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Women Headed Off To College In The Fall Learn Self Defense

When a self-defense class geared toward women heading to college opened up to the public – lots of locals jumped at the chance to learn.

06/04/2015

Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

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Penn State Social Groups To Be Examined After Photo Scandal

The president of Penn State University says a task force will examine aspects of fraternity and sorority life as police investigate photos of naked and semi-nude women posted on a Facebook page linked to a university fraternity.

03/23/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

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Pitt Drills No. 12 North Carolina 89-76

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) — Pitt sophomore Sheldon Jeter called out his teammates earlier this week following a 69-56 loss to Louisville with concerns of intimidation against the ranked opponent. Entering Saturday’s game against No. 12 […]

02/14/2015

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Joe Starkey Gets Unsolicited Phone Call From Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim

After Pitt’s 83-77 victory over Syracuse on Saturday, Jim Boeheim was asked by Joe Starkey about his program’s recently self-imposed sanctions stemming from potential academic violations in 2007 and things got a little heated.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015

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New Program Allows Students To Earn Community College Credit For Life Experience

There’s a new way for you to earn college credit and it could save you time and money.

02/04/2015

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Some Local Students Turning To ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Help Pay For College

College can be really expensive and sometimes, working a traditional job to pay for those expenses isn’t necessarily going to cut it.

02/04/2015

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Video Gaming On The Rise As A Collegiate Sport

It’s filling sports arenas throughout the world. Competitors square off for multi-million dollar prizes. But is it a sport?

01/28/2015

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The College Perspective: Is College Worth the Cost?

At some point every high school student will ask, “Do I need to go to college?

12/04/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

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Students Have Pick Of Colleges Thanks To Drop In Enrollment

After decades of runaway tuition costs — the tables may finally be turning.

11/14/2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With Abdullah

This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.

11/13/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 1: Fred Ross #8 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates with Robert Johnson #12 after he scores a touchdown against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the second half at Davis Wade Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: No. 1 Mississippi State With Something To Prove At Alabama

At Mississippi State, this week is an opportunity to prove to the college football world their bubble is not easy to pop. Mississippi State has won at LSU. They have handled defending SEC champion Auburn. They are ranked number one in the country, yet they still have something to prove.

11/11/2014

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