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Vanessa Grigoriadis On How Shoe-Leather Reporting Shaped Her Latest Book

Vanessa Grigoriadis’ Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power and Consent on Campus is a  thoughtful overview of sexual assault on today’s college campuses. Interviewing over a hundred students, parents, and university officials, Grigoriadis combines meticulous research with beautiful writing to produce a panoptic view of today’s college campus. A sensitive look at a painful topic, Blurred Lines is a must-read for parents of college-age children.

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Closure of Corinthian Colleges Presents Opportunity for Public Libraries

In April 2015, the college plans of some 16,000 students were upended by the closure of Corinthian Colleges-affiliated schools. Campuses in Canada closed earlier this year; U.S. campuses closed in April after the Department of Education fined the company $30 million for publicizing falsified data (mostly related to employment) that misled current and prospective students. Corinthian Colleges Inc. operated institutions in California, Hawaii, and Oregon including Heald College, Everest College, and WyoTech.