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Boston University Hockey Players Caught Gambling

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 9:30am

One player will not play for the rest of the season.

Boston Herald reports.

Nick Roberto off BU hockey team amid gambling probe

Boston University has announced that junior Nick Roberto will not play for the team for the balance of the season.

The news comes at the same time that the school revealed it...

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University of Louisville Faces Investigation Over Misuse of Funds

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 8:00am

Two people have already been placed on leave.

The Washington Post reported.

Another investigation into misuse of funds adds to University of Louisville’s recent turmoil

The University of Louisville placed two high-ranking officials on paid leave this month after local media reported that the FBI was investigating the officials for allegedly misappropriating federal grant...

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Watch Hillsdale College Perform O Holy Night

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

We hope you’re having a merry Christmas with family and friends.

Enjoy this incredible performance from Hillsdale College.

 
 
 
 

College Students Surprise Campus Security Guard With Christmas Gift

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 3:30pm

Here’a a nice story for the holiday from FOX News in Boston.

College students surprise security guard with big Christmas gift

A group of students at Georgia Institute of Technology showed their appreciation for a security guard in a special way.

According to a Facebook post by the school, students from the Scheller College...

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Colleges Continue to Spend Lavishly on Athletic Facilities

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 2:00pm

Students wonder why tuition keeps going up. Here’s one reason.

The Chicago Tribune reports.

Colleges spend fortunes on lavish athletic facilities

The people in charge of Clemson University’s athletic department have not settled on a design for the miniature golf course they are building for their football team, but they know it will have...

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Will Terrorism End Study Abroad Trips?

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 12:30pm

There is a major risk for student travelers.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Will college abroad trips disappear due to terror threat?

With the world becoming more violent every day, some wonder if studying abroad is still a safe learning experience for American students.

Travel concern has increased following the Paris terror attacks in November, in...

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College Students to Receive Restitution Over Deceptive Debit Cards

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 11:00am

College students who were deceived over debit card fees will be reimbursed.

The Washington Post reports.

Why college students are getting $55 million in restitution

Hundreds of thousands of college students who were deceived about the terms of their debit cards by Higher One Holdings will receive a total of $55 million in restitution,...

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Marlboro College Fights to Keep Doors Open

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 9:30am

The college is taking volunteers to recruit students.

Market Place reports.

Marlboro College fights to stay alive

One hint that Marlboro College may not be for everyone: the 6-foot-high wooden poles sticking out of the ground, lining the walkways. They’re guides for the snow plows, an ominous sign of the coming winter.

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Students Want a Catholic university to Denounce a Saint

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 8:00am

The left continues randomly looking for things to protest.

The College Fix reports.

Students demand Catholic university denounce Saint Junípero Serra as mass murderer

Students also call on the University of San Diego to replace its mascot, Diego Torero, with a ‘non-human’ one

A coalition of students at the University of San Diego have demanded that administrators...

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Emmanuel College Choir Performs Perfect Arrangement of Carol of The Bells

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

Merry Christmas to one and all from College Insurrection!

Enjoy this beautiful performance by the Emmanuel College Choir.

 
 
 
 

Prof Wants Students to Say ‘Happy Federal Holiday’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

One professor is doing all she can to take Christmas out of Christmas.

Mediaite reported.

This Week in PC Run Amok: School Professor Calls on Students to Say ‘Happy Federal Holiday’

A professor for political science at the University of Central Florida recently wrote an opinion piece for UCFToday calling for students to begin...

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Cornell Doesn’t Like Nativity Scenes or Angel Displays

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 2:00pm

War on Christmas? Don’t be ridiculous.

Todd Starnes reports at FOX News.

Naughty list: University says Nativity scenes, mistletoe not inclusive

The folks over at Cornell University are worried about “inclusive seasonal displays.” That’s academic code for Christmas decorations.

Cornell warned students that some “winter holiday displays” are not consistent with the university’s “commitment to...

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How to Do Well in College and Run a Startup

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 12:30pm

How in the world do you take care of school and the startup, both full-time jobs in themselves?

Forbes reports.

Here’s The Secret To Doing Well In College While Running A Startup

This is the third article in a series about how a group of students at Penn created a non-profit commercializing a product...

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Scientist Concerened About Demotion of Free Speech at Yale

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 11:00am

Higher education is supposed to be about the free exchange of ideas. That can’t happen without free speech.

From the FIRE blog.

Scientist: Demotion of Free Speech at Yale Imperils Intellectual Advances

Scientist Steven Benner was one of the student signatories to Yale University’s 1975 Woodward Report, which articulated the university’s commitment to free...

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Oberlin College Students Offended by Lack of Fried Chicken

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 9:30am

Students are complaining across the country about food!

New York Post reports.

Students at Lena Dunham’s college offended by lack of fried chicken

Students at an ultra-liberal Ohio college are in an uproar over the fried chicken, sushi and Vietnamese sandwiches served in the school cafeterias, complaining the dishes are “insensitive” and “culturally inappropriate.”

Gastronomically...

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Hilarious Song Parodies College Students Protesting High Tuition

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:00am

Reason TV has produced a music video that satirizes college students protesting the high cost of tuition.

Watch below.

 
 
 
 

Thomas Aquinas College Students Stage Amazing Christmas Music Flash Mob

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Students from Thomas Aquinas College recently converged at a mall in California and provided some unexpected holiday cheer.

Take a look below.

 
 
 
 

Study Finds Marijuana Use Leads to Poor Academic Performance

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

This seems like a no-brainer but a new study finds students who smoke pot don’t do as well as those who don’t.

Web MD reports.

Smoke Weed in College and Your Grades May Go to Pot

College students who smoke marijuana appear more likely than their peers...

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American Colleges Overwhelmingly Support Democrats

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

College students are, for the most part, living in a political bubble and rarely get exposed to the ideas of Republicans.

Kathryn Watson reports at the Daily Caller.

25 Years Of Democratic Contributions Expose Narrow-Minded US Colleges

Major American colleges and universities – many birthed in mottos expounding “truth,” “light,” and the pursuit of...

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Democrats Want Free College But Have No Plan to Lower Costs

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

It’s so easy for Democrats to just say college should be free but that’s not how the real world works.

Red Alert Politics reported.

Democrats debate free college, but have no plans to lower costs

The Democratic debate on Saturday night teased out a divide on higher education between Hillary Clinton...

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Hillsdale College is a Great Value

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 12:30pm

The conservative liberal arts college did well in the rankings.

PR Newswire reports.

Hillsdale College Named 2016 ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

HILLSDALE, Mich., Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hillsdale College has been named the No. 1 “Best College Value” for liberal arts colleges in the state of Michigan, according to Kiplinger’s...

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Study Says Student Loan Subsidies Cause Tuition Increases

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 11:00am

If subsidies cause tuition increases, imagine how expensive free college would be.

The Foundation for Economic Education reported.

Student Loan Subsidies Cause Almost All of the Increase in Tuition

In a new NBER paper, “Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition,” Grey Gordon and Aaron Hedlund create a sophisticated model of the college market...

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