Deadly Texas crash: College students, golf coach killed - CTV News

Mar 21, 2022

HOBBS, N.M. - Nine people have died in a fiery, head-on collision in West Texas, including six New Mexico university students and a coach returning from a golf tournament, as well as a 13-year-old boy, authorities said. Those killed in the Tuesday evening crash included University of the Southwest students from Portugal and Mexico. Two Canadian students were hospitalized in critical condition. A pickup truck crossed the center line of a two-lane road in Andrews County, about 50 kilometres ...read more

Ontario's college faculty and staff are threatening to strike. Here are the latest updates - The Globe and Mail

Mar 19, 2022

People walk around Humber College in Toronto in October 2017. A full work stoppage would affect some 250,000 students at schools such as Humber, Niagara College, St. Lawrence, Seneca, Fanshawe, Centennial, George Brown and Durham. Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Update : The two sides agreed to binding arbitration Thursday night, ending the possibility of a strike. Ontario college professors, instructors and other academic staff had threatened to go on strike as early a ...read more

Coach and Six College Golfers Die in Texas Bus Wreck

Mar 17, 2022

The University of the Southwest said its golf coach, Tyler James, was among the dead and that two people were in critical condition. The wreck left at least nine people dead, including the university’s golf coach and six athletes. Credit... Eli Hartman/Odessa American, via Associated Press March 16, 2022 The University of the Southwest’s golf teams were making the kind of drive familiar to athletes at plenty of small colleges ...read more

College Seniors Prepare to Enter a Work World in Flux

Mar 15, 2022

DealBook newsletter As workplaces transformed by the pandemic negotiate a “new normal,” DealBook asked college seniors across the country what they hope it will look like. Credit... Illustration by The New York Times; Photos by Seth Wenig/Associated Press and Cayce Clifford/ The New York Times. Published Feb. 20, 2022 Updated Feb. 22, 2022 The DealBook Newsletter   Our columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin and his Times colleagues help ...read more

The US Gets Some More Tuition-Free College Programs

Mar 13, 2022

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Super Bowl 2022 Live Updates: The Rams and Bengals to Face Off

Mar 11, 2022

Get alerts for live updates. Image Aaron Donald celebrated his final play, pressuring Cincinnati quarterback Joe Burrow to seal a Super Bowl title. Credit... Ben Solomon for The New York Times INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams used a late comeback to down the Cincinnati Bengals, 23-20, in the Super Bowl on Sunday, capturing an N.F.L. championship by scoring a touchdown with less than two minutes remaining in the fourth ...read more

How MLB's Lockout Complicated Tommy Edman's Christmas Dinner

Mar 9, 2022

Things got tricky when Cardinals second baseman Tommy Edman spent holiday time with his siblings, who were also employed by M.L.B. teams. Tommy Edman’s father, John, and mother, Maureen, were among the family and friends who came out to see him play against the San Diego Padres in 2019.  Credit... The Edman Family By Scott Miller Feb. 25, 2022 SAN DIEGO — The baseball lockout is complicated on many levels, but perhaps nowhere wa ...read more

$20 million in student debt is getting wiped out for New Yorkers who went to a 'predatory' for-profit college that turned 'their dreams into debt,' Chuck Schumer says

Mar 5, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City announced debt relief for former Berkeley College students. The $20 million settlement resolved a 2018 lawsuit accusing the school of defrauding borrowers. Sen. Chuck Schumer touted the relief while pushing for Joe Biden to cancel student debt broadly. Loading Something is loading. Relief is on the way for students who may have been defrauded by one of New York's largest for-profit colleges. On Thursday, Mayor Eric Adams of New York City announc ...read more

College dreams dashed as young Afghan women fight to keep poverty at bay - Reuters

Feb 27, 2022

As Afghan universities reopen, some women can't afford to return Women and their relatives have lost jobs, straining finances Economic crisis could reverse gains in female education Taliban say they are working to support women in business KABUL, Feb 25 (Reuters) - As students return to universities across Afghanistan this month, law major Waheeda Bayat will not be among them. The 24-year-old was looking forward to resuming her course at the private Gawharshad University in Kabul, but ami ...read more

U.Va law school program courts first-generation college students - Reuters

Feb 25, 2022

REUTERS/Jonathan Drake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com The University of Virginia School of Law's new Roadmap Scholars Initiative takes aim at the law school pipeline Administrators hope other top law schools will follow suit (Reuters) - The University of Virginia School of Law is taking what it says is the most comprehensive approach yet to promoting a diverse pipeline of law students, launching a program to guide first-generation college students and those fr ...read more