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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard

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Decline: 19% of college students think it’s okay to shut down a speaker with violence

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Four Boston College students attacked with acid in France

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Boston College student in acid attack in France asks prayers for suspect

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France: Acid attack on 4 Boston College students not seen as terror act

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Four Boston College students hurt in acid attack in France

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Bounce, chow down and race your way to these top 10 F-M attractions for college students
10. Fargo Escape Room. The Fargo Escape Room is a live-action game where participants must use the clues that are given to them to get out of a locked room in a set amount of time! Located behind the Flying J plaza on 32nd Avenue in south Fargo, Thunder Road serves as a family fun park. Many of the activities include: Go Karts, Miniature Golf, Bumper Cars, Batting Cages, and Lazer Tag   Read More ...
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More, and more diverse, US college students voted in 2016
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Whether motivated by support for particular policies or enthusiasm – or ire – toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of U.S. college and university students nationwide. That’s the finding of a new study of students at more than 1,000 U   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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Man charged with killing college student denies harming her
The attorney for 29-year-old Joshua Hupperterz said outside court Wednesday that Hupperterz tells him he "didn't cause any harm" to Jenna Burleigh. Burleigh's body was found early this month on property belonging to the defendant's grandmother. The property is located about 140 miles (225 kilometers) north of the Philadelphia college's campus. The 22-year-old Burleigh vanished at the end of August. She was last seen on surveillance video leaving a bar near campus with Hupperterz, a former Temple student   Read More ...
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More than 1 in 10 college students is a single mom
Most people who know Mary White wonder when she has time to sleep. It’s a fair question given her schedule. The 28-year-old spends her Mondays and Tuesdays in class or studying for her nursing program at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Mass. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, White has eight-hour clinical days and studies when she can find the time. She also picks up at least three 10-hour overnight shifts a week at a group home for psychiatric patients   Read More ...
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A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech
Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response to speech. Just ask college students. A fifth of undergrads now say it’s acceptable to use physical force to silence a speaker who makes “offensive and hurtful statements.” That’s one finding from a disturbing new survey of students conducted by John Villasenor, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and University of California at Los Angeles professor   Read More ...
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Catherine Rampell: A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech
Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response to speech. Just ask college students. A fifth of undergrads now say it’s acceptable to use physical force to silence a speaker who makes “offensive and hurtful statements.” That’s one finding from a disturbing new survey of students conducted by John Villasenor, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and University of California at Los Angeles professor   Read More ...
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DA: No charges in Lafayette College student's death
Authorities say, at this time, there is no evidence of a crime in the death of a Lafayette College student last week and it does not appear any charges will be filed.   Read More ...
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Give Private College Students Connecticut Transit Pass
An easy, inexpensive alternative for getting anywhere in our state was recently announced by the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State Colleges and University System. Called the U-Pass CT program, it offers access to the Connecticut transit system statewide through a $20 per semester public bus and train pass for students who attend those institutions   Read More ...
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Indianapolis college student killed by school bus identified
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Coroners have identified a college student who was struck and killed by a school bus on a downtown Indianapolis campus. The Marion County Coroner's Office said Tuesday that 18-year-old Fatima Hassuneh died of multiple blunt force injuries. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis says Hassuneh was crossing a street with the right of way Monday afternoon when the bus hit her as it turned left   Read More ...
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Poll Shows One Fifth Of College Students Say Violence Against Controversial Speakers Is Acceptable
A disturbing new poll shows that a full 19 percent of college students think that it is acceptable to use violence to disrupt a speaker who is saying "offensive and hurtful" things on campus.   Read More ...
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Decline: 19% of college students think it’s okay to shut down a speaker with violence
