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Posted: January 21, 2018, 10:27 am

LGBTQ Nation

College student's alleged killer tells police he stabbed him after the victim kissed him
LGBTQ Nation
The alleged killer of a college student whose body was found with over a dozen stab wounds and buried in a California park, has reportedly told police he was reacting to advances made by the victim. Blaze Bernstein, a 19 year-old pre-med student at the ...
Blaze Bernstein stabbed at least 20 times in possible act of rage – Orange County RegisterOrange County Register
Blaze Bernstein's parents say killing could be hate crime; suspect used gay slur – Orange County RegisterOrange County Register
Blaze Bernstein death details released: Student stabbed 20+ times, Samuel Woodward ID'd as suspectCBS News

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Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:06 pm

The Heights

BC Plays Lockdown Defense in Statement Win Over Florida State
The Heights
A week ago, Boston College men's basketball center Nik Popovic played one of his worst games of the season—maybe even his career. The 6-foot-10 big man was bodied up inside by North Carolina's Luke Maye and continuously outworked on the glass. Logging ...

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Posted: January 16, 2018, 5:39 am

SportsBusiness Daily

Play smart defense in wake of NCAA scandal
SportsBusiness Daily
The current scandal will raise legitimate questions about whether student athletes should be paid. Those are serious discussions that will take time to play out. There are good reasons why student athletes — many from modest backgrounds and many of ...

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Posted: January 15, 2018, 1:00 pm

Swanson: In Defense of Taking A Semester Off
Daily Utah Chronicle
Welcome back, fellow students. For most of us, it seems a bit jarring that we're even starting the spring semester since it feels like we just recovered from the hurt we received from fall semester. For some, like me, they probably haven't fully ...

Posted: January 15, 2018, 12:01 am

New York Times

Black Colleges Swept Up in For-Profit Crackdown Find Relief From DeVos
New York Times
The department has struggled to complete a backlog of borrower-defense claims, the bulk of which were overwhelmingly against for-profit colleges, that began pouring in under the Obama administration and swelled to more than 100,000 in the last year ...

Posted: January 12, 2018, 10:03 am

National Review

The Corner
National Review
Here's one of the worst problems with federal student loans: The government makes it easy for kids who don't belong in college to borrow money to attend schools that merely pretend to educate them. Sometimes those schools used dodgy tactics to get the ...

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Posted: January 10, 2018, 5:25 pm

HuffPost

Backing DeVos Repeal Of Obama Rules, For-Profit Colleges Vilify Students
HuffPost
Since the Department of Education started taking the borrower defense law seriously in the wake of the collapses of for-profits Corinthian Colleges and ITT Tech, it has received some 99,000 student complaints. 98.6 percent of them are from students who ...

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Posted: January 9, 2018, 5:02 pm

Loyola Phoenix

'You've Earned It' — In Defense of Laziness
Loyola Phoenix
As college students, we experience this productivity-obsessed culture acutely. It's not uncommon for us to be teased by our parents or professors for apparent laziness (that is, socializing rather than hitting the books) despite a rigorous academic ...

Posted: January 8, 2018, 10:17 pm

HuffPost

DeVos Department Slamming Door on Defrauded Students
HuffPost
This morning in Washington, Betsy DeVos's Department of Education resumed the stakeholder sessions that are required by law in order for the Trump administration to repeal and replace Obama-era rules aimed at protecting students and taxpayers from ...

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Posted: January 8, 2018, 3:02 pm

Forbes

4 Ways Betsy DeVos Plans To Make It Harder For Ripped-Off Students To Get Loan Forgiveness
Forbes
... defrauded by for-profit colleges, including the now-closed Corinthian Colleges. If this revision from the Department of Education goes through, students will face bigger hurdles along the path to borrower defense student loan forgiveness. Although ...

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Posted: January 5, 2018, 8:30 pm