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Why This K-Pop Star Goes to Georgetown University

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Posted by    Monday, May 4, 2015 at 3:30pm

K-pop (or Korean pop music) is all the rage, so why has this K-Pop Star opted for school in the U.S.?

The Guardian reports:

Meet the K-Pop star who goes to Georgetown University business school when he’s not playing to 45,000-strong stadiums (and even in D.C. he can’t escape his fame)

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University of Chicago to be Home for Obama’s Presidential Library

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Posted by    Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

President Obama’s Presidential Library will have a home in Chicago.

Aamer Madhani reports for USA Today:

Obama picks University of Chicago for presidential library

President Obama has picked the University of Chicago to host his future presidential library, according to multiple news reports.

The university was picked over Columbia University in New York , the...

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Texas Tech Students Have an… Interesting Take on Due Process

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Posted by    Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

What do these students think about that whole ‘due process’ thing?

Kaitlin Bain reports for the Daily Toreador:

Tech students respond to judicial process

As a part of the Student Code of Conduct, the student judicial process for Texas Tech is outlined.
This process includes the intake, or first report, the investigation, a hearing and,...

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Queen’s University Reverses Decision, ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Conference Will Convene After All

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Posted by    Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

A few weeks ago, Queen’s University announced it was canceling a conference that would have focused on French Satirical paper, ‘Charlie Hebdo’ citing alleged security risks. The resultant backlash caused Queen’s University to reconsider.

The Guardian reports:

University to go ahead with Charlie Hebdo conference after outcry

Queen’s University Belfast has reversed its earlier...

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Citing Hazing, St. Joseph’s University Cancels Remainder of Softball Season

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Posted by    Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:00pm

St. Joseph’s women’s softball team has been benched for the rest of the season after an investigation into hazing allegations.

WPVI reports:

St. Joseph’s University Cancels Remainder of Softball Season After Hazing Investigation

St. Joseph’s University announced Friday that they have suspended the women’s softball team for the remainder of the season.

The decision comes...

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Princeton Students Protest Upcoming Big Sean Concert

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Posted by    Friday, May 1, 2015 at 6:30pm

The social justice crowd’s fight with the first amendment has worked its way into an upcoming Princeton Festival.

Spencer Parts reports for the New York Times:

Invitation of Big Sean to Princeton Festival Brings Debate on Free Speech

Selecting performers for a college music festival can be a thankless job. Musical tastes vary, and...

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UC Riverside Says Decision to Stop Selling Sabra Hummus Was a Mistake

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Posted by    Friday, May 1, 2015 at 3:30pm

Students for Justice in Palestine pushed for UC Riverside to stop selling Sabra Hummus, a partially owned Israeli company. UC Riverside capitulated at the time, but now university officials say that decision was a mistake.

Joseph Serna reports for the Los Angeles Times:

UC Riverside official: Decision to stop selling S...

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Do You Know How to Read University Rankings?

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Posted by    Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:30pm

So many ranking systems, so many… well, rankings. Which ones matter most?

The Telegraph reports:

How to read the different university rankings

University rankings have always proved popular. Both among prospective and current students – not to mention the university alumni who happily share new tables should their university be doing well. There is...

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NYU to Vote on Fossil Fuel Divestment

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Posted by    Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 3:30pm

NYU’s faculty senate will vote on fossil fuel divestment today. Amazingly, faculty seem to largely oppose the measure.

Maxim Lott reports for Fox News:

Universities under pressure to ‘divest’ from fossil fuels

Environmental activists are pressuring universities around the country to “divest” and stop all investment in fossil fuels. Many are taking heed, and...

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WATCH: University President Shows up at House Party, Gives a Speech

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:30pm

It’s not every day a university President shows up at a giant house party, gives a speech, and is cheered by a rowdy crowd of college students. While Quinnipiac president John Lahey may have scored points with the kiddos, neighbors and parents weren’t too thrilled.

Jason Newton reports for WTNH:

Quinnipiac University president’s...

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Judge Will Decide Future of Wesleyan University’s DKE Frat

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 3:30pm

University officials planned to shut down Wesleyan’s Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity when they pushed back on a university requirement that would require the frat to admit women. DKE filed suit against the university.

