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{FD} Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump’s reach

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The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawsuit alleges professor failed student for being Muslim

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A student is suing a New Jersey college, claiming her professor gave her an F in a course because she is Muslim. Continue reading

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{FD} College renames building amid link to racial segregation

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The College of New Jersey has changed the name of a building amid concern its namesake had racial segregationist leanings. Continue reading

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{FD} DeVos to review rejected college prep grants applications

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The U.S. Department of Education will reconsider awarding grants to dozens of programs that help low-income students prepare for college after their initial applications were rejected due to formatting errors such as not being double-spaced. Continue reading

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{FD} University of Missouri set to introduce new chancellor

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A top New York state university administrator hired to oversee the University of Missouri in Columbia faces weighty challenges that include addressing the campus’ lingering racial discord that is partly blamed for slumping enrollment. Continue reading

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{FD} Patients getting checks soon in gynecologist recording case

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More than 8,000 patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly recording pelvic exams will soon receive their share of a $190 million settlement. Continue reading

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{FD} SUNY provost set to be new University of Missouri chancellor

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The University of Missouri System is set to hire the provost and executive vice chancellor at the State University of New York to run its flagship campus in Columbia, two years after the previous chancellor resigned amid protests over racial concerns o… Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State to issue ‘report cards’ to frats after student’s hazing death

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The school is still working on the details, but the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Monday that officials at Penn State will revive the idea of report cards that it instituted as part of a task force on Greek life back in 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

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A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration. Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State trustees to weigh changes to Greek system

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Penn State trustees are planning to weigh recommendations to “ensure significant change” at the university’s fraternities and sororities in the wake of the February death of a pledge. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland student accused of murder denied house arrest request

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A judge denied a house arrest request from Sean Urbanski, a white University of Maryland student. Urbanski is accused of stabbing a black man on Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Virginia teen earns master’s degree weeks before graduating high school

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Stephanie Mui, 17, from Fairfax, Virginia, received her master’s degree in mathematics from George Mason University before graduating high school. Mui will attend New York University in the fall to begin her Ph.D. Continue reading

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{FD} Cal State San Marcos sued by pro-life students

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The Students for Life at California State University San Marcos, a pro-life group, and the organization’s president, Nathan Apodaca, took the legal action after the university denied the group access for funds to host a pro-life speaker on campus. Continue reading

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{FD} Murder of black Maryland college student probed as possible hate crime

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The FBI is investigating a deadly weekend stabbing at the University of Maryland to determine whether it was a hate crime, law enforcement officials said Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} University of Maryland student charged with murder in deadly stabbing

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The FBI is investigating a deadly weekend stabbing at the University of Maryland to determine whether it was a hate crime, law enforcement officials said Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Winfrey extols life of ‘inner truth’ at Skidmore graduation

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Oprah Winfrey advised graduates at Skidmore College to follow their “inner truth” and live a spiritual life during a commencement speech Saturday in upstate New York. Continue reading

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{FD} Man arrested on 103 counts of vandalism at UConn, many anti-Trump

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A man was arrested in connection with 103 counts of vandalism, many of them directed against President Donald Trump on the UConn campus. Continue reading

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{FD} North Texas triplets graduate at top of their high school class

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High achievement is a family affair in one North Texas household, but it didn’t start out that way. Continue reading

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{FD} Father, son graduate from William Paterson University together

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A father and a son graduated from a New Jersey university on Friday, becoming the first members to earn a college degree in their family. Continue reading

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{FD} Northwestern free-speech fight ensues after campus protesters shut down ICE representative’s talk

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Student protesters shut down a class on the campus of Northwestern University this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale dean is placed on leave over offensive Yelp reviews

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A Yale University dean has been placed on leave over offensive reviews she made on Yelp, including one in which she refers to customers of a local restaurant as “white trash.” Continue reading

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{FD} MIT student sues CIA for info on Twitter jokes

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A Massachusetts doctoral student is trying to force the CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media. Continue reading

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{FD} Family ‘desperately hoping’ for safe return of missing Duke University student

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The family of a missing Franklin college student is desperately hoping their son and brother comes home. Continue reading

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{FD} California fraternity faces charges after trees cut down

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Federal authorities have charged a fraternity at California State University, Chico with illegally cutting down dozens of trees in a national forest during an initiation of new pledges, the U.S. Forest Service said. Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran walks in graduation 61 years after being drafted

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Richard Veres graduated from Fenn College in 1956, the predecessor of Cleveland State University, with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. However, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and never had a chance to walk in the commencement with his classmates. 61 years later, the 84-year-old had that chance to walk across the stage at CSU. Continue reading

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{FD} Black Harvard students holding a graduation of their own

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Black students at Harvard University are organizing a graduation ceremony of their own this year to recognize the achievements of black students and faculty members some say have been overlooked. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Hi love!’ says card Taylor Swift sent to college grad

