against “Terrorist Group” The CIA

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 3:30pm

Chaos erupted at the event.

Red Alert Politics reports.

UPenn students protest CIA as a “terrorist group,” chant “Black Lives Matter” [VIDEO]

“Drones kill kids!”

“The CIA is a terrorist organization!”

These phrases were uttered by members and sympathizers of the University of Pennsylvania’s, Students for a Democratic Society organization on Friday, April 1 at the...

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Madeleine Albright Protested as Speaker at Scripps College Because She’s a ‘White Feminist’

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

The left is never happy and never satisfied. Here’s further proof.

The College Fix reports.

Scripps students protest Madeleine Albright as speaker because she’s a ‘white feminist’

Students and (allegedly) some faculty are upset at the decision to invite former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as Scripps College commencement speaker.

Part of...

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Columbus State Community College Student Beaten and Robbed

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 12:30pm

He was taken to the hospital and underwent reconstructive surgery due to several broken bones in his face.

NBC4i reports.

Suspects who beat, robbed Columbus college student still at large

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Investigators are still on the search for the men who robbed and beat a college student last fall.

The victim, Shaun Kaltenbach,...

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Student Gets Accused of Violating Safe Space for Raising Her Hand

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 11:00am

Is there any behavior or word that doesn’t violate the safe space?

The Telegraph reports.

Student accused of violating university ‘safe space’ by raising her hand

A university student was threatened with being thrown out of a meeting after being accused of violating “safe space” rules – by raising her hand.

Imogen Wilson, the vice-president...

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George Mason University Renames Law School After Antonin Scalia

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 9:30am

A formal dedication ceremony will occur in the fall.

George Mason University reports.

Mason receives $30 million in gifts; renames School of Law after Justice Antonin Scalia

George Mason University today announces pledges totaling $30 million to the George Mason University Foundation to support the School of Law. The gifts, comb...

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American Flag Called Unacceptable Political Statement at Harvard

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Posted by    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 8:00am

A student writer for the Harvard Crimson recently appeared on Megyn Kelly’s show and described the culture of political correctness at Harvard.

This is amazing.

The Daily Wire has more.

American Flag Deemed Unacceptable ‘Political Statement’ At Harvard

In another chapter of the ongoing suppression of free speech and expression across university and college campuses...

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Growing College Endowments Are Coming Under Scrutiny

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Private colleges are generally established as nonprofits, which means their endowments are tax-exempt.

The Hill reports.

College endowments under scrutiny

The tax-exempt endowments of colleges and universities are coming under scrutiny in a presidential election year where the cost of higher education has become a top issue.

Leading Republican tax-writers in Congress have sent questions...

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Pro-Trump Messages in Chalk Appear on Multiple College Campuses

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

The viral campaign is called #TheChalkening and it’s happening all over.

This is pretty funny whether you like Trump or not.

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Bates College Will Close Mailboxes For The Last Time

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

The end of an era.

The Boston Globe reports.

At Bates College, student mailboxes are shutting for good

LEWISTON, Maine — It was as much a part of daily life at Bates College as eating lunch, a ritual as predictable as the trek to class — but more anticipated.

On the way to the cafeteria...

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Student Rebuked by Harvard Employee for Discussing Bible Verse

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

The founder of Harvard was a Christian minister. What would he say about this?

The College Fix reports.

Harvard employee rebukes student for discussing Bible verse on campus

Writing in the Harvard Crimson campus newspaper, student Rachel Huebner examines the rise of campus “safe spaces” and the problems they pose to academic freedom, free...

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New York Legislators Want To Banish Pro-Palestinian Student Group

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 11:00am

The New York State Senate has threatened to withhold millions—perhaps as much as $485 million—in funding.

FIRE reports.

New York Legislators Threaten CUNY Funding, Call for Banishment of Pro-Palestinian Student Group

The City University of New York (CUNY) system is facing increasing pressure, both internally and externally, to respond to anti-Semitism on campus—pressure resulting...

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Conservative Professors Need Not Apply

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 9:30am

In a recent column at the Washington Post, Eugene Volokh describes the lack of intellectual diversity in higher ed.

Universities only seek certain types of diversity

Georgetown University professor John Hasnas writes in the Wall Street Journal of his experience with faculty candidate searches over the past twenty-plus years. Not only is there...

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