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Patricia Arquette reacts to the college admission scandal: 'It's an important conversation'

Today 05:09 GMT

USC STUDENTS WHO MAY BE LINKED TO COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL CAN'T REGISTER FOR CLASSES, GET TRANSCRIPTS, SCHOOL SAYS. "I think it's an important conversation that’s probably a long time coming," she explained to us during the red carpet for her new Hulu series "The Act.". "I never went to college – I don’t think I’d ever get into college," the Oscar-winner continued. "[Colleges] don’t really value the whole person."

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If college admissions scandal parents admit responsibility, they may avoid prison time: experts

Today 06:59 GMT

Lori Loughlin and daughter Olivia Jade lose endorsement deals after college admission scandal. “If the parents are well represented, it is reasonable to expect that possibly none will go to jail,” said former federal prosecutor Jacob Frenkel. “These are not the type of offences for which judges exercising their discretion would normally put people in jail,” he said.

Montrealer identified as alleged informant in U.S. college bribery scandal. The parents are charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, a count that carries up to 20 years in prison, although defendants, especially first-time offenders, typically get far less than that.

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Lori Loughlin daughters ‘not talking about future plans’ amid ‘nightmare’ college admissions scandal: report

Today 07:00 GMT

The two daughters of actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli are reportedly putting their education and professional futures on hold in the wake of their parents’ alleged involvement in a high-profile nationwide college admissions scheme.

Loughlin and Giannulli were both arrested and each released on $1 million bond earlier this month for their alleged role in getting their daughters into college.

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USC students who may be linked to college admissions scandal can't register for classes, get transcripts, school says

Thursday 15:25 GMT

The school said in a statement posted to Twitter that holds have been placed on the accounts of students who may be associated with the alleged admissions scheme, meaning that they can't register for classes or obtain their transcripts pending review of their cases.

Students at the University of Southern California who may be linked to the massive college bribery scheme will be limited in what they do next while their cases are under review, school officials said Monday.

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Lori Loughlin's daughter, Olivia Jade, reportedly didn't fill out her own college application

Wednesday 11:46 GMT

As Lori Loughlin’s daughter, Olivia Jade Giannulli, has her merits as a USC student called into question in the wake of the ongoing college admissions scandal, new court documents reveal that the issue may be worse than once thought.

Loughlin, who was released on $1 million bond for her role in paying $500,000 to Singer to make it look like her daughters rowed crew, reportedly e-mailed the organizer to get guidance on how to complete the USC application in a way that wouldn’t raise red flags.

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William H. Macy's 'best advice' before Felicity Huffman's arrest in alleged college admissions scam resurfaces

Tuesday 15:25 GMT

"Shameless" star William H. Macy's responses to a series of random questions asked during an interview with Men's Journal are beginning to pop up after his wife Felicity Huffman was charged in an elite college admissions scam that led to dozens of arrests last week.

FELICITY HUFFMAN, LORI LOUGHLIN MOCKED BY FELLOW CELEBRITIES OVER COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CHEATING SCANDAL. "As the kettle said to the pot," one Twitter user replied to Macy's past interview. Court documents stated that a cooperating witness met with Huffman and Macy at their Los Angeles home and explained to them that he "controlled" a testing center and could have someone secretly alter her daughter's answers.

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Selma Blair slams Lori Loughlin's alleged college admissions scam with Photoshopped image of her son

Tuesday 14:29 GMT

Selma Blair stayed silent days after learning dozens were charged — including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman — in an elite college admissions scheme last week.

FELICITY HUFFMAN, LORI LOUGHLIN MOCKED BY FELLOW CELEBRITIES OVER COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CHEATING SCANDAL. "And also, doesn’t Arthur look like #marykateolsen . "Stoked to have just finished Arthur’s college #admissions papers," Blair quipped in the post, adding that she "stole" the idea from a producer Liz Astrof.

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Montrealer identified as alleged informant in U.S. college bribery scandal

Thursday 00:34 GMT

READ MORE: Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin indicted in alleged Ivy League college admissions scheme. Now a manager for a building maintenance company in Victoria, Margolese said he had heard about Tobin’s troubles with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission prior to last week’s news about the college scandal that continues to grip the United States.

Morrie Tobin, the Montreal native named in reports as the central figure who exposed an alleged college admissions scam in the United States, was described Tuesday by those who knew him as someone who stood out for his athleticism and drive.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte