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The Fate of Penn State, Caltech and More in Today’s Top News

NCAA Boss Won’t Rule out Death Penalty for Penn St

  • The president of the NCAA says he isn’t ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Should the NCAA Punish Penn State?

Barcelona Transfer: Fans should be Excited with Signing of 9-Year-Old

Caltech is on NCAA Probation. No, Really

Some Schools Cut Student Grants, Scholarships

  • After loosening their offers to help families cope during the recession, some colleges now are cutting back on grants and scholarships, aid that students don’t have to pay back. Grants and scholarships fell 15% during the just-completed academic year, according to a study to be released Monday by student-loan provider Sallie Mae.
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