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Ten were killed when a FedEx tractor-trailer slammed into a bus en route to Humboldt State University in Orland, California on April 10, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Cause Of Deaths In FedEx Truck-Bus Crash Released

The bus was carrying 44 students from Southern California for a free tour of Humboldt State University on the state’s far north coast.

07/21/2014

The family of Hollywood legend John Wayne is waging a legal battle against Duke University. (Photo credit: McCarthy/Express/Getty Images)

‘Duke’ Vs. Duke: John Wayne Heirs Sue Over Rights To Iconic Nickname

The late movie legend’s family and the North Carolina university are set to “duke” it out in court over rights to the famous nickname.

07/08/2014

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UC Campuses To Fight Hunger With ‘Global Food Initiative’

University of California students in Los Angeles and statewide will be taking part in a new initiative that officials hope will eradicate hunger and improve nutrition at home and abroad.

07/01/2014

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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

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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

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CSU Long Beach Student Recovering From Bacterial Meningitis

A Cal State Long Beach student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis was recovering Wednesday, according to a report.

11/27/2013

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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

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Group Alleges CSUN Professor Used Public Property To Back Israel Boycott

Protesters voiced their concerns to CSU officials Wednesday about alleged misuse of public university property to support a boycott of Israel.

09/25/2013

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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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KNX On Your Corner: University Of La Verne

Many of the nation’s best colleges can be found in the Pomona Valley – among them, the University of La Verne.

09/06/2013

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25 Arrested At UCLA Protest At Busy Intersection

Police said they arrested about 25 University of California health care workers who staged a sit-in that has closed an intersection, causing traffic backups during rush hour at the Los Angeles campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

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Elective Surgeries Canceled Ahead Of Looming UC Walkout

A potential walkout among 13,000 workers at five University of California medical centers statewide next week has already prompted officials to cancel elective surgeries.

05/17/2013

Someone put this racist note in a black student's backpack. (credit: CBS)

College Student Considers Leaving School After Racist Note Is Placed In Backpack

A UC Irvine student says she is considering leaving the school after someone placed a racist note in her backpack.

05/10/2013

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Union Workers To Protest Exec Pay At UC Campuses Statewide

Thousands of University of California employees and students were expected to take part in protests at campuses statewide on Thursday over what one workers’ union alleges to be skyrocketing executive compensation.

01/31/2013

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Gov. Brown’s Budget Plan May Help Calif. Colleges Avoid Tuition Hikes

After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

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