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  • U.S. government halts veterans' enrollment at five more helicopter schools

    U.S. government halts veterans' enrollment at five more helicopter schools
    The government has ordered at least five additional helicopter training programs to stop enrolling more veterans, part of a continuing crackdown to end GI Bill abuses that have cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. The latest restrictions have...
  • Q&A: Where Texas stands after same-sex marriage legalized

    How same-sex marriage is reverberating across Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to wed: ___ Q: WHERE ARE TEXANS MARRYING? Mostly in urban and liberal pockets of Texas — or, in other words, the...
  • Maravene Loeschke, former Towson U. president, dies

    Maravene Loeschke, former Towson U. president, dies
    Maravene Loeschke, the former Towson University president who was recalled for her years in theater and as a mentor to students, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 68 and had been diagnosed with adrenal cancer last year. Dr. Loeschke...
  • Letters to the editor: Don't reduce Amtrak funding

    Letters to the editor: Don't reduce Amtrak funding
    Don't reduce Amtrak funding Pension and health care benefits are vitally important for the public university and college workers and retirees that the State Universities Annuitants Associatio represents in Springfield. But in this period of great...
  • 77 employees won't be rehired by Oakton College

    77 employees won't be rehired by Oakton College
    An Oakton Community College official said relatively recent changes to the college's employment policies were necessary reactions to laws passed at both the state and federal levels, and resulted in lost jobs for some adjuncts and reduced hours for...
  • Highlights of $71B state budget heading to Ohio governor

    A look at some of the highlights contained in the state's $71.2 billion, two-year operating budget headed to the desk of Ohio Gov. John Kasich: TAXES: — Exempts first $250,000 in small business income from the state income tax and imposes 3...
  • The dean of the USC art school with only one MFA student responds to her critics

    The dean of the USC art school with only one MFA student responds to her critics
    Can a major university art school program continue if it has only one student? Ever since the entire 2016 class of seven studio arts MFA students withdrew from USC's Roski School of Art and Design in May over changes to faculty, curriculum and funding,...
  • Rick Scott vetoes: Some good, bad, 'unconscionable'

    Rick Scott vetoes: Some good, bad, 'unconscionable'
    Rick Scott took a wrecking ball to the state budget this week. He swung it one way and dashed UCF's dreams for a downtown campus. He swung it the other and took out the concert hall at the arts center. He swung it once more and destroyed all sorts...
  • Why No Public Discussion For UConn's $1.3 Billion Budget?

    Why No Public Discussion For UConn's $1.3 Billion Budget?
    The University of Connecticut is a public university, though you wouldn't always know it from the way school officials do business. In the spring there was a battle over the secrecy-loving UConn Foundation, and whether it should be subject to the state'...
  • Corinthian Colleges debt: Whatever happened to personal responsibility?

    To the editor: Regarding the thousands of former Corinthian Colleges students with thousands of dollars in debt and worthless class credits, is there no point at which personal responsibility comes into play? ("Cancel all Corinthian Colleges student debt,...
  • Where does UC's list of 'microaggressions' end?

    To the editor: It's idiotic to limit discourse and debate because it might cause mental trauma in certain individuals. Isn't a university where we are supposed to be exposed to new and different ideas, where we are supposed to think outside our (sometimes...