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August 2, 2017 4:41 PM Trump administration reopens volatile debate over race and college admissions

The Trump administration’s new push to challenge affirmative action in college admissions has reopened a volatile debate over the role of race in the scrap for seats at the nation’s best schools — a fight that the Supreme Court had seemed to settle just one year ago. Last June, the high court ruled — in a case involving a white student protesting affirmative 51

August 2, 2017 4:30 PM Study: Students at 2-year colleges more likely to go hungry

Researchers believe the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly the Food Stamp Program, is the best social safety net to combat food insecurity in the United States. Aug. 2 (UPI) -- A new study by the University of Illinois has found that students at two-year colleges and vocational schools are more likely to go hungry than other students 111

August 2, 2017 1:04 PM Former Notre Dame Football coach Ara Parseghian dies at 94

College football has lost one of its great coaches. Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian has died at the age of 94 after falling ill from hip surgery complications. "Notre Dame mourns the loss of a legendary football coach, a beloved member of the Notre Dame family and good man -- Ara Parseghian," university president Father John Jenkins said in a statement 55

August 2, 2017 2:11 AM Jordan on LaVar Ball: He couldn't beat me if I was 1-legged

Ball, the outspoken father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, previously said he would beat Jordan in a game of 1-on-1 back in his prime. Jordan, a six-time NBA champion and considered by many the greatest player ever, had held his tongue on a response — at least for a while. posted a video Monday of Jordan talking to campers at his summer 34

August 2, 2017 1:32 AM WATCH: South Carolina parodies 'Last Chance U' with 'Best Chance U' video

The Gamecocks' video department produced some smart content on Tuesday night The second season of the hit Netflix show 'Last Chance U' was released in late July, and it didn't take long for schools to capitalize on its popularity. Instead of "Last Chance U" -- the moniker given to East Mississippi Community College in the show -- South Carolina released 40

July 31, 2017 7:54 PM How to stream ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7, episode 3 for free

Two weeks into the seventh season of Game of Thrones, and we’ve already been treated to a massive, shocking battle on the open seas. It was likely just one of many battles to come in the final two seasons, but even if there isn’t any blood shed in this weekend’s episode – “The Queen’s Justice” – I have a feeling we’ll be talking about the long-awaited 101

July 31, 2017 2:13 PM Oldest living Aggie celebrates 107th birthday

Texas A&M University’s oldest living former student has had quite the year. Col. Tom C. “Ike” Morris celebrates his 107th birthday on Tuesday, after a weekend party in San Antonio. Aggies shared photos of Morris’s party on social media, wishing him well and recalling his story. CIRCA 1943: Dean E. J. Kyle of the School of Agriculture at Texas A&M, the namesake 116

July 31, 2017 1:00 PM Stedman Bailey not giving up his dream of returning to the NFL

IRVINE, Calif. -- Stedman Bailey leaned over the railing, watching the Los Angeles Rams conduct practice on Sunday afternoon, and a singular thought consumed him. "I feel like I should be out there," he said. "I know for a fact that I can make the 53-man roster right now. Like, somebody's job would be in trouble. That's just how I feel. Not to be cocky 52

July 30, 2017 2:54 PM Police chiefs denounce Trump’s endorsement of ‘police brutality’

Police leaders across the country moved quickly to distance themselves from — or to outright condemn — President Trump’s statements about ‘‘roughing up’’ people who’ve been arrested. The swift public denunciations came as departments are under intense pressure to stamp out brutality and excessive force that can erode the relationship between officers 170

July 28, 2017 11:34 PM Trump tells police not to worry about injuring suspects during arrests

During a speech on Long Island on Friday, President Trump took a break from discussing gang violence and illegal immigration to give the law enforcement officers gathered for his remarks some advice on how to treat suspects. “When you guys put somebody in the car and you’re protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over?” Trump said, miming 60