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  • College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia

    College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia
    Hannah Gatens loved college and makes no apologies for getting her degree in communications. She thinks her degree was worth it, even though she's a little disappointed she didn't score a full-time job right after school. The 22-year-old graduated...
  • Lillian B. Rubin dies at 90; sociologist, therapist, best-selling author

    Lillian B. Rubin, who at midlife became a sociologist, psychotherapist and best-selling author of books that examined race, class and the sexual revolution from the viewpoint of those caught in society's shifts, died June 17 at her San Francisco home. She...
  • Broward tech centers are county's new colleges

    Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
    Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of. The three vocational schools known as Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan technical centers have been around for decades. But they're changing their names in hopes of attracting students and respect....
  • Extreme fat photos may undermine message on overweight risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Photos of morbidly obese people alongside a news story about the health threat from being overweight may cause moderately heavy people to think they're not at risk, a new study suggests. "I don't know if we can...
  • Plantation students win National History Day contest

    AJ Kolondra and Kishan Patel came across a sign marking the wade-ins on Fort Lauderdale beach in 1961. The students at American Heritage School in Plantation were inspired and made it the topic for their National History Day project. "It was a different...
  • Kansas City Chiefs - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Kansas City Chiefs - INSIDE SLANT Chiefs want to start in mid-season form When they begin training camp practice July 24 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo., the Kansas City Chiefs do not want to pick up where they...
  • Penn State plans $2 million in upgrades to football facilities

    Penn State plans $2 million in upgrades to football facilities
    Penn State plans a $2 million facelift for some of its football facilities, including the Lasch Football Building. According to the agenda for Friday's Board of Trustees meeting, the university will renovate the team meeting room and lobby at Lasch. The...
  • Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research

    Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research
    A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday. According to statements from both...
  • Ease loan burden on students?: Front Burner

    Declaring that "no hard-working young person should be priced out of a higher education," President Obama signed an executive order last month that would ease repayment terms for millions of Americans with student loans. Total student loan debt in the...
  • Penn State plans $2 million in football facilities upgrades

    Penn State plans $2 million in football facilities upgrades
    Penn State plans a $2-million face-lift for some of its football facilities, including the Lasch Football Building. According to the agenda for Friday's board of trustees meeting, the university will renovate the team meeting room and lobby at Lasch....
  • UMUC considering plan to become independent nonprofit with ties to university system

    UMUC considering plan to become independent nonprofit with ties to university system
    The University of Maryland University College, which has been struggling with declining enrollment, is considering severing some ties with the state university system to avoid burdensome regulations and work more closely with the private sector. Under...