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Friend With Dirt Under Nails Arrested in Student's Death

Samuel Woodward was last person to see Blaze Bernstein alive

(Newser) - Police believe the 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student found dead in a California park knew his killer. Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, of Newport Beach was arrested Friday in the death of college sophomore Blaze Bernstein; the AP reports the two were friends who had gone to high school together. Per... More »

Penn State's Accreditation 'in Jeopardy'

Officials vow to set things right

(Newser) - The Jerry Sandusky fallout hasn't only seriously damaged Penn State's legendary football program. Now the university faces serious accreditation problems. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which determines if schools are meeting standards and can continue to function as a university, has warned that Penn State's... More »

Ivy Donations Are 'Loathsome'

Giving to 'Affirmative Action for Rich' is 'moral crime,' writes Hamilton Nolan

(Newser) - Gawker's Hamilton Nolan is scrambling onto the anti-Ivy League bandwagon by slamming donations to the elitist institutions as "loathsome" and a "moral crime." The schools "are terrible choices for huge donations. Supporting education is a worthy cause; but there are many, many more effective ways... More »

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