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Seton Hall Wants Your Enrollment, Seriously

The students who shuffled into Seton Hall University for the first time this fall semester make up a freshman class distinctive for one simple reason: they will be the last students ever enrolled in the college who weren’t eligible for its two-thirds tuition discount. Richard Perez-Pena reports in the New York Times that Seton Hall,… Read more »

All the True Believers

When Slate’s Dave Weigel interviewed Buddy Roemer the other day, the former Louisiana governor espoused his theory on why he’s not getting any press attention: “It depends on the quality of the reporter, I find. Some of them are just concerned about the money you raise and where you stand in the polls.” If reporters… Read more »

Pew Report Finds Spike in Hispanic Enrollment Numbers

A new report by the Pew Hispanic Center has found that Hispanic students between the ages of 18-24 enrolled in college at a rate faster than any other ethnic group in the 2009-2010 school year. During a year when total college enrollment for college-aged students was at 12.2 million, 1.8 million, or 15 percent, were… Read more »

Title IX to Set College Harassment Policies

Sandy Hingston at Philadelphia Magazine has written an article for the September edition about the no-tolerance sexual harassment policies most colleges have. Colleges are not subject to disciplinary policies set by the government, but as concern over sexual harassment has grown in recent years, the government is using Title IX as a means to steer… Read more »

Miss O’Donnell Comes to Washington

On Thursday, August 18th, former Delaware Senate Candidate Christine O’Donnell (right, with author) appeared at a Washington Barnes & Noble to promote her new book, Troublemaker. Billed as a political memoir, campaign diary, and rallying cry–and slapped with the Tea Party-approved subtitle Let’s Do What it Takes to Make America Great Again–Troublemakerr is the latest… Read more »