A week of celebration turned to sadness at a historically black college after a ROTC cadet was slain in a possibly racist attack.
The government has pledged to get a key Fafsa-filing resource back online by the time the next financial-aid season begins. But for many students, the current season hasn't even started yet.
University of Missouri at Columbia officials were bracing for a decline, though not this significant, given the fallout from protests there in 2015. Now, they say, its public image needs a makeover.