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Illegal Immigrants Sue the State of Virginia for In-State Tuition

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Posted by    Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 12:30pm

Last week we reported that the same thing was happening in Georgia. Now it’s Virgina’s turn.

Justin Jouvenal of the Washington Post reports.

7 immigrants brought here as children sue for in-state Virginia college tuition rates

Giancarla Rojas is not an American citizen, but she has an American dream. The Falls Church resident, whose...

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Harvard Economics Student: No, Economics is NOT a Science

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Posted by    Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 11:00am

Harvard’s Alan Y. Wang is a Crimson editorial writer who is a student of economics.

He has some intriguing observations about his field of study.

It seems as though economics is fighting for its right to stay in the exclusive group of fields deemed worthy enough to be called “science,” where subjects such...

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Credit Card Companies Cash in on College Students

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Posted by    Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 9:30am

College students can get themselves into trouble with credit cards if they’re not careful. They’re good to have in an emergency but exercise caution.

Melanie Hicken of CNN Money provides this report.

Credit card issuers still cashing in on college students, alums

While government reform has significantly curtailed the number of credit cards being...

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Michigan teachers union fights for $10,000 severance for child molester

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Posted by    Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 8:00am

Parents in one rural Michigan school district are outraged at the local teachers union’s involvement in a case that transparently demonstrates union priorities lie with the members and not the students.

The Daily Caller Education Editor Eric Owens has the details:

Michigan’s largest teachers union will force...

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Massachusetts Christian College Now Allows Dancing… but NOT Twerking

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 5:00pm

A Boston-area college is shaking up its policy…regarding dancing.

Yet, it is good to see school administrators remain sensible to the clear differences between dancing and twerking!

Students at Eastern Nazarene College just outside of Boston can dance on campus without fear of punishment now, but there still will be absolutely no twerking.

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YAF Lists The Top 10 Politically Correct Offenses on Campus in 2013

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 3:30pm

There are so many stories to choose from I don’t know how they managed to pick just 10.

Ashley Pratte of the YAF blog writes.

2013: YAF’S TOP TEN POLITICALLY CORRECT OFFENSES ON CAMPUS

2013 was a year for many offenses against the beloved American traditions of truth, free enterprise, and freedom. Some of...

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Has the Sexual Revolution Been Good for Women?

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 2:00pm

The Intercollegiate Review has been running a six-part symposium entitled, “Sex and the Polis: Perspectives on Marriage, Family, and Sexual Ethics.”

The series ends on a rather low note…for women, by addressing the myth that the...

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DHS Offers Over 100 New Internships for College Students

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 12:30pm

What could possibly go wrong?

NextGov reports.

DHS Opens 100+ Cyber Internships to College Students

The Homeland Security Department has opened up more than 100 volunteer positions across the country to college students pursuing a degree in a cybersecurity-related field.

The 2014 Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initi...

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The Kings College Student: Hyphenated Americanism Creates a Great Divide

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:00am

The Kings College student Patrick Seaworth shows why the teaching of real American history is important.

In an essay for The College Fix, Seaworth reviews the prescient words of President Theodore Roosevelt.

A century ago, hyphenated Americanism was a slur, an epithet, an insult – a means of denigrating immigr...

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The Unfairness of Judicial Proceedings in Academia

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 9:30am

Richard Vedder of See Thru Edu has written a new post in which he examines the injustice of academic justice.

Collegiate Star Chambers

Where in America do we have quasi-judicial proceedings rivaling those of the English Star Chamber or Spanish Inquisition of the 16th century, in terms of lack of fairness and due...

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Chicago community college faculty give thumbs-down to daily fingerprint proposal

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Posted by    Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 8:00am

We recently reported that one former University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill got paid for a course to which he didn’t even show up!

To prevent something similar form happening, the City Colleges of Chicago system is considering a plan in which...

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Harvard prof derides “knockout game” and indifferent academia

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 6:30pm

Talk about “original scholarship!”

Props to Harvard sociologist Orlando Patterson, who recently condemned the “knockout game” and fellow scholars who seem indifferent to its brutality.

“This pattern of violence is sick and barbaric, and, for its victims, both senseless and tragic,” said Harvard sociologist Orlando Patterson in an exclusive interview with The...

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Public University in Maryland Slashes Price, Offers Bachelor’s Degree for $20K

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 5:00pm

Come on down, everything must go!

Nick Anderson of the Washington Post has the story.

Maryland public university offers price cut: $20,000 for a bachelor’s degree

Two Republican governors in recent years have championed big price cuts in higher education, pushing their states to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree for a tantalizing $10,000.

Now Maryland...

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Hillsdale College Student: Economics 101 Lesson on Minimum Wage

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 3:30pm

As an increase in the minimum wage levels is being touted as a solution to the cool economy, Hillsdale College student Hank Prim reviews the dangerous realities of this scheme.

By increasing minimum wage, what people fail to see is the unintended consequences of said action. We have to look past the...

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Obamacare May Eliminate Full-Time Jobs for UCCS Students

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 2:00pm

As if college students looking for jobs didn’t have enough to worry about, here’s another obstacle presented by the Affordable Care Act.

Nick Beadleston of The UCCS Scribe reports.

Merry Christmas: Health care law to potentially eliminate full-time student jobs

Several parts of the Affordable Care Act go into effect in early 2014. The...

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Only 3 Camden, NJ high schoolers scored “college-ready” on SAT’s

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 12:30pm

The Camden, New Jersey superintendent who reported the following results for his district can at least take comfort in the fact that his students are not test-cheaters.

The new school superintendent in Camden, N.J., says it was a “kick-in-...

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Chris Christie OK’s In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11:00am

Students who were born in New York and other neighboring states will have to pay full price, of course.

Matt Friedman of the Star Ledger reports.

Chris Christie and N.J. Democrats reach agreement on DREAM Act

Students who grew up in New Jersey but are in the country illegally will soon be able to...

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Modesto Junior College Ends Its “Free Speech Zone” Restrictions

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 9:30am

Score another victory for First Amendment rights, thanks in part to the team from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).

We recently reported that a California community college student was prevented from passing out copies of the Constitution — on Constitution Day, of all days, because of campus “free speech zone” restrictions.

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“Keep Quiet And Read Marx”

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Posted by    Friday, December 20, 2013 at 8:00am

Meet Michael Gross, a professor from East Carolina University.

Courtesy of Jay Schalin from National Review.

Shut Up and Learn Communism!

What’s the latest fashion statement to hit campus? How about a T-shirt that says, “

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Campuses Nationwide Plagued by Meningitis Outbreaks

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Posted by    Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 6:30pm

We recently reported that there were meningitis outbreaks at Princeton and University California – Santa Barbara.

Andrew Desiderio, a student at George Washington University, has more details on infected students on those campuses and updates on other...

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