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Who in the world would be so fearless as to invite Taylor Swift to her college graduation party? Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Baruch College fraternity brothers plead guilty in hazing death

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Four former Pi Delta Psi fraternity members pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday in the 2013 hazing death of Baruch College freshman Chun “Michael” Deng. Continue reading

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{FD} Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show

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The rock band Bon Jovi has surprised graduates and guests at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s commencement exercises by putting on an impromptu performance. Continue reading

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{FD} Youngest Texas Christian University grad says he has no regrets at all

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A 14-year-old physics major who was the youngest person to graduate from Texas Christian University said he doesn’t regret missing out on the normal “college experience.” Continue reading

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{FD} Gay conservative calls campus activists ‘feral animals running around on the left’

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Gay conservative writer Chadwick Moore described his experience being heckled by campus activists on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday, saying that they “don’t have any talking points” and are “not being taught the other side at all.” Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Penn State regrets that official missed funeral

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The Latest on comments by the parents of a Penn State student who died in February after an alcohol-fueled fraternity pledge event (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Penn State officials say the school should have sent an administrator to the funeral of an e… Continue reading

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{FD} Family: Pledge who died after hazing treated like ‘roadkill’

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The father of a Penn State University student who died after an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual says his son was treated like “roadkill.” Continue reading

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{FD} 14-year-old becomes youngest to graduate Texas Christian University

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A 14-year-old physics major became the youngest person to graduate from Texas Christian Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Lionel Richie addresses grads at Berklee commencement

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Musician Lionel Richie addressed more than 1,000 graduates at the Berklee College of Music after accepting an honorary degree. Continue reading

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{FD} Van Zandt urges grads to stay true to their New Jersey roots

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Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt is urging Rutgers University graduates to stay true to their Garden State roots. Continue reading

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{FD} Trayvon Martin receives posthumous aeronautical science degree

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A South Florida university awarded an honorary degree to Trayvon Martin, Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an ‘outsider’

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President Donald Trump is delivering his first commencement address at Liberty University, the Christian school whose leader was among Trump’s earliest and most vocal supporters. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Will Ferrell gives funny USC commencement talk

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The Latest on comedian and alum Will Ferrell’s commencement talk at the University of Southern California (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} UNC Charlotte investigates anti-Muslim images on campus

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UNC Charlotte is investigating reports of vulgar images targeting racial and religious minorities being displayed in campus dorms. Continue reading

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{FD} Stay classy, USC, Will Ferrell delivers commencement talk

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When Will Ferrell addresses the University of Southern California’s Class of 2017 the question is: Will he tell graduates to “stay classy,” as his TV anchorman alter-ego Ron Burgundy surely would? Continue reading

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{FD} St. Olaf College president says racist note was ‘fabricated’

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A racist note found on the campus of St. Olaf College in northern Minnesota was “fabricated” and not a genuine threat to minority students, the school’s president said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Minnesota college president: Racist message was fabricated

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The president of St. Olaf College in southern Minnesota says a note left on a black student’s car with racist content was fabricated and not a genuine threat. Continue reading

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{FD} Betsy DeVos booed during graduation address in Florida

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Boos, catcalls and the turning of backs welcomed the commencement speaker at Wednesday’s Bethune-Cookman University graduation ceremony. Continue reading

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{FD} 4 Johns Hopkins students overdose at fraternity party

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Officials say four Johns Hopkins University undergraduates were hospitalized for apparent opiod overdoses following a fraternity house party. Continue reading

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{FD} Frat kicked off Arizona campus after threatening to kill ‘hazing rats’

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A fraternity at the University of Arizona has been booted off campus for at least four years for allegedly hazing pledges by forcing them to assemble puzzles while boozed-up and blindfolded — and witnesses were warned that “rats” would be killed. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale professor discusses best-selling book ‘On Tyranny’

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Yale University professor Timothy Snyder was so alarmed by Donald Trump’s election that he posted a list on Facebook of “20 Lessons from the 20th Century on How to Survive in Trump’s America.” His advice ranged from “Be kind to our language” to “Believ… Continue reading

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{FD} DeVos delivering commencement speed despite unrest

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Despite threats of protests, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is delivering the commencement address at Bethune-Cookman University. Continue reading

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{FD} Over 50,000 petitions protesting Betsy DeVos commencement speech

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On Tuesday, May 9th, Students, alumni, and friends of Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) will hand deliver over 50,000 signed petitions to the Bethune-Cookman administration, urging them to remove Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as the school’s commen… Continue reading

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{FD} Money to prep poor kids for college? Sorry, wrong size type

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Dozens of universities and organizations that applied for federal grants to help young people from poor families prepare for college were turned down by the U.S. Education Department because of mistakes that consisted mostly of incorrect margins, the w… Continue reading

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