01 novembre 2018

Smith Finds No Bias in Incident That Roiled Campus

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Investigators concluded that the caller provided "legitimate, non-discriminatory" reason for calling campus police on a black student who was eating her lunch in a residence hall living room. Some question the findings. More...

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Rival Pot Suppliers and Incidents at East Stroudsburg

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Two shootings, a brawl, a stabbing and a drug raid have occurred on campus at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania in the past year. More...

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How a False Statistic on Sexual Harassment Spreads

HomeBy Emma Whitford. University seeks to contain (self-inflicted) damage from news article and report mistakenly asserting that more than half of students have been harassed by professors. More...

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Marian, Saint Joseph’s to Open 2-Year College

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Two Catholic higher education institutions in Indiana will open a new two-year college in Indianapolis. More...

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Café Swaps Espresso for Personal Info

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A Japanese café chain plans to spread among Ivy League and other top campuses, offering free coffee and tea in exchange for students' personal information and consent to be contacted by companies. More...

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Unanswered Questions on a President

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes. More...

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Students Don't Vote… for Want of a Postage Stamp?

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A suburban Washington, D.C., county is urging college students to participate in this November’s election by voting “in-person absentee” at polling places in their hometowns while visiting during fall breaks. More...

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Education for All… Even a ‘Nazi’?

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Colleges are routinely accused of intolerance toward nonliberal views. One university did all it could to ensure that a literal poster boy for white supremacy got his degree. More...

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DeVos Won't Seek Another Delay of Obama Borrower Defense Rule

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department said Friday it won't seek another delay of the 2016 Obama borrower defense rule, which spells out loan forgiveness options for defrauded student borrowers and bars colleges from enforcing arbitration agreements. More...

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VA Dealing With Backlog of GI Bill Benefits

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. There were 158,922 pending claims as of Monday at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to an agency spokesman -- a 51 percent increase over the same time last year. The backlog has decreased in recent days, the spokesman said, but the VA expects a higher than normal backlog through the rest of the year. More...

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