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A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech
Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response to speech. Just ask college students. A fifth of undergrads now say it’s acceptable to use physical force to silence a speaker who makes “offensive and hurtful statements.” That’s one finding from a disturbing new survey of students conducted by John Villasenor, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and University of California at Los Angeles professor   Read More ...
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A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech
Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response to speech. Just ask college students. A fifth of undergrads now say it’s acceptable to use physical force to silence a speaker who makes “offensive and hurtful statements.” That’s one finding from a disturbing new survey of students conducted by John Villasenor, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and University of California at Los Angeles professor   Read More ...
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College student killed by Indianapolis school bus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Police say a college student has been struck and killed by a bus in Indianapolis. The bus belonged to Indianapolis Public Schools. The victim was a female student at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. TV station WXIN says the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Monday. Campus police Det. Kimberly Minor says the bus driver was cooperative and passed an alcohol test   Read More ...
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Minn. college student left in car after crash as driver fled identified
MINNEAPOLIS -- The woman who died in a Minneapolis car crash early Sunday has been identified as a University of St. Thomas junior from Eden Prairie, Minn.Ria   Read More ...
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Minn. college student left in car after crash as driver fled identified
MINNEAPOLIS -- The woman who died in a Minneapolis car crash early Sunday has been identified as a University of St. Thomas junior from Eden Prairie, Minn.Ria   Read More ...
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Four Boston College students, including two New Yorkers, hit with acid pray for 'mentally ill' French attacker
The American college students attacked with acid at a French train station are urging compassion for their assailant suffering from “mental illness.” Michelle Krug, from White Plains, N.Y., and Charlotte Kaufman, from Long Island, were with friends Courtney Siverling and Kelsey Kosten in the southern city of Marseille on Sunday morning when a woman splashed them with a caustic substance. The attack at a transit hub sparked worries of extremism, though Boston College said that French police described the acid thrower as “disturbed   Read More ...
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Boston College students attacked in France forgive attacker, ask for prayers for her
A Boston College student who was attacked at Marseille’s train station in France on Sunday has forgiven the assailant who attacked her and her friends with acid. In a Facebook post following the attack, Courtney Siverling wrote that she prays “that the attacker would be healed from her mental illness in the name of Jesus and receive the forgiveness and salvation that can only come from Him   Read More ...
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Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant
BOSTON (AP) — American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers from a mental illness. French authorities have said they don't believe extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman arrested in the attack on the four Boston College students, who are studying abroad. One of the students, Courtney Siverling, said in a post on Facebook that she was not injured and that all the women are "safe   Read More ...
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Four Boston College students attacked with acid in France
The four young women are Boston College students studying abroad, the school said Sunday Boston College: Students are "fine" (CNN)Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in Marseilles, southern France, a spokeswoman for the Prefecture of Police of Bouches-du-Rhône said. All four are women in their early 20s. Two of them were taken to a hospital and two were in shock, police said   Read More ...
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American College Student Attacked with Acid in France Hopes Suspect Receives ‘Forgiveness and Salvation’
Two of the four American woman allegedly attacked with acid at a train station in France early Sunday morning have posted to Facebook about their ordeal. The woman have all been identified as Boston College undergraduate students from the class of 2019, according to the Massachusetts school. Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, Michelle Krug, and Kelsey Kosten, were all treated and released from Hôpital de la Timone in Marseille, University Spokesman Jack Dunn confirmed Sunday   Read More ...
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Boston College students sprayed by acid in France pray for their alleged attacker
Two of the four Boston College students who were sprayed by acid during an alleged attack in France on Sunday are speaking out and asking for prayers for their attacker. The four juniors, identified as Courtney Siverling, Michelle Krug, Charlotte Kaufman and Kesley Korsten, were all sprayed in the face with acid outside of the Marseille-Saint Charles train station early Sunday morning   Read More ...
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Americans College Student Attacked with Acid in France Hopes Suspect Receives ‘Forgiveness and Salvation’
