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Source: CBS News

Quadriplegic student walks across stage at college graduation using exoskeleton

Today 08:06 GMT

The new graduate, who normally uses a wheelchair, was able to take part in the ceremony thanks to extra support from an exoskeleton, he told CBS News, adding that he's been training with it for "about 6 months to a year." "I have so many mixed feelings ... overwhelmed, happy, grateful," said Amenta, a Venezuelan native.

On November 7, 2015, when he was in the middle of his time in college, he broke his neck diving into the shallow end of a swimming pool.

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Source: Fox News

College & comedy no longer perfect together: Kennedy

Today 08:06 GMT

The comedy puritans are at it again, at war with fun and so desperate to cinch the boundaries of humor they're going to smother the life out of any college gathering.

This joyless mob activism is a breeding ground for authoritarianism, and god bless the brave souls who take it seriously enough to stand up to the nonsense and make fun of the whole damn thing.

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Source: CBS News

At University of Vermont, substance-free dorms come with yoga, violins and Peloton bikes

Today 20:57 GMT

Psychiatry professor Jim Hudziak pulled a few strings to fill one of the freshman dorms with 80 violins and required students to sign a contract promising no drinking or drugs if they want to live there.

Some big schools like New York University have started similar programs and more than 40 others have expressed interest in bringing this approach to their campuses.


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