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May 24, 2006

Speaker at St. Thomas calls use of the pill "selfish," prompting some shocked students to walk out on their own graduation.

May 24, 2006

Eight years after a mentally ill man beat a fellow student to death in a dimly lit stairwell on the Knox College campus, an Illinois jury has found the college negligent and ordered it to pay $1.05 million to the family of the murdered student. In March 1988, Clyde A. Best, then a student at Knox, a private liberal-arts institution in Galesburg, Ill., beat Andrea Racibozynski, a 19-year-old freshman, to death with a brick in a glass-enclosed stairwell. Best was sentenced to 60 years in prison in 1999 after pleading guilty but mentally ill.

May 24, 2006

State regents raise standards for commercial institutions, but seek alternative to 'tax' on the colleges to fund enforcement.

May 23, 2006

Sagging enrollment prompts changes in the college's co-op curriculum to emphasize group learning and speed up graduation.

May 23, 2006

Presidents, rabbis, activists and students gather to consider matters of faith and headline-grabbing controversies.

May 23, 2006

Many a guest has Bill O’Reilly intimidated with his verbal jab-hook-uppercut combos. Dave Frohnmayer, president of the University of Oregon, however, was neither a guest nor intimidated.

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