10 juin 2019

College Students Enlist in Fight Against Looming Abortion Restrictions

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Despite restrictive abortion legislation adopted in Georgia and other states, local abortion-rights advocates are making sure college students understand the new ban is not yet in effect and encouraging them to join efforts to fight the prohibition. More...

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Appeals Court Upholds Oregon Basketball Players' Expulsion

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling saying that three former University of Oregon basketball players were not discriminated against after the institution expelled them over rape accusations. More...

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When Student Press Is Up for a Vote

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After the student newspaper at Rutgers was denied funding in a student vote, an academic watchdog group says the process for doing so violated the First Amendment. More...

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Utah Honors Staffers Despite Evidence of Botched Murder Case

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The University of Utah police department honored a dispatcher and two administrators for their handling of the aftermath of a student murder on campus, despite a review of the case that found it was largely botched. More...

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Speaking Out in the Classroom

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. New survey from Gallup finds that women are less likely than men to feel comfortable sharing views in the classroom that may conflict with their peers' opinions. More...

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Booted for Winning Too Many Games

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of St. Thomas's separation from its conference -- for too much success -- has reinforced the disparities in wealth and size among Division III institutions. More...

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No Conclusion Whether Governor Is in Racist Photo

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The image, which surfaced in February and appears in the 1984 yearbook on Northam’s personal page, features a person in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan outfit at a costume party. Initially, Northam apologized for the photo, but he later said he could not conclusively say it was him in the photograph. More...

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Trump Administration Restricts Fetal Tissue Research

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Decision is a win for anti-abortion groups. But academic organizations say it will add unnecessary new hurdles for scientists and slow breakthroughs in vaccines and other medical research. More...

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Minnesota For-Profit Colleges Ordered to Refund Student Loans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A Minnesota appeals court ruled this week that Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business must repay borrowers for high-interest loans illegally offered to former students. More...

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Battle Lines Drawn on a Student Loan Alternative

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Senator Elizabeth Warren and congressional Democrats question Trump administration's plans to back income-share agreements -- and demand answers from colleges offering the financing, too. More...

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