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The Boston Globe

What’s Next for Harvard’s Affirmative Action Case? It’s Complicated

What’s Next for Harvard’s Affirmative Action Case? It’s Complicated

November 26, 2018

All sides have prepared for the Harvard University (MA) admissions case to land in front of the Supreme Court, with the justices ultimately weighing in on the future of affirmative action for the next generation of college students. But it may not be that simple. Several legal experts say it’s possible that the justices may give the case a pass, given the complexity of the arguments, the racially tense climate of the country, and the fact that they’ve grappled with the issue as recently as 2016.
All sides have prepared for the Harvard University (MA) admissions case to land in front of the Supreme Court, with the justices ultimately weighing in on the future of affirmative action for the next generation of college students. But it may not be that simple. Several legal experts say it’s possible that the justices may give the case a pass, given the complexity of the arguments, the racially tense climate of the country, and the fact that they’ve grappled with the issue as recently as 2016.

November 26, 2018

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The Boston Globe

Former Mount Ida College Students and Staff Are Trying to Move Forward

Former Mount Ida College Students and Staff Are Trying to Move Forward

November 26, 2018

Ten months after Mount Ida College (MA) abruptly closed, the school’s former professors are struggling to find new jobs, and many former students are facing drastically higher tuition bills at new colleges.  Meanwhile, an attorney general investigation into the actions of the college trustees is progressing, and state officials are working to avoid last-minute closures of other struggling colleges.
Ten months after Mount Ida College (MA) abruptly closed, the school’s former professors are struggling to find new jobs, and many former students are facing drastically higher tuition bills at new colleges.  Meanwhile, an attorney general investigation into the actions of the college trustees is progressing, and state officials are working to avoid last-minute closures of other struggling colleges.

November 26, 2018

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WAND-17, Decatur, IL

DePaul University Creates New Scholarship for Catholic Schools Across Illinois

DePaul University Creates New Scholarship for Catholic Schools Acro...

November 26, 2018

DePaul University (IL)  is announcing two new scholarship programs for graduates of Chicago Public Schools and Catholic high schools across the state.  The Chicago Promise Scholarship and the Catholic Heritage Scholarship will each provide $20,000 scholarships to any Chicago Public Schools graduate or a graduate from one of Illinois' Catholic high schools.
DePaul University (IL)  is announcing two new scholarship programs for graduates of Chicago Public Schools and Catholic high schools across the state.  The Chicago Promise Scholarship and the Catholic Heritage Scholarship will each provide $20,000 scholarships to any Chicago Public Schools graduate or a graduate from one of Illinois' Catholic high schools.

November 26, 2018

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WISN-12 News, Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University Rejects Call to House Homeless in Vacant Building

Marquette University Rejects Call to House Homeless in Vacant Building

November 26, 2018

Marquette University (WI) on Tuesday said the Jesuit institution is not in a position to use its facilities, "vacant or otherwise," to provide winter shelter to the city's homeless. The statement from university spokeswoman Lynn Sheka came shortly after Alds. Bob Donovan and Mark Borkowski held a news conference near a homeless encampment to press the university to open the former 155-room Ramada Hotel, now owned by the university, to open its doors to those without shelter.
Marquette University (WI) on Tuesday said the Jesuit institution is not in a position to use its facilities, "vacant or otherwise," to provide winter shelter to the city's homeless. The statement from university spokeswoman Lynn Sheka came shortly after Alds. Bob Donovan and Mark Borkowski held a news conference near a homeless encampment to press the university to open the former 155-room Ramada Hotel, now owned by the university, to open its doors to those without shelter.

November 26, 2018

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The Washington Times

Rider University Rejects Chick-Fil-A as Students' Top Pick for New Eatery, Citing 'Corporate Values'

Rider University Rejects Chick-Fil-A as Students' Top Pick for New ...

November 26, 2018

Rider University (NJ) has rejected student demands to bring Chick-fil-A to campus, citing the chicken chain’s “corporate values” that apparently don’t align with those of the private New Jersey school.  Administrators sent out a survey last semester asking students which restaurant they would like to see on campus, Campus Reform reported. After Chick-fil-A became the clear winner, the school decided to change course in the name of “inclusion for all people,” the outlet reported.
Rider University (NJ) has rejected student demands to bring Chick-fil-A to campus, citing the chicken chain’s “corporate values” that apparently don’t align with those of the private New Jersey school.  Administrators sent out a survey last semester asking students which restaurant they would like to see on campus, Campus Reform reported. After Chick-fil-A became the clear winner, the school decided to change course in the name of “inclusion for all people,” the outlet reported.

November 26, 2018

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