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Most College Students Prefer Bernie Sanders

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Posted by    Monday, March 28, 2016 at 12:30pm

32 percent of respondents prefer Sanders.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Survey: Students’ Preference in Presidential Election

Preliminary results from a national survey of college students found that Senator Bernie Sanders, the independent from Vermont who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is students’ preferred presidential candidate by a wide margin.

The survey of students at...

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Is Connecticut Going to Raid Yale’s Endowment for Cash?

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Posted by    Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:00am

If the government of Connecticut needs cash, how can they legally pilfer it from Yale’s endowment?

The Daily Caller reports.

Connecticut May Raid Yale’s Endowment For Much-Needed Cash

Connecticut’s cash-starved government is considering raiding the endowment of Yale University in an attempt to plug a growing budget hole.

A bill introduced to the Connecticut Senate...

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San Jacinto College Helps Pay Off Grandparents’ Mortgage

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Posted by    Monday, March 28, 2016 at 9:30am

Had their grandson not stepped in, they would have continued to pay for another four years.

People reports.

College Student, 24, Pays Off Grandparents’ Mortgage by Saving Money Eating Microwave Pizza and Skipping Parties

The gift of a lifetime.

Stefun Darts – a Houston native, college students and founder of non-profit Caring Heart Youth –...

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Student Senator at USC Loses Stipend for Being Conservative

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Posted by    Monday, March 28, 2016 at 8:00am

If this student was a liberal this would probably be a national news story.

Campus Reform reports.

USC senator escapes impeachment, but loses stipend for being conservative

The University of Southern California student senate has decided to allow one of their colleagues to remain in office, but is confiscating the remainder of his stipend...

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Marquette University Threatens To Fire Conservative Professor Over Blog

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

The school has refused to say what punishment was issued against McAdams.

The College Fix reports.

Jesuit university threatens to fire conservative professor if he doesn’t admit ‘guilt’ for blogging

John McAdams will be permanently dumped by Marquette University if the conservative professor doesn’t admit his “guilt” in the next two weeks for blogging...

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NYU Students Protest Application Question on Criminal Record

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 3:30pm

Students at NYU don’t like the fact that their application asks if a person has ever been convicted of a crime.

Gothamist reports.

NYU Students Are Staging A Sit-In To Demand That The University ‘Abolish The Box’

Dozens of New York University students and community members have been occupying the Kimmel Center for University...

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Buffalo State Jails Black Student On Groping Charges With No Evidence

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 2:00pm

Bethel still had the receipt from the restaurant where he and his friends were eating during the groping.

The College Fix reports.

Racist Buffalo State immediately jails black student on groping charges with no evidence

Black Lives Matter even when they are accused of sexual misconduct.

Elijah Bethel is telling his story of being wrongfully...

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Free College Program Being Launched in Detroit

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 12:30pm

Who knew the city of Detroit was in such sound financial shape?

The Detroit Free Press reports.

Detroit high school grads to get tuition-free college

Detroit students who graduate from any high school in the city — public, charter or private — will be guaranteed two tuition-free years of community college under a program...

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Major Data Breach at Tidewater Community College

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 11:00am

Right now, TCC is providing free credit monitoring to everyone at risk.

WAVY-TV reports.

Tidewater Community College announces major data breach

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – Thousands of employees at Tidewater Community College have had their personal data stolen following a “serious” security breach announced Friday.

“We’ve just been focused on the employees that are...

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Racist, Anti-Semitic Flyers Appear on College Campuses

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:30am

It’s unknown at this point if this is some type of hoax, but the flyers have shown up on multiple campuses.

Mass Live reports.

UMass not only college targeted with racist, anti-Semitic flyers; Smith, Northeastern, Princeton among others

The University of Massachusetts was not alone in receiving the “hate-filled, racist and anti-Semitic flyer” that...

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Millennials Are Displeased With Clinton

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 8:00am

Clinton has dispatched her daughter Chelsea to speak at college campuses, where Clinton knows she isn’t as popular.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Millennial poll: Only 6% ‘enthusiastic’ for Hillary, 58% ‘scared’ or ‘displeased’

A new Fox News poll has some awful news for Clinton. Among voters under the age of 35, her unfavorable rating...

