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•According to The Princeton Review, the top 10 college majors are: 1) psychology, 2) English, 3) mathematics, 4) business administration and management, 5) biology, 6) chemistry, 7) history, 8) political science, 9) accounting and 10) sociology. (The Princeton Review, 5/16/05)

•Marquette University announced that its teams would be referred to as The Gold, an attempt to quiet controversy about earlier names. That decision has been so unpopular that the school will put 10 possible nicknames up for a vote. (NPR.org, 5/16/05)
•According to The Princeton Review, the top 10 college majors are: 1) psychology, 2) English, 3) mathematics, 4) business administration and management, 5) biology, 6) chemistry, 7) history, 8) political science, 9) accounting and 10) sociology. (The Princeton Review, 5/16/05)

•Marquette University announced that its teams would be referred to as The Gold, an attempt to quiet controversy about earlier names. That decision has been so unpopular that the school will put 10 possible nicknames up for a vote. (NPR.org, 5/16/05)

•The federal government, alarmed by the lack of expertise in languages considered critical to national security, wants to establish a comprehensive Chinese language instruction program for students in kindergarten through college. The Chinese K-16 Flagship project will create a sequential course of instruction with the goal of graduating students who are linguistically and culturally fluent in Chinese. (Monterey County Herald/San Jose Mercury News, 5/5/05)