Private colleges offer to ‘price match’ the tuition of public schools

NORTH TEXAS — We all love a good discount, right?! You’ve heard of getting the best deal when stores like Walmart will price match other stores. So what if you were able to bargain to get a lower price for college tuition? The Wall Street Journal reports private colleges like Atlanta’s Oglethorpe University are offering to “price match” the tuition of public state schools. And to compete with the University Of Pittsburgh and Penn State, Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania […]

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Ohio St. suspends Urban Meyer for 3 games for mishandled abuse case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State on Wednesday night suspended head football coach Urban Meyer three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport’s most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach’s wife accused him of abuse. The move followed a two-week investigation into how Meyer reacted to accusations that former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith abused his ex-wife, Courtney Smith. Zach Smith was fired last month after she asked a […]

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Voice of UW Football Tony Castricone in-studio on ‘Q It Up Sports’

UW Football play-by-play announcer Tony Castricone joined Q13 Fox Sports Director Aaron Levine in-studio on “Q It Up Sports” Sunday night to discuss the upcoming football season, which starts on Saturday September 1 against Auburn at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Castricone gave his impressions of the current team, ranked No. 6 in the preseason coaches poll, and one that was predicted to win the Pac-12 in a preseason media poll. Interview above.

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Texas college student gets a custom Whataburger decorated dorm

SAN ANTONIO — After picking out classes and before the first day of school, one of the hardest decisions a college student can face is figuring out how to decorate their dorm. Do you want a movie theme? Do you have a certain color scheme? Or will you just keep it simple? Well, one San Antonio college student didn’t have to debate because fast food chain Whataburger did it for him. Enrique Alcoreza became a resident assistant last year at […]

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UT Dallas students move into their dorms

RICHARDSON — School is about to be back in session and that means dorm move in time for some college students. Freshmen at the University of Texas at Dallas have officially started moving into their dorms “We offer full service move in. The parents drive up, their cars are completely unloaded they don’t have to move in a thing themselves. We carry everything upstairs and elevators for them and it’s there when they arrive,” said Matthew Grief, the Associate Vice […]

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Texas’ Tax-Free Weekend draws shoppers from near and far

GRAPEVINE — Benjamin Franklin famously wrote the only certainties in life are death and taxes.  Well, at least this for this weekend that’s only partially true in Texas as Tax-Free Weekend is back! Having started on Friday and running through Sunday, the event allows shoppers to buy most clothing and school-related supplies costing under $100 without paying any sales tax (check here for what’s good and what’s excluded).  That break is very beneficial as a nationwide survey by the National […]

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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer put on leave, investigation opened

Ohio State has placed coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium and provided text messages to former ESPN reporter Brett McMurphy between her and Shelley Meyer in 2015 and with the wives of other Buckeyes coaches. Courtney Smith also provided threatening texts she said came from her ex-husband, former […]

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UC Berkeley offering new Frank Ocean course

BERKELEY, CA — Beyoncé, Kanye and Kendrick Lamar all have one thing in common, and it’s not just their pyramids of awards! They’ve all had their very own college courses, and now Frank Ocean joins the list! Two UC Berkley students proposed the class. It’ll be called “Brain Like Berkeley: An Insight Into the Artistry of Frank Ocean,” which is a nod to his song “Novacane.” I proposed a course on Frank Ocean @ UC Berkeley and it got approved! Very stoked […]

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University of Central Florida fraternity members accused of posting revenge porn on Facebook

An Arizona student has filed a lawsuit against a fraternity and several of its members, alleging that some of its brothers shared nonconsensual intimate video and photos of her and other women on a private Facebook group. According to the complaint filed in a Florida district court on Wednesday, the woman had a long-distance relationship with one of the fraternity brothers at University of Central Florida Delta Sigma Phi’s chapter in Orlando. The complaint alleges that in October, he shared […]

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Did You Know?: Harvard University is older than a school subject

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Harvard is one of the most prestigious ivy league schools in the United States. Did you know it’s also the oldest university in the nation? Harvard was founded in September 1636 and named after the school’s very first benefactor, minister John Harvard. Get this: The school is so old, it pre-dates Calculus! Calculus came about somewhere in the late 1600s and was discovered by the infamous mathematician and astronomer Sir Isaac Newton, as well as fellow mathematician and […]

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