STUDENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STUDENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah football: Pac-12 commish happy with NCAA power shift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58217260-89/ncaa-schools-scott-student.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58217260-89/ncaa-schools-scott-student.html.csp">Utah football: Pac-12 commish happy with NCAA power shift</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.425-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • There’s an understanding in the NCAA that change is inevitable, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said. And if it’s coming down the pipe, the so-called Power Five conferences would like to have some control over it. The man who has guided the conference’s growth in terms of both influence and profit talked candidly about some of the big happenings in college sports. His morning address at Wednesday’s Pac-12 football media session was full of silver linings — he used the word “innova...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217260@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT Teacher essay: Having the time to show students you care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161674-78/students-teacher-teachers-art.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161674-78/students-teacher-teachers-art.html.csp">Teacher essay: Having the time to show students you care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Russ McKell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Special to The Tribune </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:39:42.21-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Russ McKell, a social studies teacher at Summit High School in Orem, was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — In general, Finnish teachers are happy. They are professional. They are focused on students. And their classroom sizes are half the size of ours. In the small community of Siuntio, we toured an art classroom where art teacher Mari Sarviaho proudly s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161674@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:39:42 MDT Keeton getting plenty of preseason attention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58168811-55/watch-award-list-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58168811-55/watch-award-list-women.html.csp">Keeton getting plenty of preseason attention</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T05:30:01.808-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 05:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The football preseason award watch lists are rolling out and as expected Chuckie Keeton is getting his share of attention as the quarterback has been named to the College Football Performance Awards Quarterback of the Year watch list in addition to the Heismanpundit/CBSSports.com Heisman watch list and the Maxwell Award watch list. He is also a first-team preseason all-conference selection by both Athlon Sports and Phil Steele. Also, sophomore tight end Wyatt Houston has been named to the 2014 J...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58168811@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:30:01 MDT Emails: Calls to update U. of Utah’s fight song evoked anger, pain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157127-78/song-utah-fight-wrote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157127-78/song-utah-fight-wrote.html.csp">Emails: Calls to update U. of Utah’s fight song evoked anger, pain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T20:42:49.835-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 08:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most University of Utah fans who offered opinions on whether to change the school’s fight song opposed the idea, sharing their memories and hopes of singing it — as is — with everyone from grandparents to future children. But others felt that ignoring calls to update the lyrics of “Utah Man” would be damaging, even dangerous. READ MORE: Hear from even more commenters who weighed in on changes to “Utah Man.” One freshman, who identified himself or herself as gay, began to feel unsafe on campus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157127@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:42:49 MDT Shibley: Colleges slowly taking away First Amendment rights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145876-82/college-rights-speech-campuses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145876-82/college-rights-speech-campuses.html.csp">Shibley: Colleges slowly taking away First Amendment rights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Shibley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special To The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T07:44:14.706-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PHILADELPHIA • September 17 last year was a pretty bad day for the Constitution on our campuses. Robert Van Tuinen of Modesto Junior College in California was prevented from passing out copies of the Constitution outside of his college’s tiny “free speech zone.” Near Los Angeles, Citrus College student Vinny Sinapi-Riddle was threatened with removal from campus for the “offense” of collecting signatures for a petition against NSA domestic surveillance outside his college’s tiny free speech area....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145876@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:44:14 MDT Julie Jason: Sort through the value of potential college choices http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58108166-79/college-price-net-jason.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58108166-79/college-price-net-jason.html.csp">Julie Jason: Sort through the value of potential college choices</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Julie Jason</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> King Features Syndicate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T15:45:15.344-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 03:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you have a high school student in the family who is going to be borrowing money to pay for college, consider choosing the college that is a good value. How can you get information about affordability and value? The place to start is the College Scorecard, a free site run by the U.S. Department of Education that you can find at http://tinyurl.com/becjqgp. The Scorecard was first made available online in early 2013. The site has information about more than 4,000 colleges that you can resea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108166@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:45:15 MDT Calculating the price of an academic dream