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Connecticut College Students Will Soon Be Paying More

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

Tuition just continues to rise everywhere.

Connecticut Post reports.

Connecticut college students will be asked to pay more tuition

Tuition appears headed up again in the Connecticut State College and University system.

Along with it, students can expect larger class sizes and fewer services.

Mark Ojakian, president of...

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Kansas Governor Signs Bill to Protect Students’ Religious Liberty

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 3:30pm

We need more leaders at the state and national level to defend liberty like this.

The FIRE blog reports.

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Protecting Students’ Religious Liberty

On Tuesday, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law a bill that will protect religious student organizations’ ability to limit membership and leadership roles to students who...

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What Recent Grads Do Not Know About The Workforce

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

What’s the first thing you think new grads should know about landing their first real job?

Forbes reports.

What Recent College Grads Don’t Know About Getting Their First ‘Real’ Job

As a career coach and a mom with college-aged children readying themselves for the workforce, I hear from a lot of parents and recent...

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University Will Hire More Counselors to Help Students Cope With Microaggressions

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 12:30pm

Will this ultimately increase tuition costs?

The College Fix reports.

Public university to hire more counselors to help students cope with microaggressions

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has pledged to hire more counselors in the wake of students claiming the state’s flagship university is fraught with microaggressions and racial bias.

“I’m accelerating the hiring of additional student...

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College Endowments Experiencing Tough Times

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 11:00am

While global markets have revived recently, endowments may struggle

Bloomberg Business reports.

A Rough Midterm for College Funds – Bloomberg Business

The managers of U.S. college endowments try hard to earn more for their schools than a plain-vanilla portfolio of stocks would. That’s never easy, and lately it’s been especially tough.

Fifteen endowments that provided...

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College Student Learns Government Regulations Stifle Business

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 9:30am

A college student who wanted to start a shoe shining business in DC just learned the harsh truth about government regulations.

The Extract reports.

D.C. college student condemns over-regulation for making it impossible to shine shoes

It has often been said that small-business owners are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. Unfortunately for many...

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NCAA Gets Serious At Small Michigan College

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Posted by    Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 8:00am

Financial aid was given on athletic ability.

The Daily Caller reports.

NCAA Gets Serious About Cheating By Punishing Some Tiny, Obscure College In Michigan

The National Collegiate Athletic Association placed Kalamazoo College on probation for three years earlier this week for distributing financial aid partially based on athletic ability — a no-no for NCAA...

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UPenn Professor Who Called Ben Carson A Derogatory Word In Hiding?

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 6:30pm

Butler made national news last September when she tweeted.

Campus Reform reports.

Prof. who called Ben Carson a ‘coon’ responds to ‘poorly sourced, clickbait article’

University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) professor Anthea Butler, who famously called Ben Carson a “coon” last year, is now going after The Daily Pennsylvanian for publish...

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Emory University President Buckles to Anti-Trump Protesters

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is there a single college president in America who will stand up to whiny leftist students?

The College Fix reports.

Emory University president grovels before anti-Trump protesters

Following the whine fest by approximately 40 Emory University students over numerous pro-Donald Trump “chalkings” found across campus Sunday night, school president James W. Wagner issued the...

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Springfield Nonprofit to Offer Free Rides For Drunk College Kids

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 3:30pm

It hopes to launch this fall.

Springfield News-Leader reports.

Free rides for drunk college kids: Student-led nonprofit hoping for fall launch

A student-led Springfield nonprofit that aims to combat drunk driving by providing intoxicated college kids with free rides home hopes to launch this fall.

RIDE417, founded last year by two Evangel University students, plans...

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Illinois Higher Education Meltdown Continues

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

The ongoing budget crisis in the state threatens all public colleges which are now cash starved.

Marketplace reports.

Illinois cuts off funding for its public universities

A state budget stalemate in Illinois, which has dragged on since last July, is offering a masterclass on the destruction political gridlock can cause.

At risk are the state’s...

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