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Math Placement Tests Deserve More Scrutiny

Pamela Burdman | Posted 11.10.2016 | Education
Pamela Burdman

Each year, tens of thousands of students like them may be prevented from taking required math courses that they could likely pass. They're tripped up by placement tests, even though research shows that high school records are more accurate predictors of students' college performance.

Inclusion Gone Too Far: Cal State and InterVarsity 'Derecognition'

Tom Krattenmaker | Posted 01.13.2015 | Religion
Tom Krattenmaker

In the massive California State University system, as at some other universities, new anti-discrimination rules for student groups mean it can no longer be required that the president of the Christian student fellowship is Christian.

Pausing to Reflect -- Veterans Day

Mike Montgomery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

Monday is Veterans Day. It's a day of rest for some, a day of work for others, and a day of reflection for many.

WATCH: Dog Invades Baseball Game

Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports

Forget calling in a reliever. ASU and Cal State Fullerton received an adorable surprise on Saturday when a dog, which appeared to be a husky, ran o...

Cal State LA Bomb Threat Prompts Campus Evacuation

Posted 04.18.2013 | Los Angeles

The California State University, Los Angeles campus was evacuated Thursday due to a bomb threat, the Los Angeles Times is reporting. The Cal State ...

The Price of College Affordability

William G. Tierney | Posted 08.18.2012 | Los Angeles
William G. Tierney

If colleges and universities ignore their rising costs and continue their business-as-usual approach, what kind of academic world might emerge in America?

Cal State Tuition Skyrockets While Presidents Enjoy Fat Pay Raises

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.05.2012 | College

California State University students have had enough with tuition hikes, executive pay increases, and -- for now -- enough food. At least 17 studen...

For the Have-Nots, the Rocky Road Through College

Jeff Selingo | Posted 05.22.2012 | College
Jeff Selingo

As some expensive private colleges compete to fill their seats and cash-strapped public colleges look for ways to handle more students, today's emerging providers will get a second look by college leaders and students seeking quality alternatives.

WATCH: Jerry Brown Disses Cal State Presidents

Posted 03.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown insulted university presidents Tuesday by implying that just about anyone could do their job. The snub was a reflection of Brown's st...

It's Now Cheaper To Go To School At Harvard Than In Cal State

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

Going to school at Harvard University is cheaper than attending a public university in California. According to the Bay Area News Group, a "family ...

Cal State System Fail: Who Is to Blame?

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 04.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

If I had my druthers, kids wouldn't be allowed into college until their prefrontal cortex had finished developing and they had the scans to prove it.

Free-ish Solutions: Expanding College Access for CA's Foster Youth

David Ambroz | Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact
David Ambroz

Under current California law, students who have served in the armed forces or are disabled are allowed to enroll early in classes at the California State Universities, UCs and Community Colleges. A current bill in Sacramento would extend this privilege to foster youth.

Free'ish Solutions: Early Enrollment at College for Foster Youth

David Ambroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Ambroz

In a time of unparalleled budget cuts and competition for limited resources, it is important to identify why this group should benefit from a privilege-like early/priority enrollment.

Gross! Cal State Prof Allegedly Urinated On Colleague's Door

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A Cal State Northridge professor has been caught on tape peeing on a colleague's door, the Los Angeles Times reports. Tihomir Petrov, 43, a mathemati...

UC, Cal State Schools TOO HARD To Get Into, Report Says

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new report from the Public Policy Institute of California recommends that the state's beleaguered school system -- plagued by budget cuts and overen...

Sarah's Subpar Stipulations

The DC Damsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The DC Damsel

She's the queen of the tea party rabble-rousers and does more for lipstick than a pitbull could ever hope to. And while my opinion on death panel Pali...

March 4: Students, Professor Hurt (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

**UPDATED: An earlier version of this story reported that Karren Baird Olson was injured during a protest at California State University in Fullerton....