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Columbia College students robbed by 3 males in 5th incident near Grant Park

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Mentors make the difference for college students

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Two Morningside students earn Principal scholarship

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Ski Deals For College Students At Colorado Resorts

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Carolyn Hax: College student can't say no to manipulative friend

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College Student Killed In Hit-And-Run

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Boy, 14, arrested in gang territory shooting death of college student not in gang

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College Student Accused of Considering Mass Attack
(SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.) — Police arrested a student at a Christian college in Arkansas, alleging he told officers he had been building small bombs and that he posted a note in a dormitory common room saying “the maniacal side” of his brain was a “fun little guy” who wanted to inflict mass casualties on society. Timothy Constantin, a 20-year-old John Brown University student from Gainesville, Florida, was arrested Tuesday and was being held pending a bond hearing Thursday morning, said the local prosecutor’s office, which didn’t know if he had an attorney   Read More ...
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Arkansas college student accused of considering mass attack
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Police arrested a student at a Christian college in Arkansas, alleging he told officers he had been building small bombs and that he posted a note in a dormitory common room saying "the maniacal side" of his brain was a "fun little guy" who wanted to inflict mass casualties on society. Timothy Constantin, a 20-year-old John Brown University student from Gainesville, Florida, was arrested Tuesday and was being held pending a bond hearing Thursday morning, said the local prosecutor's office, which didn't know if he had an attorney   Read More ...
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Columbia College students robbed by 3 males in 5th incident near Grant Park
Two Columbia College students were the victims of a fifth violent robbery in or near Grant Park in the past two weeks.   Read More ...
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3 college students carjacked at knifepoint, robbed
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say three college students were carjacked and robbed at knifepoint and three suspects have been taken into custody. New Haven police say a 21-year-old woman who attends Southern Connecticut State University was behind the wheel of her father's vehicle in October and drove to a parking lot to talk to two other students who were inside the car   Read More ...
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College student hopes to grow interest in agriculture
ALLEN, Neb. | Many college students take advantage of the weekends to sleep in, maybe watch a little extra TV and take their minds off of classes and homework for a little while. Hannah Borg likes that break from academics, too, but she prefers to get up early to clean out the barn or drive a tractor pulling a grain cart during harvest   Read More ...
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Police: Man planned to sell baking soda as cocaine to 'dumb' college students
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A Treynor man is facing charges after Iowa City police said he planned to sell baking soda as cocaine to "dumb" college students. According to a criminal complaint, officers stopped 23-year-old Nicholas Carolus near Linn and Washington Streets after he failed to obey a traffic sign. Police then arrested Carolus on an outstanding warrant. Police said Carolus admitted to drinking and "seemed very confused   Read More ...
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Mentors make the difference for college students
As a second-grader, I never thought about attending college. Neither of my parents attended college. In fact, my mom dropped out of high school to marry my dad. While not a college-going household, my parents encouraged my love of reading, fostered my curiosities and demanded academic excellence. They provided the foundation for me to break our family’s cycle and attend college   Read More ...
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Albuquerque college students find opportunity in strict new panhandling ordinance
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A group of college students in Albuquerque said they’re using the city’s strict new panhandling ordinance as a way to connect with a struggling population. It’s now illegal to hand something to a panhandler from your car. You have to pull over, park and get out. So that’s exactly what this group of about 20 UNM and CNM students did Sunday   Read More ...
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Two Morningside students earn Principal scholarship
SIOUX CITY -- Two Morningside College students are among 25 college students from Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin selected for the 2018 class of the Principal Community Scholars Program. The recipients were selected after being nominated by faculty or staff from their college or university and a rigorous review process. The program is designed to encourage student leadership to meet community needs   Read More ...
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Police: 2 college students set fires in dorm bathrooms
Hamden police say Bernhard Wright, of Oslo, Norway, and Carmelo Fazzolari, of Manalapan, New Jersey, were charged with arson and other offenses in the early Friday fires. Police allege the men set the fires in The Commons dormitory, which houses nearly 500 students. Several students witnessed the fires and reported them. Investigators determined the fires were intentionally set in two trash cans and several bathroom stalls   Read More ...
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This 11-year-old Utah girl is a full-time college student
Twelve credits of trigonometry, art, information literacy, and music are no match for Catalina "Catty" Lemmon, an 11-year-old who not only takes college classes, but also excels in them. Catty didn’t expect to enroll in classes at Dixie State University(DSU) this fall, but her mother, Asia Lemmon, knew she’d be able to handle it after they took an extremely accelerated 8-week pre-calculus class over the summer that had 16 weeks worth of material in it   Read More ...
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How First-Generation College Students Do Thanksgiving Break
I was still not prepared for how dead campus would feel. I thought I’d pick up extra shifts at my work-study job: Wrong — the campus movie theater was closed. Fine, I thought, I’ll get to study in the choice spots at the library: Wrong — the libraries were closed. Fine, fine, at least I’ll get to eat at the dining hall that normally has long lines: The only campus dining hall that was open, with very limited hours, was not the good one   Read More ...
