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  • Trigger Warnings Help Chill Opposing Ideas

    Trigger Warnings Help Chill Opposing Ideas
    Trigger warning: This column will include discussion of ideas that may conflict with your own. Those accustomed to reading or listening only to liberal commentators may not be aware of "trigger warnings" and "safe zones" on college campuses. It seems...
  • University board OKs 8 percent tuition hike for nonresidents

    Undergraduates from outside California and graduate students preparing for careers outside academia will pay more to attend the University of California in the fall under a revised plan approved by the 10-campus system's governing board on Thursday....
  • Delray Students First helps teens with homework, life skills

    Delray Students First helps teens with homework, life skills
    Delray Students First is a small after-school support program that reaps big results. Nine teens have earned full-ride scholarships to the college of their choice with its help. In the free program, students get one-on-one mentoring. They can take...
  • Expanded Autism Center To Teach Future Therapists, Stress Students' Independence

    WEST HARTFORD — When the $9 million school for children and teenagers with autism and other developmental disabilities opens at the University of St. Joseph in the fall, a typical day for many of the older students will look something like this:...
  • UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases

    UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases
    What was in effect a footnote in Gov. Jerry Brown's recent proposed budget for the University of California has turned into a cause for major celebration among UC law students. Surprising many faculty, Brown and the UC regents have exempted the four law...
  • Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education

    Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education
    Seniors at Ocean View High School showed teachers and parents their commitment to higher education by declaring the institutions they plan to attend after graduation. About 350 seniors signed a banner sporting logos from universities, community colleges,...
  • Internships can pay off, but they sometimes carry a heavy cost

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Rarely since the days of Monica Lewinsky and President Bill Clinton have scandalmongers been so fixated on the prizes and pitfalls of a college internship. The reason is obvious: the revelation by The Kansas City Star that Missouri House...
  • Economy recovers, enrollment at community colleges drop

    Economy recovers, enrollment at community colleges drop
    Community colleges saw a boom during the Great Recession, when people laid off from jobs looked for a different career path and students sought a cheaper alternative to four-year colleges that wouldn't lead to mounds of student loan debt. But now the...
  • Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing

    For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing. Sanders, who is opening his official presidential campaign Tuesday in Burlington, Vermont,...
  • Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits

    In the Clinton administration's final months, then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took an active role in White House efforts to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time that the William J. Clinton Foundation...
  • John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash

    John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash
    John F. Nash Jr., who revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory, was endowed with a mind that was highly original and deeply troubled. But it became known to most people by its Hollywood description. His mind was beautiful. Dr. Nash, a...