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New higher education standard targets for-profit institutions

Washington, D. C. - The United States Government announced Thursday efforts to hold for-profit colleges more accountable for whether graduates of those institutions find jobs.

Op-Ed: Three ways outgoing students can make the most of fall

As fall rolls in, thousands of high school students from all over the US are getting ready for college application season.

Op-Ed: A terrible case of a few bad apples — Keene Pumpkin Fest '14

Keene - This is the second time, as a parent who has had children in college, that I have woken up to their schools in the headlines for negative reasons. The first time, the incident was clearly caused by non-students.

Op-Ed: Why we need to ban sororities

In America's discussion about the ongoing rape crisis on college campuses, the focus has recently turned to fraternities. Frat houses are being blamed for amplifying "rape culture," and Wesleyan University has decided to make its fraternities coed.

A+ student attempts robbery of couple after going 'off the rails'

Leicester Crown Court heard yesterday how an English college student achieving A+ grades for her work attempted the robbery of a couple in the street after going "off the rails" when falling into bad company.

Op-Ed: New book signals immediate need for better teaching at colleges

A new book has provided a scathing critique of higher education in the United States, asserting that many college students learn very little during their undergraduate years. Perhaps it's time to change from "publish or perish" to, you know, TEACHING...

Widower returns to school to beat the cancer that killed his wife

Edmonton - When 60-year-old American, Powel Crosley, lost his wife to cancer in 2009, he didn't dwell on the pain of future years lost.

The Manhattan Institute challenges the traditional college path Promoted

Today, college graduates are facing a very different reality from their parents: staggering student loan debt, a sluggish economy, and a surplus of job seekers with post-secondary degrees unable to find employment in their chosen field.

Op-Ed: Maximize your dorm room storage space

We’re heading into back-to-school season and for many students, that means getting ready to head back to college dorms. Dorms have never been known for their spaciousness, so finding ways to store things has always been a challenge for college students.

Starbucks drives itself to college

New York City - If you've ever been plum tuckered out during a long day of learning following a long night of studying, Starbucks plans to have your back.

California considers 'yes means yes' sex law

Sacramento - In what would become the first of its kind, California state legislators are weighing the establishment of a ground-breaking sexual consent law.

Parents responsible for $200,000 debt after daughter's death

Lisa Mason had taken out a private loan with her parents as co-signers. After passing away from liver failure her parents inherited both her children and her debt.

Op-Ed: Money magazine's college rankings need several adjustments

Money magazine is leaping into the college ranking fray, publishing its listing of America's best colleges according to their financial value. While the goal is noble, Money needs to make some adjustments.

Op-Ed: Rise of test-optional college admissions will backfire

With elite women's university Bryn Mawr College joining the ranks of "test-optional" colleges and universities, critics are split on the merits of allowing students to gain admission to universities without submitting either SAT or ACT scores.

Senior Millionaires and the education of their grandchildren

According to a 2014 Spectrem’s Millionaire Corner wealth level study, 39 percent of senior Millionaires over the age of 65 consider financing their grandchildren’s education one of their primary concerns.

Four shot at Seattle college

Seattle - Four people were shot and wounded Thursday at a Seattle college campus before teachers and other school workers were able to disarm him.

Evacuation cancelled after arrest of suspect near L.A. college

Los Angeles - Students and teachers were allowed to return Friday to a Los Angeles-area community college after the arrest of a missing 22-year-old man who police feared was carrying a gun.

'Tickler' breaking into college student's homes

Boston - Police and several alleged victims have confirmed that a man, nicknamed the tickler, has been breaking into homes of students who live near Boston College, and tickling their feet or watching them sleep.

PR grad William Stevens discusses college, internship and future Special

Tennessee native William D. Stevens III is ready to take the public relations industry by storm. He chatted with me about his internship at a major record label, academic experience and his future plans.

Op-Ed: Study finds rich administrators make for poorer students

A recent study found that students pay more and pay longer to go to school in colleges that have more highly paid leaders.

'We Are Change' launching 'Change Media' online university Special

A popular journalist and activist is trying to crowd-fund a new university for people interested in authentic, grassroots journalism and reporting.

Amarillo’s new CMA program aims to help community

The medical field is booming and students in the Amarillo area looking to benefit from it have new options at Amarillo College. The college has recently started a new Certified Medical Assistant program to supplement its current Health Science offerings.

New study finds casual pot use alters the brain

Young adults who occasionally use pot show abnormalities in two key areas of their brain related to emotion, motivation, and decision making, new research reveals.

Op-Ed: Appearance by a lesbian humourist cancelled

Spartanburg - On Monday, the University of South Carolina Upstate announced that they were cancelling an appearance by lesbian humorist, Leigh Hendrix.

'March Madness' to deliver largest ad dollar draw in its history

The 2014 NCAA post-season "March Madness" is upon us, and this year's nearly three-week tournament will likely be the biggest yet in terms of advertising revenue.

College student gets jail for changing grades to A's

Roy Sun, 25, was sentenced to 90 days in jail last week for computer tampering after he and two undergraduate classmates were accused of hacking into Purdue University's data system to change their grades to A's.

New labor union courts U.S. college football players

A new labor union is being formed for U.S.

Managing your time in college can land you a dream internship

College is the first step towards an exciting future as a working professional. While making the jump into the workforce requires earning good grades in classes, students should also graduate with some real world experience.

Bitcoin can be used to pay tuition at The University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia, located in Cyprus, announced that it would allow students to pay tuition fees with Bitcoin, the first accredited university to do so.

Dr. Abraham Nemeth, inventor of the Braille math code, dies at 94

Nemeth Code is the code for mathematics and scientific notation in North America. It's regularly taught as a form of Braille study, bringing new independence into student's lives. The creator of this life-changing code died today.
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