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USC's Department of Public Safety officer secure the crime scene after four people were shot including one in critical condition during a Halloween party at the Tutor Campus Center on November 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The university issued an alert to students and staff that the police were investigating an incident and requested the campus be shut down while encouraging others to stay away from the area to further notice. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Report: Pair Of Calif. Colleges Failed To Report 37 Sexual Assaults, Other Crimes

A bill that would require colleges to report sexual assaults, hate crimes and other violent campus crimes to local law enforcement was unanimously passed Tuesday by a legislative committee.

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Inland Empire May Get Funding Boost For Community College Enrollment

The Inland Empire is falling behind the rest of California when it comes to community college enrollment, according to a new report.

04/10/2014

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Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action Amendment

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

Larry Wozniak was named OC's Big Brother of the Year. (credit: CBS)

ATF Agent Named OC’s Big Brother Of The Year

“I never expected to get an award out of this. I’m really honored,” he said.

03/06/2014

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UCLA Survey: Financial Aid Plays Bigger Role For Incoming College Freshmen

College costs and financial aid are playing an increasingly decisive role in how incoming freshman in the U.S. determine where to attend school, according to a new UCLA survey.

03/06/2014

Head coach Jim Mora of the UCLA Bruins greets his players during warmups before the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at the Rose Bowl on September 8, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

UCLA Recruits Can Sign Letters Of Intent Electronically For First Time

UCLA football coaches can forget about the fax machine on national signing day.

02/04/2014

Quarterback Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats follows wide receiver Cameron Dickerson #19 of the Northwestern Wildcats during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 2, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

NCAA On College Athletes’ Hopes To Unionize: ‘Student-Athletes Are Not Employees’

Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern’s quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday to form the first labor union for college athletes — the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be paid.

01/28/2014

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‘I Wasted A Whole Year Of My Life’: Teacher Walkout Rattles Trade College Students

Students at a Southland trade college were unsure of their school’s future Thursday amid reports the campus could be shutting its doors.

01/09/2014

General view of the game between the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl on November 17, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

College Coaches’ Salaries: What’s The Financial Balance Of Athletics, Education?

With recent breaking announcements of high-level contracts involved in the world of college sports, the struggle to balance funding for both athletics and education has been renewed.

12/03/2013

Student From Thousand Oaks Faces Terrorizing Charge Following Campus Lockdown In N.D.

Authorities have filed a terrorizing charge against a Southland student who allegedly made threats that led to the brief lockdown of a college campus in North Dakota.

11/15/2013

The SS Lane Victory, a 10,000-ton, fully operational World War II cargo ship docked in San Pedro, is the backdrop for a speech Friday calling for peace.

College Students Gather For Message Of Peace In San Pedro

Hundreds of college students were expected to gather Friday in San Pedro to promote a message of peace aboard an old military cargo ship.

11/01/2013

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Faculty Leaders Challenge Cost-Effective Reputation Of Online Learning

A national group of faculty leaders is challenging the notion that online learning is a more cost-effective path to a college education.

10/16/2013

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Academic Program Helps College Students Succeed Through Introducing Posses

A nationwide program has partnered with top-rated universities to help students achieve collegiate success through social enhancement.

10/08/2013

Visiting players from West LA College say their property was ripped off while they were on the field battling Pierce College. (credit: CBS)

West LA College Football Team Fights Pierce Team After Learning Their Locker Room Was Ransacked

The West Los Angeles College football team battled it out Saturday evening with Pierce College. And after the game, the teams battled again when the visiting team discovered someone had ransacked their locker room.

10/06/2013

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Mayor Garcetti Meets With Higher Education Leaders

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with leaders from nine colleges and universities Friday to discuss new partnerships for improving the local economy and addressing the city’s current and future challenges.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2013

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