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Look Out Orange County

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Boston College spoof shows that "The O.C." isn't the only entertainment that can hook viewers on popper collars and preppy problems

A Shirt Isn't a Prerequisite

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Some things learned in school will inform major life choices that students make during college. Take shirtlessness, for example.

Jacob Authier, a junior at Chapman University, in Southern California, was home-schooled, so he never had to wear a shirt to class. "I have plenty of shirts I like," the film major said. "I just don’t like to wear them all the time.”

Hoping for a Year Without Dawgs or Hunkering Down

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Lake Superior State U. once again tries to banish overused and abused words.

Give Harvard Some Ideas

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We asked some observers of the higher ed scene for out-of-the-box suggestions about the next president -- and invite your thoughts too.

Ben Folds Goes Back to College

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Singer/pianist was high on wish list for student groups that booked concerts this spring.

Alternate Academic Reality

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Calling all professors: FOX wants you for spouse swap TV show.

Fun With Google and Diversity

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After scholars' group uses search engine to portray colleges as politically correct, others produce interesting results of their own.

Fashion School Cat Fights

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"Project Runway" spawns envy among fashionistas amid all-time-high student interest in the industry.

Food Fight

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A chef showdown -- featuring chicken but not nuggets -- highlights some scrumptious food trends in college cafeterias.

What Your Freshmen Don't Know

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Beloit College has released its latest "Mindset List," to help academics understand what freshmen know -- and what they don't have a clue about. This list has been prepared each August since 1998 and past lists are available online.

Here is this year's list, for the Class of 2010:

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