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Youngest Victim Of San Bernardino Terror Attack Will Receive Posthumous Degree

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

She was two classes shy of receiving her degree.

Los Angeles Times reports.

College will award a posthumous degree to a San Bernardino terror attack victim

Aurora Godoy was two classes shy of earning an associate’s degree when she became the youngest victim in the San Bernardino terror attack. This week, a California college...

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Native Americans and Latinos at Odds Over U. New Mexico’s Seal

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 3:30pm

The University of New Mexico might change its seal and two minority groups are in disagreement on the issue.

FOX News reports.

Latino students at N.M. University upset over possible revision of Spanish seal

New Mexico’s largest university is considering revising its half-century old seal amid concerns by Native American students who say it...

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Swing State Millennials Choose Clinton Over Trump

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

Even though the majority of voters agreed Trump would do a better job handling the economy and terrorism.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Poll: Swing state millennials prefer Clinton over Trump

Six months out from Election Day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running neck and neck in the three key swing states of Ohio,...

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Campus Gate Firebombed at Hebrew University

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 12:30pm

Luckily, no one was injured in this attack. It’s outrageous that such a thing could happen.

The Times of Israel reports.

Hebrew University campus gate firebombed; no injuries reported

A fire outside the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Saturday evening was the result of a firebomb thrown at the university...

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Colleges Are Focusing On Promoting Civic Engagement

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 11:00am

The increasing focus on civic learning comes at a time when students are also demonstrating a renewed interest in activism and political engagement.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Colleges placing increasing importance on programs promoting civic engagement

Starting this fall, California State University at Los Angeles students must take two courses in civic learning as...

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Faculty Union at CUNY Votes to Authorize Strike

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 9:30am

This is the price of having unions in higher education.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

CUNY’s Faculty Union Votes to Authorize Strike

The City University of New York’s faculty union has voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike as a five-year standoff over a contract drags on.

More than 10,000 unionized faculty and staff members...

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What is College Match and Fit?

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 8:00am

It pays to consider these two concepts as guides.

Forbes reports.

What College “Match” And “Fit” Are All About

In the next few months, you’ll hear a lot about “match” and “fit” regarding colleges and their relationship to prospective applicants. The vast variety of four-year colleges and universities available to high school graduates can...

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Will Harvard Succeed At Ending Final Clubs?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

Harvard’s full-throated attack on students’ right to associate off campus is also an unprecedented attack against the freedom of association.

Minding The Campus reports.

The End of Harvard’s Final Clubs?

In the name of “gender inclusion,” Harvard has decided to punish members of all-female sororities, all-male fraternities, and single-sex final clubs of either sex....

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Scripps College Students Think Madeleine Albright is a War Criminal

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

The first female secretary of state is set to give the commencement address at Scrips, an all female college but some of the students are opposed.

The Los Angeles Times reported.

Madeleine Albright a war criminal? Scripps College’s baffling crusade for simple thinking

In May, when flowers are blooming, allergens are wafting and aggrieved...

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Author Apologizes To Millennials

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

What made her issue the apology?

Red Alert Politics reports.

Author to millennials: I’m sorry for insulting you

An author who scapegoated millennials as the villain of her recent novel has issued a mea culpa to the generation.

Jo Piazza, author of The Knockoff, has seen the error of her ways.

“Every generation contains top-notch thinkers...

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University of Minnesota Moves to Protect Free Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

A slow but steady push back against the efforts of those who shout down speakers on campus is finally starting to materialize.

The Washington Post reports.

University of Minnesota’s proposed free speech protections would be “the most comprehensive to date”

Last week the University of Minnesota Senate began to take up the issue of...

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Mississippi State University Junior Falls From Jumbotron And Dies

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00am

Demboski and two other students apparently climbed to the top of the video board.

My Fox 8 reports.

College student, 21, dies after falling from football stadium Jumbotron

STARKVILLE, Miss. — A 21-year-old college student in Mississippi has died after falling off the top of a football stadium Jumbotron video system.

WTVA reported that Mississippi...

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Political Correctness is Now Ruining College Humor Publications

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 9:30am

This isn’t surprising since we already know many famous comedians are now avoiding college campuses.

The College Fix reports.

College humor publications stick to ‘politically correct’ jokes as a rule of thumb now

The humor publication at the University of California-Santa Cruz pioneered the next generation of college comedy back in 2010: The Fish...

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Parents of Successful Kids Have Things In Common

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Posted by    Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 8:00am

Have your kids do chores.

Tech Insider reports.

Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common

Any good parent wants their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.

And while there isn’t a set recipe for raising successful children,...

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Harvard Needs To Make Up Its Mind On Student Organizations

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 6:30pm

So, which is it?

FIRE reports.

Harvard’s Double Standard on the Role of Student Organizations

On Friday afternoon, Harvard College Dean Rakesh Kurana sent a letter to Harvard President Drew Faust, recommending that Harvard take aggressive steps to deter students from joining off-campus, single-sex organizations. That same afternoon, President Faust sent a responsive letter...

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University of California to Spend Over $8 Million on Illegal Immigrant Students

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

The next time students at the University of California protest about the cost of tuition, they should be reminded of this.

NBC News reports.

University of California Announces $8.4 Million in Support for Undocumented Students

On Wednesday, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced a new...

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Doubling Diversity Requirement

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 3:30pm

Recent events that led to increased diversity requirements on campus include pro-Donald Trump chalked messages.

The College Fix reports.

After Trump chalking, university forces students to take ‘minority culture’ class to graduate

At a time when some colleges are implementing their first diversity requirement for graduation, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is doubling...

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VIDEO: Seattle University Students Struggle to Explain Difference Between Male and Female

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

The Family Policy Institute of Washington recently visited the campus of Seattle University and asked students some pretty simple questions about the difference between men and women.

This video will make you want to put your head through a wall. Watch below.

 
 
 
 

Illinois Teen Graduates College Before High School

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 12:30pm

An exception to the norm.

WGN-TV reports.

Illinois teen graduates college before high school

PEORIA, Ill. — Call her studious at 17. Antonette White is ahead of her time, about to graduate high school outside Peoria. But first, she graduated from junior college.

White was just 13 when she began college course work. Her dad...

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DePaul University Students Seek Safe Space From Gay Conservative

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:00am

Milo Yiannopoulos strikes again, this time at DePaul University.

Mediaite reports.

Another College Campus Seeks ‘Safe Space’ From Free Speech of Milo Yiannopoulos

Openly-gay conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos is at it again, trying to arrange another on-campus threesome between freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, and freedom of speech. Once again, though, the allegedly...

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Rihanna Is Now Offering College Scholarships

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 9:30am

Scholarships granted will range from $5,000 to $50,000.

USA Today College reports.

Exclusive: Earn a college scholarship — from Rihanna

Work (work, work, work, work) and Rihanna will help you pay for college.

That’s right. The Grammy-winning singer and songwriter has announced a global scholarship program through her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), which will award...

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Cornell Republicans Want to Make America Great Again

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Posted by    Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:00am

Republican students at Cornell are warming to the candidacy of Donald Trump.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Cornell Republicans Flock to Trump, Fearing Clinton

Many members of Cornell Republicans have said they plan to rally behind ‘presumptive’ presidential nominee Donald Trump, citing the urgency of barring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the...

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