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International Technological University (ITU) campus in San Jose. (CBS)

Immigrants Get Student Visas From Colleges But Never Attend Class

If you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.

04/24/2015

Chopper 5 over a minimum wage protest in Berkeley on April 15, 2015. (CBS)

Berkeley Protesters Shut Down Intersection During Call For $15 Minimum Wage

Hundreds of fast food workers and their supporters marching through the streets of downtown Berkeley Wednesday evening shut down the intersection of Shattuck and University as they were calling for a $15 minimum wage, police and protesters said.

04/15/2015

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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

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Student’s ‘Cry For Help': Reportedly Admits Poisoning Classmates’ Water Bottles With Formaldehyde

A Stanford graduate student who said it was “a cry for help” admitted putting a lab chemical in classmate’s water bottles.

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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The President’s Student Aid Bill Of Rights – Does It Go Far Enough?

The Student Aid Bill of Rights is President Obama’s latest effort to improve the student lending experience. The measure is not a cure all, but it’s a start.

03/11/2015

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Aggressive Homeless On San Jose State University Campus Scaring Students

Students at San Jose State University say the campus has a problem with homeless that is getting out of control.

03/02/2015

Janet Napolitano (r) (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Record Number of UC Applicants; Napolitano-Brown Rift Leaves Allowed Enrollments Unclear

University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications, but it’s still unclear exactly how many new students can enroll.

03/02/2015

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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

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Police Investigating Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Near UC Berkeley Campus

A man and woman were briefly kidnapped and robbed early Thursday morning as they sat in their car on Grizzly Peak Boulevard.

11/27/2014

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