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Florida A&M band fraternity charter revoked after hazing investigationupdated: Wed May 16 2012 13:20:00

The Florida A&M University marching band's fraternity charter has been revoked for five years because of a hazing incident two years ago, the Kappa Kappa Psi National Fraternity said Monday.

String of bomb threats reaches University of Pittsburgh chancellorupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 14:46:00

The home of the University of Pittsburgh's chancellor was among the latest targets of a series of empty bomb threats plaguing the Pennsylvania school, officials said Wednesday.

Mississippi State president: Student's shooting believed 'isolated incident'updated: Sun Mar 25 2012 14:22:00

The shooting death of a 21-year-old Mississippi State University student in a campus dorm room is thought to be an "isolated incident," and there is no indication others are endangered, the school's president said Sunday.

A look into how to stop hazingupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 05:29:00

Walter Kimbrough, President of Philander Smith College, discusses the culture of hazing and how to stop it.

University of Florida suspends fraternity for 'serious physical hazing incident'updated: Thu Feb 09 2012 05:29:00

The University of Florida has temporarily suspended its chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity after learning about a hazing incident involving fraternity members, a university spokeswoman said.

Only students can truly end hazingupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 09:42:00

In November 2010, I watched "HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" and saw a piece on the hazing antics at several historically black colleges and fraternities. I took to Twitter to share my thoughts on the issue.

Vermont fraternity chapter closed over rape surveyupdated: Sat Dec 17 2011 01:33:00

The University of Vermont's chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been closed after a survey surfaced online asking fraternity brothers whom they would rape.

Fraternity suspended over rape surveyupdated: Sat Dec 17 2011 01:33:00

A University of Vermont fraternity is under investigation after a survey surfaced asking members who they would rape.

Vermont fraternity suspended over rape surveyupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 17:19:00

The University of Vermont's Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is under investigation after a survey surfaced online asking fraternity brothers whom they would rape.

King's frat brother reflects on legacyupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 07:34:00

The only living member of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge line heads to Washington for the MLK monument dedication.

Fraternity brothers helped make King monument a realityupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 07:34:00

The newest monument in Washington dedicated to the memory and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is attracting thousands of Americans and foreign tourists. It will finally get its official day in the sun on Sunday. That is when the federal government will formally dedicate the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial on the National Mall.

Dorms go extreme to lure studentsupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 09:12:00

When most people envision a dorm room, they think of a cave-like space barely big enough to fit a TV, a closet and maybe a mini-refrigerator.

College students take ADHD drugs for better gradesupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 16:37:00

Jared Gabay is like many other college students. When he has a big test coming up, he turns to what's called a "study drug" for a little extra boost.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Cornell fraternityupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 13:25:00

The mother of a college student who died of alcohol poisoning at Cornell University is suing Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for $25 million in a lawsuit that alleges fraternity pledges bound her son's wrists and ankles and forced him to drink alcohol in a hazing ritual on the night of his death.

Man armed with AK-47 arrested on Missouri college campusupdated: Fri May 13 2011 19:10:00

A man suspected of firing a rifle in a shootout with authorities, which happened shortly after he tried to force his way onto a Missouri military base, was arrested Thursday on a college campus, police said.

Virginia Tech appeals fines from 2007 shooting rampageupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 18:04:00

Virginia Tech is appealing the $55,000 it was fined by the federal government for failing to provide a timely warning about a shooter on the loose in 2007, the Virginia attorney general said Wednesday.

Arizona student found dead at fraternity house, police sayupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 03:44:00

A male University of Arizona student was found dead in a fraternity house this weekend, university police said

Virginia Tech fined $55,000 in 2007 shooting rampageupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 03:54:00

Virginia Tech will be fined $55,000 for waiting too long to provide timely warnings about a shooter on the loose during a 2007 rampage in which 32 people died, the U.S. Department of Education said Tuesday.

