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New College Rankings, With Emphasis on Value

October 23, 2017 |

What college provides the best bang for the buck? It may be a subjective question, but WalletHub crunches data on everything from tuition and student-faculty ratio to student debt and graduates’ salaries at nearly 1,000 colleges and universities for its new ranking. The Ivy League is well represented in…
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TMZ

Ex-Boston College RB: X-Rated Recruiting Parties Ain’t New, I’ve Got Video Proof

October 16, 2017 |

A former Boston College football player says strippers and underage boozing is nothing new when it comes to recruiting players … and claims he’s got the video to prove it.  We spoke with ex-BC running back Jamall Anderson — who says he…

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Three dead, two injured after shooting in crowded Kansas college town

October 2, 2017 |

Three people were left dead and two were seriously injured after gunfire broke out in a crowded downtown area nearby the University of Kansas early Sunday morning, police said.
FOX News

FBI Accuses 4 College Coaches of Taking Bribes

September 26, 2017 |

The director of global sports marketing for Adidas is among those charged in a bribe-paying scheme that federal authorities say was designed to match agents and advisers to players before they became NBA stars. James Gatto was arrested Tuesday along with nine others, including four assistant basketball coaches from the…
Newser

4 Americans Hurt in France Acid Attack Attend Boston College

September 18, 2017 |

The four young American women sprayed in the face with acid in a train station in France Sunday morning are Boston College students studying overseas. The women, all juniors, have been identified as Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, and Michelle Krug, who are studying in the school’s Paris program, and Kelsey…
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2013 College Football Champs Accused of Academic Fraud

September 2, 2017 |

Florida State University once again finds itself answering allegations of academic fraud involving its football program, the AP reports. The New York Times on Friday reported that six players on the 2013 National Championship team received special treatment in online courses. The university said in an email to the Associated…
Newser

5-Year-Old Killed in ‘Domestic Incident’ on College Campus

August 23, 2017 |

Authorities say a 34-year-old North Carolina woman will be charged with murder once she’s released from the hospital following a “domestic incident” on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus that resulted in the death of her 5-year-old son, WNCN reports. According to the Herald-Sun , the incident happened just before midnight Saturday in…
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Grievance Filed Over Mowing Goats on College Campus

July 14, 2017 |

A union has filed a grievance in response to Western Michigan University’s hiring of goats to clear 15 acres of woodland on campus, the AP reports. According to the Kalamazoo Gazette , Kathi Babbit is the chief steward of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees local union. Babbit…
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SEC settles fraud charges against defunct for-profit college company ITT

July 5, 2017 |

The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled its fraud case against ITT Educational Services, but it continues to pursue top executives from the defunct for-profit college firm for deceiving investors about high rates of late payments and defaults on student loans backed by the firm.

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