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University tells students religious volunteering doesn’t count

Religious Liberty | School’s refusal to accept community service hours for church work amounts to discrimination, attorneys say
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/17/16, 12:17 pm

Two students are suing a Wisconsin university for denying them mandatory community service credits for work they did with a local church. The university claims their service projects violate a policy excluding hours that involve certain religious activities. The students, who filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday, argue the policy is viewpoint discrimination and unconstitutional.

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A price just for you

Higher Education | Popular tuition pricing practices come under scrutiny as some colleges choose reform
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 10/28/16, 01:00 am

Nestled between Philadelphia and Valley Forge, Pa., sits a small liberal arts school founded by Catholic nuns in 1921. Rosemont College features a carefully manicured, 56-acre campus built around a 125-year-old stone mansion that looks fit for British royalty.

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Conservative student sues Iowa university over harassment policy

First Amendment | School administrators hold diploma hostage over failure to agree with speech-chilling rules
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/20/16, 02:22 pm

An Iowa State University (ISU) student sued the school Monday after an administrator told him failure to agree with campus harassment polices could cost him his diploma.

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