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Cal Poly Student Sues University Over Free Speech Dispute

Cal Poly Pomona must now pay a costly settlement after a student sued the school over being told he could not hand out pamphlets without a permit.

08/11/2015

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USC Class Examines The Selfie As Cultural Artifact

The #SelfieClass, formerly called Writing 150: Writing and Critical Reasoning: Identity and Diversity, analyzes “gender, sexuality and race portrayed in social media,” school officials state in a press release.

05/04/2015

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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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Enrollment Of Non-Residents To Be Capped At Some UC Campuses

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is capping nonresident enrollment at UC Berkeley and UCLA to address concerns that California students are being displaced.

03/03/2015

Record Number Of Students Apply For UC Admission

According to preliminary data released Thursday the number of high school seniors applying for 2015 freshman admission to the University of California rose by 6.5 percent over last year.

12/11/2014

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Lawmakers Push For Changes To Higher Education

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.

12/02/2014

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Cal State No Longer Recognizes National Christian Group, Citing Anti-Bias Policy

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship members say the university system no longer recognizes the group because students in leadership positions are required to be Christian.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2014

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How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our Servicemembers

From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.

11/10/2014

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Cal State LA To Hire 27 Faculty Staffers

California State University, Los Angeles, is set to hire over two dozen new full-time faculty members, officials announced Monday.

09/22/2014

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UC Task Force Unveils Plan To Tackle Sexual Violence On Campuses

Officials with the University of California have created a task force to tackle the issue of sexual abuse throughout its 10-campus system.

09/18/2014

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Crews Break Ground On $650M USC Village

The Trojan Marching Band is banging the drum for a $650 million expansion that school officials say will transform both the campus and the surrounding neighborhood.

09/15/2014

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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