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Kalmazoo College Releases Hundreds of W-2 Forms

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

Kalamazoo College got scammed!

Michigan Live reports.

Kalamazoo College hit by phishing scam, releases hundreds of W-2 forms

KALAMAZOO, MI– Kalamazoo College got scammed.

The personal information of about 1,600 students, staff and faculty of the college was mistakenly released when their IRS W2 forms were sent to a phony entity, college officials said Friday.

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Women Are More Likely Than Men to Get a Bachelor’s Degree

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 12:30pm

We always hear about the gender pay gap that favors men. What about the degree gap which favors women?

The Washington Free Beacon reports.

Women 31% More Likely to Receive Bachelor’s Degree Than Men

Women are 31 percent more likely to have earned a college degree by the time they turn 29 years of...

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Maryland Law Prevents Censorship Or Punishment Of Student Journalists And Advisers

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 11:00am

The law takes effect Oct. 1.

The College Fix reports.

Schools can’t censor student journalists or punish their advisers under new Maryland law

The Free State is now free in practice for student journalists and their advisers.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signed a bill into law that provides broad speech protections for high school...

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Michael Bloomberg Denounces Safe Spaces in Commencement Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 9:30am

Who would have thought that even a fan of the nanny state like Michael Bloomberg doesn’t like safe spaces?

Mediaite reports.

Michael Bloomberg Denounces ‘Safe Spaces’ in University Commencement Speech

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the commencement address today to graduating University of Michigan students, and he took the opportunity to tear...

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Who Should Be Trump’s VP Pick To Win Millennials?

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 8:00am

Here’s three options.

Red Alert Politics reports.

VP: Who should Trump pick to win millennials? [Poll]

If Sen. Ted Cruz gets to pick a vice presidential candidate — while in a distant second place — certainly Donald Trump could consider doing the same thing. Whether he picks a VP now or at the convention,...

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UC Davis Chancellor Placed On Leave After Employing Daughter-In-Law And Son

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

Linda Katehi has held on as chancellor despite numerous controversies.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

UC Davis chancellor placed on leave over employment of daughter-in-law and son

Linda P. B. Katehi survived as chancellor of the University of California at Davis after an incident in 2011 where campus police used pepper spray aga...

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Conservative Group Denied Recognition at Drake University

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

Have you noticed that this never seems to happen to liberal groups?

The College Fix reports.

Conservative group called ‘hateful,’ denied official recognition at Drake University

A budding conservative-leaning and pro-free market student group at Drake University called Turning Point USA was recently denied official recognition by the student government over concerns its messages are...

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College Is Less Affordable In Most States

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 2:00pm

College affordability has declined in 45 states since 2008.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

College has become less affordable in most states, threatening to worsen economic stratification

Overall college affordability has worsened in 45 U.S. states since 2008, creating a significant financial burden for students of modest economic means.

That’s the top-line finding in a new,...

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College Disinvites Speaker for Disrespecting Obama

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 12:30pm

This happened across the pond but you can imagine it happening here, can’t you?

Reason reports.

Speaker Disinvited from College Event after ‘Disrespecting’ Obama

It is no longer okay for politicians to be disrespectful toward President Obama—if they wish to speak on campuses, that is.

Students at King’s College in London no-platformed Boris Johnson, the...

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When Social Media Paid Off More Than College

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00am

“You never want to tell someone not to go to school.”

CNBC reports.

Social media pays off more than college for these men

David Rhodes is standing inside the Mad Money studios at the CNBC worldwide headquarters in Engelwood Cliffs, New Jersey. He points his phone camera at his friend Aaron Martinez, who is...

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Campus Rape Statistics Continue to be Skewed

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 9:30am

The statistics are usually off because people are trying to advance the idea of rape culture.

Minding the Campus reports.

Campus Surveys Inflate Rape Statistics

Calls for additional or new “campus climate surveys” have been a regular feature the post-2011 war on campus due process. The White House has produced a template that colleges...

