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Crews Tackle Fire Near Glendale Community College

Fire crews quickly gained the upper hand on a small brush fire Thursday afternoon near Glendale Community College, authorities said.

06/18/2015

Campus Rape, College Rape

California Bills Would Increase Campus Sex Assault Penalties

California college students who are disciplined for sexual assault face tougher penalties under legislation approved by the state Assembly.

06/03/2015

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Assembly Clears Community College Classes In High School

The Assembly on Monday unanimously approved AB288 to expand so-called dual enrollment in high school and college.

06/01/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris points to a map as she speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Harris announced the filing of a lawsuit against the for-profit Corinthian Colleges and its subsidiaries for alleged false advertising, securities fraud, intentional misrepresentations to students and the unlawful use of military insignias in advertisements. Santa Ana, California-based Corinthian Colleges operates 111 total campuses in North America with 24 Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges in California that have an estimated 27,000 students.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Corinthian Colleges To Shut Down Last 28 Campuses, Including 12 In Southland

Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.

04/26/2015

Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

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Starbucks To Pay 4-Year College Tuition For Employees

Starbucks is teaming up with Arizona State University to help pay tuition for more than 140,000 full-time and part-time employees.

04/07/2015

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College Admissions Expert Cracks The Code To Getting Into Top Schools

Whether you’re an academic standout or an athlete, Pria Chatterjee, a Harvard graduate and college admissions consultant, says there are ways of successfully cracking the code to getting into top universities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2015

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Parents Of Student Who Broke Neck In Spring Break Surfing Accident Warmed By Locals’ Generosity

Matt Bowen’s mother, Vickie Bowen, got the scariest phone call of her life after her son, Matt, was involved in a bad accident while body surfing with friends in Huntington Beach during Spring Break from Utah State University.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/23/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

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The Age Of Consent: Protection

Staying safe is the reason behind California’s new ‘Yes means Yes’ law about sexual consent on college campuses.

02/19/2015

CSU Northridge

Crowding May Force Cal State Northridge To Turn Away More Students

Cal State Northridge is so crowded it may start turning away students.

02/16/2015

Health Officials Issue Rabies Warning After Live Bat Found At Fullerton College

Orange County health officials issued a public warning Wednesday about rabies after a live, rabid bat was found on the campus of Fullerton College last week.

02/04/2015

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Suspect Smelling Of ‘Cigarettes And Wet Dog’ Sought In Victorville Attacks

Police sought the public’s help Wednesday in identifying a man suspected of attacking three people near a local college campus in Victorville.

01/28/2015

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CSU Chancellor Calls For Increasing Graduation Rates To 60 Percent

The chancellor of the California State University on Tuesday set a new goal for students — increase graduation rates to 60 percent by 2025.

01/27/2015

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Biden To Visit West LA College As Part Of Southland Trip

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit the Southland this week as part of the Obama Administration’s push to help more Americans go to college.

01/20/2015

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