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HBCU Leaders to Meet Google’s CEO After Racism Allegations

After allegations of racism at Google, leaders from some of America’s top HBCUs are meeting the tech giant’s CEO to discuss the future of the relationship between Black students and the company.

SAT Scraps Essay, Subject Tests to Ease Demand on Students

College Board has removed the optional essay section and subject tests from the SAT college entrance examination because of the impact the pandemic has had on standardized testing.

Georgia Governor Earmarks $5M in Coronavirus Aid for Students to Finish College

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp will allocate $5 million from the federal coronavirus relief to fund grants that will help college students to finish their degrees.

Illinois Dad Shocks Family by Secretly Earning College Degree

An Illinois father shocked his family by revealing that he had stealthily earned a college degree from Grand Canyon University, the same college his daughter was attending.

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts Union College to Implement Campus Quarantine

After having students back on campus for over a week, Union College implemented a two-week campus quarantine on Sunday, January 17.

‘Da Vinci of Debt’ Art Exhibit Highlights College Debt Crisis

An art exhibit highlighting the rising cost of college education at Grand Central Station is being touted as “the most expensive piece of art in the world.”

Niagara University Offers Mental Health First Aid Training Amid Pandemic

In response to the ongoing pandemic, Niagara University has started offering mental health first aid training to members of the community.

UChicago Students Discover Mature Galaxy Through Gravitational Lensing

A class of undergraduates at the University of Chicago made an astronomical breakthrough when they discovered the brightest lensed galaxy ever observed in the early universe.