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Supreme Court Reconsiders Race In College Admissions

Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.

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Study: Race-Neutral Admissions Can Work

As the Supreme Court revisits the use of race in college admissions next week, critics of affirmative action are hopeful the justices will roll back the practice.

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Report: Serious Crime Down, Arrests Up At U of South Alabama

The number of people arrested at the University of South Alabama rose in 2011, mostly because of increased enforcement of liquor and drug laws, according to statistics released by USA yesterday.

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Report Details Crime At UC Davis In 2011

The University of California, Davis, had its share of crime in 2011, according to the latest statistical report to the U.S. Department of Education.

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Perry's Freeze On College Tuition Gets Lukewarm Response

With an eye to the upcoming legislative session, Gov. Rick Perry on Monday called for freezing tuition rates for incoming freshmen at state universities during their first four years of college.

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Taxpayers Lose When Colleges Are Too Big To Fail (Opinion)

Many Americans opposed federal bailouts of financial institutions and large corporations. By promoting a "too big to fail" policy, favored businesses can engage in risky, undesirable behavior, while deriving unfair advantages over competitors, all financed by the taxpayer.

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Boulder Rep. Jared Polis Pushing Student-Loan Reform Legislation

Polis at CU-Boulder: Students aren't exhausting federal loan options first

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University Is Uneasy As Court Ruling Allows Guns On Campus

Over the last two months, with the school year in full swing, anxiety over the university’s new gun policy has risen — driven in part by the mass shooting at an Aurora movie theater on July 20 by a troubled University of Colorado Denver graduate student and by the deep scars that still cut through the state from the killings at Columbine High School 13 years ago.

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CSU Board OKs Tuition Increase — Good Only If Prop. 30 Fails

Trustees vote 11 to 3 for the 5% tuition hike that would raise $58 million in 2012-13. If the Prop. 30 tax-increase measure fails, CSU faces a $250-million loss.

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Republicans Push Bill to Help Foreign Science Graduates Stay

Republican leaders in the House of Representatives, hoping to pass a measure before the November elections to improve legal immigration, are pushing for a vote this week on a bill that would increase the number of permanent resident visas for foreigners graduating from American universities with advanced degrees in science and technology.

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