Helen Keller

“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.”

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More colleges, states mandate masks on campus

More colleges, states mandate masks on campus

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  • As coronavirus cases climb in the U.S., more governors and colleges are requiring students to wear face masks while on campus this fall. 
  • Colleges are rolling out campaigns to encourage students to comply with mask mandates, and some plan to discipline those who violate those orders. 
  • However, some
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Pennsylvania’s public colleges got the green light for major reform

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Public postsecondary systems nationwide face the grim task of piecing together budgets ravaged by the ongoing health crisis. With some systems forecasting shortfalls in the tens of millions of dollars, discussions of institutional mergers and closures have taken on new legitimacy. 

But for leaders of the Pennsylvania State System of

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