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Colleges and Universities

News, articles and information about higher education and preparing to apply to institutions of higher learning. Other issues include college loans, grants, scholarships and the admissions process.
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  • Back Talk: Talkin’ ’bout my generation

     
    TribLocal and The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s weekly newspaper and website serving teenagers in the city and suburbs, recently asked area high school students about …...
  • MCC begins new semester, early enrollment numbers slightly down

     
    The McHenry County College hallways were bustling with students while others relaxed in the cafeteria during the first day of the spring semester Monday at …...
  • Study Shows Sharp Rise in Accidents Involving Tuned-Out Pedestrians

     
    Distracted driving is an issue at the forefront of today's news. We already know about distractions from using smartphones and vehicle connectivity systems, but a new study shows that distractions can be just as dangerous for pedestrians. Serious injuries...
  • Preservationists decry alteration, sale of UCLA Japanese garden

     
    As UCLA began removing antiques from its Hannah Carter Japanese Garden on Tuesday, landscape preservationists decried plans to alter and sell the property and asked for help keeping intact what they said was a historically significant design....
  • Bobblehead Dad: A Father. A Son. A Comparison.

     
    My teenage son regularly asks me if my high school experience was as stressful as his. The short answer to that question is, "Not even …...
  • Income inequality, the issue that won't go away

     
    In The fight to save the American dream It's not "class warfare." People have just realized how extreme inequality is wrecking our country, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship argue: If you get sick without health coverage, inequality matters. If you’...
  • Teacher-actor Aaron Braxton takes his classroom to the stage

     
    Aaron Braxton performs the second Los Angeles engagement of “Did You Do Your Homework?,” a semi-autobiographical solo show about a substitute teacher in the Los Angeles. Aaron Braxton is the show's writer, producer and star....
  • Simon assails community college graduation rate

     
    Almost a million students enroll in Illinois community colleges each year, seeking a more affordable and accessible alternative to traditional four-year universities, to try to …...
  • Sen. Lynn: No changes planned for Florida Prepaid College Program

     
    Good news for those who worried lawmakers might try to change the Florida Prepaid College Program this year. Lawmakers might not take up the issue again during this legislative session. State Sen. Evelyn Lynn, who heads the Senate's higher education...
  • Andrew Zimmern seeks out “Bizarre Foods America”

     
    Since his first hourlong Bizarre Foods special in 2006, Andrew Zimmern — James Beard Award-winning chef, journalist and natural-born storyteller — has been taking television audiences around the globe to sample exotic (and sometimes icky)...
  • Mike Brown: Kobe Bryant more 'business-like' than LeBron James

     
    Kobe Bryant thrives on taking over in the fourth quarter. LeBron James thrives on shrinking when that moment comes. Bryant remains the consummate workaholic, forever finding ways to maximize his talent through injuries and a high odometer rating. James...