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Costs Of The Top 10 U.S. Public Universities

Business Insider released a list of the top 10 public universities in the U.S. They say that "quality education doesn't cost a fortune." Half of the schools mentioned on the list are part of the University of California circuit. This includes UC San Diego, Irvine and Berkley. UCLA tops the list with a bargain in-state cost just over $13 thousand dollars a year. This is compared to private institutions that can range from 40-50 thousand dollars annually. The top schools were ranked based on...

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Best Professors, LGBTQ Friendly: Colleges Ranked

The Princeton Review just released its 2016 college rankings: lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories that cover everything from "best professors" to "LBGTQ-friendliest."

Schools were ranked after 136,000 students at 380 colleges rated their experiences.

Clemson University in South Carolina was tops for financial aid (a big deal, as another Princeton Review survey found that 90 percent of students and parents said that financial aid would be "very" or "extremely" necessary).

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List of cheapest colleges by state

Business Insider reports that Americans owe over $1.3 trillion dollars in student loans as a nation. If you're college bound, they've published a helpful list of the cheapest U.S. colleges and universities by state. Costs range from $12 thousand to about $29 thousand dollars, according to data from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Utah State and Northeastern Illinois University are the most economical colleges, with price tags of about $12,000 dollars. The 15 thousand dollar range includes...

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Top Texas Private University Opts of Guns on Campus

On Friday, Texas Southern Methodist University, one of the top private colleges in Texas, said it would opt out of state law that allows people with licenses for concealed handguns to bring them on campus. University President R. Gerald Turner said in a statement SMU students, faculty and staff said by a wide margin that they wanted to keep the Dallas in Dallas weapons free. Their opinions heavily weight in the President and the Board of Trustees' decision not to participate in the so-called...

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DeVos Comments About Black Colleges Are Controversial

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s comments about the history of historically black colleges and created controversy. She stated, “HBCUs are real pioneers when it comes to school choice. They are living proof that when more options are provided to students, they are afforded greater access and greater quality. Their success has shown that more options help students flourish.” Many found Devos’s comment to an uneducated one, because historically black schools were created because of...

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After Stabbing 4, Attacker Killed at California University

A male college student burst into a morning class at a California university with a foot-long hunting knife Tuesday and may have killed his intended victim if not for the heroic intervention of a construction worker who ran into the room to break up the attack. The construction worker and three others were injured, but all are expected to survive. The alleged assailant, described as a college student in his 20s, was shot and killed by campus police as he fled the scene at the University of...

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Body Found On California College Campus

A body was discovered Wednesday in a shallow grave near a parking lot on the campus of Sonoma State University in Northern California. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office reported its homicide detectives are investigating the body found about 50 miles north of San Francisco. University police say a campus employee discovered the grave next to the parking lot in an area of rugged brush. The location is on the corner of campus near Green Music Center, home to two music halls. Authorities have...

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College Students Learn of Consent in New York Campus Safety Law

They'd barely arrived on campus at St. Bonaventure University and already the new students were talking about hooking up. At colleges elsewhere, students watched skits about sex, saw videos on YouTube, had face-to-face sessions at orientation and clicked through online courses for what has become one of the earliest lessons of college life: That only "yes" — not silence or a lack of resistance — is the cue for sex.

In July, New York became the second state, after California, to write the...

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'California Torture House' Was A Registered Private School

Following the disturbing discovery of 13 starving siblings held captive by their parents in Southern California, reports surfaced that the suburban home had been registered as a private school, raising questions about state oversight regarding homeschooling. California is one of 15 states that only require a private school affidavit to establish a "private school" as David Allen Turpin, the father of the 13 tortured children, had done for years. Rachel Coleman, executive director of the...

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California University Attack Was ISIS-Inspired

A University of California student injured four people in a stabbing spree on campus. According to the FBI, the incident was inspired by ISIS. In November 2015, 18-year-old Faisal Mohammad, stabbed two students, a staff member, and a contractor. According to the local sheriff, after the attack, Mohammad left a two-page manifesto that suggested being kicked out of a study group was his motive. A photocopy of the Isis flag was found inside his...

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