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Mother, Two Kids Dead in Apparent Suicide Plunge in From Northeastern University Parking Garage

The fatal plunge of a woman and two children from the top of a Boston parking garage on Christmas Day is believed to have been suicide by the mother, authorities said Thursday. Erin Pascal, 40, of West Roxbury, her 4-year-old daughter, Allison, and her 15-month-old son, Andrew, were found unresponsive on a sidewalk outside the Boston Herald reported. This entire family, in a matter of minutes, is gone beside the father, Rollins told reporters during a press conference. This is an extremely sad day as we begin to put together…

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Vegan Professor at War With College to Save 9 Baby Lambs From Slaughter

Like any good story, this one begins on an early spring day in a peaceful meadow full of fruit, vegetablesand most importantly, nine baby lambs. Dr. David Nibert, a Antioch College Farm. Food for the community is grown on the farm, where the school said students can also get practical experience in sustainable and ecologically appropriate agriculture, reportedly go toward feeding students in the dining hall, which sits fewer than 2,000 feet away. Even still, Nibert said he thought for sure that Antioch will see clearly that they need to…

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Sacred Tradition: The Rich Blond Girls From College Have Embarked On Their Yearly Pilgrimage To Aspen To Get Drunk On A Mountain Before Noon

Many ancient traditions fade away over time, which is why it’s so amazing to see a group of people loyally keeping one of their most sacred rituals alive: The rich blond girls from college have embarked on their yearly pilgrimage to Aspen to get drunk before noon on top of a mountain. The annual journey begins with rich girls forming a solemn procession into their families’ private jets, which then carry them thousands of miles from their homes in California and New York to the exclusive ski lodges of Aspen,…

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Ink raises $7M to make printing on college campuses less painful

Ink, a Nebraska-based startup focused on revamping on-campus printing, has raised $7 million from VTF Capital, SQN Venture Partners, Invest Nebraska and NE Angeles. This brings total funding to $15 million, with previous participation from advisors Tony Hsieh of Zappos and Greg Silverman of Warner Brothers. If you’re a college student or recent graduate, you already understand exactly how frustrating it is to print on campus. But for everyone else, here’s a quick explainer: Most colleges allow students to print by deploying giant enterprise-scale printers (like you’d find in a law…

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Grad Students Are Freaking Out About the GOP Tax Plan. They Should Be

Amanda Coston was preparing for a meeting with her advisor Monday afternoon when her friend, another first-year PhD student in Carnegie Mellon's machine learning department, knocked on her door. Had she seen the email? A few minutes earlier, the university's Graduate Student Assembly had sent a Google Doc to department representatives across the university, and those reps had forwarded the document to their grad students. That document, which you can see for yourself here, details the devastating impact the GOP's recently unveiled tax-reform plan could have on the university's PhD…

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7 Things You Absolutely Need To Pack For College

Packing for your freshman year at college can be intimidating, but you’ll be off to a solid start as long as you remember these essentials. 1. Refrigerator The two absolute must-haves for your first year away from home. Your parents can help you cook, clean, remain on task, and stay away from negative influences—the recipe for college success. Have fun, and don’t study TOO hard! Read more: http://www.clickhole.com/article/7-things-you-absolutely-need-pack-college-696

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Imagine if every school played this Kid President ‘pep talk’ before class.

Wisdom comes with age, huh? Don’t try telling that to Kid President. The kid’s on fire in this insightful and funny pep talk that we can all most definitely take something from. Kid President doesn’t claim to know it all, but he does know a few things. And I tell you what, if you wake up in the morning with at least one of these five things on your mind, I bet you’ll conquer your day. Kid President tested. Kid President approved. 1. You matter. Don’t let anyone make you…

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