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California state budget could cut $200M from UC system

U. California faces a $200 million state funding cut this year if voters do not approve Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax increases in November, according to Brown’s January budget plan announced Thursday.

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Big Ten issues statement on Penn State

The Big Ten announced Thursday it plans to investigate Penn State involvements in the Jerry Sandusky allegations.

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Editorial: The right reaction

Syracuse fired Bernie Fine, its longtime associate head basketball coach, Sunday night amid allegations that he had molested several ball boys while they were involved with the program.

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Former FBI director Louis Freeh to lead Penn State’s special committee

Former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Louis Freeh will lead Penn State’s newly created Special Committee in an independent investigation of the university’s actions surrounding the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case.

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Board of Trustees fire Joe Paterno, Graham Spanier

The Pennsylvania State U. is without its longtime president and iconic football coach, effective immediately. The Penn State Board of Trustees announced its unanimous decision to fire former University President Graham Spanier and former head football coach Joe Paterno Wednesday night.

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Curley, Schultz arraigned and released on $75,000 unsecured bail

Curley, Schultz arraigned and released on $75,000 unsecured bail

Penn State Director of Athletics Tim Curley and former Interim Senior Vice President for Business and Finance Gary Schultz were arraigned and released on $75,000 unsecured bail Monday afternoon in Harrisburg.

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Sandusky charged for sex abuse; Curley, Schultz, charged for perjury

Sandusky charged for sex abuse; Curley, Schultz, charged for perjury

Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky used university facilities to sexually abuse young boys over a span of at least 10 years, and top university officials lied under oath about their knowledge of the events, according to a 23-page grand jury presentment.

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Grand jury report released in Sandusky case

At least two senior administrators at Penn State were made aware of reports that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused a young boy in an on-campus shower area and did not report the situation to police, according to a grand jury report released Saturday.

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Column: Drug testing invasion of students’ rights

Column: Drug testing invasion of students’ rights

Linn State Technical College, a small technical school outside of Linn, Mo., with an enrollment of only 1,200 students recently decided it was in the best interest of the school to make drug testing mandatory for enrollment, becoming the first university in the country to do so.

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Clickers misuse in classrooms causes controversy among teachers

Grant Aslup had good intentions when he helped his friend cheat the attendance record for a science class at U. Nebraska-Lincoln last spring. “My friend was recurrently sick and had unfortunate things happen to him, so I just kept his clicker,” said Aslup, a sophomore theater major. Aslup said he assisted his friend by using his clicker, in addition to his own, to answer quiz questions and report attendance.

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