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Trump Had a Super Tuesday With Young Voters

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

Trump did better than young people than expected.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Super Tuesday: Trump wins big with young voters, breaks turnout records

No way to cut it, Donald Trump had a good night on Super Tuesday — winning at least six states and leading in another one as of the writing of this article.

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University of Texas Dean Resigns After Handgun Law

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00pm

He has led the architecture school in Austin for 15 years.

The New York Times reports.

Dean at University of Texas Resigns in Part Over Handgun Law

A highly regarded dean at the flagship campus of the University of Texas announced this week that he was leaving the school in part because of his...

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Norovirus Outbreaks Hit College Campuses Around the Country

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 12:30pm

Take care of yourselves, college students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Infected

Outbreaks of norovirus on college campuses in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania in the last month have sickened hundreds of students, and a handful of new cases have recently been confirmed at the University of California at Berkeley.

Miami University of Ohio reached roughly 200...

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McGill University Student Body Rejects Controversial Israel Boycott

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 11:00am

This represents the fourth time since 2009 that the effort to persuade the student body to adopt an anti-Israel Boycott.

Algemeiner reports.

McGill University’s Student Body Rejects Student Government’s BDS Vote

The student body at Canada’s McGill University has failed to ratify Monday’s controversial Israel boycott vote by the general assembly of the...

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Student Takes Stand Against Prof for the Bible

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:30am

Why is the Bible a subject of controversy on campus?

The College Fix reports.

Prof: ‘Don’t take this class if you believe the Bible is infallible’ — One student’s brave reply

“Don’t take this class if you believe the Bible is inspired or infallible.”

That was how a professor at UC Berkeley had launched his...

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University of California Berkeley Has Cyber Security Trouble Again

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 8:00am

Now, we find the school in cyber security trouble again as some 80,000 students and staff had their information as the result of a breach of their systems.

CSO Online reports.

University of California Berkeley breached again

Almost a year later, it seems that the University of California Berkeley has been breached yet again....

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How To Fix The Rising Cost Of College

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

So what’s the solution?

Forbes reports.

Why College Is So Expensive, And How To Fix It

It’s no secret that a college education in America is more expensive than it’s ever been. With tuitions at many Universities now exceeding $40,000 per year, even a plethora of financial aid opportunities and scholarships leave the average...

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Student Claims Sorority Rush Counts as Hazing Because it’s Stressful

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 3:30pm

Imagine how difficult the real world is going to be for this student.

The College Fix reports.

Sorority rush counts as hazing because it’s stressful and makes girls cry, student argues

ANALYSIS: Is sorority rush a safe space?

‘After six hours of judgment and insecurity … it’s hard and confusing to leave a house after...

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Technology Has Changed College Admissions

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:00pm

Technology has upended the entire college application process.

The Week reports.

How technology is upending college admissions

Gone are the days of anxious college applicants awaiting the fat or thin envelope in their mailboxes. No more truckloads of transcripts and recommendation letters piling up at the admissions office. Indeed, technology has upended the entire...

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College Republicans at Purdue Talk GOP Politics

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 12:30pm

The College Republicans at Purdue are starting to plug into the 2016 race.

The Purdue Review reports.

Student Republicans speak out

A quick poll on candidate loyalty by show of hand at the Feb. 25th Purdue College Republicans meeting revealed that support was split between three top contenders for the GOP primary. Several hands...

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Chicago State University Cancels Spring Break

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11:00am

It was to save money.

KTVZ reports.

Chicago college cancels spring break to save money

If students at Chicago State University weren’t aware of the the budget crisis in Illinois yet, they are now. The school just canceled spring break as a way to save money.

An eight-month-long budget impasse at the state level has...

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Your College Degree Might Not Mean as Much in Hawaii

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 9:30am

This is bad news for anyone who was hoping to lounge on the beaches of Hawaii after graduation.

The Honolulu Civil Beat reported.