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This 11-year-old Utah girl is a full-time college student
Twelve credits of trigonometry, art, information literacy, and music are no match for Catalina "Catty" Lemmon, an 11-year-old who not only takes college classes, but also excels in them. Catty didn’t expect to enroll in classes at Dixie State University(DSU) this fall, but her mother, Asia Lemmon, knew she’d be able to handle it after they took an extremely accelerated 8-week pre-calculus class over the summer that had 16 weeks worth of material in it   Read More ...
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New species of wasp found by college student, officials say
AUGUSTA, Maine -- Maine officials say a new species of wasp has been discovered. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says University of Maine student Hillary Morin Peterson discovered the species while conducting work for her thesis. The department announced the discovery on Thursday. The Brunswick resident named the wasp Ormocerus dirigoius, in tribute to Maine's motto, "Dirigo." It means "I lead" in Latin   Read More ...
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Ski Deals For College Students At Colorado Resorts
— Colorado Ski Country USA has compiled a list of deals specifically to help college students be able to hit the slopes this season. “Between tuition, textbooks, meal plans and everything else, college is expensive. Ski areas across Colorado, from the Front Range to the Western Slope and down to the southwest corner of the state, offer dozens of deals and discounts to keep skiing and riding affordable for college students and young adults,” the organization stated   Read More ...
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Councilman: College students are throwing bottles at police
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — College students have been throwing glass bottles at police officers, according to a Providence city councilman, who said he wants the city and the state to take action. Democrat David Salvatore said Wednesday he knows of five such incidents since September in the city's Elmhurst neighborhood, where he lives. "That's alarming for a number of reasons," he said   Read More ...
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Incoming Harford Community College students get acclimated to college life during iPrep week
Charese Michel, a first-year student at Harford Community College, says she picked up a host of skills during the week-long iPrep program that helped her have a smooth start to the fall 2017 semester. “Overall I thought that it was a great program,” Michel said during a presentation on iPrep to the HCC Board of Trustees Tuesday. “I had a great learning environment   Read More ...
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Loras College students raising money to replace 1960s planetarium projector
Well, that's what students at Loras College are dealing with at the school's planetarium. Inside of the planetarium, a 1965 Goto Venus mechanical projector sits in the middle of dome. When the lights are dimmed, the night sky reveals itself to you. Loras College students and the broader community can learn about constellations looking at this projection. However, there's a problem with the projection   Read More ...
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Georgia college student arrested, another sought in robbery
A University of West Georgia student was among four people arrested on robbery and gang-related charges after an incident near the Carrollton campus, police said. The victims, who police said were trying to sell drugs, met the suspects at the Campus Walk apartments and were robbed as they entered an apartment, which was vacant but had gang graffiti inside, police said   Read More ...
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North Texas college student was making party noise complaint when ceiling caved in
Carley Carroll and her roommates went to the Denton Police Department early Sunday morning to make a noise complaint about the party in the apartment above them. It was a good thing that the University of North Texas students were not at home, because the ceiling came crashing down while they were out. According to KDFW, the floor in the noisy unit above Carroll’s second-floor apartment gave way just before 2 a   Read More ...
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SEE IT: Apartment floor collapses under college students during wild homecoming party  
Students at a Texas college brought a whole new meaning to bringing down the house when the floor collapsed during a party over the weekend. University of North Texas students were celebrating homecoming on Sunday morning at a third-floor apartment at The Ridge in Denton when the floor suddenly gave way sending screaming partygoers crashing into the apartment below. The dramatic moment was caught on cell phone video and shows several students falling through a gaping hole in the floor   Read More ...
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Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse
close A raucous party in an over-crowded apartment near a Texas college came to a crashing end early Sunday when the floor collapsed into the apartment below. The harrowing scene at The Ridge at North Texas, near the University of North Texas in Denton, was captured on video from multiple angles and posted to social media. Many who were at the party could be seen crawling over beams and plywood after the collapse   Read More ...
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Austin College student dies after car hits a tree
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - A male Austin College student died after a car swerved in the 2800 block of East Tuck Street in Sherman and hit a tree Friday night. Sherman police said there were three Austin College men in a vehicle who didn't follow the curve of the road from Tuck Street turning onto Skaggs, which caused them to hit the tree   Read More ...
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New Hampshire college student signs with modeling agency after viral Instagram photo
Anok Yai, a 19-year-old Plymouth State University student, signed with NEXT Model Management on October 31 after a photo of her went viral on Instagram, according to the . Both Yai and NEXT posted on Instagram to announce their new partnership. Excited to announce that I am now signed with @nextmodels Thank you to everyone that's supported me along the way; hope you follow me on this journey #TheNextNext   Read More ...
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Carolyn Hax: College student can't say no to manipulative friend
