College Is Getting Too Damn Expensive

College May Become Unaffordable for Most in U.S.

The rising cost of college — even before the recession — threatens to put higher education out of reach for most Americans, according to the biennial report from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education. Over all, the report found, published college tuition and fees increased 439 percent from 1982 to 2007 while median family income rose 147 percent. [NY Times]

Underground Fraternity, Sororities Can Face Consequences

A painted rock with Phi Alpha Psi Senate, a fraternity that was banned from campus in 2002, was recently discovered behind the Recreation Center with the last names of current students written on it. If Senate is recruiting new members, it would be considered an “underground fraternity” and could face possible punishment from the university for functioning on campus and for not following the rock policy set up by the advisor for fraternities and sororities. [The Montclarion]

USC To Face Penalty For Uniform Change on Saturday

As an homage to Saturday tradition, USC will wear their red jerseys as the road team, violating an NCAA rule stipulating that visitors must wear white. The Pac-10 will dock the Trojans a timeout. UCLA, in the spirit of fair play, will call another timeout. After two ludicrous delays at the beginning of each half, the game will proceed. [The Big Lead]

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