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UCCS to graduate first class in special needs program 20.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Ashley Mabry is one of three in the first cohort to graduate from an inclusion program that enables intellectually disabled students to become fully matriculated at three schools: UCCS, the University of Northern Colorado and Arapahoe Community College.
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I Asked People Why They Don't Vote, And This Is What They Told Me 19.1.2020 Crooks Liars
Andrew Joseph Pegoda , University of Houston At least 40% to 90% of American voters stay home during elections, evidence that low voter turnout for both national and local elections is a serious problem throughout the United States. With the 2020 presidential election approaching, directives for people to “get out and vote” will be firing up again. Some people might be indifferent or simply not care, but many who forgo voting have legitimate ...
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Wash Post Hits Trump for Politicizing Champion LSU Visit to White House 19.1.2020 NewsBusters
Jacob Bogage of The Washington Post rapped President Donald Trump for dragging the NCAA football National Champion Louisiana State University Tigers into the impeachment debate Friday during their visit to the White House. He also accused the president of lying about trade agreements and harped about the Commander-in-Chief feeding fast food to Clemson's 2019 football champs during their White House visit last ...
One More About Discussions 18.1.2020 Outside the Beltway
A bit more about the mechanics of the comments section.
'Value for money' review of £1.3bn university funding 18.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
A review will examine how university funding can be targeted at priority subjects.
Ken Starr was ousted as president of Baylor University after school was rocked by sexual assault scandals 17.1.2020 Raw Story
Disgraced former Baylor University President Kenneth Starr, best known for his role investigating Bill Clinton, has been added to the Trump legal defense team for the impeachment trial, according to media reports. Starr’s investigation into Clinton’s sexual misconduct, culminating with the Starr Report, led to Clinton’s impeachment. Starr also previously served as a federal judge for […]
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Op-Ed: The UC system needs a tuition hike. Here's how to make it fair 17.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California's flagship university system has had a virtual tuition freeze since 2011. That's not sustainable.

Judge denies red flag order petition against CSU police officer 17.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An extreme risk protection order petition filed by Susan Holmes against the Colorado State University police officer who fatally shot her son in 2017 was denied Thursday morning on the grounds that Holmes did not have standing to file the order.
Odell Beckham Jr: New Orleans police issue arrest warrant for Cleveland Browns player 17.1.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr is subject to an arrest warrant from New Orleans police on a charge of alleged simple battery.
'Grade inflation' in top degree grades stopping 16.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The sharp rise in first class degrees from universities has stalled after pressure from ministers.
'Barnacle' car windscreen clamp sparks student fury 16.1.2020 BBC: World
Students shared tips on how to remove the barnacle device on social media.
Iranians Would Kindly Like Donald Trump To “Shut Up” 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
When Iran’s military admitted on Saturday that it had mistakenly shot down a civilian airliner, Ukraine Airlines Flight 752—killing all 176 of its mainly Iranian passengers and crew—Iranians started taking to the streets in shock, sadness, and outrage that, for many, at least temporarily overshadowed their anger toward the United States after it assassinated top […]
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Iranian U of M students mourn victims of Ukraine airline crash 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The number of Iranian students at the university is small, only about 130 on a campus of 51,000. But Wednesday evening, around 70 of them paused for several hours to reflect on the tragedy and remember those who died.
A Truly Antiwar Agenda Must Include Free College and Medicare for All 16.1.2020
A Truly Antiwar Agenda Must Include Free College and Medicare for All
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Trump Is an “Existential” Threat: Ilana Glazer, Eric Holder, and 2020 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
Voting is power, says Mother Jones voting rights reporter Ari Berman. But since the nation’s birth, those with actual legislative power have disenfranchised people of color, low-income Americans, and women to prevent their interests from being represented. And the stakes are only getting higher: As the 2020 presidential election approaches—and with the first votes in […]
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3 quotes that defined the first Democratic debate of 2020 15.1.2020 Raw Story
Editor’s note: Six Democrats qualified for the final debate before the Iowa caucus on Feb. 3. We asked three scholars to watch the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and pick a quote from one of the candidates to highlight and analyze. Joe Biden touched on the Iran nuclear deal. […]
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Canceling student debt is easier than it sounds 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A little-known provision allows the U.S. education secretary to erase student loan debt without going to Congress. Elizabeth Warren says if elected president she would put that provision to use.
'Death to the dictator': What is Iran's future? 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Protests are again gripping Iran after the downing of a Ukrainian plane that killed all 176 people on board

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Remembering Nigeria's Biafra war that many prefer to forget 15.1.2020 BBC: World
Fifty years from the end of Nigeria's civil war three people on the losing side reflect on its impact.
Student rape reports: The battle to be believed 15.1.2020 BBC: World
Women who report violent sexual assaults at university say the perpetrators are getting away with it.
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