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Facebook is going back to college

Ryan Craig Contributor More posts by this contributor Broadening education investments to full-stack solutions College for the 21st century Kids these days take a greater interest in practical things than we give them credit for. For example, this summer my 12-year-old son Leo was at sleepaway camp in Canada. When we received his first letter home, among camp platitudes, the ...

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Social media posts could ruin your college dreams, lawyer warns

Merely following Alex Jones on Twitter almost cost one teen a college admission. Another lost his scholarship over a Facebook message about the 2016 election. Anything you post can and will be used against you, a lawyer tells RT. “It’s absolutely troubling what some of the colleges are doing,” attorney Bradley Shear, who specializes in social media cases, told RT. ...

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Holocaust victim-blaming? College textbook claim sparks outcry

An online textbook used by students at the University of North Carolina has provoked outrage after it suggested that people who didn’t survive the Holocaust had failed to tap into their inner strength. The book, entitled ‘21st Century Wellness: The Science of the Whole Individual,’ is on the curriculum for the Lifetime Fitness course at the college. The course, mandatory ...

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'Tell your dad to give us bitcoin’: College student steals $5mn in crypto by hijacking phones

A college student has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $ 5 million in bitcoin by hijacking phone numbers. The 20 year old even used the zombie numbers to send strange messages to his victim’s family. Joel Ortiz from Boston, Massachusetts, along with a group of unnamed associates, hacked the phone numbers of more than 40 cryptocurrency investors and people ...

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19yo Indian girl pushed to her death in disastrous college safety drill (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

A 19-year-old college student in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu hit a railing and died after a fake disaster-preparedness trainer pushed her from the second floor of a building onto a net held by other students during a drill. The horrific incident at a private college in Coimbatore took place during a disaster management and first aid exercise on ...

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Trump admin to roll back Obama-era policies on race in college admissions, student debt

The White House is expected to reverse Obama-era policies that encouraged race considerations in college admissions, after Harvard was accused of discriminating against people of Asian decent. At the same time it emerged that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing roll back a number of Obama-era education regulations, including protections for students in debt to for-profit schools, and rules that ...

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Google wants to make the college search easier

Google Search is getting an update today that will put data about colleges front and center when you search for a school’s name. The idea here is somewhat similar to what Google did with its job search feature. In this case, the company aggregates data about a school that’s typically hard to find and then presents it in a single ...

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Conservative student booed at graduation, chronicles 'harassment' at liberal college

A conservative student at a Massachusetts liberal arts college was booed by liberal students at her college graduation ceremony — and now she has chronicled the ‘harassment’ she said she faced as a student with conservative views. Kassy Dillon, who was a Republican student at Mount Holyoke College and the founder of the Lone Conservative website, decorated her graduation cap ...

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Highline College in Washington state on lockdown after reports of shots fired

Published time: 16 Feb, 2018 17:46 Edited time: 16 Feb, 2018 17:54 A college outside Seattle, Washington has been placed on lockdown following the reports of shots fired. Police are at the scene at Highline Community College in Des Moines.  A warning went out to students about 9 a.m. on Friday. “Police are responding and evacuating buildings. Remain in lockdown ...

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German college instructor accused of spreading Nazi ideology among students

A small German town was shocked to learn that an instructor at a local vocational school has allegedly been spreading Nazi ideology among his students. The man reportedly encouraged the trainees to learn Nazi songs and slogans. The scandal broke after a student at the college in the Bavarian town of Dietfurt an der Altmuehl secretly filmed the instructor encouraging ...

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