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12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list.

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Related Topix: Madeline, CA, Brown University, Orange, CA, Chapman University, Stanford University

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Stuck on a college wait list? Herea s what you should do.

It was a front-page story revealing that at some selective colleges the number of applicants on the wait-list approached, and sometimes exceeded, the number of applicants accepted.

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Related Topix: Bates College, Stanford University, Education

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Collegian

Richmond Restaurant Week raises money for FeedMore

One of the best aspects of living in Richmond is having a myriad of restaurants scattered about the city.

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The Collegian

Global Sounds Concert to be held on Westhampton Green

This spring, the biannual Global Sounds Concert will be held around the fountain on the Westhampton Green with the hope of breaking traditional formal concert boundaries, said Andrew McGraw, director for the concert.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Law professors bolster Herring's same-sex marriage stance

Three notable law professors are weighing in on Virginia's same-sex marriage case, asserting the state's attorney general has an obligation not to defend state laws he believes violate the federal constitution.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, University of Virginia, Richmond, VA, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Shaka Smart and Chris Mooney to Battle in 2014 Coaches' Cook-Off

Instead of the court, VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart and University of Richmond men's basketball coach Chris Mooney are taking each other on at the dinner table.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA

WTVR Richmond

Threshold - Inspired by The Palm Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola

RICHMOND, Va. : "Threshold" is a New Play inspired by the classic Nigerian novel "Palm Wine Drinkard" by Nigerian Author Amos Tutuola , opens Thursday, April 17th at the Modlin Center, University of Richmond.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Recreational Vehicle, Award

ESPN

300: Top Pac-12 targets

This recruiting cycle represents a huge year for talent in California, which means the Pac-12 should be able to put together some very healthy recruiting classes.

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Related Topix: California

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Collegian

Richmond alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize

Chris Hamby, a University of Richmond graduate, was announced as the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting yesterday.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

NBC12

Mayor announces new head of Office of Community Wealth Building

The mayor is expected to announce University of Richmond Professor Dr. Thad Williamson as head of the Office of Community Wealth Building for the Maggie L. Walker Initiative in a 2 p.m. conference Tuesday, according to sources.

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INAUTONEWS

Many of GM's Recalled Vehicles Will Not Get Fixed For Various Reasons

Although US auto recalls are close to reaching a new record in a decade, analysts still believe it's impossible to fix all vehicles.

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Related Topix: Clinton, IA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Collegian

Students battle to be the ultimate assassin

For most University of Richmond students the last month of class is a time for tests, stress, papers, and daydreams of Myrtle Beach.

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Style Weekly

Reviews: Branford Marsalis and Fred Hersch at University of Richmond

It's an ill wind that blows no good. The miserable winter of 2014 enabled one of Richmond's best weekends of world class improvisation at the Modlin Center.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Fred Hersch, Richmond, VA, Black Entertainment, Branford Marsalis, Thelonious Monk

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Collegian

Hardywood Brewery hosts food trucks and live music

Some come for the beer, some come for the food and some come to mingle, but no matter the reason, no one leaves Hardywood Park Craft Brewery's food truck night disappointed.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

The Collegian

How casual sex culture increases sexual violence

We live in a culture that is grotesquely focused on "hooking up." Couples rarely date anymore, and the days of nice dinners and chivalry are long gone.

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Murfreesboro Post

MRS. MURFREESBORO: We should all enjoy our family when we have the chance

I have written frequently that I am one of eight children - seven girls and one boy.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Concussions Affect Girls More Than Boys

A new study suggests concussions are more severe for girls and it takes them longer to recover.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Linking hip hop to criminality - a bad rap?

Charis E. Kubrin is an associate professor of criminology, law and society at UC Irvine.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Opinion

Journal and Courier

Judge grants request to force Indiana to recognize same-sex marriage

A federal judge this morning granted an emergency request to force Indiana to immediately recognize the marriage of a lesbian couple who wed in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, US News

The Collegian

A&S Student Symposium to be held April 11

The annual School of Arts & Sciences Student Symposium will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 11 in the Modlin Center for the Arts, where there will be oral presentations, poster sessions, performances and art exhibits of student research from across the disciplines.

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