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Ashe Schow in College   December 6, 2016

Report: Student journalists face administrative backlash

Report: Student journalists face administrative backlash. PRESS FREEDOM: Journalism students are being retaliated against for reporting that embarrasses schools. Student journalists at college and university newspapers are facing consequences for reporting on concerns that show their schools in a

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Tim Eberly in Education   December 6, 2016

Grandmother of 12 earns bachelor's degree from NSU

Grandmother of 12 earns bachelor's degree from NSU. After The Virginian-Pilot chronicled the Norfolk grandmother’s pursuit of a college education in 2011, she had plenty of work to do. And the work almost got the best of her. “It was a rough four years,” Pitts said. At the time, she had two

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Anne Curzan in Education   December 6, 2016

Researching ‘Research’

Researching ‘Research’. A student in the course raised her hand and said something along these lines: “You just said research with the stress on the second syllable. Is that an academic thing, to put the stress there?” Her question brought me up short. Did they put the stress on the first

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Timothy Pratt in College   December 5, 2016

Risking political pushback, private colleges enroll undocumented students

WATCH: DACA ‘dreamers’ fear nightmare immigration policy Six wound up enrolling at Emory, and the school began to publicize its new welcoming policy, including financial aid for students with DACA status — undocumented students aren’t eligible for federal loans or grants — and services t

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Holly K. Hacker in College   December 5, 2016

How much more? Texas coaches' pay vastly outweighs even university presidents

Texas coaches' pay vastly outweighs even university presidents. As Baylor's president and chancellor, Ken Starr took home a sweet paycheck in 2014. He earned $896,000, including a $175,000 performance bonus. But that's paltry compared with what Art Briles made as head football coach: $5.9 million.

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