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North Carolina May Ban Hecklers on Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:00am

The main target: is hecklers who disrupt public speakers.

CBS reports.

North Carolina may ban hecklers on college campuses

RALEIGH, N.C. – Hecklers who shout down speakers on North Carolina’s college campuses could be punished under a proposal being floated before lawmakers that would make this state the newest battleground over free speech at...

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Four Arrested For Scamming College Students

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:30pm

The brothers allegedly posted “help-wanted” ads on Craigslist.

12 News reports.

4 arrested for scamming college students

PHOENIX – Four men were arrested and indicted in a scam that targeted college students looking for employment on Craigslist, said Attorney Mark Brnovich.

Twelve victims have been identified. Most of them were in their 20s and looking...

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Colleges Suffering New Outbreaks of Mumps

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

Unfortunately, colleges are sometimes hotbeds for spreading illnesses.

ABC News reports.

Harvard Mumps Outbreak Jumps to 41; Second Outbreak Reported at Connecticut University

At least 41 people at Harvard University have been diagnosed with the mumps, according to university officials. The news comes as a second outbreak has been reported at Sacred Heart University...

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The Problem Of Being In The Middle For Financial Aid

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 3:30pm

Too rich and too poor.

Fox 40 reports.

Too Poor to Pay for College, Too Rich for Financial Aid

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Gage Marquez’s dream is to become the first in his family to go to college, get his degree from the University of California at San Diego, and eventually become a cardiologist.

He...

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Black Students at Salisbury University Caught in Racism Hoax

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:00pm

Don’t students who do stuff like this realize they discredit real instances of racism?

The College Fix reports.

Fake hate: Black students behind racist drawing at Salisbury University library

Officials at Salisbury University (Maryland) have identified several black students responsible for a racist image discovered at the school’s Blackwell Library earlier this month, which featured...

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New Partnership Will Allow More Minority Students To Study Abroad

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 12:30pm

Penn will select 10 students each school year from various institutions who will receive scholarships.

US News reports.

Partnership Sends Minority College Students Abroad

Socioeconomic factors often hinder minorities from studying abroad, experts say.

The college student population has become increasingly diverse in the last few decades, but white students are still the majority of...

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Boston College Students Think Core Curriculum is Too Eurocentric

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:00am

As Campus Reform points out, this charge is totally bogus.

BC students demand change to ‘Eurocentric’ core curriculum

Students at Boston College (BC) are petitioning administrators to change the school’s core history requirement because it is too “Eurocentric.”

“After careful analysis of the core curriculum at Boston College, we, the students, have come to...

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Calhoun’s Name To Remain On Yale Residential College

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 9:30am

“It became evident that renaming Calhoun College could have the effect of hiding the legacy of slavery.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Yale will keep Calhoun name on residential college and drop use of term “master”

Yale University announced Wednesday that it will keep John C. Calhoun’s name on one of its residential colleges. The...

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Free College Will be Worse Than What We Have Now

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8:00am

Nothing is free. Smart people know this and also know making college free is a bad idea.

From Real Clear Politics.

Is College Too Pricey? Wait Till It’s Free

As he panders for the youth vote, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders promises free tuition at public colleges and universities because, he says, “a college...

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Only 37% of High School Seniors Prepared for College

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:30pm

These numbers aren’t going the way we want.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Just 37% of U.S. High School Seniors Prepared for College Math and Reading, Test Shows

Only 37% of American 12th-graders were academically prepared for college math and reading in 2015, a slight dip from two years earlier, according to test scores...

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Scripps College ‘Unofficial Survival Guide’ Justifies Hatred of White People

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

It’s funny that the social justice warrior crowd is seemingly OK with this.

Campus Reform reports.

Scripps ‘Unofficial Survival Guide’ claims ‘hatred of white people’ is ‘legitimate response to oppression’

Last summer, two Scripps College students spent approximately 500 hours creating a 217-page “ Unofficial Scripps Survival Guide” intended...

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