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Brian Amaral

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Syracuse Graduation: A Protest Deflated

(13) Comments | Posted May 18, 2010 | 11:42 AM

The supposed student uprising at Syracuse University landed with a predictable and pathetic thud on Sunday, as only a handful of the 4,000 graduating students took off their caps and gowns in the planned symbolic protest of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's commencement speech.

I had known all along that...

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Syracuse Students: 'Jamie Dimon's Got To Go'

(69) Comments | Posted April 16, 2010 | 5:37 PM

For students at Syracuse University, a four-year degree can cost upwards of $200,000 -- plus all that hard work.

But for the university's rich benefactors, an honorary degree -- and the university's moral standing -- is for sale for a simple $30 million, protesters say.

That's because JPMorgan...

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Syracuse Students Contemplate Dropping Out As Tuition Rises

(13) Comments | Posted March 9, 2010 | 1:07 PM

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Kenna Fudge had always dreamed of going to college. But now that she's there, she sits up late at night in her dorm room before falling asleep so she'll be too exhausted to have nightmares. They started after her dad drowned in...

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