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Students Push Art Center for Solutions on Homelessness

| Some students struggling to balance tuition of $21,000 per semester with the high costs of housing in the region have few alternatives.

Cal State Wants 4 Years of High School Math for Admission

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Three years of high school math are required for entry now. A proposal would require a fourth year of either math or a class like economics or computer science.

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Many Homeless College Students Sleep in Their Cars

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Proposed legislation would require community colleges to open their parking lots at night to give homeless students a safe place to park overnight.

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Ex-offenders find help navigating college campus life

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Coping with the first year of community college is tough for most students. Formerly incarcerated students face even more obstacles.

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USC faculty group demands greater role in reforms

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The 360-member Concerned Faculty of USC says “strong faculty governance” could have helped avoid scandals that have plagued the university.

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'Birth of a Nation' posters removed from film school walls

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The film is considered both a technical masterpiece and a grotesque piece of racist propaganda. Chapman students said posters of the film made them uncomfortable.

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UC honors Chicano activist with posthumous degree

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Oscar Gomez of Baldwin Park was found dead in 1994 after a student protest. The circumstances surrounding his untimely death were never determined.

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Cal State campus uses social gaming to stop drop outs

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A aprogram created by USC researchers uses students’ online social gaming skills to guide them to academic, financial, and wellness help.

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