Before her death, American was fulfilling lifelong dream in Japanupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 20:41:00

It was Taylor Anderson's dream come true to be living in Japan. Then, the March 11 earthquake hit.

Mourning American killed in Japanupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 20:41:00

Friends remember Taylor Anderson, the young American killed in the earthquake in Japan. CNN's Brianna Keiler reports.

Rutgers OKs co-ed dorm roomsupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 06:01:00

The New Jersey college will implement some gender-neutral housing in an attempt to make the university more inclusive.

Ex-Enron CEO requests prison leave after son found dead in dorm roomupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 20:55:00

The lawyer for Enron's jailed ex-CEO Jeffrey Skilling said Thursday he has reached out to the federal Bureau of Prisons to request that his client be allowed to attend his son's funeral.

2007: On scene of Virginia Tech shootingupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 06:52:00

On April 16, 2007, iReporter Jamal Albarghouti captured audio of the Virginia Tech shooting as it happened.

Report: Virginia Tech too slow to spread word about shooterupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 06:52:00

Virginia Tech violated federal campus security law when it waited too long to inform students about a shooter on the loose during a 2007 rampage that killed 32 people, the U.S. Department of Education says in a new report.

'Due Date' director talks Mel Gibsonupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 11:08:00

In the climactic scene of "Frat House," a 1998 documentary exploring the dark underbelly of college fraternity life, a man is down on all fours inside a dog cage. He chuckles as the frat brothers cover him in beer and Hershey's syrup, shouting profanities. However, the laughs soon turn to tears as the brothers douse the man with lighter fluid, spraying a flame dangerously close to their cowering victim, and instructing the man: "Move your left hand out! He needs an ashtray." That man was Todd Phillips, who today is the top comedy director in Hollywood.

Legislation targets harassment on campus in wake of Rutgers suicideupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 20:43:00

Two weeks after the suicide of a Rutgers University student whose sexual encounter with another man was broadcast online, Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-New Jersey, has introduced legislation to combat harassment on campus.

The internet and cyber bullyingupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 09:27:00

Internet safety experts talk about cyber bully prevention in the wake of Tyler Clementi's death.

Rutgers president to meet with gay community after student's suicideupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 09:27:00

Rutgers University's president pledged Friday to meet with members of the school's gay community amid furor over a student's suicide after video of his sexual encounter with another man was posted online.

Prosecutor: Bias charges may come in webcast of sexual encounterupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 22:02:00

New Jersey prosecutors said Thursday they are determining whether additional charges, including bias, may be brought against two Rutgers University students accused of invading the privacy of fellow student Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide after his sexual encounter with another man was streamed online.

Back to school with bipolar? How college can unleash maniaupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 08:16:00

The rituals of college -- making new friends, studying until dawn, excessive partying -- can stress out any young adult. But students with bipolar disorder, or those at risk for the condition, are even more vulnerable in a college environment.

Contest win fuels fierce debate over raceupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 15:34:00

What does it mean when a white sorority wins a competition that African-American fraternities and sororities not only created but also consider an essential part of their cultural expression? It means an uncomfortable discussion about race, history, culture and inclusivity that is not black and white.

Step competition disputeupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 15:34:00

Questions arise after an all-white team won a competition typically associated with African Americans. KNWA reports.

Shooting on university campusupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 23:14:00

A shooting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville has wounded several people. Affiliate WAAF has the video.

6 charged with sorority hazingupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 11:27:00

Rutgers University has suspended a sorority after police charged six of its members in a hazing investigation.

University considers 'gender-neutral' housingupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 13:39:00

When Columbia University student Sean Udell Manning enters his senior year next fall, he wants to share a one-bedroom apartment with one of his closest friends.

