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  • Limited by NCAA no more, sky is the limit for USC's recruiting class

    Limited by NCAA no more, sky is the limit for USC's recruiting class
    USC assistant coach Keith Heyward posted a photo to his Twitter account this week, showing Trojans coaches seated in a private plane before taking off for a recruiting trip. "It's closing time!" Heyward wrote. With two weeks remaining until national...
  • Legacy Guild plans rockin' fundraiser

    The Legacy Guild, which offers college scholarships to high school students who have lost a parent, will feature the dance cover band Maggie Speaks at its Big Spring Event 2015. The benefit runs from 6:30 p.m. to midnight on Feb. 28 at Fitzgerald's...
  • Federal higher education policy: Momentum or collision course?

    President Barack Obama's proposals on higher education announced at the State of the Union have generated a continuum of reactions ranging from positive to derisive from lawmakers and the higher education policy community. Successful passage of these...
  • Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more

    Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more
    The current crop of college freshmen showed up at school as less experienced party animals than their older peers but with more mental health and emotional issues, according to a national survey by UCLA researchers. At the same time, the new college...
  • For Penn State, consent decree's repeal means even more scholarships

    For Penn State, consent decree's repeal means even more scholarships
    After wading through Penn State's various recruiting rankings Wednesday, James Franklin dropped a notable aside: He's not finished. "So if anybody knows of anybody out there who wants to get a world-class education, wants to play big-time football,...
  • Proposed pinch on your 401(k) looks eerily similar to Obama's 529 idea

    Proposed pinch on your 401(k) looks eerily similar to Obama's 529 idea
    The Obama administration forgot the first rule of the jungle: Never threaten a mother protecting her young. And with that, an angry herd of moms (and dads) was unleashed when the president tried recently to scrounge up money for middle class tax...
  • Corinthian Colleges students lured by job prospects get loan break

    Corinthian Colleges students lured by job prospects get loan break
    A federal regulator says Corinthian College students will be forgiven a total of $480 million in loans because the for-profit school used "bogus" job prospects to persuade them to pay tuition with expensive private loans. The Consumer Financial...
  • DeNeal: Indiana University Northwest kicks off Black History Month

    DeNeal: Indiana University Northwest kicks off Black History Month
    We've survived the first snowstorm of 2015, so it is now time to get out and get into some activities. Indiana University Northwest kicks off its Black History Month celebration with performances by Alfred Bakker and the West Indiana Folk Dancing Co....
  • Waubonsee, East Aurora program can give students a jump on college

    Waubonsee, East Aurora program can give students a jump on college
    Juan Heredia and Alexis Carrera were among a group of East Aurora High School juniors who listened to a presentation last year about a new program that would let them take all their senior-year classes at Waubonsee Community College for both college and...
  • College football could be headed to an early-signing period

    College football could be headed to an early-signing period
    Defensive lineman Jacob Daniel made a verbal commitment to USC last May. Dominic Davis, a running back and receiver, committed in October. Like all high school seniors with football scholarship offers, they cannot sign national letters of intent until...
  • Corinthian students to get 40% cut in private loan debt

    Corinthian students to get 40% cut in private loan debt
    For years, government investigators have zeroed in on Corinthian Colleges Inc., a Santa Ana for-profit college operator accused of roping students into unmanageable debt by promising bright careers after graduation. As part of a deal Tuesday that...