Move Here And They’ll Pay Off Your Student Loans

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What’s a great way to get a young, thriving community to pop up in your town and revitalize an area? A little gentle monetary incentive, in the form of offers to pay off student loan debt for young residents moving into the town. Niagara Falls, N.Y. is just one such town trying to entice fresh-faced professionals to move in by paying off part of their debts.   In Niagara Falls, the campaign… Read More

President Delivers College Commencement Address

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President Obama delivers the commencement address at Barnard College, where he’ll share the stage with Evan Wolfson, the founder of the pro-gay group Freedom to Marry. Later on Monday, he’ll appear as a guest on The View. His remarks come after Gov. Mitt Romney briefly reaffirmed his opposition to gay marriage on Saturday while addressing Liberty University, considered a conservative and Christian university. via Huffingtontpost

Freshman At Berkeley Completely Tricks Out His Dorm [Vid]

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Ever wanted a “ridiculously automated” dorm room with mechanical curtains? You are in luck. Derek Low, a freshman at UC Berkeley, has tricked out his room in an epic fashion. His abode, which he nicknamed BRAD (short for Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm) has automatic curtains, light sensors and music befitted for every time of day or emotional experience possible. When his room is on “romantic mode,” for example, music plays and the… Read More

Girl Sues University Over Roommates Sexcapades

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If you think your roommate is having to much sex you aren’t the only one. Recently a former student at a Roman Catholic college filed a lawsuit against the school, claiming administrators didn’t do enough to help her when she complained that her roommate was having too much sex in their dorm room. Lindsay Blankmeyer said in a federal lawsuit that she suffered from depression and attention deficit disorder before she enrolled… Read More

Campus Suicide Leaves Students Struggling: Temple Univ (VID)

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Temple University in Pennsylvania is struggling to understand a shocking suicide that took place in the middle of their campus Thursday night, when a 25-year-old former student fatally shot himself in the head. Tobi Lim Sonstroem, from Berwyn, Penn., died at the scene, according to reports. The shooting took place at one of the busiest areas on campus and Sonstroem was reported to be alone at the time. “We all are in… Read More

Body Found In College Pond; No Foul Play Suspected [Video]

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A man’s body was found floating in a pond near an Aquinas College dorm Wednesday afternoon. Grand Rapids Police say the man, described to be in his thirties, may have been trying to cross the icy pond when he fell into the water. Investigators do not suspect foul play. Students at Aquinas College are currently on break, and there are no known witnesses to the accident. Police Capt. Eric Payne says an… Read More

Harvard Faker Sentenced To Prison

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WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man who faked his way into Harvard has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation by putting the university on his resume. A probation department spokeswoman says Adam Wheeler was sentenced Friday at Middlesex Superior Court. Prosecutors say the 25-year-old Wheeler got into Harvard and obtained about $45,000 in financial aid by falsely claiming he attended elite schools, including the Massachusetts Institute of… Read More

Student Disappears: Texted Sister About Harasser

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he search for a missing 19-year-old Kansas woman — last heard from via frightful text message that said a drunken man was pestering her — yielded few promising leads over the weekend. Aisha Khan, a student at Johnson County Community College, went missing at approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday morning while studying for her final exams on the University of Kansas, Edwards Campus, The Kansas City Star reports. “There’s a creepy guy that… Read More

Why Employeers Are Unsatisfied With College Grads

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Employer unhappiness with college graduates is nothing new. As the president of the University of Washington, Michael K. Young, told me recently, “employers have never been happy with the graduates colleges are producing.” Still, with three million unfilled jobs in a bad economy, it stands to reason that some employers are having difficulty finding the right workers. In the past few months, at conferences, at dinners, and on airplanes, I’ve had the… Read More

Wesleyan Student Killer Ruled Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman. A three-judge panel agreed with the defense for 32-year-old Stephen Morgan, and ordered a psychiatric report. The judges will commit Morgan to Connecticut’s maximum-security psychiatric hospital for the… Read More