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How Does One Student Choose One College?

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12:30pm

How does an individual student look at the 3,000+ U.S. institutions and decide on just one?

Forbes reports.

Decision Day; Where Should I Go College?

It’s May 1. Enrollment deposits are due from students who will be entering college this fall, making it decision day in a lot of U.S. households.

How does that decision...

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SFSU Students Stage Hunger Strike Demanding More Funding for Ethnic Studies

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:00am

Students like these will be the hardest hit when the higher ed bubble finally bursts.

The San Francisco Examiner reports.

SFSU students begin hunger strike over funding for Ethnic Studies

A group of San Francisco State University students have decided to forgo food beginning Monday until administrators set aside $8 million in funding for...

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Did You Know You Could Be Un-Admitted For College?

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:30am

It’s relatively uncommon but you can be “un-admitted.”

Time Money reports.

These Senior-Year Missteps Could Cost You Your College Acceptance

You’ve picked your future alma mater and sent in your commitment to enroll. Decision made, deposit paid, now all that’s left to do is finish your senior year of high school without fading.

We’re not...

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Black Conservative Disinvited From Speaking at Virginia Tech

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 8:00am

Jason Riley is a brilliant guy who writes for the Wall Street Journal but he’s been disinvited from speaking at Virginia Tech.

Hypeline reports.

Black conservative scholar Jason Riley disinvited from speaking at Virginia Tech

Jason Riley — a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for The Wall Street Journal —...

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Outrage Brews As University of Hartford Sells Political Memorabilia

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6:30pm

One donor has threatened to sue to stop the auction.

ABC News reports.

Outrage Over College’s Plans to Sell Political Memorabilia

One of America’s largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to...

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Most Americans Oppose the Idea of Free College

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Most people aren’t stupid and know that there’s no such thing as free.

The Daily Caller reports.

Most Americans Don’t Support Making College Free

Free public college is a key part of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, but his daring populist proposal is provoking a shrug from the American public.

According to a Gallup poll...

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The Gap Year Is Becoming A Trend For College Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

At Harvard about 20 percent take a gap year.

News 4 Jax reports.

Gap years on rise for incoming college students

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Taking a “gap year,” as President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia, intends to do, is becoming a trend among local students.

A gap year is when a student takes a year...

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Prager University – Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Dumisani Washington of Christians United for Israel examines the issue of Palestinian refugees in comparison to Jewish refugees.

Watch below:

Here’s more information:

It’s been seven decades since the 1948 Arab-Israeli, and yet there are still an estimated 4 million Palestinian refugees…and zero Jewish refugees. With so...

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Are College Coaches Even Worth It?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

They charge thousands!

WFAA reports.

College coaches: Are they worth the money?

HOUSTON – Every year, 20 million students in America apply for college – including Clear Lake High School graduate Alexis Lopez.

She was accepted to the number 10 ranked university in the country, Johns Hopkins University.

“I’m studying chemical and bio molecular engineering,” she...

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UC Santa Barbara Students Need Safe Space Over Conservative Speaker

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:00am

People who need safe spaces from ideas don’t belong in college. That’s the hard truth.

The College Fix reports.

‘Safe place’ set aside for those upset at campus talk on transgenderism’s threat to liberty

Matt Walsh appearance prompts need for safe space

This Thursday, members of the UC Santa Barbara Young Americans for Liberty are...

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Brown Students Protest White Person Doing Hindu Chants

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:30am

Why did Brown students protest a white person doing Hindu chants?

Inside Higher Ed reports.

A white performer of Hindu chants creates controversy at Brown

Students recently interrupted a performance at Brown University of Hindu chanting with questions that critics say suggested the performer, Carrie Grossman, who is white, was appropriating Hindu culture.

One student...

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Mizzou Race Relations Committee Video Aims to Teach White People About Racism

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:00am

Isn’t it amazing how academic institutions which have been controlled by progressives for decades are such hotbeds of racism?

The University of Missouri is already suffering greatly from the protests of last fall but they keep digging the hole deeper.

Watch this:

Here’s more from Campus Reform.

Mizzou race relations committee releases anti-racism videos

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University of New Hampshire Apologizes For Blowing $17K

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

Thousands for a single table.

The Daily Caller reports.

Public College Apologizes For Blowing $17k On Fancy Electric Table

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has issued an apology after spending $17,520 on a single table for a newly-renovated dining hall.

The chef’s table in Holloway Commons, custom-made at a workship in Chicago and then...

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Malia Obama to Attend Harvard in 2017

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

President Obama’s daughter Malia is apparently taking a year off before attending Harvard in 2017.

The New York Times reported.

Malia Obama to Attend Harvard, but Not Until 2017

Malia Obama, the older daughter of President Obama, plans to attend Harvard University beginning in the fall of 2017, the White House announced on Sunday,...

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What Can Be Done To Help Save For College?

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 3:30pm

It’s harder than ever to save.

Forbes reports.

Four College Savings Mythbusters

It’s super-crunch time for college seniors and the anxiety over college expenses is palpable.

How do you find that best fit/best value college? Is it worth getting into debt? How will you pay off your debt if you don’t land a decent job?

Never...

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University of Louisville to Remove Confederate Statue

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 2:00pm

The erasure of history from college campuses continues.

FOX News reports.

Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for...

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Boehner Reveals His Character At Stanford And It Isn’t Pretty

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:30pm

“As a conservative, I arrived hopeful. As a conservative, I left disgusted.”

The Stanford Review reports.

John Boehner Revealed His Character At Stanford

On Wednesday, April 27, I heard former Speaker of the House John Boehner speak at Stanford and subsequently make headlines around the world. Boehner called Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh”...

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Minority Students at U. Kansas Want Their Own Student Government

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 11:00am

Minority students at the University of Kansas want a separate student government of their own. Isn’t that segregation?

The Associated Press reports.

Kansas Minority Students Seek Parallel University Government

Minority students at the University of Kansas, frustrated by what they see as a lack of attention to issues they care about, are pushing for...

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Small Colleges Facing Cash Flow Challenges

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 9:30am

In the last few years, small liberal arts colleges have been under financial siege.

The New York Times reports.

At Small Colleges, Harsh Lessons About Cash Flow

RINDGE, N.H. — Amber Jackson remembers the moment she learned that both her majors — dance and math — had been cut from the program at Franklin...

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University Cancels Video Game Panel For Including Too Many Men

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:00am

Do any events on college campuses ever get cancelled for including too many women?

Reason reports.

USC Cancelled an Awesome Video Game Panel for Including Too Many Men

The University of Southern California cancelled its planned “Legends of the Games” event after the lone female participant signaled that she wouldn’t be able to attend....

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College Conservatives Are The New Counter-Culture On Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

The conservatives are coming, and the left is neither ready nor prepared for the title wave headed their way.

The College Conservative reports.

Conservatives Are The New Counter-Culture

The left has done a great job of infiltrating almost every aspect of student life. A college campus is the guillotine to many conservative students’ ideology,...

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Hillary Supporting Harvard Student Says He’s Treated Like a Republican

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3:30pm

This letter to the New York Times from a Harvard student who supports Hillary will surprise you.

An Outlier at Harvard: ‘I’m a Hillary Supporter’

To the Editor:

Re “Daring to Back Clinton” (Metropolitan section, April 17), about the isolation felt by Columbia students who support Hillary Clinton:

At the age of 12, I canvassed...

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