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Today โ€” December 16th 2018Your RSS feeds

Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets college degree

By JAMIE STENGLE

After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her.

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Man, 45, pledges frat, claims he was paddled 200 times

By Tina Moore

A middle-aged Brooklyn man told cops he paid a painful price for pledging a fraternity at the ripe old age of 45 — by getting whacked on the backside hundreds of times with a wooden paddle, police sources said Friday.

Indiana State University group to honor Jamal Khashoggi

A journalism group at Indiana State University is taking steps to honor alumnus and slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation photo shoot

University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot.

LA college district abolishes free speech zones as part of lawsuit settlement

By Perry Chiaramonte

A Los Angeles college student who sued his school for allegedly curbing his right to free speech after preventing him from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution was vindicated in a court of law this week. The Los Angeles Community College District agreed on Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed against them last year by  student Kevin Shaw after he was barred from passing out copies of the document because he wasn’t in the school’s designated “free speech zone,” which measured 616 square feet or about the size of three parking spaces.

Collection of nude photos of women found in ex-USC gynecologist's storage unit

By Kathleen Joyce

A collection of photographs of nude women was discovered in a self-storage unit rented by Dr. George Tyndall, the former University of Southern California gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during examinations.

USC slammed for expelling student over alleged rape without questioning witnesses

By Lukas Mikelionis

The University of Southern California will have to overturn the expulsion of a student accused of rape because the school investigators did not question central witnesses and couldn’t locate “physical evidence” to determine the validity of the allegations, a California appeals court ruled on Tuesday.

Temple University condemns, but does not punish, Marc Lamont Hill over alleged anti-Semitic comments

By Samuel Chamberlain

Temple University's Board of Trustees formally announced its "disappointment, displeasure, and disagreement" Tuesday with professor and former CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill over remarks he made last month that critics said called for the destruction of Israel.

Columbia student seen ranting in video: I'm not a racist

By KAREN MATTHEWS

Columbia University has denounced a "racially charged incident" after a video went viral showing a white student shouting at a group of minority students that, "White people are the best thing to ever happen to the world."

Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER

Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students, walking in as the young men of color took part in a roundtable discussion on education at the Motown Museum.

Columbia Univ. denounces white student's 'alarming' rant

Columbia University has denounced a "racially charged incident" after a video went viral showing a white student shouting at a group of minority students that, "White people are the best thing to ever happen to the world."

Pay for private university chiefs grows by 4 percent

By COLLIN BINKLEY

Presidents of America's private colleges and universities saw their pay increase by nearly 4 percent in 2016, with dozens receiving more than $1 million, according to a new report .

For-profit college closes operations, surprising students

By JEFF AMY

A for-profit college is closing its operations, upsetting some students who were trying to complete their programs.

For-profit college closing operations, surprising students

A for-profit college is closing its operations, upsetting some students who were trying to complete their programs.

'VeggieTales' is 'racist' and 'dangerous' for children, California students claim

By Caleb Parke

A group of students at a California college’s “Annual Whiteness Forum” labeled the Christian children’s cartoon “VeggieTales” as “dangerous” and promoting racial stereotypes for making the villains colored.

Dean at North Carolina university refers to freshmen as 'freshmores': report

By Louis Casiano

In an effort to make campus life at one North Carolina university more gender inclusive, some students are ditching the term freshman in favor of “freshmore” to describe first-year student

Princeton a cappella group yanks 'Little Mermaid' song over consent concerns

By Ryan Gaydos

An all-male a cappella group at Princeton University announced Friday it would temporarily scrap a “Little Mermaid” song from its set list over concerns about consent and misogyny.

FAU student arrested for allegedly threatening to kill teacher over early test: report

By Amy Lieu

A Florida university student was arrested last week for threatening via Twitter to kill his teacher for scheduling an exam too early in the morning, reports said Wednesday.

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