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Everyone Wants A Piece of the Big Money in College Sports

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 6:30pm

In fact, there are more college sports fans than NFL fans.

New York Post reports.

Getting A Piece of College Sports’ Big Money

College sports is big business, of course — and no one knows that more than the folks at Learfield Communications, the 44-year-old Jefferson City, Mo., company that owns the media rights...

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U. Mississippi Bans the Song ‘Dixie’ at Football Games

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Everything that isn’t considered politically correct by progressives will eventually be banned on campus.

The Daily Caller reports.

Ole Miss Abolishes Dixie At Football Games

In a concession to activists who claim the song is offensive, the marching band at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) will no longer play the song “Dixie” as...

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What to Study for Jobs of The Future

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 3:30pm

The degrees underscored by Indeed.com’s study, Sinclair says, are relatively specialized.

Forbes reports.

What To Study In College To Score The Jobs Of The Future

Students on their way to university sometimes think ahead to what kind of future they’d like their education to provide. Are they zeroing in on a specific career they’d...

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Prager University – Are The Police Racist?

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute explains why the concept behind the Black Lives Matter movement is a myth.

Take a look.

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Are the police racist? Do they disproportionately shoot African-Americans? Are incidents in places like Ferguson and Baltimore evidence of systemic discrimination?...

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Got An Odd Job? Hire A College Student

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 12:30pm

Get a college student to do about anything for you.

Forbes reports.

Post an Odd Job and Have a College Student Complete It with Sweeps

Life can be hectic. Between work and personal obligations, it sometimes feels like there just isn’t enough time leftover to take care of those chores and errands that pile...

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University of Wisconsin to Spend $4 Million on Diversity Program

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 11:00am

The amount of money some schools spend on diversity initiatives is astounding.

Campus Reform reports.

UW budgets $4 million for system-wide diversity program

The University of Wisconsin System’s Board of Regents approved a $42 million budget proposal Thursday, a good portion of which will go to expand its already-failing diversity programs.

Campus Reform recently reported...

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U.S. Investors Could Benefit by Looking at Brazil’s Education Industry

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:30am

Brazil offers more than just the Olympics right now.

TechCrunch reports.

Quero Education, an online college marketplace in Brazil, looks to educate U.S. investors

Much has been written about Brazil during the Rio Olympics. But one facet of the country that’s relatively unknown to foreigners is how 9 percent of...

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Gettysburg College Poli-Sci Prof Says She Must Condemn Trump in Class

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 8:00am

What about Hillary Clinton? Is she some picture of virtue in politics?

The College Fix reports.

Poli-sci prof says she must condemn Trump in class, calls ‘balance an offense to the truth’

Kathleen Iannello, an associate professor of political science at Gettysburg College, has declared a Donald Trump presidency “truly unthinkable as well as...

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College Station Fraternity Member Dies From Overdose

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 6:30pm

Four people inside the house were arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

WFAA reports.

Police: Frat member dies of apparent overdose in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – One 19-year-old College Station fraternity member died of an apparent drug overdose after he was found unconscious at a frat house...

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Tuition-Free Public Colleges Could Have Opposite of Desired Effect

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 5:00pm

When the government says they’re here to help, the effect is often a negative.

The Atlantic reports.

The Problem With Public Colleges Going Tuition-Free

It seems self-evident that eliminating tuition at public colleges for most families, as first Bernie Sanders and now Hillary Clinton has proposed, would increase access to higher education for low-income...

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What to Know About College Students and Bank Accounts

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 3:30pm

Here is what you need to know.

Forbes reports.

The Best Bank Accounts For College Students

College students only need two things when it comes to a bank account. They don’t want to pay any fees. And they want easy access to their money. Fortunately, there are a number of student checking account options...

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Prager University – Why Are Americans Working Fewer Hours?

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

A new video from Prager University explains how Obamacare is forcing many Americans to work fewer hours which means many people need a second part-time job.

It’s an issue that affects lots of college students. Take a look below.

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Kelly, a college student, also works full-time at a nearby grocery store....

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Johns Hopkins Prof Doesn’t Want You to Have Kids Because of Climate Change

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 12:30pm

“We know exactly how to make fewer babies.”

The College Fix reports.

Johns Hopkins prof: Don’t have kids if you want to save the planet from climate change

In a Thursday story at NPR.org, Travis Rieder of Johns Hopkins’ Berman Institute of Bioethics says “[m]aybe we should protect our kids by not hav...

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Suggestive Banner on Off-Campus House Causes Stir at Ohio State

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:00am

The banner reads “daughter drop-off” and it’s making some people a bit uncomfortable.

WNCN reports.

Sexually explicit banner at off-campus house at Ohio university causing controversy

A banner at an off-campus house at Ohio State University is causing a stir with a sexual message that is...

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Crossroads College Will Have No Fall Classes

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 9:30am

Why is this taking place now?

KIMT 3 reports.

Crossroads College will not offer fall classes

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A local college, which has been in Rochester since the 1970’s, says they are not offering fall classes. This happens just days before the semester was set to begin for Crossroads College.

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Harvard Education Platform Being Used by Scammers to Promote Pirated Films

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Posted by    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 8:00am

Criminals are smarter than most people realize, even people at Harvard underestimate them.

Torrent Freak reports.

Scammers Use Harvard Education Platform to Promote Pirated Movies

H2O is a tool that allows professors and students to share learning material in a more affordable way.

This is very welcome in a time where textbook and other educational...

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U. Iowa Wants to Approach Bias Response Teams in A New Way

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

U of Iowa, responding to criticism of practices at other colleges, says it will hold off on starting a team until it can do so in a new way.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

U of Iowa re-evaluates the concept of bias response teams

For months, officials at the University of Iowa have been saying...

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Conservative College Students Explain How They Resisted Liberal Indoctrination

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 3:30pm

It’s a real challenge for conservative college students because they’re often such a small minority.

The Daily Caller reports.

Conservative College Students Lay Out Why They Resisted Liberal Indoctrination

It takes a lot of courage does to be a conservative on most college campuses today. Two gutsy Turning Point USA activists remind us what...

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The Country’s Original Residential College Returns

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

This weekend, Bowles Hall Residential College will greet 183 new undergraduates.

Berkeley reports.

Residential college redux: Bowles is back

Berkeley’s Bowles Hall reopens this weekend as a residential college after an 11-year effort by alumni who raised $42 million to restore the aging, castle-like building and return it to its roots as a live-learn...

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Black Lives Matter Leader Now a U. Chicago Institute of Politics Fellow

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 12:30pm

Deray McKesson has really managed to cash in on his activism.

The College Fix reports.

Black Lives Matter’s Deray Mckesson now a U. Chicago Institute of Politics Fellow

Man (wait — am I allowed to say that?), Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson sure has it good. Not only did he score a $165,000...

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These Tech Gadgets Are Must-Have for College Students

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 11:00am

Get dialed in on the best supplies to make school a cinch.

Mashable reports.

7 must-have back-to-school tech products for college students

Ah, college. A time for co-ed dorms, tailgate parties and — oh right, studying. But who says campus life can’t include work and play.

This f...

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Hollins University Explores Social Justice Through ‘Experimental Dance’

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Posted by    Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 9:30am

Experimental dance is like a stereotype of liberal higher education, isn’t it?

Campus Reform reports.

Hollins pursues diversity through ‘experimental dance,’ liberal lecturers

Hollins University is marking its 175th anniversary by redoubling its commitment to social justice, implementing a wide range of initiatives and hosting lectures by well-known liberals.

Hollins, a private women’s college in...

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