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  • Just Visiting (For Now): What to Do On Campus

    Just Visiting (For Now): What to Do On Campus
    I remember visiting colleges to try to see if a school would be the right fit for me. I took all the guided tours (some of them more than once) and walked around campus with my parents and read all the brochures they gave out. But it wasn't enough....
  • How to Limit Student Debt

    How to Limit Student Debt
    Frightened by reports of college grads being crushed by student loans? Protect yourself by limiting how much you borrow. -- Choose a school that fits into the family budget. That doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Check out Kiplinger's Best College Values...
  • Lawsuit accuses Pasadena City College of violating open meeting laws

    Lawsuit accuses Pasadena City College of violating open meeting laws
    A nonprofit group has filed a lawsuit against Pasadena City College for allegedly breaking state open meetings laws while negotiating the retirement of former President Mark W. Rocha earlier this year. In the suit, Californians Aware claims that the ...
  • Foundation helps scale up veterans programs

    Foundation helps scale up veterans programs
    When U.S. Marine Kelsey De Santis moved to South Florida two years ago, she was shocked that her new university had no resource center for military veterans. At Pasadena City College in California, veterans enjoyed a one-stop center with specialized...
  • James Traficant Jr., expelled from Congress in 2002, dies at 73

    James A. Traficant Jr., a self-described "junkyard dog" of a politician who became the second person to be expelled by Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73. Traficant succumbed to injuries sustained Tuesday when a vintage tractor he...
  • Kansas fires Weis

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: adds buyout details and that he is still being paid by Notre Dame Kansas fires Weis Kansas fired coach Charlie Weis a day after the Jayhawks were shut out by Texas on Saturday. Athletic director Sheahon...
  • ODU panel: Stick to your dreams, not necessarily your business plan

    ODU panel: Stick to your dreams, not necessarily your business plan
    An audience of about 250, most of them students who raised their hands to declare that they plan someday to start a business, were told by a panel of entrepreneurs at Old Dominion University on Thursday that their paths to success are likely to be winding...
  • Go ahead and hate Jameis Winston, but you can't beat him

    Go ahead and hate Jameis Winston, but you can't beat him
    RALEIGH, N.C. — They hate him and heckle him. They boo him and berate him. They bring obnoxious signs and call him awful names. They do everything and anything they can. Except beat him. As much as the nation's sports fans would love to...
  • Orlando-Miami rail good for UCF, state: My Word

    Orlando-Miami rail good for UCF, state: My Word
    This year, Florida is poised to become the nation's third most-populated state. Orlando is one of the fastest-growing cities, and with more people moving, visiting and choosing to go to college here, we must focus on solving our transportation problems. I...
  • Cooking up a real-world education in public schools

    Cooking up a real-world education in public schools
    In one room, kids are dicing onions, their fingers tucked neatly into knuckles so as not to tempt the blades. In another, they're baking chocolate-chip cookies, sliding them out of the giant commercial oven and checking for gooey centers. It is a...
  • What You Need to Know About Money

    What You Need to Know About Money
    What do kids need to know about money when they head off to college? Here's what this year's Kiplinger interns -- Amanda Lilly , Deanna Pan and Michael Stratford -- had to say about key financial issues. Budgeting. Amanda learned how to parcel out her...