Earlier today, we brought you the story of a newly minted Boston University professor who took to Twitter to bash white guys. “White masculinity isn’t a problem for america’s colleges, white masculinity is THE problem for america’s colleges,” tweeted Saida Grundy, an incoming...
Your heart will break for this young lady as you read this. She clearly loved her brother very much.
Cassie Smith-Christmas wrote about her brother at the Washington Post.
On a brother’s suicide: ‘I wish I had never told him to go to counseling’
I do not blame William and Mary for my brother’s...
World War II interrupted his education.
94-Year-Old Man Finally Graduates From College, More Than 75 Years After He Started
A 94-year-old man will graduate from West Virginia University (WVU) this month after working on his degree on and off for more than 75 years.
Anthony Brutto of Morgantown enrolled at WVU in 1939 and...
There’s nothing like getting off on the right foot at a new job.
FOX News reports.
Boston University prof flunks ‘white masculinity’ in controversial tweets
Critics say a newly-hired Boston University professor has crossed the line with recent tweets bashing whites, but the school says it’s simply free speech.
“White masculinity isn’t a problem for...
Don’t end up with mountains of debt and no degree!
Hardest hit: College students who never finish school
MACHIAS — When Kat Ragot, 42, accepts her diploma for a bachelor of arts degree Saturday from the University of Maine at Machias, she will finish a journey that began 25 years ago and left...
Some students are claiming that the student body president is too conservative.
Blake Neff reports at the Libertarian Republic.
Dartmouth Students Demand Gay Black Student President Resign for Being too Conservative [Video]
Students at Dartmouth College launched a petition drive demanding the newly-elected student body president resign after...
Denzel Washington gave Dillard University students four succinctly doable life goals in yesterday’s commencement address.
Sue Strachan reports for NOLA.com:
Denzel Washington gives Dillard University students four life goals in commencement speech
Denzel and Dillard: A successful partnership that on Saturday (May 9) made for a special commencement for Dillard University’s Class of 2015.
It sounds like the student in question may need some psychological assistance.
The Star Tribune reported.
University of Minnesota police no longer believe student was raped at knifepoint
University of Minnesota police said Thursday that the student who reported being raped by armed strangers in her dorm Sunday was “in crisis” and in need...
Michelle Obama Discusses What it’s Like to be the First African-American First Lady at Tuskegee University
At a commencement address at Tuskegee University yesterday, Michelle Obama used her time to talk about her experience as the first African-American First Lady.
Rowena Lindsay reports for the Christian Science Monitor:
What did Michelle Obama say to Tuskegee University graduates?
First lady Michelle Obama spoke at the 130th commencement ceremony of Tuskegee...
Remember freedom of the press? The administration at Muscatine doesn’t seem to.
Sarah McLaughlin reports at the FIRE blog.
Students File Suit After Muscatine C.C. Attempts to Chill Newspaper’s Speech
Journalists at The Calumet, the student newspaper at Muscatine Community College (MCC), claim MCC’s administration attempted to intimidate the paper due to its critical...
Some 4th graders recently got to be college students.
Santa Cruz Sentinel reports.
Santa Cruz County fourth-graders introduced to college
By fourth grade, assigned reading books include more words than pictures.
But the illustrations still carry some sway.
More than 3,300 fourth-graders from across Santa Cruz County had real-life demonstrations of...
Here’s a story to keep in mind the next time someone says gender neutral bathrooms are all about being inclusive.
Greg Piper of the College Fix reports.
Transgender candidate tries to get judges in trouble for bathroom ruling
This is a stunning development: The “trans femme” candidate in University of Oregon student elections who ...
Is all that money worth it?
The John William Pope Center reports.
Big-name commencement speakers: revered tradition or a waste of time and money?
Commencement season is an often-controversial time. Last year was conspicuous for its wave of politically motivated disinvitations, with students trying, sometimes with success,...
Alabama gets a visit from the First Lady.
The Huffington Post reports:
Michelle Obama To Speak At Tuskegee University
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Michelle Obama is visiting Alabama to give the commencement address at Tuskegee University.
The first lady will speak Saturday morning to about 500 graduates at the historically black university.
Obama will become the...
Another tale of college life in the age of social media.
Greg Piper reports at the College Fix.
School can’t punish student for idle threat on Facebook, federal judge rules
If you’re familiar with the Supreme Court’s Tinker precedent, you know that schools can only punish students for their on-campus speech if it causes “substantial”...
Will he succeed?
Jeb courts evangelicals in Liberty University address
Jeb Bush on Saturday made a major overture to evangelical voters, seeking to reassure a skeptical voting bloc that when it comes to core beliefs about religious freedom and Christianity’s role in the world, he’s with them.
The former Florida governor and likely...
The major you choose in college can make a huge difference in the amount of money you’ll earn over your lifetime.
Jason Russell writes at the Washington Examiner.
Your college major matters more than the degree itself
The government spends billions of dollars a year sending students to college to make a better life...
Graduating? Here is some advice that you won’t hear.
20 Things Nobody Tells You When You Graduate College
I have never been invited to give a commencement address at a college. This is disappointing because, for the first time in my life, I own a sports coat...
In a column at the Detroit News, Derek Draplin writes about the reality of being a conservative on a college campus.
On a college campus, it’s not easy being Conservative
As a political science student at the University of Michigan I always felt as though I had to tiptoe around class discussions in...
Stop reading and loving your family! It is an unfair advantage!
Australian Broadcasting Company reports.
Is having a loving family an unfair advantage?
Plato famously wanted to abolish the family and put children into care of the state. Some still think the traditional family has a lot to answer for, but some plausible arguments...
University of New Hampshire students curious about the legal implications of ‘Deflategate’ will be able to earn four hours while learning the down and dirty of the NFL scandal.
University of New Hampshire to offer course on ‘Deflategate’ this fall
DURHAM, N.H. — Grade inflation is coming to the University of New...
If these students have been holed up in a building for weeks, how have they gone to class? If they haven’t gone to class, why are they in college?
Emily Jashinsky of Campus Reform has the story.
Student protesters arrested after weeks-long divestment sit-in
After a three week sit-in, pro-divestment student protesters at the...