Why would you bet hundreds of thousands of dollars on Tennessee to win by more than 35? That's a question a bettor at BetMGM is surely asking after placing a $220,000 bet on the Vols to cover 35.5 against Bowling Green. Tennessee won the game easily 38-6. But the Vols didn't win by 36 or… Continue reading College football betting: Bettor loses $220K when Tennessee fails to cover against Bowling Green
Many Americans go to college and then move somewhere else for work. This is likely the same for people who went to college in their own hometowns. People with a college degree earn much more than the general population, so they might as well cast as wide a net as possible to find the best… Continue reading The Best College Town to Live In After College
One of the most important trends of the past century in the United States has been the dramatic increase in college education. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the percentage of Americans under the age of 30 who attended college for at least four years, with or without attaining a bachelor’s degree, was… Continue reading How Many People Had a College Degree Every Year Since 1971
Americans with a bachelor’s degree are nearly half as likely to be unemployed as those with only a high school diploma. While earning a college degree is a proven way to reduce the likelihood of unemployment, not all undergraduate fields of study provide equally solid job security. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019… Continue reading This Is the College Major With the Lowest Unemployment
St Kevin’s College in Oamaru is mourning the loss of one of its best and brightest. Year 13 pupil Roko Watesoni Tawatatau Tuapati, 17, known as Watson, sustained critical injuries in a crash near Teschemakers at Easter, and his life support was turned off on Tuesday. The South Island school has set up a Givealittle… Continue reading St Kevin’s College in Oamaru mourning death of student after Easter road crash
Dulwich College is a ‘breeding ground for sexual predators’, claims ex-pupil in open letter containing anonymous accounts of assault, harassment and revenge porn from 100 girls who went to school near the £21,246-a-year college Former Dulwich College pupil Samuel Schulenburg published an open letter It includes harrowing accusations of sexual violence, revenge porn and shaming Dr… Continue reading Dulwich College a 'breeding ground for sexual predators' says ex-pupil
Total overall student debt in the United States reached $1.6 trillion in June 2019, six times higher than in 2004. While students are having a hard time paying for college, getting a degree can still be a worthwhile investment, depending a great deal on where one goes to school. Some colleges are better known for… Continue reading This Is the Best College in America
The average annual earnings of a worker with a bachelor’s degree is about $78,000, or $33,000 higher than the average salary of a worker with no more than a high school diploma, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Some colleges and universities, of course , provide graduates with greater advantages than others… Continue reading The Hardest College to Get Into in Every State
There are numerous ways to fill a financial aid gap when paying for school. (iStock) Filing the FAFSA is a necessary step if you're hoping to get financial aid to cover the costs for college. The information you include is used to determine whether you qualify for financial aid. The size of your financial aid package and… Continue reading How to pay for college without financial aid
Fox News Flash top headlines for August 16 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Students at the University of North Georgia decided the best way to start the first semester of the coronavirus pandemic was to throw a wild party. Videos posted on social media show the carefree revelers… Continue reading Georgia college kids prepare for coronavirus semester with wild party
Fox News Flash top headlines for August 8 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A Democratic candidate for U.S. House in Massachusetts has apologized after college Democrat groups accused him of using “his platform and taking advantage of his position of power for romantic or sexual gain, specifically toward… Continue reading Massachusetts College Democrats accuse Dem House candidate of inappropriate 'sexual contact'
University College London (UCL) has joined the governing council for enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph. Paolo Tasca — former cryptocurrency lead economist at Germany’s central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, and founder of UCL’s ‘s Centre for Blockchain Technologies — confirmed that the university is the first academic institution to join the council. In an interview… Continue reading University College London Joins Governing Council for Hedera Hashgraph
