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College's too-fat-to-graduate rule under fire

Source: CNN Posted By: pilot008 3988 days ago

Most college students expect to receive their diplomas on the basis of grades, but at a Pennsylvania school, physical fitness matters too.

Students at Lincoln University with a body mass index of 30 or above, reflective of obesity, must take a fitness course that meets three hours per week. Those who are assigned to the class but do not complete it cannot graduate.

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Now that the first class to have this requirement imposed is nearing graduation day -- students....

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