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  • Using the Internet could make you dumber--or at least hurt your GPA, a Michigan State University poll has found. The poll results were reported on a website, but the State News did not say whether reading them also would lead to a decline in academic performance.
  • The University of Utah has ended its gun ban, but not without a fight. A Supreme Court decision led to the change, but Utah officials who believe guns disrupt the school environment want to challenge that, the Daily Utah Chronicle reports.
  • The University of Connecticut has set up a free "conduct hotline" to monitor ethics violations, the Daily Campus reports.
  • An Emory student plans to launch a website with AOL that will take blogging to the next level. "Video blogging," the Wheel reports, would be like YouTube and MySpace combined.