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Colorado colleges back programs to make students better people 25.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colleges are inclined to support students through graduation and launch them into the working world with newfound knowledge and skills, but with higher education comes a higher purpose. Colorado institutions bill themselves in the business of producing better people who make the world a better place. 
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CONVENIENT: As Sanders Surges, Panicked CBS Grills Socialist on Castro, Being Rich 24.2.2020 NewsBusters
As Bernie Sanders surges in the polls, journalists and media outlets are panicking at a possible general election loss. Now, conveniently, reporters see praising Fidel Castro and cheering socialism as a problem. On Sunday, 60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper called out Sanders for cheering on dictators: “Back in the 1980s, Sanders had some positive things to say about the former Soviet Union and the Sandinistas in ...
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Rattled law professor says Bill Barr is ‘far worse’ than he predicted after testifying at his Senate confirmation hearing 24.2.2020 Raw Story
In a column for Just Security, a constitutional law professor at the Georgia State University College of Law who urged U.S. senators to reject the nomination of now-Attorney General Bill Barr admits he understated the case against the lawyer who has been far worse in his job than even he had expected. Co-author of Separation of […]
Stephanopoulos Invites Emanuel to Tout Chicago's 'Free College,' Free of Criticism 24.2.2020 NewsBusters
It was just another morning on ABC’s Good Morning America where one former aide to a Democrat president sat down for a friendly chat with another former aide to a Democrat president. Ex-Clinton staffer and GMA co-host George Stephanopoulos brought on Obama chief of staff and former mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel to tout his new book celebrating what else? Chicago’s liberal ...
Latino impact on Colorado’s 2020 elections depends on turnout 24.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's Latino voters, long a growing force on the state's electoral map, are poised to have an even larger impact on the 2020 election -- if more of them vote.
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So you got financial aid for college. But how do you pay for the rest of It? 24.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Complaints about rising college tuition are nothing new. But talk to high school counselors, undergraduates or their parents, and you’ll hear a refrain repeated often: As tuition rises and incomes stagnate, filling the gap between the two is becoming increasingly difficult.
Scientists gather to study risk from microplastic pollution 24.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Scientists say "microplastics" are turning up everywhere in oceans, from the water itself to the guts of fish and the poop of sea otters and giant killer whales. Research into the impact of these tiny bits of broken-down plastic is just getting underway.
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It’s the affordability, stupid. Can this one word put a Democrat back in the White House? 24.2.2020 Raw Story
Paige Black is a 24-year-old from Northeast Philadelphia with a college degree in biochemistry and exactly the job she was aiming for, as a hospital lab technician. But she’s also forced to live at home with her parents, middle-class retirees, and has no idea when she’ll ever get a place of her own — all […]
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Liberal Bias ‘Accelerating Wedge In Our Society,’ Began With ‘Love Affair’ for Obama 24.2.2020 NewsBusters
At a forum in California recently aired by C-SPAN, two news media veterans admitted – what all too many of their colleagues still deny – that liberal bias and overt hostility to Donald Trump is hurting the country and threatening to destroy the relevance of ...
New Financial Aid Scheme Requires Students to Forfeit Future Income to Investors 24.2.2020 Truthout.com
As plans emerge to experiment with income share agreements, critics say they are just a new spin on student ...
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CU Boulder campus renovations approved by CU regents 23.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder will see a number of new construction projects get underway after the system’s Board of Regents approved a slate of funding this month.
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Stop praising anti-Trump evangelicals: Their embrace of authoritarianism is a big part of the problem 23.2.2020 Raw Story
At this critical moment for American democracy our media landscape is doing a poor job in its coverage of conservative white evangelicals. Coverage of this relatively large segment of the population is characterized by, on the one hand, effusive praise for the slightest milquetoast criticism of Donald Trump, and on the other, by a periodic […]
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Trinity Hall: Cambridge college head 'steps back' over handling of sex complaints 22.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Dr Jeremy Morris is moving aside while an internal review into how allegations were handled takes place.
Tuberville and Sharia Law 22.2.2020 Outside the Beltway
Speaking of xenophobia.
Law Students Are Refusing Job Offers From Elite Firm Until It Drops ExxonMobil 22.2.2020 Truthout.com
A #DropExxon protest by Harvard Law students, January 15, 2020.
Harvard Law students disrupted a recruitment event for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP last month.
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In the UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike, Class War Meets the California Housing Crisis 22.2.2020 Mother Jones
“This is a marathon, not a sprint,” Sarah Mason, a graduate student in sociology at the University of California Santa Cruz, tells a crowd of several hundred students, wrapping up the fourth day of an unprecedented wildcat strike that has drawn threats of mass dismissal and captured the attention of UC campuses across the state. Using […]
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Nevada is a land of diversity and reinvention. Will it reshape the presidential race? 22.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In rapidly urbanizing Nevada, the Democratic caucuses will be the first test of a truly diverse electorate in the presidential nominating contests.

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Florida man pleads guilty in college student’s stabbing death 40 years ago 22.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
James Curtis Clanton was arrested in December in connection with the 1980 stabbing of 21-year-old Helene Pruszynski -- a case that stayed cold for decades before DNA on a secretly snagged beer mug led to a breakthrough last year.
Lewd tweets, the N-word and just plain weirdness: A wild-card candidate rattles Texas education board races 21.2.2020 Raw Story
With his history of sexist, racist rhetoric and incomprehensible, conspiracy-laden rants, Robert Morrow has become one of the most unifying political figures in Texas. Almost no one — Democrat or Republican, wealthy or poor, old or young — wants to see him elected to the State Board of Education, the 15-member body that decides what millions of […]
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UCL ban on staff-student relationships is 'a wake up call' - campaigners 21.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Campaigners welcome a ban on intimate relationships between staff and their students at UCL.
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