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These colleges promise no student debt: 'Loans are not part of the deal'

These colleges promise no student debt: ‘Loans are not part of the deal’

Increasingly, college is an option only for those who can afford it or are willing to take on massive student debt. But not all schools see it that way. To make higher education more accessible, a growing number of institutions are eliminating student loans altogether. More than 20 schools now have “no-loan” policies, which means …

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Chinese billionaire Richard Liu settles sexual assault lawsuit filed by Minnesota student

Chinese billionaire Richard Liu settles sexual assault lawsuit filed by Minnesota student

Chinese billionaire Liu Qiandong has settled a case with Liu Jingyao, a University of Minnesota graduate who accused him of raping her in Minneapolis in 2018. The settlement, which was announced by attorneys for both parties on Saturday, two days before the civil trial was scheduled to start on Monday, has not been disclosed, according …

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How a 20-year-old student made $110mn riding the meme stock wave

How a 20-year-old student made $110mn riding the meme stock wave

At the age of 18, Jake Freeman ran for US president, collecting signatures, forming a campaign committee and registering his bid with the Federal Election Commission. “He wanted to be the youngest on the ballot,” said Eray Sabuncu, a friend who attended the same suburban New Jersey high school and signed the 2020 election filing …

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Mother daughter duo: Kimora Lee Simmons, 47, defended her 20-year-old daughter, Aoki's, choice to be both a Harvard student and also a model in a recent interview with People;  pictured together earlier in May in LA

Kimora Lee Simmons defends her daughter, 20, from critics for pursuing modeling as a Harvard student

Kimora Lee Simmons has spoken out about the disapproval from individuals over her daughter Aoki’s choice to pursue modeling while simultaneously studying at Harvard University. The TV personality, 47, opened up about her 20-year-old daughter following in her modeling footsteps to People. The gorgeous star explained to the publication on Thursday that she supports her …

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Student makes $110mn trading meme stock favorite Bed Bath & Beyond

Student makes $110mn trading meme stock favorite Bed Bath & Beyond

A 20-year-old university student has made a roughly $110mn gain by selling a stake in struggling retailer Bed Bath & Beyond, after its stock price soared during a month of frenzied trading reminiscent of last year’s meme stock boom. Jake Freeman, an applied mathematics and economics major at the University of Southern California, acquired nearly …

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Want to grow plants on Mars? High school student project finds 2 tricks for Red Planet

The soil and water of Mars are normally too harsh for crops, but research led by a then-high school sophomore finds that alfalfa plants and photosynthetic bacteria might help make Martian soil and water fit enough to support farming. Feeding crews on Mars will be a major challenge for any long-term human mission there, given …

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Bodies Bodies Bodies' Maria Bakalova, from Tutar to acting student

Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Maria Bakalova, from Tutar to acting student

(from left) Maria Bakalova and Amandla Stenberg in Bodies Bodies Bodies.Photo: A24 Not many actors get to experience the type of rocket ride that Maria Bakalova did with 2020’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. She wasn’t merely catapulted to celebrity by way of her role as Tutar Sagdiyev, the teenage daughter of Sacha Baron Cohen’s bumbling and …

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