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Opinion: The Pac-12 should defy the NCAA and embrace California's law letting student-athletes earn dollars 13.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The conference won't lose if students win, despite the NCAA scare tactics. The Pac-12 member schools should embrace their athletes' rights and the opportunity to lead the way to the inevitable: an end to the false ideal of amateurism.

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Heads up: A ruling on the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act is coming 12.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The health law again faces possible legal evisceration with a court ruling in Texas v. Azar anticipated this fall. Here's what it's about and what's stake.
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Colorado K-12 news in brief: Safe2Tell tips rise, Polis appoints ed commissioners, and more 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado students and other concerned people submitted 2,664 tips to Safe2Tell in September, which was a 45% increase compared to the same month in 2018.
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The Stormzy university effect: 'I feel more represented' 12.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
As Cambridge University says its seen a Stormzy effect, we speak to black students about their experiences there.
Royal National College for the Blind threatened by financial crisis 12.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Royal National College for the Blind says special-needs funding cuts are threatening its future.
Zambia court punishes student cannabis cake baker with essay 12.10.2019 BBC: World
A 21-year-old was caught with cannabis-laced cakes weighing more than 1kg (2.2lb) in Zambia.
California Becomes the First State to Require Public Universities to Provide Medication Abortion 12.10.2019 Mother Jones
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill today requiring the state’s public universities to offer medication abortions on campus. The new law, which will take effect in 2023, will apply to 34 schools—11 University of California campuses and 23 California State University campuses—that serve almost 750,000 students. “For four years, students have been fighting for a future where […]
What’s Happening on Campus? 11.10.2019 NewsBusters
WASHINGTON — What a weekend it was! The soft gentle air of early autumn was upon us. Sweater weather. Straw hat weather. Perfect weather to be on campus with a convivial crowd of like-minded friends taking in a Saturday afternoon football game — and for me, something more. It was another episode in my long-standing reconnoitering of college life, always done incognito with a smile on my face and a pen and pad nearby to record the continued decline of a once-great American institution, the American ...
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Blue light isn’t the main source of eye fatigue and sleep loss – it’s your computer 11.10.2019 Raw Story
Blue light has gotten a bad rap, getting blamed for loss of sleep and eye damage. Personal electronic devices emit more blue light than any other color. Blue light has a short wavelength, which means that it is high-energy and can damage the delicate tissues of the eye. It can also pass through the eye […]
Income-based repayment becoming a costly solution to student loan debt 11.10.2019 Raw Story
When Congress established the income-driven repayment for federal student loans back in 2007, it was touted as a way to help student loan borrowers save money by capping monthly payments at a certain percentage of a borrower’s income. Since then, student loan debt has risen from US$500 billion to where it is now approaching the […]
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Climate Change Is Killing Your Low-Carb Diet 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Of all the insults climate change hurls at our food supply—from more severe droughts and floods in key agriculture regions to declining yields of staple crops—the most insidious may involve a steady decline in the quality of all the plants we eat.  That’s the startling message of a growing weight of research led by Irakli […]
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Cambridge University: 'Stormzy effect' helps rise in black students 11.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Grime artist Stormzy is paying for two black students to study at Cambridge University each year.
Joy Morgan murder: Woodland body confirmed as student 10.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Joy Morgan was last seen in December and a man was found guilty of her murder in August.
PHOTOS: Denver’s first snow of the season, October 10, 2019 10.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A winter weather advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. Thursday for the Front Range Foothills and I-25  urban corridor. Forecasters expect the area to receive 1-3 inches of snow Thursday morning with freezing drizzle and some ice accumulation. Wind gusts are expected to get to 40 mph, according to the advisory. Some areas of the foothills could receive up to 4 inches of snow while the mountains and western valleys could see another 2-5 inches of snow.
Newcastle University dog helps students' wellbeing 10.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Students can take the Jack Russell for a walk to help improve their physical and mental health.
Nigeria seeks anti-sexual harassment law after BBC #SexForGrades film 10.10.2019 BBC: World
The bill follows a BBC film that exposed alleged sexual misconduct at universities in West Africa.
Texas ended temporary voting locations to curb abuse. Now rural and young voters are losing access. 10.10.2019 Raw Story
A newly implemented change to election law is leaving a trail of shuttered early voting polling places across the state. The eyeglasses settled on Larry Quisenberry’s head slightly shifted as his eyes went wide and his back straightened from the lolled position he held by the checkout counter at the Cow Palace Emporium. His reaction […]
Changing your diet can help tamp down depression, boost mood 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Depression symptoms dropped significantly in a group of young adults who ate a Mediterranean-style diet for three weeks. It's the latest study to show that food can influence mental health.
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Two Ghanaian lecturers suspended after BBC Africa Eye 'Sex For Grades' film 9.10.2019 BBC: World
Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor propositioned undercover journalists posing as students.
Abrar Fahad killing: Bangladesh student was beaten for four hours 9.10.2019 BBC: World
Abrar Fahad was attacked in his dormitory days after posting criticism of the government online.
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