12 janvier 2020

White Supremacy in the Classroom

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Georgia Southern freshman promotes white supremacist ideology in a class presentation. The university says the presentation falls within his free speech rights. Now students of color say they feel unsafe because of his protected speech. More...

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Southern University New Orleans Suspends Athletic Programs

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Southern University at New Orleans will suspend its athletic programs after the 2019-20 season in an effort to address years of financial instability, NOLA.com reported. More...

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Ruling Narrows Title IX Obligations

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Federal appeals court ruling sets narrow standard for what institutions are expected to do when students commit sexual misconduct. More...

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Do Unconventional Sexual Theories Border on Misconduct?

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Students demand more transparency about University of Texas at Austin practices and policies on sexual misconduct by professors. At the same time, others question the continued employment of a professor not accused of or disciplined for misconduct but whose scholarship is based on controversial theories about pedophilia. More...

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University of California Free Speech Center Launches Journal

HomeBy Greta Anderson. The University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement has launched the first edition of Speech Spotlight, a new journal about First Amendment-related campus issues for higher education officials. More...

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Coping With Finals and Stress

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Final exams and papers can compound end-of-semester anxiety. Colleges are increasingly offering students coping mechanisms and enhanced mental health services at this time of the year. More...

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Prohibiting Caste Prejudice on Campus

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Brandeis has added caste identity as "a recognized and protected characteristic" in the institution's antidiscrimination policy. The move was made to address caste distinctions among students and faculty members of South Asian descent. More...

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Repercussions and Recriminations

HomeBy Greta Anderson. A report reviewing a student sit-in at Johns Hopkins last spring found that protesters and administrators had different interpretations of how the occupation of a building led to clashes with police. More...

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Shifting Further Right

HomeBy Greta Anderson. The University of Maine's College Republicans chapter's "America First" politics and controversial social media posts have alienated some members and prompted its faculty adviser to quit. More...

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Sidewalk Politics

HomeBy Greta AndersonIowa State University policy restricting political messages written in chalk on campus sidewalks is being challenged in court as violating students' free speech rights. Supporters of the policy believe it will protect underrepresented groups from hateful language. More...

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