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Athletic conference of eight American universities

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Ivy League: Athletic conference of eight American universities
The Ivy League is an American collegiate athletic conference comprising eight private universities in the Northeastern United States. The term Ivy League is typically used beyond the sports context to refer to the eight schools as a group of elite colleges with connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Its members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.


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Ivy League cancels entire winter sports season, delays spring schedule

As it did in the fall, the Ivy League has canceled all sports for the winter season due to the coronavirus pandemic. - Published

In the Name of Hate

A brilliant Ivy League student is murdered after he went to a California park with a former high school classmate. Was he killed because he was gay and Jewish? Correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.
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Donald Trump vs. the Ivy League: An Election-Year Battle

Mr. Trump, himself an Ivy League graduate, has made Princeton, Harvard and other elite colleges targets this year. - Published

Department of Justice says Yale discriminates against whites and Asians

The Ivy League university denied that its admissions process breached Supreme Court rulings.
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Trump's 'beautiful' failures

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How the US president's salesmanship trumps his statesmanship. Listening to US President Donald Trump tell Fox News on Sunday that "We won two world wars, beautiful world wars, that were vicious and..
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How One Student Chose a College During a Pandemic

Craig McFarland was accepted by all eight Ivy League schools. At first he committed to Yale, but the ongoing disruptions caused by the coronavirus caused him to change his plans. - Published

Farmer’s son gets 100% scholarship to Cornell

Scoring 98.2% in CBSE Class XII exams is just another feather in the cap of this son of a marginal farmer from UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri as he already secured a berth in New York’s Cornell University..
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U.S. Senator calls on college conferences to follow Ivy League in not having football this fall

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.,called the Ivy League's decision to not play football this fall "absolutely right on moral and health grounds." - Published

Ivy League cancels sports for this fall in what could be barometer for college football amid COVID-19 pandemic

The league also announced that no winter sports would start before Jan. 1, which would include men's and women's basketball and hockey. - Published

USMCA trade pact, Facebook audit, Ivy League sports: 5 things you need to know Wednesday

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This Florida Student Was Accepted at All 8 Ivy League Schools

Craig McFarland, the valedictorian of his high school in Jacksonville, Fla., received acceptance letters from 17 colleges and universities in all. - Published

Coronavirus: Harvard says it won't accept relief funds

President Trump spoke out when the wealthy Ivy League college was allocated stimulus money.
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Will Trump and Saudi Crown Prince MBS' Relationship Survive Plunging Oil Prices, Alleged Coup Plot?

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Harvard and Yale Ensnared in Education Dept. Crackdown on Foreign Funding

The department told the Ivy League universities to hand over records on millions of dollars in gifts, grants and contracts from foreign countries, including China, Iran and Russia. - Published

Fox Host’s ‘America First’ Shift Makes an Exception for Trump’s Iran Strike

The transformation of Pete Hegseth — an Ivy League-educated, decorated Army platoon leader — is a symbol of the Republican Party in the Trump era. - Published

Anti-CAA letter from South Asian students of Ivy League universities

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Archery teacher aims at increasing diversity in sport

Larry Brown has dedicated his life to archery. He first started shooting as a child at a garbage dump in Queens, with a bow carved from a neighborhood tree. His skill launched him into the Ivy League,..
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11 billionaires who dropped out of college before making their fortunes

11 billionaires who dropped out of college before making their fortunes
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Graduates of these U.S. colleges earn the most

The top five schools linked to high incomes after graduation aren't even in the Ivy Leagues
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Was an Ivy League student slain in the name of hate?

The stabbing death of a bright college student raises troubling questions concerning anti-Semitism and homophobia -- issues that are at the heart of the nation's current struggle to define itself
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Harvard has 'no plans' to return Jeffrey Epstein's $6.5M gift

He's neither an alum of Harvard nor a past faculty member. But Jeffrey Epstein donated generously to the Ivy League school. - Published