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Stutterer Speaks Up in Class; His Professor Says Keep Quiet

As his history class at the County College of Morris here discussed exploration of the New World, Philip Garber Jr. raised his hand, hoping to ask why China’s 15th-century explorers, who traveled as far as Africa, had not also reached North America.

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NYPD Infiltration Of Colleges Raises Privacy Fears

With its whitewashed bell tower, groomed lawns and Georgian-style buildings, Brooklyn College looks like a slice of Colonial Virginia dropped into modern-day New York City. But for years New York police have feared this bucolic setting might hide a sinister secret: the beginnings of a Muslim terrorist cell.

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At One College, a Fight Over Required Drug Tests

Linn State Technical College in Linn, Mo., informed students this semester that they would be required to submit to a urine test that would be checked for illegal drugs as a condition of studying at the college.

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CU-Boulder Counselors Will Begin Offering Online, Mental Health Screenings

Program will help reach out to students who need help, but don't come into office, officials say

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19 Colby Students Charged During Party

Nineteen Colby College students were summonsed early Saturday on alcohol-related charges at an off-campus party on Collette Street, according to police.

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Mich. State Univ. President Decries Racist Incidents On Campus; Police Investigating

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon condemned a string of racial incidents that have erupted on campus and will be addressed on Tuesday evening at a meeting of several student and community organizations.

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College Buzzing About Energy Drink Sales Ban

The University of New Hampshire’s short-lived decision to ban the sale of nonalcoholic energy drinks has created more buzz than the caffeinated beverages themselves.

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University Study Looks At Campus Sex Aggression

One in 10 students at Bridgewater State University has been the victim of sexual aggression since arriving on campus, according to survey results presented last week to students, faculty, and regional and state care providers who regularly deal with fallout from such incidents.

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Univ. of Notre Dame President Protests Birth Control Inclusion

President Barack Obama's health care overhaul should be changed so that religious schools such as the University of Notre Dame aren't required to go against their beliefs and provide birth control to students and employees, the school president says.

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Univ. Of Minn. Classes Target Social Awkwardness

Help is on the way for socially awkward engineering students. The Gemini Project, a new program in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering, is teaching social and professional networking skills to students who may struggle in those areas, specifically targeting engineering students.

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