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How College Students’ Substance Use Compares to Everyone Else

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 12:30pm

In other words, the college kids are all right.

The Washington Post reports.

How college kids party differently from everyone else

The United States’ full-time college students are more likely to be heavy drinkers than young adults who aren’t enrolled in college, according to a new federal report. But they’re no more likely to...

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Why Does Mizzou Website Still Display Melissa Click’s Résumé?

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Melissa Click hasn’t worked at Mizzou for quite a while now. What’s the deal?

The Daily Caller reports.

Mizzou Still Displays Melissa Click’s Résumé SIX MONTHS After She Was Fired For Mob Violence Threat

Nearly six months after the board of curators at the University of Missouri fired mass communication professor Melissa Click for...

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Law School in Iowa to Celebrate Lesbian Farmers

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 9:30am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be the keynote speaker, according to a press release by the law school.

The College Fix reports.

USDA teams up with Iowa law school and Cyndi Lauper to celebrate lesbian farmers

It’s tough being gay and living in rural areas – or so says the U.S. Department of...

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U. New Mexico Warns Staff About Using Terms Like Crazy And Psycho

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8:00am

The speech police are back and this time they’re at the University of New Mexico.

UNM warns staff that terms like ‘crazy,’ ‘psycho’ can ‘stigmatize’ colleagues

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is the latest university to join the long list of institutions that mandate sensitivity training for staff.

The Daily Lobo reports that...

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U. South Alabama Tells Women Not to ‘Gender Police’ Men in Their Bathrooms

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 6:30pm

The directive was announced in an Aug. 5 email sent to the campus community.

The College Fix reports.

University to females: Transgenders can use your bathroom, don’t ‘gender police’ if a man comes in

The University of South Alabama today debuts a wide-sweeping new policy that allows men who identify as female to use...

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Pitzer College Leaders Perplexed by Student Request for Non-White Roommate

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

We reported on this last week but the story has gone national and now the leaders of Pitzer College are in a real bind.

Of course, if white students did this they’d probably be expelled.

FOX News reported.

Pitzer College Leaders Can’t Agree If It’s OK for Students to Advertise for Non-Wh...

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Native Americans Make Up Extremely Small Percentage of College Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 3:30pm

They are the least likely of all ethnic and racial groups to have access to college prep or AP courses.

NPR reports.

Helping College-Bound Native Americans Beat The Odds

Native American students make up only 1.1 percent of the nation’s high school population. And in college, the number is even smaller. More than any...

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Prager University – Love Needs Laughs

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

In the latest video from Prager University, Comedian Yakov Smirnoff explains how laughter is a key to happy relationships and can even serve as a gauge for a couple’s success.

He’s pretty funny in the process, too.

Here’s more information.

How do you know if your relationship is going in the right direction? Is...

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Is There Really a Racial Gap in Higher Education?

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 12:30pm

Take a look at the breakdown.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Racial Gaps: Does the Public Care?

Postsecondary educational attainment in the United States continues to vary significantly by racial and ethnic groups — and in some cases within racial and ethnic groups. That is the overall finding...

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Two Buildings at U. Oregon Could be Renamed Due to Racial Concerns

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 11:00am

Situations like this have nothing to do with the name. This is about power, plain and simple.

Campus Reform reports.

U. of Oregon may rename two buildings over racial concerns

Two buildings named for allegedly racist men at the University of Oregon will likely be renamed after a Black Lives Matter-affiliated student group presented...

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San Francisco District Attorney Gives Students False Information About State Rape Law

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 9:30am

He isn’t giving the right information.

The College Fix reports.

San Francisco’s top prosecutor peddles false information about state rape law to students

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon appears to be unfamiliar with California rape law.

His office’s Victim Services Division held a training on campus sexual assault last week, which was featured on...

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College President Urges Professors to Attack “Trump’s Bigotry”

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8:00am

Isn’t this a bit like Dean Wormer of Animal House trying to protect the establishment?

Red Alert Politics reports.

College president tells professors to attack “Trump’s bigotry”

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Ripon College President Zach Messitte, who is also a professor in the Politics and Government department, encourages fellow professors to...

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Making College Kids Become Lifelong Customers

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 6:30pm

How are retailers doing it?

Chicago Tribune reports.

Big retailers trying to turn college kids into lifelong customers

It’s back-to-college season, which means retailers are battling to equip as many of America’s freshmen with laptops, futons and minifridges as they can. Amid the flood of deals and discounts, some have their eyes on a...

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American College Student Who Tried to Join ISIS Gets 12 Years in Prison

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

An American college student who tried to join ISIS last fall is headed to jail.

Teen Vogue reports.

Jaelyn Young, Mississippi College Student Who Tried to Join ISIS, Is Sentenced to Prison

A former Mississippi college student was just sentenced to 12 years in prison by a federal judge on Thursday for trying to...

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College is the Enemy for US Table Tennis Team

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 3:30pm

Many end up eventually choosing college, even if they’re good enough to make the Olympics.

ABC News reports.

In Quest for World-Class US Table Tennis, College the Enemy

When Lily Zhang, the American table tennis ace, decided she wanted to make her sport a priority, she...

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East Carolina U. Offers Students Counseling on Becoming Adults

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

Can we get this program implemented at colleges all over the US? Greg Gutfeld of FOX News had a good time with this story.

Take a look below.

 
 
 
 

Pitzer College President Denounces Non-White Roommate Request

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:30pm

“Inconsistent with our mission and values.”

CBS News reports.

College president denounces black student’s non-white roommate request

CLAREMONT, Calif.– A small liberal arts college near Los Angeles is denouncing a Facebook post made by a black student who was seeking out a non-white roommate.

The Claremont Independent reports Pitzer College student Kare Urena asked in...

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Oberlin Student Complains School Plagued by White Privilege

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:00am

This a another reminder that it’s never enough for the left. There will always be a complaint.

Campus Reform reports.

Gay-friendly Oberlin still plagued by white privilege, student complains

An Oberlin College student says that despite being considered the “gayest college in America,” the campus is still plagued by “structural and institutional racism, transphobia,...

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Utah For-Profit College Fails To Become Nonprofit

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 9:30am

U.S. Education Department denies a Utah-based for-profit college’s application to change its tax status.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Department of Education denies for-profit college’s application for nonprofit status

The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday denied a request by a Utah-based for-profit college chain to convert to nonprofit status for federal financial aid purposes.

The...

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Some Yale College Republicans Resign After Group Backs Trump

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8:00am

The Yale College Republicans apparently have some Never Trumpers.

The College Fix reports.

Members of Yale College Republicans resign after group officially backs Trump

Several members of the Yale College Republicans executive council quit after the organization endorsed Donald Trump on Monday. They quickly established their own group: the...

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A Third of Millennials Regret Going to College

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

This year’s U.S. college seniors graduated with an average debt of $37,172.

Forbes reports.

If There’s One Thing Millennials Regret, It’s Going To College

They may be the most educated generation in history, but if there’s one thing millennials regret, it’s going to college.

More than a third of 18- to 35-year-olds say...

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Florida Prof Penalizes Students for Saying ‘Melting Pot’

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Posted by    Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

If you were a student, wouldn’t you keep using the term just to anger the professor?

Campus Reform reports.

Florida art prof penalizes students for saying ‘melting pot’

Students enrolled in Art Appreciation at the University of Florida risk losing credit on assignments if they use the phrase “melting pot” in class.

Professor Pamela Brekka...

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