A high school boy explains how prom is the culmination of his effort to get in with a cool group of people. (5 minutes)
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There’s a lawsuit going on between Harvard and some Asian American students who say the admissions process discriminates against them.
Reporter Steve Kolowich goes to the University of Nebraska where one new recruit to Turning Point goes out on campus to sign people up for her club.
The brawl on the mall of the University of Nebraska turns into a fiasco at the state capitol, as legislators try to step in and dictate what should happen at the university. (16 1/2 minutes)
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A mysterious tunnel in Toronto leads to wild public speculation.
The first day on the job inevitably means mistakes, mishaps, and sometimes, fiascos.
Ira talks to his dad about a job he had before Ira was born.