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Why are we in a student loan crisis? Student loans are normal. But normal is not setting college graduates up for success. Instead, it has put us in a student loan crisis. According to the Wall Street Journal, the average college student graduates with $35,000 in student loans, and it’s taking on average 20 years […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A high-tech building named after Andre “Dr. Dre” Young and Jimmy Iovine will be opened on the University of Southern California campus. Dr. Dre and Iovine are expected to attend a dedication ceremony for the Iovine and Young Hall on the campus Wednesday. The building was named after the duo who […]

The U.S. News and World Report has released their annual ranking of U.S Colleges and many find it controversial. The top 2 are Princeton and Harvard, again, while there is a three way tie for the third spot, Yale MIT and Columbia. The rest of the top 10 include Stanford and Duke.

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A University of Illinois student who is accused of tying a noose and leaving it in a residence hall elevator was charged Tuesday with a hate crime. According to KMOV4, Andrew Smith, 19, found some rope in the elevator in Allen Hall over the weekend and tied it into a noose, Champaign County Assistant State’s […]

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is under fire for creating and displaying numerous posters depicting a Black student with crime scene tape wrapped around her neck in an advertisement for the school’s criminal justice program. The young woman in the poster is reportedly a student in the department. The school is now apologizing after backlash from […]

I know on yesterday’s show you all already talked about what happened at Morehouse’s graduation on Sunday, but as a Morehouse grad, I just wanted to come at it from a personal angle for a moment this morning. On this past Sunday, Robert F. Smith, one of the most successful investors in the world and […]

An 18-year-old New Orleans high school senior is being praised across social media for being accepted into 115 colleges and receiving $3.7 million in scholarship offers. Antoinette Love says she’ll be the first in her family to attend college. At this point, she tells CNN that she’s not even sure how many schools she applied to. “I just kept […]

Home Depot’s Retool Your School Grant winners were announced this morning on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Melissa Brown, senior manager of marketing says she’s very excited about this year’s winners. Especially because they included a brand new campaign of the year award this year awarded to the school who ran the best campaign, not […]

This morning I wanna take a few minutes to break down this outrageous scandal that we learned about earlier this week where wealthy parents, primarily super wealthy white parents, were indicted on fraud charges for hundreds of different bribes they were making to get their mediocre children into the best colleges and universities around the […]

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and at Towson University in Maryland a mother has been trying so hard to find a date for her son that police are concerned. The Baltimore Sun reports that a woman in her 50s wearing a multicolored scarf approached students in two campus buildings last week, showing them a […]

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia sank deeper into political turmoil Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was a college student. With Gov. Ralph Northam’s career in peril over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook, Herring issued a statement […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon report says the total number of sexual assaults at the three U.S. military academies increased slightly last year, but an anonymous survey suggests far more encounters are going unreported. The survey says the number of students at the Army, Navy and Air Force academies saying they experienced unwanted sexual contact […]