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A closer look at debt among students of color

Four U.S. Senate Democrats — including expected presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts) — are seeking feedback from more than 100 stakeholders on how to improve federal policies for student borrowers of color and make access to higher education more equitable.

Is personalization the key to energy efficiency?

Have you ever seen one of those big yellow cards on refrigerators, washing machines and other new appliances? These government-mandated notices indicate about how much energy the average U.S. consumer will save by replacing their older model at home with one of these shiny new things.

Closing Confucius Institutes

The tide may be turning for the Chinese government-funded centers of Chinese language and cultural education as universities grapple with calls from Washington to close the institutes down. Over past year at least 10 have closed or announced plans to close.

Stanford CRs fire back in battle to host Dinesh D’Souza (Update: It worked!)

Stanford University's College Republicans chapter alleges in a constitutional council complaint that the student government violated its constitution by not approving funding to bring a conservative speaker to campus.

2,500+ S.C. students won’t have to repay for-profit school after ‘unfair’ practices

More than 2,500 South Carolina students who attended classes at the for-profit Career Education Corp. won’t have to repay them, according to a settlement between the company and 48 attorneys general throughout the country.