Stay Home Order Forces Bay Area High School Seniors To Commit To Colleges They Can't VisitHigh school seniors across the country are forced to make big life decisions when it comes to choosing a college to attend without ever leaving their homes, as universities cancel campus tours during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Pandemic Disrupts Graduations For Thousands Of College, High School SeniorsStanford student Jenna Garden is the first in her family to attend college, but because of COVID-19 she won't be celebrating years of hard work with her family, friends and teachers on graduation day in June.
Coronavirus Update: San Jose State Confirms First Case Of COVID-19San Jose State University confirmed its first case of coronavirus on Tuesday: an off-campus student who is recovering at home.
Bay Area Students Adapt As Education System Grapples With Coronavirus OutbreakStudents across the Bay Area are adapting to online classes, canceled events and “deep cleanings" as the education system grapples with the coronavirus outbreak.
Making Waves Academy Helps Students Navigate The Long Road To CollegeMaking Waves Academy's Director of College and Career Counseling Jon Siapno and pre-nursing student Te'Arie Jackson talk to BAF's Michelle Griego about helping kids navigate the road to college.
New Federal Food Aid Rules Could Leave Many Bay Area College Students HungryBig changes could be coming to a federal food assistance program used by many college students. Students worry they may have to sacrifice their grades or go hungry.
Students Camp Out For Days To Secure Off-Campus Housing At Santa Clara UniversityA shortage of off-campus housing at Santa Clara University caused dozens of students to camp out for the last four nights to secure a place to live for next fall.
Sacramento State University Accidentally Admits 3,500 Waitlisted StudentsAdd Sacramento State to the list of universities that accidentally sent out welcome letters to students before final decisions were reached.
North Bay College First In CA To Offer Degree In Hemp CultivationSanta Rosa Junior College will become the first community college in the state next year to develop a certificate and degree program in the cultivation of hemp, a strain of sativa cannabis.
UC Accepts Record Number Of California Freshman, Transfer StudentsThe University of California has accepted a record number of freshmen and transfer students that includes the most ever from California for the 2019-20 academic year.
Stanford Professor Details How Recent College Grads Can Fight Post-Grad DepressionIt's graduation time! It's a reason to celebrate, but it can be scar for many college grads who might be conflicted or worried about what's next.
Menlo Park Mother Pleads Guilty In College Admissions SchemeA Menlo Park mother pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Boston to a fraud conspiracy in which she admitted paying $15,000 for cheating on a college entrance exam for her son.
Billionaire With Bay Area Venture Capital Firm Paying Student Loans For Morehouse College GraduatesA billionaire technology investor with a Bay Area firm stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans, estimated at up to $40 million.
Father Hails 49ers Draft Pick Dre Greenlaw For Stopping Daughter's Possible Rape At CollegeOne of the newest members of the San Francisco 49ers is being lauded not for his athletic prowess and draft selection, but for his actions to stop the potential rape of a friend and college classmate.
'Airbnb Of Private Parking'; New App Lets Drivers Rent Out DrivewaysA San Jose startup has grand plans to make better use of private driveways near the campus of San Jose State University by renting them out to students and faculty for parking.