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CaliforniaAggie: More than 2,000 occupy UC Davis

Thousands of people all across America are acting in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement by joining local or state protests against a variety of issues. At the University of California-Davis, more than 2,000 people gathered on campus to strike against higher tuition, the presence of police brutality and the privatization of the UC […]

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CaliforniaAggie: More than 2,000 occupy UC Davis

Thousands of people all across America are acting in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement by joining local or state protests against a variety of issues. At the University of California-Davis, more than 2,000 people gathered on campus to strike against higher tuition, the presence of police brutality and the privatization of the UC […]

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TNJN: $50,000 donation to University of Tennessee band

The University of Tennessee’s marching band, The Pride of the Southland, received a $50,000 donation to be used for new trumpets. The donation was made by UT alumni Tom and Elaine Edwards. The donation was made in response to a donation request from the university’s band director.

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CaliforniaAggie: MA surpasses CA in energy-efficiency rating

According to a report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, budgeting for electricity efficiency increased more than $1 billion from 2009 to 2010. California has been a leader in environmental policy reform for the past several decades. But recently Massachusettes surpassed California as the No. 1 state for environmental efficiency in the U.S.–a […]

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CaliforniaAggie: MA surpasses CA in energy-efficiency rating

According to a report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, budgeting for electricity efficiency increased more than $1 billion from 2009 to 2010. California has been a leader in environmental policy reform for the past several decades. But recently Massachusettes surpassed California as the No. 1 state for environmental efficiency in the U.S.–a […]

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The Grady Journal: Scan, plant, grow: Technology in the garden

As the ‘smart phone’ craze continues to take the world by storm, businesses and governmental agencies are adapting, albeit, in some of the most unsuspecting places. Quick Response codes (QR codes) are giving individuals easier and quicker access to information, and its all at their fingertips.

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The Grady Journal: Scan, plant, grow: Technology in the garden

As the ‘smart phone’ craze continues to take the world by storm, businesses and governmental agencies are adapting, albeit, in some of the most unsuspecting places. Quick Response codes (QR codes) are giving individuals easier and quicker access to information, and its all at their fingertips.

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SFSU: California federal government aims to curb medical marijuana distribution

One would think that local state governments would opt to do anything to create revenue in a down-turned economy. Think again. Landlords who rent spaces to medical marijuana dispensers have been threatened by the federal government in California. Dispensaries annually generate roughly $1.5 billion, and nearly $100 million in sales taxes each year.

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Kennesaw Communication: Local, organic foods impact health, economy

As more people commit to eating healthier, nutritious food, that many more wallets are taking a financial hit. Organic food can be costly at times, however, it can potentially save people money in the long run, and more importantly — there life. Pesticides that are often sprayed on non-organic products can cause health hazards for […]

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Zombies are everywhere this halloween, and while Hollywood controls societies depictions of these viral humanoids, that doesn’t stop Utah State’s Steven C. Schlozman from lecturing on the subject once a year. It’s an escape from reality for both Schlozman and students a like.

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Zombies are everywhere this halloween, and while Hollywood controls societies depictions of these viral humanoids, that doesn’t stop Utah State’s Steven C. Schlozman from lecturing on the subject once a year. It’s an escape from reality for both Schlozman and students a like.

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Story by Cathy Morgan for Hard News Cafe at Utah State University, October 24th, 2011 Zombie awareness becomes mainstream Hollywood drives increased interest in zombie interest Tips for surviving a zombie apocalypse Psychiatrist and author of The Zombie Autopsies Steven C. Schlozman offered USU students a crash course in Zombie 101 recently, including essential zombie […]

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Story by Cathy Morgan for Hard News Cafe at Utah State University, October 24th, 2011 Zombie awareness becomes mainstream Hollywood drives increased interest in zombie interest Tips for surviving a zombie apocalypse Psychiatrist and author of The Zombie Autopsies Steven C. Schlozman offered USU students a crash course in Zombie 101 recently, including essential zombie […]

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Kennesaw Communication: Employers now evaluating job applicants through social media

Social media outlets have caught the nation by storm. And its not just with college students anymore, either. Each day more and more companies are making the decision to use social media outlets such as Facebook and MySpace to further evaluate potential employees.

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GoldenGateXpress: New ban on cell phones aims to curb incidence of train accidents

For years, new drivers and seasoned ones alike have been warned about the dangers of distracted driving. But tragic incidents like the September 12 train crash in 2008 serve as a reminder that trucks and automobiles are not the only victims of distracted driving. Earlier this month, the California Public Utilities Commission issued a mandate […]

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Kennesaw Communication: Social Media and Company Hires

Social media outlets have caught the nation by storm. And its not just with college students anymore, either. Each day more and more companies are making the decision to use social media outlets such as Facebook and MySpace to further evaluate potential employees.

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SMU Video: Campus Adderall abuse causes concern

Concerns over the ADHD drug Adderall are increasing on SMU’s campus. Over 50 percent of students on campus use and/or sell the drug. Most students admit to taking the drug even though they lack a prescription. Six percent of all college students nationwide have abused Adderall and officials are searching for ways to fight against […]

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GoldenGateXpress: Dream Act signed into law

California will now grant in-state scholarships to undocumented students. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the controversial AB 131 into law Saturday, granting more than 2,500 California students the right to publicly funded tuition aid. According to the AP, twelve other states have passed similar legislation allowing illegal immigrant students to apply for in-state tuition; but the […]

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Points and Clicks: Oct. 14, 2011

Points and Clicks is the administrator’s newsletter for the Intercollegiate Online News Network. The Points are things you should consider to improve your news website. The Clicks are good things that are happening with members of the network. In this issue: Excerpts (summaries); Multimedia editing; Workshops; Questions about JeffersonNet; Welcome to new members; ICONN NewsStream.

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SMU Video: Campus Adderall abuse causes concern

Concerns over the ADHD drug Adderall are increasing on SMU’s campus. Over 50 percent of students on campus use and/or sell the drug. Most students admit to taking the drug even though they lack a prescription. Six percent of all college students nationwide have abused Adderall and officials are searching for ways to fight against […]

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