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  • Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida

    Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida
    An increasingly complicated and expensive college admissions process has spawned a growing industry in South Florida: college advisers and ancillary admissions assistants, such as essay editors, application consultants and test prep specialists. The...
  • 'Wealth of Jamestown' draws back curtain of time

     'Wealth of Jamestown' draws back curtain of time
    Author Barbara N. McLennan draws the curtain of time back in this historical novel, letting us look through the window of the past and see some of Jamestown's most affluent and notable citizens. McLennan focuses on a small circle of friends and family...
  • Pope sends message with Chicago's next archbishop

    Pope sends message with Chicago's next archbishop
    Chicago's 2.2 million Roman Catholics on Saturday met their next leader, a man who seems to embody Pope Francis' message that the church must turn away from culture wars in favor of pursuing its pastoral mission to society's least fortunate. Just...
  • Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid

    Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid
    Florida should spend $45 million next year on college financial aid to make up for deep cuts to its popular Bright Futures scholarship program, university officials say, or many disadvantaged students might be shut out of a higher education. The number...
  • Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back

     Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back
    The ruins of Barat College in Lake Forest were hushed one day recently, save for the distant whine of a lawn mower and the brittle tapping sound of men stacking bricks by hand. Built in 1904, the historic building known as Old Main is now reduced to...
  • DePaul issues alert after female students' phone numbers posted

    DePaul issues alert after female students' phone numbers posted
    DePaul University has issued a safety alert after several female students were approached by men who asked for their phone numbers, which were then posted online. The first incident was reported on Sept. 8, and since then there have been several other...
  • Philanthropies, including Rockefellers, and investors pledge $50 billion fossil fuel divestment

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This Sept. 22 story has been corrected to clarify in fourth paragraph that Heintz is president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund) The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth...
  • Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges

    Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges
    Miss America Kira Kazantsev has been accused of hazing sorority pledges during her time as a sister in Alpha Phi at Hofstra University, according to the Washington Post. An anonymous tipster told feminist news site Jezebel that when she was the...
  • New, old take on classical music starts at Lynn

    When Lynn University Conservatory of Music kicks off another season this weekend, the dean and the music director expect some sold-out audiences for the philharmonia, recitals and even master classes. "Why would audiences pay to hear a bunch of...
  • Turkey allows girls as young as 10 to cover hair at schools

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has lifted a ban on the Islamic-style headscarf in schools, allowing girls from the fifth grade and up to cover their hair in a further easing of generations-old restrictions on the public expression of faith. The government,...
  • Tech companies fuel UCF's new $1 million lab facilities

    Tech companies fuel UCF's new $1 million lab facilities
    Backed by money from two major tech companies, the University of Central Florida on Tuesday will launch a new $1 million complex of laboratories, creating an informal co-working setting for science, art and imagination to morph into new technologies....