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# Campus

All time
College can be the best time of your life - here's how to make the most of it
Jack Power’s been there – and he knows college can be terrifying. But he has some practical ways to make sure it’s an enjoyable experience.
# Haruka Weiser
Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus
Haruka Weiser was found dead in a creek.
# Cork City
Court rules ESB 60% liable for flood damage at UCC campus in 2009
Thirty acres of the 80 acre campus were submerged under water and 29 campus buildings were damaged in the floods.
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: Caravans in gardens and building a new children's hospital
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# Mansplaining
This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter
This is one controversial statue.
# supply and demand
UCD changed its campus accommodation system and some students are NOT happy
New first years will be prioritised when it comes to living on campus.
# get your education on
DIT's new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning
The campus, in Dublin’s north inner city, will eventually be the academic home to 20,000 students.
# Your Say
Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?
UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.
# First Come First Served
UCD housing system fails after students send 10,000 applications in 3 minutes
The university attempted to use an email system to allocate some of its on-campus accommodation, but ran into difficulties.
# merge
Tech institutes allowed to merge to form universities under new legislation
Minister Quinn has published the General Scheme of Technological Universities Bill.
# United States
Harvard University reopens after reports of explosives on campus
Campus police received an email saying that explosive devices may have been hidden at four buildings on campus.
# just being miley
Statue removed from university after students persist in 'doing a Miley' on it
We’re not even talking about twerking here.
# Security
UCC bumps up security with CCTV off campus
The cameras are being placed on roads just outside the university campus.
# Student Life
UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation
A recent survey found almost half of all students at the Cork campus engage in binge-drinking more than once a week.
# Texas
Students offer firsthand accounts of stabbing at Texas campus
14 people were injured, two critically, when Dylan Quick raced through buildings wielding a razor-like knife.
# Campus
Updated: At least 14 wounded in stabbing spree at Texas college
LSC-CyFair said it remains on lockdown as law enforcement evacuate the campus.
# Massachusetts
Authorities: Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax
It had been reported that a gunman was on the campus, which was then put into lockdown.
Gardaí investigating cash-in-transit van robbery at DCU
Students at DCU FM were broadcasting live just about the scene of the robbery this afternoon. Here’s what happened.
# Smoking Ban
Hospital's no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors
Having spent over €10,000 earlier this year on no-smoking signs, the sight of smokers remains commonplace on the grounds of Beaumont Hospital.
# Massacre
Nigerian troops swarm after 40 killed in student massacre
Last week in Mubi, Nigeria’s military conducted a high-profile raid targeting an extremist group, killing a senior figure and arresting 156 suspected members.
# Hospital
Smoking to be banned in more hospital grounds
Smoking will be stubbed out at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital Group this year, thanks to a new initiative being introduced on World No Tobacco Day.
# Apple
Apple to build 'spaceship' HQ on old Hewlett Packard site
The new campus in California will house 12,000 people and generate its own power. Steve Jobs says he thinks it will be the best office building in the world.