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  • Police: 1 dead, 4 injured in shooting near Tenn. university

    Police say one person has died and four others were injured in a shooting near a college campus in northern Tennessee. Clarksville Police spokeswoman Natalie Hall says officers responded just before 9 p.m. Monday to a report of shots fired. She says...
  • Chief: Shooting near Edinboro campus was drug-related heist

    An Edinboro University student charged with shooting two others in an off-campus apartment was being robbed of drugs by the victims, who will likely also face charges, police said Tuesday. The shooting suspect, 20-year-old Devin Stevenson of Franklin,...
  • Penn State social groups to be examined after photo scandal

    A police investigation of a secret Facebook page with photos of nude and semi-nude women, some of whom appeared to be sleeping or passed out, has prompted a wide review of the role fraternities and sororities play at Penn State, the university's president...
  • Working during college is a plus on your resume

    When Jack Schacht and Stephanie Kennedy launched My College Planning Team three years ago, they brought years of on campus student affairs and financial experience with them. Their admission coaching company, headquartered in west suburban Wheaton,...
  • Conversation about U.Va sex assaults evolves over the year

    The University of Virginia was under fire for student safety issues and how it had handled sexual assault allegations on campus well before the Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape on campus was published in November. But the story, which...
  • John M. Crisp: How will guns and college classrooms mix?

    I've been thinking about how my college classroom will look and feel next fall if some of my students are carrying handguns on their hips. It's a possibility. On March 17, the Texas Senate approved a bill that would allow holders of concealed carry...
  • UCF's criminal justice ought to relocate downtown, committee rules

    UCF's criminal justice ought to relocate downtown, committee rules
    The University of Central Florida's criminal justice program should relocate to downtown Orlando, a committee decided Monday. The recommendation comes as some criminal justice faculty members were concerned about leaving the main campus for UCF's...
  • March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops

    March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops
    Who knew? For months, we've heard all about the sorry state of college basketball. The sport was in trouble. It was unwatchable thanks to a combination of low scoring and painfully slow play. Most of the sport's recognizable stars were leaving after just...
  • Uber to invest $25,000 in University of Maryland student startups

    Uber to invest $25,000 in University of Maryland student startups
    University of Maryland students might pay for an Uber ride home after a night out in College Park. Now, Uber'sĀ investing in Maryland's students. The company will invest $25,000 over the next two years in student-run startups at the University of...
  • Correction: Educating Veterans-Texas story

    In a story March 22 about Texas' funding of a veterans education program, The Associated Press misidentified Rufus Coburn's role with the Texas Veterans Commission. Coburn is the director of the commission's education program, not the commission's...
  • Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics

    Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics
    Sen. Ted Cruz is expected to announce his bid for the White House at Liberty University, a large evangelical institution founded by the late Jerry Falwell Sr. that regularly hosts many political leaders on its campus. Cruz, born to a Cuban refugee...