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6 Best Day Trips From Grand Central

No doubt New York City is pretty wondrous, but so are the surrounding areas. Trains departing regularly from Grand Central take you to tiny towns, great art, manicured gardens with stunning views, and even an abandoned castle in the middle of the Hudson River.


Harold Ekeh has been accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Whiz Kid Accepted To All Eight Ivy League Schools

A Long Island whiz kid has been accepted to every college that he applied to, including all eight Ivy League schools, now he has to pick one.


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Columbia Clobbered By Dartmouth 61-49

Miles Wright scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds Saturday night, as Dartmouth beat Columbia 61-49 on Saturday night.


Actor/singer Darren Criss (4th from L) performs with The Whiffenpoofs of Yale University during the Sing Out, Raise Hope benefit concert at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on December 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Yale Basketball Player Leaving Team To Join A Cappella Singing Group

Yale junior Brandon Sherrod has chosen harmonies over the hardwood, at least for a year.


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Kwasi Enin, Long Island Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools, Picks Yale

Kwasi Enin, 17, of Mastic Beach, who was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, has decided to attend Yale University this fall.


Kwasi Enin (William Floyd School District)

L.I. Teen Kwasi Enin Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

A 17-year-old Long Island student has accomplished what few believe is possible.


Bexsero is a meningitis vaccine that is approved in Europe and Australia, but is not approved in the United States. (Photo: CBS 2)

Princeton University To Use Unapproved Meningitis Vaccine For Students

Since March there have been a total of seven confirmed cases on the New Jersey campus, the most recent last week.


Yale University President Richard Levin (file / credit: ANTONY DICKSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Yale University President Richard Levin Stepping Down After 20 Years

Levin, 65, has served longer than any other president currently in the Ivy League or the 61-member Association of American Universities. He plans to take a sabbatical and write a book.


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Middle-Aged Janitor Completes Journey, Graduates From Columbia With Honors

Gac Filipaj walked at Columbia’s commencement ceremony this morning, capping a nearly 20-year journey from his home in Yugoslavia to a B.A. in Classics. Oh, and he graduated with honors.


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Michael Wymbs Spared Jail Time In Columbia Drugs Case

There is another plea deal in the case of the Columbia University drug ring.


Students on a lawn at Princeton University - Princeton, NJ - Oct 10, 2011 (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Princetown Township And Princeton Borough Merging Into One Municipality

Voters in Princeton Township and Princeton Borough have decided to combine their two towns, after having rejected consolidation at least three previous times in the past 60 years.


4 Students Offered Probation Deals In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

New York prosecutors are offering no-jail plea deals to four of the five Columbia University students charged with selling LSD-spiked candy and other drugs on the Ivy League campus.


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Princeton Tigers Earn Trip To NCAA Tournament

Princeton’s Douglas Davis hit a leaning jump shot at the buzzer to give the Tigers a trip to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2004 with a wild 63-62 win over Harvard.


J.P. Ricciardi (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images), Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images), Paul DePodesta (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets’ Beautiful Minds

The New York Metropolitans just got exponentially smarter. We don’t know if they got any better.