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University Of Colorado Begins Investigation Into James Holmes After Aurora Shooting

(107) Comments | Posted August 10, 2012 | 2:17 PM

The University of Colorado is investigating its staff's communication with James Holmes, a former graduate student at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, in the months leading up to a mass shooting at an Aurora movie theater.

On Aug. 3, CU announced it hired former U.S....

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Most Liberal Colleges 2012: The Newsweek/College Prowler List

(806) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 4:35 PM

For most of these campuses, it's easy to tell where the political ideology rests. And in Beyonce's words (though politics wasn't the conversation, exactly), it's "to the left, to the left."

Here are the 2012 rankings for the most liberal colleges in America as determined by Newsweek...

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Paul Quinn College In Texas Removes All Pork Products From Campus

(557) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 11:47 AM

The healthy food movement is taking over in a big way, and colleges are not being left behind. Kombucha and kale chips stock campus stores, attempting to curve bad food habits.

Paul Quinn College in Texas even instituted a ban on pork.

As the school's president Michael J....

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500 More Students At FSCJ Potentially Forced To Repay Pell Grants

(19) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 2:09 PM

Imagine you received financial aid to help pay your pricey college tuition bill. Then, out of nowhere, the university demands the money be returned to government because the grant was given to you by mistake.

The nightmarish scenario has come true for nearly 1,300 students at Florida State College...

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Four Men Convicted For Swindling Nearly 6 Million From Columbia University

(35) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 11:47 AM

Four men were found guilty yesterday of stealing $5.7 million from Columbia University by redirecting checks intended for New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Joseph Pineras, George Castro, Walter Stephens and Jeremy Dieudonne face one to three years in prison. Their sentencing is scheduled for September 24....

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University Of Texas Files A Brief Defending Race's Part In Admissions Process

(130) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 12:27 PM

The University of Texas filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court defending its use of affirmative action within its admissions criteria on Monday for Fisher v. University of Texas.

The school faces a lawsuit from Abigail Fisher, a caucasian student who claims she was not admitted...

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The Top Party Schools 2012: Newsweek/College Prowler List

(100) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 3:12 PM

Good news high school seniors: Newsweek's top party school list is out just in time to impact your college decisions, much to your parents' chagrin.

This year's list definitely includes some surprises, and is sure to influence College Prowler's report cards and admissions alike. We're...

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Tim Arnold, University of Central Florida Student, In Trouble For Creating A Better Course Selection Program

(27) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 11:48 AM

Imagine if the college course selection process wasn't so frustrating. What if there was a service that alleviated some of the stress and aided students in creating an ideal class lineup?

Tim Arnold, a senior at the University of Central Florida studying marketing, set out to do...

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Tech XX, Louisiana Tech's English Bulldog, Dies From Heatstroke After Employee Negligence

(251) Comments | Posted August 4, 2012 | 10:07 AM

Students and animal rights activists mourn the death of Louisiana Tech's beloved bulldog mascot, Tech XX, who died from heatstroke as a result of an animal clinic employee's negligence.

Tech XX, an English bulldog, was pronounced missing on Sunday evening, July 29. A four-day search for the...

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Jerry Wang, CEO Of Herguan University, Arrested For Visa Fraud

(48) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 12:19 PM

The fate of Herguan University in Sunnyvale, Calif. is uncertain after its CEO was arrested and charged with 15 counts of visa fraud on Thursday, according to The San Jose Mercury News.

Jerry Wang, 32, is alleged to have lured international students to his unaccredited school by...

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Sama Chaka Quinland Arrested In Virgin Islands After A Year On The Run For College Student Murder

(2) Comments | Posted August 2, 2012 | 2:39 PM

In a lucky twist of fate, a man wanted for murdering a South Carolina college student last year was arrested in St. Croix with the help of an anonymous tipster who recognized the suspect from "America's Most Wanted."

Sama Chaka Quinland, 21, was arrested on July 27...

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London 2012 Olympic Athletes' Alma Maters

(10) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 4:22 PM

Before attending the 2012 London Olympics, many top athletes exercised their minds at colleges and universities across the country. Swimmer Michael Phelps, for instance, attended the University of Michigan as somewhat of a campus celebrity, having already medaled in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Swimmer Natalie Coughlin...

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Rick Sharp, Professor At Iowa State University, Designs Speedo's 'Fastskin3' For Team USA Swim Team

(2) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 2:36 PM

You don't have to be an athlete to make a splash in the Olympics.

Rick Sharp, a kinesiology professor at Iowa State University, is responsible for developing the "Fastskin3" for Speedo -- an innovative swimsuit that's an Olympic favorite in the 2012 London games.

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Law Schools Applications Dwindle, Admissions Offices Offer More Scholarships

(23) Comments | Posted July 31, 2012 | 11:57 AM

If you were were worried about getting into law school, now might be the time to apply.

As top-tier law schools struggle to increase or maintain their rankings, priority students argue for scholarships while less-qualified students sneak in to fill schools' empty seats, according to the Wall...

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Chick-fil-A Controversy: University Of Louisville Students Protest To Remove On-Campus Fast Food Joint

(265) Comments | Posted July 27, 2012 | 1:59 PM

University of Louisville students cannot use Chick-fil-A sauce in good conscience.

Dan Cathy, Chick-fil-A's president, has long supported groups that fight against LGBT rights, spending millions through their charitable arm WinShape. However, earlier this month in an interview with the Baptist Press, when asked about...

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Natalie Dell, Olympic Rower, Still Proud To Be A Penn State Grad

(3) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 1:19 PM

USA rower, Olympian and Penn State University graduate Natalie Dell is not letting her alma mater's recent sex-scandal get her down.

This past Tuesday was "college uni day" and members of the U.S. rowing team switched their Olympic unis for their collegiate ones. Dell wore her Penn...

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Mountain State University Likely To Sell Mall And Other Assets After Losing Accreditation

(45) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 11:29 AM

Mountain State University knows it's best to quit shopping when the money runs out.

Joining the long list of financially strained colleges, the West Virginia school announced it will likely sell its 555,000-square-foot Martinsburg Mall in addition to liquidating some of its other assets.

The decision was...

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College Girls Waiting Longer To Have Sex: Her Campus Survey

(19) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 10:57 AM

Despite continued assertions that the millennial generation is over-sexualized, a recent study conducted by Her Campus found that many girls are waiting until college to lose their virginity.

The study, entitled the "Ultimate Girl Survey," was conducted over the 2011-2012 school year and pulled data from 677...

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Team USA Olympians In College (PHOTOS)

(24) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 8:34 AM

When the 2012 London Olympics begin on July 27, young athletes such as USA track & field team's Emma Coburn or USA men's gymnast Jake Dalton will amaze us with their strength, determination, and talent.

However, these athletes have not left their education...

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James Holmes, Aurora Theater Gunman, May Have Used Federal Student Grants To Fund Shooting

(383) Comments | Posted July 25, 2012 | 12:56 PM

James Holmes may have used grant money from the National Institutes of Health to purchase the weapons he allegedly used to kill 12 people and injure 58 others.

Included in the purchases was an assault rifle bought immediately after Holmes failed an important oral exam, according...

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