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March 14, 2005

A criminology course at the University of Northern Colorado is the setting for one of David Horowitz's favorite stories. As he tells it, a required essay on a mid-term exam was for students to "explain why George Bush is a war criminal." A student submitted an essay on why Saddam Hussein was a war criminal and she received an F.

March 11, 2005

State efforts to eliminate affirmative action may focus on race, but they can also destroy programs for female students, says a new report.

March 11, 2005

An anti-Semitic Web site is publishing photographs and biographies of Jewish faculty members at UCLA's law school.

March 11, 2005

Moving expeditiously, the full chamber approves a vocational education bill.

March 11, 2005

Football coaches forced athletes to practice excessively and athletes got $73,000 in books they did not need.

March 11, 2005

It's not often that National Collegiate Athletic Association officials get dragged before Congress and come out smelling like a rose. But that's what happened Thursday at a House hearing on the use of anabolic steroids in sports, and the NCAA has Major League Baseball to thank. Members of two House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittees raked baseball officials over the coals at the hearing, condemning the league repeatedly for doing too little, and too late, to uncover steroid use and to punish those found to have used the muscle-building drugs.

March 11, 2005

The percentage of high school sophomores who plan to earn a bachelor's degree or higher reached 72 percent in 2002, up from 59 percent in 1990 and 41 percent in 1980. The data are from an Education Department report released Thursday that focuses on the aspirations and skills of high school sophomores.

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