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U of California Sued Over Student's Drug-Induced Brain Damage

The mother of a UC Berkeley student left severely brain-damaged in 2010 after a drug overdose at a campus residence sued the University of California regents and the Berkeley Student Cooperative on Thursday, saying they knew of rampant drug abuse at the house but failed to protect the students.

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Debate At Boston U Extends To Safety

A controversy that began with the arrests of two Boston University ice hockey players on sexual assault charges has mushroomed into a broader debate about women’s safety after a recent graduate called the school’s behavioral health hot line late at night and found only what she called “a useless loop of automated menus.’’

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U Of California Berekely Chancellor Raised No Objection To Baton Report

E-mails have surfaced that for the first time reveal UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau was informed on Nov. 9 while traveling that police used batons to forcibly remove an encampment involving hundreds of student Occupy protesters, yet did not call a halt to their use.

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Huguely Trial Highlights Alcohol Abuse At Colleges, Universities

Students drinking at 'epidemic' levels, educator says

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Texas Christian U Students Take Pride In School's Response To Drug Bust, Say Problem Is No Worse Than On Other Campuses

We sent reporters Joe Richardson and Ashley Stainton to TCU to take the temperature on campus and ask whether they believe the drug problems there are prevalent, in light of Wednesday's arrests.

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Norovirus Sickens About 85 George Washington University Students

University officials said in a statement Wednesday that norovirus was the cause of dozens of cases of gastrointestinal illness.

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Police: Texas Christian U Students Sold Drugs To Undercover Officers During Sting

Fifteen TCU students, including four members of the football team, were among 18 people arrested early Wednesday after a six-month drug sting in which deals allegedly went down everywhere from players' homes to a Hooters restaurant.

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Lice Outbreak Affects 4 Dorms At Huntington U.

Officials at Huntington University in northeast Indiana say an outbreak of head lice is affecting students in four dormitories.

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15 At Colby Sanctioned For Sexual Misconduct

Colby College, a small liberal arts school in Maine, has found that the actions of 15 students violated the school’s sexual misconduct policy, leading to suspensions and campuswide soul-searching.

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