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Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In Classrooms Than Online Courses

A newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online.

04/20/2015

Intergalactic Night at UC Santa Cruz's Stevenson College.

UC Santa Cruz Apologizes For Mexican Food Served At ‘Alien’-Themed Event

A UC Santa Cruz college issued an apology for insensitivity after Mexican food was served during an intergalactic-themed school party, prompting complaints from students.

04/19/2015

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Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford University Expands Offer Of Free Tuition To More Students

Stanford University will become a little more affordable for some students as an announcement has been made for the expansion of its financial aid program.

04/02/2015

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Survey: 25% College Admissions Officers Feel Pressure To Admit Students With Better Connections Than Qualifications

The survey by Kaplan Test Prep asked admissions officers at 400 of the top colleges if “the admissions process is rigged for the well-connected applicant?”

04/01/2015

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Bay Area Universities Among Best For Landing ‘Desirable’ Job, LinkedIn Data Finds

Using their vast databank, LinkedIn ranked colleges and universities based on graduates who get “desirable” jobs.

03/24/2015

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When Is The Absolute Last Minute To Fill Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket?

Every March, 60 million Americans or more fill out NCAA brackets, predicting the winner of the men’s basketball championship. A good percentage are doing it to be part of the pop culture phenomenon, not because they are sports fans, and this fact leads to mind-numbing confusion about the championship and the office pool.

03/18/2015

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California Hopes To Ease Path To Historically Black Schools

Leaders of California’s vast community college system are hoping to make it easier for students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities in other states.

03/17/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

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America’s First Muslim College Gains Accreditation In Berkeley

A liberal-arts school in Berkeley has become the first Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States.

03/12/2015

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