$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

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

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

The US Gets Some More Tuition-Free College Programs

Mar 13, 2022

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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

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

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

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

College of Charleston Professor Discovers New Species of - GlobeNewswire

Mar 27, 2022

Research by College of Charleston assistant professor of geology Scott Persons and alum Jay Van Raalte finds new 'Tyrannosaurus' species. March 01, 2022 10:38 ET Source: College of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C., March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Of all the scientific names that have been given to our planet’s species, “Tyrannosaurus rex” may be the most famous. Which name do more kids recognize, the king of the dinosaurs or that of our own s ...read more

A Coach’s Homophobic Taunt Forces Him to Reconsider the Weight of Words

Mar 31, 2022

IRVINE, Calif. — Russell Turner was on top of the world three years ago when he eased into a chair in front of a microphone. Sure, the men’s basketball team he was coaching, U.C. Irvine, had lost decisively to Oregon in the second round of the N.C.A.A. tournament. But the Anteaters had won a school-record 31 games that season, including their first tournament victory with an upset of Kansas State. There was also interest from Pac-12 and Mountain West Conference schools about hiring him. An ...read more

Federal Judge Finds Trump Likely Committed Crimes Over 2020 Election

Apr 2, 2022

“The illegality of the plan was obvious,” the judge wrote in a civil case. Separately, the Jan. 6 panel voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges for two former Trump aides. The actions taken by President Donald J. Trump and the lawyer John Eastman after Mr. Trump’s election loss amounted to “a coup in search of a legal theory,” a federal judge said.  Credit... Audra Melton for The New York Times March 28, 2022 Sign ...read more

After Hiatuses, These Teams Are Back in the NCAA Women’s Tournament

Apr 4, 2022

Some teams — like Illinois State and Massachusetts — will have already made history before taking the floor. Juliunn Redmond, Illinois State’s leading scorer, has helped the Redbirds return to the N.C.A.A. tournament for the first time since 2008. Credit... Bobby Metcalf/Quad City Times, via Associated Press Published March 17, 2022 Updated April 3, 2022 Update: South Carolina beat UConn to win its second national cha ...read more

Federal Judge Finds Trump Likely Committed Crimes Over 2020 Election

Apr 6, 2022

“The illegality of the plan was obvious,” the judge wrote in a civil case. Separately, the Jan. 6 panel voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges for two former Trump aides. The actions taken by President Donald J. Trump and the lawyer John Eastman after Mr. Trump’s election loss amounted to “a coup in search of a legal theory,” a federal judge said.  Credit... Audra Melton for The New York Times March 28, 2022 Sign ...read more

Final Fours in the Same City? Not Anytime Soon.

Apr 8, 2022

An idea that has bounced around college sports for years will not be used for at least another decade. N.C.A.A. leaders, including the organization’s president, Mark Emmert, on the monitor, at the women’s Final Four on Wednesday. Credit... Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune, via Associated Press March 31, 2022 MINNEAPOLIS — Separated by about 1,000 miles and decades of fragmentation, the N.C.A.A. will stage an eight-team, four-day, ...read more

W.N.B.A. Draft: Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard Goes No. 1 to Dream

Apr 16, 2022

Howard, a senior guard, was the top pick after Atlanta made a deal with the Washington Mystics to move up in the draft. The Atlanta Dream selected Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard, right, with the No. 1 overall pick in the W.N.B.A. draft on Monday. Credit... Adam Hunger/Associated Press April 11, 2022 The Atlanta Dream, looking for a versatile player to help rebuild their roster, selected guard Rhyne Howard from the University of Kentucky ...read more