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Reclaiming the Master Plan for Higher Education in California

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 09.26.2015 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

We must take on the naysayers directly, wrest the machinery of government from their dead cold hands, and make the necessary investments in our public colleges and universities. Only then will we be standing up for the original intent of California's path-breaking Master Plan for Higher Education.

California's Comeback Kid Tries to Kick Start Innovation in Higher Ed

Eloy Ortiz Oakley | Posted 11.30.2014 | College
Eloy Ortiz Oakley

Governor Jerry Brown has earned the moniker of California's Comeback Kid. Reinventing himself several times during his political career, he continues to gain distance from being the "Moonbeam" governor to becoming California's version of "Father Knows Best."

LOOK: Freshman Scores Free Tuition With Half-Court Shot

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.27.2013 | College

The only thing sweeter than scoring a nothing-but-net shot from the half-court mark is having it pay for free tuition -- and in front of a cheering cr...

WATCH: Denver Zoo Lion Begins Chemotherapy Treatments

Posted 06.18.2013 | Denver

The Denver Zoo is partnering with veterinarians from Colorado State University to give an elderly lion a never-before attempted cancer treatment. ...

California's Public Higher Education Must Be Protected

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 10.03.2012 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

In the fifty years since California adopted its Master Plan for higher education the state has blossomed into a world-renowned center of creative innovation and enterprise.

California State Universities Spent HOW Much On Renovations?

| Posted 07.29.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez California State University campuses have in the last 10 years spent more ...

Protesting Students, Striking Faculty

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

As the student loan debt in the United States surpasses $1 trillion for the first time in the nation's history, thirteen courageous students from six California State University campuses will be engaging in civil disobedience in the form of a hunger strike until university leaders agree to freeze tuition.

Police Hand Out Charges Of 'Disorderly Conduct' For CSU Beatings

Posted 04.27.2012 | Denver

Two Colorado State University freshmen who suffered severe beatings at the hands of their school's football players were both expressing their anger a...

California State University: The Coming For-Profit Train Wreck

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.20.2012 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

Amidst a serious economic downturn in California, the California State University Chancellor and the Trustees' insistence on maintaining gigantic executive salaries has revealed their detachment from the economic realities facing California's students.

Temple Grandin To Be Inducted Into Colo. Women's Hall Of Fame

Posted 03.08.2012 | Denver

Temple Grandin, Colorado State University professor, world-renowned animal scientist and advocate for people with autism, will be inducted into the Co...

SURVEILLANCE 101: Should California Colleges Track Their Students Online?

| Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson Billions of details about students' lives pulse through university com...

UPDATE: CSU Student Died Of Asthma Attack Not Alcohol

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

By Associated Press FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A 19-year-old Colorado State University student may have died because she inadvertently used her asthma ...

2 CSU Rams Suspended After 'Megaparty' Arrests

AP | Posted 11.10.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Colorado State linebacker James Skelton and defensive lineman Zachary Tiedgen won't play in Saturday's game against Northern Co...

WATCH: CSU Megaparty Overwhelms Cops, Medics

Posted 10.29.2011 | Denver

On Saturday, a back-to-school pool party near the Colorado State University campus drew between 2,000 and 4,000 people, overwhelmed police and ended w...

CSU Scientist Designing Terror-Fighting Plant

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A government-backed Colorado State University scientist has re-engineered plants so that they can detect explosives, air pollution and toxic chemicals...

Ritter To Head New Energy Program At CSU

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter announced on Wednesday that he will become director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State Universit...

Mike Orakpo, Colorado State Linebacker, Looks To Break Free From Brother's Shadow

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State freshman linebacker Mike Orakpo wants to be just like his famous older brother. And, yet, nothing like him...

Princeton Review's Best Colleges: See How Colorado's Schools Stacked Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Princeton Review released its annual college rankings Monday, listing the top 373 schools based on a number of different academic, financial and q...

Chicago State Freshmen May Get iPads Next Year, Pending Trustee Vote

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago State University's trustees next week plan to vote whether to provide all full-time freshmen, and the faculty who teach them, with free Apple ...

CSU Testing Biofuel From Pine Beetle Killed Trees

The Denver Post | Mark Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's not exactly turning a sow's ear into a silk purse, but Cobalt Technologies Inc. is aiming to transform pine-bark-beetle-killed lodgepole pines in...

Colorado State Tuition Changes: Will It Affect CU?

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Brittany Duran's mother lost her job as a chef, and her stepfather has been working side jobs after being laid off from his career in the home-improve...

An Example of Palin's Form of Patriotism?

Malia Litman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malia Litman

An expletive-laden fax sent to sent to California State senator and Democrat Leland Yee on Monday included a graphic of an American flag-adorned pickup truck dragging a noose.

Mary Mitchell Strikes Back, and Misfires

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

One way to sell newspapers is to get two columnists fighting. I don't pick fights. But I don't run from one either.

CSU, Stanislaus: Let Sarah Palin Speak (Somewhere Else)!

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

What do people associated with a university have to learn from Sarah Palin? Does Palin even believe in public higher education?

Comments On The California Student Protests

Vincent Chandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Vincent Chandler

Yesterday's day of protest in California inspired a lot of media coverage. This was not particularly surprising, as it was the biggest student protest of the past forty years.