CBS News reports:

Future of Wesleyan’s DKE frat in hands of judge

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Get a Life — Mitt Romney to Jacksonville University Graduates

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:30pm

The former Massachusetts governor had a few choice words for Jacksonville University graduates this past weekend.

The Orlando Sentinel reports:

Mitt Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life.

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee told the nearly 900 students...

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Texas A&M Galveston Prof Reportedly Flunks Entire Class

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:30pm

This professor couldn’t take it anymore so he flunked his entire class. The university is not upholding his decision though.

Gianna Caserta reported for Click 2 Houston:

Professor at Texas A&M Galveston fails entire class

A professor at Texas A&M Galveston failed an entire class, and he outlined his reasons in a fiery email...

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University of Maryland, Baltimore Closed Citing Threats of Violence

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:30pm

Riots, or excuse us, “activities” in Baltimore, lead the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus to close Monday afternoon.

According to Washington’s Top News:

University of Maryland, Baltimore closes amid threat of violence

WASHINGTON — The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus closed Monday afternoon saying the Baltimore Police have warned that “activities” in the area...

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Male Student Accused of Rape by ‘Mattress Girl’ Sues Columbia University

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:30pm

Fighting back against false allegations.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

Male student accused of rape by ‘mattress girl’ sues Columbia University

You might remember Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student who vowed to carry her mattress around campus in protest of her alleged rapist who remained on campus. Sulkowicz turned what she says...

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University of Florida Frat Suspended After Allegedly Harassing Vets

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

In today’s edition of alleged frat shenanigans…

CBS News Reports:

Florida frat suspended after allegedly harassing veterans

A University of Florida fraternity has been suspended after reports that some of its members harassed wounded military veterans vacationing recently in Panama City Beach.

The Gainesville Sun reports that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity has been charged by...

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Does George Washington University Have a Swastika Problem?

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

National Review’s Kevin Williamson weighs in:

George Washington University’s Swastika Problem

When tyranny arrives on these shores, it isn’t going to start off looking like something out of George Orwell — it’s going to look a lot like college, which is why the sort of people who twice made Barack Obama president of...

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UVA’s Associate Dean of Students Rails Against Rolling Stone

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

Nicole Eramo his a bone to pick with Rolling Stone who published the now retracted story about an alleged gang rape on UVA’s campus.

Matt Schiavenza reports for The Atlantic:

Damage Lingers From Retracted Rolling Stone Story

Much of the focus on Rolling Stone’s retracted “Rape on Campus” article has centered around its...

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Valdosta State University Shut Down Friday Over American Flag Protests

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:00pm

Well that escalated quickly.

NBC News reported:

Huge American Flag Protest Shuts Down Valdosta State University

A Georgia university shut down on Friday for a huge demonstration after a video of protesters trampling an American flag went viral.

Hordes of people descended on Valdosta State University Friday afternoon, lining the streets and waving flags. Valdosta...

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University of Maryland at College Park Cancels ‘American Sniper’ Screening

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2015 at 6:30pm

And another university jumps into the ‘American Sniper’ ridiculousness.

Jake New reports for Inside Higher Ed:

‘American Sniper’ Shut Down

A student organization at the University of Maryland at College Park has called off a screening of American Sniper after students complained that the film fuels “anti-Arab and anti-Islamic sentiments” and “helps to proliferate...

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University of Arkansas Student Reportedly Arrested for Lying About Alleged Sexual Assault

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

Are the tides finally turning on those that falsely claim ‘sexual assault’?

According to Arkansas Matters:

U of A Student Arrested for Lying About Sexual Assault

FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA) – Police arrested 20-year-old Lindsey Sweetin Thursday for filing a false police report about a sexual assault she originally said happened in the Harmon...

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$330,000 Grant Goes to Syracuse University to Teach Vets Business Skills

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Post-military vets might benefit from a sizable grant given to Syracuse University.

Rick Moriarty reports for Syracuse.com:

Syracuse University gets $330,000 federal grant to teach vets business skills

Syracuse, N.Y. — The U.S. Small Business Administration is giving $330,000 to Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management to expand services to veterans embarking...

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