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Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze

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A Cambridge college is to become the first British institution to return one of the Benin bronzes to Nigeria later this month in what has been described as “a historic moment”. Jesus College, University of Cambridge, ...

Former Oxford college dean and senior cleric to leave Church of England

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A senior cleric who fought an epic three-and-a-half-year battle over efforts to oust him as head of Christ Church, Oxford, has announced he is quitting the Church of England. Martyn Percy, the dean of Christ Church Ca...

Crawley College staff and students offered counselling after gun attack scare

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Students and staff at a college where a man was arrested amid fears of a gun attack are to be offered counselling as police continue to question the suspect. Two staff members at Crawley College in west Sussex suffere...

Trinity College Dublin begins €90m project to relocate vulnerable books

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It is known as Ireland’s “front room”, where esteemed visitors including the Queen, Joe Biden, Emmanuel Macron and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been taken to get a sense of the “land of saints and scholars”. Bi...

NCAA clears way for college athletes to be compensated as state laws loom

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The NCAA’s board of directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celeb...

Saint Peter’s: the tiny college taking on basketball giants and winning

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A college basketball team strolled into the gym for a most unlikely practice on Tuesday – unlikely because the team was Saint Peter’s, the small school bound for the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, and because nine television cam...

Students at historically Black college in DC stage sit-in over housing conditions

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Mold. Rats. Cockroaches. Mushrooms growing under the sink. For undergraduate students attending Howard University, a historically Black college in Washington, these and other conditions have prompted students to prote...

Homerton College, Cambridge dining hall: good enough to eat in

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Well this is a treat. A new building that is serious and responsible – the Keir Starmer virtues, you could say; adjectives that might be synonyms for dull – that is also sumptuous and surprising, that takes delight in...

Crawley College staff praised for tackling masked gunman

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A heroic teacher and college worker have been praised for tackling and handing over to police a masked gunman who burst into a packed college allegedly firing a pistol, triggering panic and fear. An 18-year-old man re...

Jim Harbaugh’s likely NFL return shows college isn’t what it used to be

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It was easy to scoff at the initial reports that University of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was considering a return to the NFL. In the normal cause of business, it looked like a well-timed (if obvious) leak on the hee...

Legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden dies aged 91

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Bobby Bowden, the folksy Hall of Fame coach who won more than 350 games and built Florida State into one of college football’s great dynasties with two national championships, has died. He was 91. Bobby’s son, Terry, ...

‘We can’t believe it’: Cambridge college master aghast as slave trader plaque stays

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The master of a Cambridge University college at the centre of a dispute over a memorial to a benefactor who was involved in the slave trade has described a recent judgment by a church court that it should remain in th...

Japan’s Princess Mako leaves royal family to marry college sweetheart – video

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The now former Princess Mako of Japan has married Kei Komura, losing her royal status. The couple struggled with a financial scandal that plagued their engagement but said in a press conference to announce their marri...

Teenager charged over Crawley college incident

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A teenager has been charged following Monday’s armed incident at Crawley College. Sandijs Dreimanis, 18, has been named by police and is expected to appear in court later on Wednesday. Students and staff had to be ev...

Winchester college society was cult-like, finds report into child abuse

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A cult-like evangelical Christian society at a leading private school allowed a powerful and charismatic barrister to groom and sadistically abuse boys with impunity, an investigation has found. Members of the Christi...

How US college sport became an $8bn inequity racket. And why it may fall

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The first intercollegiate sporting event in the United States was staged in 1852, when the recently formed rowing clubs from Yale and Harvard Universities met in New Hampshire for a boat race. That it was sponsored by...

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