Is Higher Education Less Valuable In Hawaii?

Hawaii residents are more likely to have a college degree than their mainland counterparts, but may not be reaping the same economic benefits of...

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UC Berkeley May Dissolve College of Chemistry

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:00am

It is as a cost-cutting measure.

The Daily Californian reports.

Campus considers dissolving the College of Chemistry to cut costs

The campus is considering dissolving the College of Chemistry and integrating it into another college as a cost-cutting measure.

The dissolution of the college is one of many options the administration is considering as the...

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Forty Members Of Columbia Faculty Join Anti-Israel ‘Apartheid Divest’ Petition

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:30pm

The petition says Columbia should “divest from corporations that supply, perpetuate, and profit from a system that has subjugated the Palestinian people.”

Columbia Spectator reports.

40 faculty sign petition in solidarity with Columbia University Apartheid Divest

Forty faculty members have signed a petition calling upon the University to “divest from corporations that supply, perpetuate,...

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University of Vermont Fights Binge Drinking With Meditation

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

This story has Vermont written all over it.

NBC News reports.

It’s Brain Science: University Fights Binge Drinking With Meditation

A song by U2 blares from loudspeakers as Dr. James Hudziak tosses a brain-shaped football back and forth to students, calling them out by name as they file in to the University of Vermont...

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The Drowning Bunnies President Resigns From Mount St. Mary’s

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 3:30pm

He left calling the recent controversy “too great of a distraction.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

President quits at Mount St. Mary’s

Simon Newman, the college leader whose metaphor about drowning bunnies made him infamous in higher education, announced late Monday that he has resigned, effective immediately, as president of Mount St. Mary’s University.

“I am...

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Oberlin Professor Claims Israel Behind 9/11 and ISIS

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

Is this really acceptable rhetoric from a college professor?

The College Fix reports.

Oberlin ‘social justice’ professor claims Israel behind 9/11 and ISIS

Oberlin College professor Joy Karega, a social justice writing instructor at the Ohio-based liberal arts college, has published a series of posts on social media that largely blames the 9/11 attacks...

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U. Texas Changes Protocols For Investigating Campus Sexual Assault

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 12:30pm

Replacing ‘tradition with science’.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

U of Texas announces new protocols for investigating campus sexual assault

Police officers at all 14 University of Texas campuses will soon be trained to follow new investigative protocols aimed at changing how campus law enforcement officers interview and support victims of sexual assault, the system...

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University of Louisiana at Monroe Students Protest Budget Cuts

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11:00am

The unfortunate reality here is that protests don’t solve financial problems.

The Hawkeye reports.

No more cuts: students rally at state capitol to prevent higher education cuts

Most students never saw it coming, but for Jeffery Williams time was all that stood in the way of our current higher education funding crisis.

“I remember the...

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MIT Dean Setting Out To Create University With No Majors Or Degrees

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 9:30am

A very new model of learning.

USA Today reports.

MIT dean to create university with no majors or lectures

Christine Ortiz is setting out to break the mold with a radical approach to higher education.

The dean of Graduate Education at Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently announced that she’s taking a (minimum) one-year leave of...

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Mizzou Activists Get Bad News From School’s Diversity Czar

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Posted by    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 8:00am

Isn’t it awful when reality defies the progressive agenda?

The College Fix reports.

Black activists’ demands are ‘against state and federal law,’ Mizzou’s diversity czar says

Basketball pep squad publishes its own list of sarcastic demands

The University of Missouri’s new administrators won’t be cowed by attempted mob rule,...

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University Of Oregon Loses Case For Retaliation Against Whistleblower

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 6:30pm

University of Oregon Police Chief Carolyn McDermed stepped down Friday.

Oregon Live reports.

University of Oregon loses $755,000 police whistleblowing case — again

A federal jury’s $755,000 verdict against University of Oregon Police Chief Carolyn McDermed and two other department managers for retaliating against a whistleblower in their department was well-supported by evidence the...

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