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Comet is likely interstellar visitor, NASA said

College football winners and losers led by Notre Dame, Georgia

CLOSE SportsPulse: Paul Myerberg gives us his opinion on which players over the course of college football’s history may have been snubbed for the Heisman Trophy. USA TODAY The stage is set for one of the most anticipated games of the 2019 season. No. 3 Georgia led Arkansas State 34-0 at halftime and breezed through a …

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Comet is likely interstellar visitor, NASA said

Can one team carry an entire college football conference?

CLOSE Can Clemson save cratering ACC?  Georgia Tech kicker Wesley Wells (38) reacts after a missing a kick against The Citadel. (Photo: Adam Hagy, USA TODAY Sports) Clemson was sluggish at times on the road but still looks like the country’s No. 1 team. That’s the good news for the Atlantic Coast Conference, because otherwise the league …

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To Retain College Students, Look to Academic Support and Campus Activities, New Report Finds

What keeps college students coming back for more? A new report on the effects college programs have on student retention attempts to answer that question. Academic advising meetings, Greek life, supplemental instruction, scholarships and tutoring are the programs that correlate most with improved student retention rates, according to a study of nearly 1,000 initiatives at …

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Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in US college scandal | USA News

Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging United States college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term and apologised for her actions on Friday after pleading guilty to paying to rig her daughter’s entrance exam. US District Judge Indira Talwani sentenced Huffman, the 56-year-old former star of the popular television …

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Student Sues College After Being Told Not To Exercise His First Amendment Rights Without The School’s Permission

from the students-shouldn’t-be-seen-or-heard dept Another public university is getting sued over its unconstitutional speech policies. While schools can place some restrictions on students’ speech, they can’t just carve out blanket exceptions that allow them to treat the First Amendment as a privilege it might extend to students if they’ve filled out all the proper paperwork. …

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Mom raises awareness about suicide in college

CLOSE On average, there are 123 suicides per day in the United States. If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. USA TODAY DES MOINES, Iowa – The mother of three never planned on getting a tattoo. That was before her son died by suicide, before she …

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