No sex with roommate presentupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 20:03:00

Tufts University bans sex in a dorm room while one's roommate is present. WHDH's Michelle Relerford reports. Frat House Firebombed in Coloradoupdated: Sat Oct 04 2008 15:00:00

Someone tossed a firebomb into a fraternity house about a block from the University of Colorado, setting off a brawl in a nearby alley No Smoking on Campus? Pennsylvania Smokers Fumeupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 06:00:00

A Pennsylvania ban on lighting up anywhere on university property is drawing strong opposition

Man's best friend being phased into dorm life updated: Fri Sep 26 2008 11:15:00

As university residence halls seek to transition into more homey environments -- with additions like full kitchens and single-stall bathrooms -- pet ownership is still forbidden for the majority of dorm residents.

Maximize dorm room space and styleupdated: Fri Aug 22 2008 11:12:00

For college-bound students, dorm room success hinges on learning how to maximize space and style on a minimal budget. Check out these great tips from a recent college graduate who learned the hard way.

University drug bustupdated: Fri May 09 2008 10:50:00

CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports on the arrest of 75 college students accused on drug-related charges.

Students arrested in drug bustupdated: Fri May 09 2008 10:50:00

Police arrest nearly 100 students at San Diego State University on drug charges.

Boiling water, pepper used in hazing, police sayupdated: Wed May 07 2008 16:28:00

Ten fraternity members at Tulane University face criminal charges in an alleged hazing incident in which pledges were repeatedly burned with hot water, cayenne pepper and vinegar, police said.

College drug sting snags justice, security majors, scores of othersupdated: Tue May 06 2008 21:24:00

About 100 people, including students majoring in homeland security and criminal justice, were arrested Tuesday in an undercover drug sting at San Diego State University, officials said.

Commentary: Student's view of campus safetyupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 10:14:00

College students are faced with many challenges each day. It's tough to balance a job with hours of homework, and to pay attention in class while planning an escape route from a lecture hall seat.

FSB: Marketing to college studentsupdated: Mon Mar 10 2008 09:37:00

Dear FSB: I have a product that I'm interested in marketing toward incoming college students. I would like to introduce them to my service before they show up to campus. How can I get the lists that contain addresses of incoming freshmen, or current students?

Smoke free campusesupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 10:31:00

New efforts are made to curb smoking on college campuses. CNN's Judy Fortin reports.

Smoke-free college trend growingupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 10:31:00

When 19-year-old Reid Overton wants to smoke a cigarette on his college campus, he has to walk to a distant parking lot and get into his car, but he doesn't seem to mind. "Even as a smoker, I don't like to walk past a cloud of smoke," he says.

University of South Carolina grieves updated: Mon Oct 29 2007 15:57:00

At the University of South Carolina, the campus is quiet, but students were still heading to their classes after six students were killed in a beach house fire during the weekend.

Flames engulf beach houseupdated: Mon Oct 29 2007 15:57:00

Home video shows the deadly blaze that killed seven college students in North Carolina. Affiliate WTVD has the video

University of Memphis football player killed on campusupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 19:20:00

A University of Memphis football player was shot and killed on campus Sunday night, prompting administration officials to cancel classes and plead for anyone with information to come forward.

Arrest made in DSU caseupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 17:46:00

Delaware State University officials announced an arrest of a suspect related to a shooting on campus last week.

Before school starts, freshmen quizzed on alcoholupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 21:32:00

Like most incoming college freshman, 18-year-old Aleksandr Kazachkov cannot wait for the freedom and new friends, as well as the chance to prove that he can responsibly live on his own. But before he can officially call Cornell University in Ithaca, New York his home, he must complete an hour-long online alcohol prevention course.

Dorm room decorating tipsupdated: Tue Aug 14 2007 21:16:00

College is a time for tremendous learning and personal growth. A time to make your own decisions and mistakes. Feel at home even when you're away. Nate Berkus shows you how to personalize and organize your dorm room -- without missing class! Common sense should be used in Title IX complianceupdated: Fri Jun 22 2007 00:25:00

Are women really as interested in sports as men? And if not, is it the responsibility of a college or university to create that interest?