http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123152-79/simons-debt-student-watson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123152-79/simons-debt-student-watson.html.csp">Calculating the price of an academic dream</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK CURRAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:44:01.964-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alexis Watson and Katerina Simons each faced a tough decision as they finished high school: Borrow heavily to attend an expensive dream school, or choose a more affordable public university. Simons, who made her decision two years ago, chose financial security, while Watson, who decided this year, chose her dream school. During her senior year, Simons considered whether to pursue a degree in physics at the University of Rochester or at SUNY Binghamton. Though she said she thought both schools ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123152@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:44:01 MDT A for-profit college falters as federal cash wanes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58119786-79/corinthian-students-loans-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58119786-79/corinthian-students-loans-department.html.csp">A for-profit college falters as federal cash wanes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FLOYD NORRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T15:17:01.934-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A decade ago, Corinthian Colleges was a Wall Street darling — a company that seemed to be able to coin money from the federal government and from desperate students. Now it is on the brink of collapse. You may have never heard of Corinthian, but it is a principal beneficiary of federal student loans, taking in $1.4 billion a year from the government. It operates schools under the names Heald, Everest and WyoTech. Everest has a campus in Salt Lake City. A week ago it said it would be unable to fi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58119786@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:17:01 MDT Corinthian, federal education officials reach deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103462-79/corinthian-education-department-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103462-79/corinthian-education-department-schools.html.csp">Corinthian, federal education officials reach deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T10:05:02.441-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Ana, Calif. • Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement that will allow the for-profit education company to receive an immediate $16 million in federal student aid funds and keep operating. The announcement comes just days after Corinthian cautioned it may have to shut down because of its clash with U.S. regulators over student data and at a time when Corinthian is looking to sell off some of its schools. Corinthian — which owns the Everest Col...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581034622014-06-23T10:05:02.441-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T10:05:02.441-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103462@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:05:02 MDT Julie Jason: Student-loan debt is a trillion-dollar problem http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58084323-79/debt-student-borrowers-loan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58084323-79/debt-student-borrowers-loan.html.csp">Julie Jason: Student-loan debt is a trillion-dollar problem</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE JASON</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> King Features Syndicate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T15:38:03.721-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The size, scope and growth of student-loan debt is a big deal: Student-loan debt is the highest form of household debt after mortgages, according to a recent report issued by the White House, “Taking Action: Higher Education and Student Debt.” More than 42 million people have student loans, a total of more than $1 trillion of outstanding debt. About a decade ago, the total stood at $250 billion (2003). The cause? An increase in enrollment and in tuition, according to the report. During the pas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084323@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:38:03 MDT Corinthian Colleges warns it may shut down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089239-79/corinthian-education-company-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089239-79/corinthian-education-company-department.html.csp">Corinthian Colleges warns it may shut down</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T14:23:23.836-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit education company with about 75,000 students nationwide, warned Thursday it may fail as it clashes with U.S. regulators over student data. Corinthian, which owns the Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech schools, said that the U.S. Department of Education has limited its access to federal funds after it failed to provide documents and other information to the agency. That follows allegations that the company altered grades, student attendance rec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580892392014-06-19T14:23:23.836-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T14:23:23.836-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089239@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:23:23 MDT Paul Rolly: You can outlaw discrimination, but not stupidity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58064765-90/discrimination-immigration-rockwood-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58064765-90/discrimination-immigration-rockwood-sltrib.html.csp">Paul Rolly: You can outlaw discrimination, but not stupidity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T01:01:01.995-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay has an anti-discrimination ordinance that protects minority groups, including gays and lesbians, from housing and employment discrimination. City officials are proud of that statute and have mentioned it publicly many times to indicate how progressive Holladay has become. Now, they need to pass an anti-idiot ordinance. Charles Henderson, who is black, posted on his Facebook page an experience he had in Holladay recently. He had stopped in at Meier’s Country Fried Chicken on Holladay Bo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58064765@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 01:01:01 MDT Washington Post: A better way to help student borrowers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58074001-82/government-rates-higher-income.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58074001-82/government-rates-higher-income.html.csp">Washington Post: A better way to help student borrowers</a></h4>