Campus Reform reporter Eduardo Neret reacts as Georgetown students refuse to credit the president for the death of al-Baghdadi Students on liberal-leaning college campuses are biased against President Trump because they are subjected to a single viewpoint, Campus Reform digital reporter Eduardo Neret said Wednesday. How do college students feel about the U.S. military operation that… Continue reading College students refuse to credit Trump for death of ISIS leader: 'I guess it happened despite him'
The Boston College Eagles (4-3) battle the Clemson Tigers (7-0) in an all-ACC Atlantic clash in Week 9 of the college football season. The game gets underway at Memorial Stadium Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. In this one, we focus on the Boston College-Clemson odds and lines, with NCAA football betting picks and tips. Boston… Continue reading Boston College at Clemson football odds, lines, picks and best bets
The words amateur sports are time travelers. They come from a time long ago, when Americans had a more halcyon ideal of sports that perhaps wasn’t colored by, well, all this color on their courts and fields. The mindset it reinforces seeks to maintain a false purity, decelerating progress as it limits the very free… Continue reading The NCAA Will Evolve, or Die
College application season is approaching, and that means prospective students are in the midst of campus visits. Nearly half of students starting college in the fall of 2017 said a visit was “very important” in their decision, according to a report in April from the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los… Continue reading Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag)
A Republican Tennessee state lawmaker is now backtracking on his call for the elimination of higher education ― claiming he was speaking in “hyperbole.” State Sen. Kerry Roberts deemed colleges and universities a “liberal breeding ground” during a furious rant on his radio show Sept. 2 while discussing SB 1236 ― a proposal for a total… Continue reading GOP State Lawmaker Claims Call For End Of Higher Education Was ‘Hyperbole’
Joichi Ito gave himself some advice in 2008: “Reminder to self,” he wrote on Twitter. “Don’t invest with or take money from creeps,” although he used an earthier term. Then, over the next decade, he accepted about $1.7 million from Jeffrey Epstein. That money from Mr. Epstein, the disgraced financier who killed himself in jail… Continue reading Jeffrey Epstein’s Donations Create a Schism at M.I.T.’s Revered Media Lab
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday significantly tightened Obama-era rules for student borrowers who say their schools defrauded them, imposing a deadline on claims and eliminating a requirement that the department automatically wipe away the loans of some students whose schools closed while they were enrolled. The new rules apply to federal student loans made… Continue reading DeVos Toughens Rules for Student Borrowers Bilked by Colleges
Former professor sues over heckling during Pledge of Allegiance Former Santa Barbara City College adjunct instructor Celeste Barber says her civil rights were violated when she was heckled during a board meeting. When hecklers targeted Celeste Barber for her defense of the Pledge of Allegiance during a board meeting at a California community college, the former… Continue reading College professor who was heckled for defending the Pledge of Allegiance sues for violation of civil rights
Democrats should not let “free college” or “no debt” become litmus tests of progressive virtue in the 2020 election cycle. Too much is at stake. There are alternative policy ideas that are more equitable, more cost effective and more likely to pass in a polarized and divided Congress. With the average amount borrowed by bachelor’s degree recipients at… Continue reading Democrats’ ‘free college’ plans are simplistic and unfair. How about some realism?
More states are adding a graduation requirement for high school seniors: filling out the college financial aid form known as the Fafsa. This summer, Texas and Illinois joined Louisiana in requiring that seniors complete the lengthy form, formally called the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, to get a diploma. California and Indiana are said… Continue reading To Graduate, File a Fafsa, More High School Seniors Are Told
One college student made a discovery from “the land before time” on a recent paleontology dig: He unearthed a partial Triceratops skull. Harrison Duran, a fifth-year biology student from the University of California, Merced, found the 65-million-year-old fossil in the badlands of North Dakota. “I can’t quite express my excitement in that moment when we uncovered the skull,” Duran said… Continue reading California college student Harrison Duran has long been ‘obsessed’ with dinosaurs. He just found a real one
A family doctor in Stony Plain has pleaded guilty after being accused of having sex with four of his patients, one of who was addicted to opioids and continued to receive prescriptions from the doctor. According to the decision from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, Dr. Sanjeev Bhardwaj admitted to the allegations… Continue reading Stony Plain doctor admits to having sex with opioid-addicted patient, among others