Dobbs: Death and violence are not rites of passageupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 16:46:00

Our country is in shock at the slaughter of 32 Virginia Tech students and teachers. Our national consciousness will be dominated for days by the senseless deaths and the wounding of dozens more on Virginia Tech's campus.

One dies in University of Missouri frat house fireupdated: Wed Nov 29 2006 08:25:00

A fire broke out at a fraternity house just off the campus of the University of Missouri at St. Louis, killing a person believed to be a student, a university spokesman said.

CNNMoney: Dorms of the futureupdated: Thu Aug 03 2006 10:16:00

Solar-powered showers, biometric root beer dispensers and waterless urinals. The dorms of the future are already here.

CNNMoney: Best credit cards for college kidsupdated: Mon Jul 31 2006 11:55:00

Laptop, iPod, a messenger bag and yes, a credit card - all the staples of modern college life. Nowadays, owning a piece of plastic has become as much as part of the college experience as griping about the dorm food.

Sanjay Gupta: Grassroots effort important to combat fatupdated: Thu Mar 02 2006 10:17:00

Thursday night, we officially launched Fit Nation. We simply could not believe the response. The buzz in the room was palpable and you felt this tidal wave of anticipation from the students -- all anxious to get something done.

Money Magazine: I Owe Uupdated: Mon Dec 12 2005 16:42:00

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Money Magazine: I Owe Uupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

After years of saving for college (or scrambling at the last minute to come up with the dough), you've mailed the check for the first semester and are ready to pack your budding scholar off to scho...

Anthropology professor goes undergrad to study college lifeupdated: Thu Aug 25 2005 09:39:00

As a professor at Northern Arizona University, Cathy Small was baffled by undergraduates. They seemed less engaged, less likely to do assigned reading and more likely to ask questions like "Do you want it double-spaced?"

The business of dorm decoratingupdated: Fri Aug 12 2005 09:28:00

Denim fashions may be all the rage this fall, but Erica Green cares more about dressing up her dorm room than dressing up herself. Green, an incoming junior at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, plans to spend more than $500 on furnishings, from bright blue butterfly chairs and rugs to a TV-DVD combo unit.

Parties pursue elusive youth voteupdated: Thu Sep 02 2004 13:08:00

Republicans and Democrats are paying increased attention to young voters this election season, as President Bush and Sen. Kerry continue to be virtually tied in many polls.

Students, youth have power at the pollsupdated: Fri Jul 30 2004 06:47:00

College students favor Sen. John Kerry over President Bush in the upcoming election, according to a recent Harvard University poll.

Penn brothers want Bush in frat, not the White House updated: Thu Jul 08 2004 08:58:00

Analysts predict there will be relatively few swing voters in the presidential election this November.

Business 2.0: Giving College Kids a Smoother Move How AllDorm CEO Ryan Garman turned a difficult interstate trip into a thriving e-commerce coupdated: Tue Jun 01 2004 00:01:00

Moving into the dorm on the first day of college is a notoriously trying affair. To furnish their new digs on student budgets, freshmen either brave the lines at the local Target or haul their must...

Poll: Kerry leads Bush among studentsupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 10:07:00

College students favor Democratic presidential contender Sen. John Kerry over President Bush by a 10-point margin and have become substantially more dissatisfied with Bush over the past six months, according to a poll released Thursday.

Creator on first all-black reality showupdated: Wed Jan 28 2004 15:55:00

"College Hill" is a new, all African-American reality series that chronicles the joys and pains of black college life through the eyes of eight students. The show airs Wednesday on BET.

Fortune: Cool Supplies Heading off to school? We've done the homework, stocking a Barnard dorm room with an honor roll of updated: Mon Aug 13 2001 00:01:00

Attention, class. School hasn't even started yet, and already you have to answer some tough questions when it comes to technology. Yes, you need a computer at college, but which one? Windows or Mac...

