Hazing: What Schools Can Learn From Robert Champion

Robert Champion was a 26-year-old drum major at Florida A&M University. He was a promising student, but his life was cut tragically short. He was killed by his own bandmates, other members of FAMU’s famed Marching 100. This was not a random attack, but Robert was beaten to death in the back of a bus used to transport marching band members to a competition. Robert’s beating death shocked the university, the community,...

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University of the People

University of the People, a tuition-free online university aimed at poor students around the globe who would otherwise not have access to higher education. The University embraces the worldwide presence of the Internet and dropping technology costs to bring tuition-free undergraduate degree programs to qualified high school graduates around the world. UoPeople offers Associates and Bachelors degree programs in Business Administration...

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The Wall Street Journal Student Edition – It Could Help You at College

If you are at college studying finance, accounts, or business then there is every likelihood that you have been making plans for signing up to the Wall Street Journal. I’d guess this is because you’d like to learn about every current news flash incident occurring globally or maybe you just desire an authoritative look at global political and trade investment topics. No matter which the situation may be, you ought to review...

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10 most iconic photos ever taken

(Photo by andrewrennie) Every now and then a photo is taken that presents such a powerful and unforgettable image. Annually the vote for the Press Photo of the Year is taken during the World Press Photo Awards for an image that “… is not only the photojournalistic encapsulation of the year, but represents an issue, situation or event of great journalistic importance, and does so in a way that demonstrates an outstanding...

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Facebook founder returns to Harvard

Cambridge, Massachusetts – Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg left Harvard University as a dropout with a novel idea. He returned on Monday with a triumphant message: he’s hiring. The 27-year-old CEO received a rock-star welcome during his first official visit since he left for California’s Silicon Valley in 2004. He made his recruitment pitch to 250 students at Harvard after a similar meeting at the Massachusetts...

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Oprah Winfrey receives degree from UFS

Oprah Winfrey shed tears as she was honoured by the Chancellor of the University of the Free State with her doctorate in education. A representative for O Magazine SA who is at the ceremony tweeted: “Triumphant organ tune as Oprah stands with her degree. She’s crying. Audience is ululating madly. What a moment!” After Winfrey was honoured, the Callie Human Hall at the UFS campus broke into song with the national...

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