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Will Work for Beer

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Economists find evidence that college students choose to take jobs not to pay tuition but to cover other expenses and, unless they work a lot, those jobs don't do much to harm their academic performance.

'We Are Students for Equality'

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WASHINGTON -- Thousands of students from hundreds of colleges converged here Saturday and Sunday for the National Equality March, the first national protest for gay rights in more than a decade.

Students from as far away as the University of Southern California and as close as George Washington University put down their books, rescheduled midterm exams and skipped team practices to bring student voices to the calls for same-sex marriage and an end to the military’s ban on openly gay service members.

Students Missing in Health Plans

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Legislation moving through Congress seems to forget college students in its provisions.

Swine Flu's Ebbs and Flows

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health departments have begun delivering H1N1 vaccines to scores of colleges and universities across the country, and those inoculations are arriving in very different climates for the illness from campus to campus.

Mocking the Holocaust

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At Reed, a satire imagining the murder of Jews at another college leaves many students angry. Was the betrayal the article -- or that it was shared with someone who isn't at Reed?

What the Morehouse Man Wears

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College bans caps, do-rags and saggy pants, and largely receives student support -- but faces criticism from gay group over restriction on women's clothing.

New Blueprint for Architecture

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Undergraduate programs are being revised to embrace more liberal arts courses and – in some instances -- to ease students’ workloads.

Prerequisite: Experience in War

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As veterans try to take advantage of the new GI Bill, Ohio State introduces courses only open to students who've served in the military.

Are Today's Grads Unprofessional?

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Today’s college graduates do not exhibit as much professionalism as their employers expect of them, according to a new study from York College of Pennsylvania.

Engaged or Confused?

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As National Survey of Student Engagement is released, a scholar questions the validity of its conclusions and the way it asks questions.

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