Money Magazine: Back-To-College Buys Your kid's education is expensive. Here's how to save on the extras.updated: Fri Sep 01 2000 00:01:00

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MONEY readers had a mixed response to October's cover story, "How to Quit Young and Enjoy the Rest of Your Life." Most of you who sent us mail were intrigued by the independence that 49-year-old Ha...


WHAT MAKES A COLLEGE great? To parents it's a school that delivers top-quality education at reasonable cost, such as one of this MONEY Guide's top 100 values (see page 14). To students, however, a ...


Seven of money's 10 best college values are public schools, up from six a year ago. This is great news for students who live in the same states as these schools, because their families will pay bar...

Money Magazine: Inside the Top 10 A close look at the schools that offer the best deals reveals an array of academic and social stylupdated: Fri Sep 16 1994 00:01:00

Our 10 top college values have one thing in common: All of them are bargains when compared with schools of similar quality. Beyond that, they are extraordinarily different, so when you choose among...

Money Magazine: Avoid These Hidden Money Traps Helpful advice for your college search from our exclusive poll of studentsupdated: Fri Sep 16 1994 00:01:00

As you and your son or daughter search for the right college, keep these surprising facts in mind: -- While most college students today are happy with their schools, undergraduates at colleges with...

Money Magazine: Give a college this safety test No campus is completely free of crime. But you can make sure the schools updated: Wed Sep 15 1993 00:01:00

Colleges are beginning to come clean about campus crime. Thanks to the federal Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act -- passed in 1990 with the support of student crime victims and their fa...

Money Magazine: What makes a college great We look for schools that offer first-rate teachers, facilities and resources at a updated: Wed Sep 15 1993 00:01:00

Like any concerned parent, you want your child to attend a great college. But what makes a school great? Everyone seems to have a different answer to that question. To the heads of major universiti...

Money Magazine: the harsh facts of campus life today FOR TOO MANY STUDENTS TODAY, THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE MAY INCLUDE CRIME, updated: Tue Sep 10 1991 00:01:00

They will sit on verdant lawns, your children, speaking of Dylan Thomas, pre- Columbian art, hydrostatic equilibrium and Durkheim's theory of anomie. That may be the college life you dream of givin...

Money Magazine: Paying the Bills the budget crunch hits the campuses WITH COLLEGES HURTING FOR MONEY AND CUTTING BACK ON FACULTY updated: Tue Sep 10 1991 00:01:00

This is the decade of reckoning for America's 2,127 four-year colleges and universities. The pool of high school graduates is shrinking, from 2.7 million in 1989 to an estimated 2.5 million in 1994...

Money Magazine: finding a school that fits GETTING ANSWERS TO THESE CRUCIAL QUESTIONS WILL HELP YOUR CHILD MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE.updated: Tue Sep 10 1991 00:01:00

By thoroughly investigating colleges now, your child can avoid having to switch schools later on. Each year, an astonishing number of students decide that they made the wrong choice. Based on past ...

Money Magazine: America's 10 Best College Buys Not all are public -- some aren't even cheap -- but they give good educational value.updated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

The marketplace for higher education, like securities markets, has pockets of opportunity: schools that, like undervalued stocks, are worth more than you have to pay for them. This fact was verifie...

Money Magazine: How to Be a Smart College Shopper As costs top $20,000 at some schools, families must look harder at eduupdated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

Americans can be the keenest of consumers -- dickering with car dealers, driving dozens of miles to discount outlets to save a few bucks on a Calvin Klein skirt. Yet until recently, Aeven sharp sho...

Money Magazine: What Colleges Don't Tell You Your child's freshman year can bring unpleasant surprises. To avoid disappointment, ask the tough qupdated: Sun Apr 01 1990 00:01:00

April is the cruelest month for tens of thousands of anxious high school seniors. Each day they go to the mailbox looking for responses from the colleges of their choice, either in a thick envelope...

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