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UVA vows zero-tolerance policy on rapes

The University of Virginia has adopted a zero-tolerance policy for handling rape and sexual assault cases.

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Ferguson library sees donations roll in

Ferguson is in turmoil, but one community safe haven is getting a lot of attention.

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More food banks serve hungry college students

They may be studying at high-priced institutions, but a growing number of U.S. college students rely on food pantries for their next meal.

At least 100 have opened on college campuses across the country in the past six years. By one estimate there we...

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Why students are saying #ThanksMichelleObama

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

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Berkeley students protest UC tuition hike

Students at U.C. Berkeley protested for a second day Friday against a tuition hike approved this week by the University of California.

More than 300 students had occupied Berkeley's Wheeler Hall, according to the university's student-run newspaper, T...

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LA student abuse settlement: $139 million

The Los Angeles public school district will pay more than $139.2 million to the families of 81 children allegedly abused by an elementary teacher now serving a prison sentence for lewd conduct, officials said Friday.

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Can community colleges save higher ed?

There's no doubt that it's a tough time for families pondering the value of a college degree.

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Universities preparing for Ferguson decision

As the wait continues for the grand jury decision in Ferguson, universities in Mid Missouri are preparing. 

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