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Campus Overload: October 31, 2010 - November 6, 2010

Admissions officers look for coherence (and proper grammar)

Getting ready to send out a pile of college applications? Here are three tips from Barbara Maryak, the acting dean of admissions at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass.

By Jenna Johnson  | November 4, 2010; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags:  Hampshire College  
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Thirsty Turtle loses its liquor license in College Park

Wednesday night the Prince George's County Board of License Commissioners voted 4-to-0 to revoke the bar's liquor license. The bar could stop selling alcohol as soon as Nov. 23, unless the decision is appealed, The Diamondback student newspaper reported.

By Jenna Johnson  | November 4, 2010; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags:  University of Maryland  
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'Keep Me Maryland' emergency fundraising continues

For the next month, Maryland students can donate extra dining credits to the "Keep Me Maryland!" fund, which helps students having trouble staying in school because of financial problems. When students tried a similar fundraiser in March and raised more than $22,000.

By Jenna Johnson  | November 3, 2010; 9:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  University of Maryland  
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Happy election day!

It's election day. And depending on which side of the aisle you fall, it's a day that could end with you celebrating with friends or quietly crying in your beer. Here are some patriotic ideas for how to spend the day....

By Jenna Johnson  | November 2, 2010; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Student Government  
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William & Mary students feel bond with alum Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1984 -- long before many current students were born. Still, many say they feel a bond with the comedian and ventured to his rally in DC Saturday.

By Jenna Johnson  | November 1, 2010; 12:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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