By Carolyn HaxWashington Post Writers Group Dear Carolyn, I'm a college sophomore and I am close with a group of girls from my freshman dormitory. One of them, "Allison," relies on me too much and I can't handle it anymore. Allison is constantly asking to borrow my car (she can afford an Uber), get my help planning her class schedule, or for support in a crisis   Read More ...
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College Student Killed In Hit-And-Run
A minor car crash turned into a deadly hit-and-run on Long Island. An 18-year-old college student stepped out of her car to exchange information with the other driver and was run over. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.   Read More ...
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Pennsylvania college student reports being robbed at gunpoint by children
A Pennsylvania college student says he was robbed at gunpoint by a group of young kids. An alert from York College says the student was walking alone down an alley when he was approached by four or five children who demanded money. The student reported that one of them had a gun and was wearing a ski mask. The robbers appeared to be between 10 and 12 years old   Read More ...
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Consumer Reports: Protect college students from identity theft
Consumer Reports has important tips on keeping financial information safe on campus.   Read More ...
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College student can’t say no to manipulative friend
Hello Carolyn: I’m a college sophomore and I am close with a group of girls from my freshman dormitory. One of them, “Allison,” relies on me too much and I can’t handle it anymore. Allison is constantly asking to borrow my car (she can afford an Uber), get my help planning her class schedule, or for support in a crisis. Recently, she texted in a panic at 2 a   Read More ...
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Navy Vet Allegedly Abducted, Killed Va. College Student Found Dead 300 Miles Away in N.C.
Eric Brian Brown, 45, was charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Norfolk, Virginia, with kidnapping Billie, a student at the Art Institute of Virginia Beach. Also on Wednesday, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina, police charged Brown with murder. He faces life in prison if he is convicted, and remains in custody in Norfolk, Virginia, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He has not yet entered a plea to any of the charges against him, and it wasn’t immediately clear if he has retained an attorney   Read More ...
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Boy, 14, arrested in gang territory shooting death of college student not in gang
According to investigators, the shooting stemmed from decades of rivalry between the two gangs and the boundaries dividing their territories.   Read More ...
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Man Convicted of Murdering College Student Who Answered Craigslist Ad
(MARIETTA, Ga.) — A Georgia man who killed a college student answering an ad on Craigslist has been convicted of murder and faces life in prison. Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds says 24-year-old Kalynn Shiquez Ruthenberg was found guilty late Tuesday in the 2015 shooting death of 21-year-old James E. Jones. Reynolds says Jones was a junior at Clark Atlanta University when he responded Feb   Read More ...
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As college students flee Puerto Rico after storm, they stay put in Houston area following Harvey
Puerto Rican college students have moved to universities on the continental U.S. as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria, stoking anxiety among some that bright young students may not return when they are needed the most, The Wall Street Journal reports. The exodus of college students from hard-hit universities plagued New Orleans campuses after Hurricane Katrina. It's a fate that Houston-area colleges were largely able to avoid as they were left largely unscathed by Hurricane Harvey   Read More ...
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College students help inmates connect with their children
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — University at Albany students are helping local jail inmates connect with their children. Albany County Jail inmates participating in the program are recorded while reading a children's book. A CD of the reading is mailed with the book to the child's home. The goal of the program run from Albany's School of Criminal Justice is to lessen the emotional burden children feel when a parent is behind bars   Read More ...
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This Colorado college student was invited into Taylor Swift's home, and we have questions
KUSA - In case you have been living under an actual rock, Grammy-snatching, snake-reclaiming, case-winning Taylor Swift is releasing her sixth studio album, Reputation, this Friday. Although that in itself is a headline (it's been more than 1,100 days since Swift released an album), this story isn’t just me talking about how bleak these last 158 weeks have been for me   Read More ...
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Indiana College Student, 20, Falls to Her Death While Studying Abroad with Semester at Sea
A 20-year-old American college student died in Myanmar after she was gravely injured by a fall while visiting an ancient religious city. Kassandra Braun, from Fishers, Indiana, fell to her death on Tuesday while on independent travel to Bagan, an ancient city in Myanmar that is home to Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries. She was touring the country as a participant of the Semester at Sea program   Read More ...
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College student with breast cancer underwent treatment without missing a single class
Colleen Cappon’s senior year of college was different than most. While she lived in an apartment with her friends, stayed up late doing homework and went to parties on campus, the then 21-year-old had another side of her life that made her very different from the average college student. Every other weekend, she left school to drive two hours from campus to her hometown of Watertown, New York, where she would undergo chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer   Read More ...
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College Student with Breast Cancer Underwent Treatment Without Missing a Single Class
Colleen Cappon’s senior year of college was different than most. While she lived in an apartment with her friends, stayed up late doing homework and went to parties on campus, the then 21-year-old had another side of her life that made her very different from the average college student. Every other weekend, she left school to drive two hours from campus to her hometown of Watertown, New York, where she would undergo chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer   Read More ...
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Viral photos of Plymouth college student leads to modeling job
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