Two of the four American woman allegedly attacked with acid at a train station in France early Sunday morning have posted to Facebook about their ordeal. The woman have all been identified as Boston College undergraduate students from the class of 2019, according to the Massachusetts school. Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, Michelle Krug, and Kelsey Kosten, were all treated and released from Hôpital de la Timone in Marseille, University Spokesman Jack Dunn confirmed Sunday   Read More ...
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Boston College students expected to stay in France despite acid attack
An acid attack on four Boston College students at a train station in France left the campus reeling, as French authorities sort through what caused a disturbed 41-year-old woman to target them. The students — Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, Michelle Krug and Kelsey Kosten — were treated and released from a French hospital without serious injury after the attack in Marseille yesterday and are expected to remain in Paris, BC spokesman Jack Dunn said   Read More ...
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Boston College student in acid attack in France asks prayers for suspect
PARIS (AP) — An American college student who was one of four women attacked with acid at a Marseille train station says on Facebook that she’s planning to continue her “incredible opportunity” to study in France. Michelle Krug asked for prayers for the alleged assailant, a 41-year-old woman described by police as “disturbed.” Two women who posted late Sunday on Facebook asked for prayers for the assailant   Read More ...
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France: Acid attack on 4 Boston College students not seen as terror act
PARIS (AP) — Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in France, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the local prosecutor’s office and the students’ school said. Police in France described the suspect as “disturbed” and said the attack was not thought at this point to be terror-related, according the university’s statement   Read More ...
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Boston College students hurt in Marseille acid incident express concern for attacker
Two of the four Boston College students who were injured Sunday in Marseille, France, when a woman sprayed acid in their faces are speaking out. Michelle Krug and Courtney Siverling, BC juniors who are enrolled in the college’s Paris program, posted on Facebook late Sunday. Krug wrote that she and her friends “are anticipating a quick recovery.” Krug, Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, and Kelsey Kosten were sprayed in the face by a 41-year-old woman who French officials said was motivated by extremist views, according to police   Read More ...
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American college students victimized by acid attack in France were all studying abroad
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Four Boston College students attacked with acid in France
A French woman hurled acid at four Boston College students at a Marseille train station Sunday, according to police and school officials. The 41-year-old suspect was apprehended after dousing the women in the face with the corrosive liquid at the Marseille-Saint Charles train station, according to the private Jesuit university. School officials identified the four Boston College juniors as Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, Michelle Krug and Kelsey Kosten, all of whom were studying abroad in Paris   Read More ...
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Four Boston College students hurt in acid attack in France
Four Boston College students hurt in acid attack in France WEBVTT WE HAVE MORE TONIGHT FROM THEBOSTON COLLEGE CAMPUS.TONIGHT, WE ARE GETTING OURFIrtRST LOOK OF THE AFTERMATH ATTHE ST CHARLES STATION SHORTLYAFTER FOU BOSTON COLLEGErtJUNIORS WERE INVOLVED IN ANATTACK EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.TWO OF THE FOUR STUDENTS WEREINJURED BY ACID THROWN IN THEIRFACErtS I A MENTALLY -- BY AMENTALLY ILL WOMAN.>>rt THE WOMAN SAT DOWNIMMEDIATELY ON THE STREET CORNERUNTIL THE FRENCH POLICE ARRIVEDTO ARREST HER   Read More ...
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Boston College students ID'd as Marseille acid attack victims
Students treated for burns in French hospital. . Boston College students ID'd as Marseille acid attack victims Students treated for burns in French hospital WEBVTT WE HAVE MORE TONIGHT FROM THEBOSTON COLLEGE CAMPUS.TONIGHT, WE ARE GETTING OURFIrtRST LOOK OF THE AFTERMATH ATTHE ST CHARLES STATION SHORTLYAFTER FOU BOSTON COLLEGErtJUNIORS WERE INVOLVED IN ANATTACK EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.TWO OF THE FOUR STUDENTS WEREINJURED BY ACID THROWN IN THEIRFACErtS I A MENTALLY -- BY AMENTALLY ILL WOMAN   Read More ...
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College student dies in rock-climbing fall in Vermont
BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a college student from Tennessee has died in a rock-climbing accident in Vermont. State police say 20-year-old Rebecca Ryan, of Knoxville, was with friends at a popular climbing area in Bolton on Saturday when she fell from a 90-foot (27-meter) cliff she was trying to descend. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Ryan was a junior in the University of Vermont’s nursing and health sciences program, studying to be an athletic trainer   Read More ...
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4 Boston College students attacked with acid in France
BOSTON (AP) — The four female U.S. tourists who authorities say were attacked with acid at a train station in France have all been identified as Boston College students who are studying abroad. The university said in a statement the students were treated for burns at a hospital in Marseille, France, after they were attacked by a 41-year-old woman Sunday morning   Read More ...
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