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  • College students who are also parents could get more help with childcare if Washington state legislators approve a new bill, the Daily reports. Spots in on-campus daycare are so rare at the University of Washington that student parents often have to sit on wait lists for three years.
  • A University of Maryland table tennis whiz could go to the Olympics--if his business and engineering double major doesn't get in the way, the Diamondback reports.
  • The University of Texas's president yesterday challenged the state's "top 10 percent" law, which requires universities to reserve spots for high school students who have good grades and are state residents, the Daily Texan reports.
  • The protester at the center of Berkeley's so-called Oakgate has been arraigned on charges of making threats to a police officer, the Daily Californian reports.