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University Of California Considers Asking Incoming Students Their Sexual Orientation

The has said that the question on the entrance form will be optional. Other groups have said that this will just lead to preferential treatment in the end.

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Recent College Grads Make Less Now Than a Decade Ago — Dollars and Sense

Since the economy took a turn for the worse, more and more young adults are moving back home with their parents after graduating from college, and this could be one reason why: recent grads are making less now than they did a decade ago.

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Facebook's Influence In Consumer Consumption Of News Growing
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Applicants For Colleges And Government Jobs Being Asked For Facebook Passwords

Facebook is everywhere and people want to know what you're doing with it.  Especially if those "people" are employing you or teaching you.  It's another chip away at the right or privacy, a right apparently no longer relevant.

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NCAA College Football Bowl Recap — Dec. 31-Jan. 8

While we can argue about whether or not the right teams were playing, it was hard to argue with the excitement of the BCS bowl games so far. Three of the four were decided either in the last seconds of regulation (Rose Bowl) or in overtime (Fiesta and Sugar bowls), while the fourth (Orange Bowl) shattered virtually every bowl game record on the books for offensive statistics.

But the non-BCS games also gave us a lot of close games and great individual performances, as well. Here are the highlights from the final week of bowl season.

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Seniors Can Think Just as Quickly as College Students

While it’s generally assumed that our ability to think quickly diminishes as we age, a new study indicates that isn’t always so. In fact, the decision-making skills of older people can parallel even those of college students.

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Oklahoma State Edges Stanford, 41-38, In Overtime to Win Fiesta Bowl

Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck saved the best for last, going 27 for 31 for 347 yards and two touchdowns in what was probably his last college football game.

But his stellar effort wasn’t enough as Cardinal kicker Jordan Williamson missed three field goals — including one at the end of regulation and another in overtime — and opened the door for Oklahoma State’s exciting 41-38 overtime win in Monday’s Fiesta Bowl.

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Oregon Squeaks By Wisconsin, 45-38, In Rose Bowl Shootout

The Rose Bowl between #5 Oregon and #10 Wisconsin was expected to be a shootout, and the two teams lived up to the hype in the highest scoring Rose Bowl in history. Oregon running back De’Anthony Thomas had just two carries, but made them count on touchdown runs of 91 and 64 yards and the Ducks scored 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to secure a 45-38 victory.

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NCAA College Football Bowl Recap — Dec. 24-30

The second week of bowl season usually features some exciting games, and this year was no exception. Many of the games this week gave us wild plays, last-second finishes, great individual performances and, in the case of the Alamo Bowl, the kind of unstoppable offense that would make Bo Jackson in Super Tecmo Bowl proud. Here are all the highlights from the last week in college football.

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Everything You Need to Know for the Sugar Bowl

While most of the BCS drama focused on the final poll and whether Alabama or Oklahoma State should face LSU in the championship game, the Sugar Bowl was not without its own share of controversy.

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NCAA College Football Bowl Recap — Dec. 17-23

Bowl season is in full swing. Here’s a look back at what went down in the first week of games.

Thursday, Dec. 22

Maaco Bowl; Las Vegas, NV

NO. 8 BOISE STATE 56 – ARIZONA STATE 24

Doug Martin returned

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