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State Senate Introduces New Version Of Dream Act

Leaders in the Washington state Senate on Thursday introduced a measure that expands college financial aid for students who are illegally in the country just weeks after the House passed a similar bill.

CBS Seattle–01/30/2014

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WWU President Dismayed By Weekend Melee Off-Campus

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard acknowledged Monday that the school is facing challenges when it comes to student drug and alcohol use, but he says an off-campus melee that erupted Saturday is counter to the university’s culture.

CBS Seattle–10/14/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

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College Cohabitation: How to Deal with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.

07/22/2013

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Best Cookbooks For Cooking in College

Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.

CBS Seattle–07/22/2013

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Seattle Nurse Credits Education With Employment Success

Registered Nurse Marianne Unite believes education is pivotal to discovering a passion and finding employment.

07/22/2013

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Accountant Finds Career Success With Degree In Seattle

Financial Reporting Manager Daisy Meyer offers some powerful advice on careers and education.

07/22/2013

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Plan Would Make Tuition Free At Ore. Colleges

On college campuses across the United States, the eternal optimism of youth has been throttled out by a fear of crushing student debt. That’s certainly the case in Oregon, where the cost of tuition has soared as public funding for higher education has declined.

07/03/2013

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Local Researchers Look At Using Facebook To Identify Alcoholics

Researchers at Seattle Children’s Research Institute are using Facebook date to determine which users might be most susceptible to alcoholism.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

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