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Luann McVey holds a sign before the start of a rally held in support of the Alaska university system on Feb. 13 in Juneau, Alaska. Becky Bohrer/AP hide caption

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University Of Alaska Readies For Budget Slash: 'We May Likely Never Recover'

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Dozens of members of the University of Washington marching band, shown here in 2017, were transported to hospitals after a bus overturned on Thursday. Christopher Mast/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images hide caption

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At Shiru Cafe in Providence, R.I., students "pay" for coffee, but not with money. Chaiel Schaffel /Rhode Island Public Radio hide caption

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Staying healthy and knowing how to find good health care is a big challenge for college freshmen leaving home for the first time. Mauro Grigollo/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Students stroll around the campus of Spelman College, a historically black college in Atlanta. Chris Shinn/Courtesy of Spelman College hide caption

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