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Harvard Withdraws Admission for Offensive Memes

Harvard University has withdrawn it's acceptance offers for at least 10 incoming freshman over offensive memes they were discovered to be sharing through a Facebook chat group. The Harvard Crimson reports that the memes shared in the chat group joked about subjects including sexual assault, the...
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Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Family Support Fund at UF Silent Auction

Swamp Head Brewery and the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Family Support Fund at the University of Florida team up for a silent auction to support the patients and family members of children being treated for brain tumors at UF Health and Shands Hospital. 100% of the donations will go to support these...
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Major University Offering Scholarships To Video Gamers

If you think your kid's paying video games is a waste of time, they could be in the hunt for a college scholarship. The University of Utah announced that it will offer partial scholarships for competitive game players starting this fall and up to 35 full scholarships in the near future. The school...
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U.S. Students Seek Free Tuition At Schools In Europe

It's an anxious time for high school seniors as graduation is just around the corner and checking the mailbox fills your stomach with butterflies as you search for the letter from college admissions. But as many see college as the foundation for a successful career, the average debt of $30,000 for...
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Yoga Pants Are Polluting The World

Yoga pants find themselves at the heart of yet another issue in the news, but it's not just yoga pants. Researchers say cozy clothes like yoga pants, fleece jackets, and sweat-wicking athletic apparel are a major source of pollution in the world's water. When we wash these man-made material...
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Alexa Seary Shares Her Name With Amazon and Apple Digital Assistants

This has been a difficult week for one woman who attends Stockton University in California. With a lot of media attention focused on the possibility of the government using our technology to spying on us through voice activated devices, she has been the butt of many jokes even more than normal. As...
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Relay For Life

Take a stand against cancer and join 98.5 KTK and the American Cancer Society Relay For Life! 16 events over 3 months with each relay consisting of a 6 to 24 hours relay walk. Each team sets up a themed campsite at the event and continues their fundraising efforts by collecting donations for food,...
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UCF To Build Lazy River Resort Facility For Students

The University of Central Florida might be taking a page from some of the resort hotels that cover Orlando. The school has plans for a resort-style attraction for students in the Athletics Village area that will include a lazy river, as well as a separate pool, a mini-golf course, a cabana area, a...
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Students Create Fire Wood From Used Coffee Grounds

There are many uses for used coffee grounds. From fertilizers to keeping pests out of your home. Students at the University of Toronto have derived a process of compressing coffee grounds, sugar and wax into firewood. Although it would seem it’s just another good way to reusing trash, the creators...
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Florida Turns To Snake Charmers In Battle With Pythons

Florida has a Burmese Python problem. The one-time pets have become a threat to the natural ecosystem of south Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has been trying out different programs to control the spread of pythons, with tracking devices to public Python Challenge...
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