[19 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
Occupy Wall Street Abolishes $3.8 million in Other People’s Student Loan Debt

It said it has been buying the debts for pennies on the dollar from debt collectors, and then simply forgiving that money rather than trying to collect it.

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
Occupy Wall Street Abolishes $3.8 million in Other People’s Student Loan Debt

It said it has been buying the debts for pennies on the dollar from debt collectors, and then simply forgiving that money rather than trying to collect it.

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Awards_Scholarships, Featured, Headline, Off Campus, Web Features »

[17 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
Students React To The Closure Of A Giant For-Profit College

Everest’s parent company, Corinthian, is selling this Pompano Beach campus and 84 other schools across the U.S. It looks like business as usual here at the eight-story office building, where a sign in the window still reads “Everest University, Changing Students’ Lives.”

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
College Students Invent Nail Polish as a Shield Against Rape

Four college students in North Carolina have invented a nail polish that changes color if it comes in contact with drugs commonly used to render a person helpless in order to rape him or her: Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB. But there’s been a backlash against the product — from women.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High

Jeffery Corbett’s daughter is attending community college. Corbett, a fundraiser for a nonprofit, says a high school diploma just won’t get you very far. And he knows; he doesn’t have a college degree.

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[9 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
Federal Loans Tough To Come By For Community College Students

There’s a reason why one-fifth of the nation’s community colleges don’t offer federal student loans. Find out why.

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[2 Sep 2014 | No Comments | ]
Siblings, now at Separate Schools, Support Each Other After Playing Together at Potomac

Both Amber and Trey Porter attended Potomac Senior High School where they played basketball. Both siblings assisted their teams on a successful first round appearance to the Virginia State Basketball Championship held at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia; with Trey and the Panthers most recently winning a State Championship title in March 2014.

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[15 Aug 2014 | No Comments | ]
Tuition & Fees at Virginia Colleges Go Up

Virginia undergraduates at public four-year colleges and universities in the Commonwealth will experience an average increase of…

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[13 Aug 2014 | No Comments | ]
Super Moon Makes an Appearance

The moon appeared rusty early on but lost its color as it rose higher in
the night sky before clouds obstructed the view.

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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comments | ]
Alexandria Campus Breaks Ground For New Building Replacing Tyler

The Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College officially broke ground on a new three-story 80,000-square-foot academic building on June 26. The building will replace the current Tyler Building on campus.

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