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SABRINA VILLANUEVA AVALOS

With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend College

The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.

01/26/2015

Tom Hanks (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Tom Hanks Writes About Experiences At Hayward’s Chabot College, Voices Support For Free Access

Actor Tom Hanks penned an op-ed on his experiences at Hayward’s Chabot College, and voiced his support for the President’s plan to make two years of free community college available to millions of Americans.

01/14/2015

Wide receiver Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after defeating the Oregon Ducks 42 to 20 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.    (Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Ohio State Played Old Fashioned Football To Win Title

John Madden says Ohio State Beat Oregon on Monday with a strong running game and domination on the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.

01/13/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Offers Details Of $60 Billion Plan To Provide Americans 2 Years Of Free Community College

President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college “down to zero” for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program signed into law by that state’s Republican governor.

01/09/2015

Santa Clara University (scu.edu)

Santa Clara University Debuts New Film About Campus Sexual Assaults; May Become Required Viewing

A new film about sexual assault will debut at Santa Clara University on Friday and it may become required viewing for all incoming freshmen.

01/08/2015

14 "Facts" About Drinking

Middle-Aged Adults, Not College Kids Make Up Majority Of Drinking Deaths

To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults—not teens or college kids.

01/06/2015

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Could Your Next Tweet Hurt Your Chances Of Getting Into College?

Your child’s next tweet or Facebook post could be hurting their chances of getting into college. No longer are grades, test scores and self essays the only measure of whether an applicant gets accepted or not.

12/05/2014

Steven Ma

Former Wall Street Analyst Guarantees Students’ Acceptance At Elite Colleges

A tutoring center offers an exclusive algorithm to help students get into the college of their dreams. And the man who developed the formula even promises a money-back guarantee — but his service is not cheap.

11/30/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of class Monday to protest plans to hike tuition. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Hundreds Of UC Berkeley Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Planned Tuition Hikes

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of classrooms Monday to march in protest of planned tuition hikes.

11/24/2014

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