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Starbucks To Open Online College Program For Baristas

Starbucks announced a program Monday intended to help its baristas earn an online college degree.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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Mount St. Mary’s College To Expand Film, TV Program

Students interested in pursuing a Hollywood filmmaking career now have another alternative to big-name film schools at USC and UCLA.

06/11/2014

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New Calif. Bill Would Require Consent Before Sex On College Campuses

A potential new law could change the way college students engage in sexual activity on campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

Financial planner Louis Barajas speaks to KCAL9's Amy Johnson about how recent grads can be competitive as they apply for their first jobs out of school. (credit: CBS)

Financial Planner Louis Barajas Offers ‘C.A.S.H.’ To College Graduates

Certified financial planner Louis Barajas stopped by KCAL9 News Sunday with tips on how those new grads can be their most competitive in today’s job market.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2014

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Bill Aims To Prevent College Sexual Violence

The state Senate on Thursday approved legislation requiring California colleges and universities to adopt anti-sexual assault policies that include a written standard for personal consent.

05/29/2014

Students of UCSB and UCLA mourn at a candlelight vigil at UCLA for the victims of a killing rampage over the weekend near UCSB on May 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. According to reports, 22 year old Elliot Rodger, son of assistant director of the Hunger Games, Peter Rodger, began his mass killing near the University of California, Santa Barbara by stabbing three people to death in an apartment. He then went on to shooting and running down people while driving his BMW until crashing with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Officers found three legally-purchased guns registered to him inside the vehicle. Prior to the murders, Rodger posted YouTube videos declaring his intention to annihilate the girls who rejected him sexually and others in retaliation for his remaining a virgin at age 22. Seven people died, including Rodger, and seven others were wounded. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Large Memorial Service Held For Isla Vista Murder Victims

Classes have been canceled Tuesday at UCSB for a day of mourning following a violent rampage that killed six people and injured dozens more.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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USC Grads Brace For Uncertain Future In Shaky Job Market

A rock-and-roll music legend will be among those on hand Friday for commencement ceremonies at the University of Southern California.

05/16/2014

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Underage College Student Wine And Beer Tasting Bill Advances

It would be legal for underage college students aspiring to be winemakers and brewers to taste what they produce under a bill approved by the state Assembly.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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.

04/22/2014

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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

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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

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