As part of their promotion of “Sweater Day,” an event designed to reduce energy use during the winter months, Simon Fraser University released a rather ill-advised video.
A Christian college in Illinois has begun the process of firing Dr. Larycia Hawkins, a political science professor who suggested in one of her classes that Christians and Muslims believe in the same god.
Over 24 religious colleges and universities have obtained exemptions from Title IX federal civil rights protections since last year, according to reports. These waivers allow the universities to discriminate against students, employees, and faculty on the basis of their gender, sexual orientation, and whether or not a…
Like her husband President Barack Obama and his dad jeans, First Lady Michelle Obama is very savvy at playing the uncool-but-sorta-still-cool parent. On Thursday, the FLOTUS took her swag to the next level with a college endorsement rap video… where she rhymed… in a booth… in the White House.
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On Friday afternoon, an anonymous tipster alerted Jezebel to the presence of what appears to be a video of a rape at Florida A&M University posted to the Yik Yak-meets-Snapchat app Yeti: Campus Stories. The FAMU administration is attempting to pick up the pieces from here, but the video’s posting raises some questions…
Gaze upon the image before you. Looks so good, right? Some—and by “some” I mean me—might argue that pizza is one of humankind’s few creations worthy of worship. It’s unclear where England’s Manchester Metropolitan University stands on the issue of pizza deification, but it’s worth nothing that they are now permitting…
New York University has a new club called the “NYU White Student Union.” Yes, you read that correctly.
In a lengthy memo distributed today, Yale President Peter Salovey promised sweeping changes at the university, following two weeks of protests and student demands. The letter focuses on taking steps toward what he describes as “a more inclusive Yale.”
Big college clothing chain Urban Outfitters thought it’d expand and corner its big college consumer market by purchasing a pizza chain. You know, why not just get everything an undergrad wants in one place! Unfortunately, investors weren’t into it.
Did you know that two Georgetown University presidents sold Jesuit-owned slaves in the 1830s to pay down the school’s debt? Now the institution is renaming two buildings memorializing these men because of their slavery ties.
A good rule of thumb for processing this unexpected, long-time-coming season of college students protesting the white bias built into the mainstream American university system: anyone who takes anti-racism protestors as more troubling than the racism they’re protesting probably has quite a bit of personal investment…
The unrest at University of Missouri continues: A professor named Dale Brigham offered his resignation, after an email response to a student brushing off her safety fears went viral online.
A Chinese college is facing backlash after requesting that female students sign a chastity pledge as part of a course called No Regrets Youth.
After massive outcry following the University of Missouri’s failure to respond to several racist incidents on campus, the university’s chancellor R. Bowen Loftin has announced he will transition out of the position. This comes just hours after the school’s president, Tim Wolfe, announced his resignation.
The University of Missouri’s system president Tim Wolfe is resigning after recent student protests over his failure to address racism on campus.
Peter Ludlow, the Northwestern University philosophy professor accused by two students of sexual harassment and assault, has resigned in the middle of his termination proceedings. Ludlow had been the center of two contentious Title IX investigations. The allegations filed by two students—one undergraduate and one…
A member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Yale chapter is being accused of declining black students from entering a Halloween party by telling them, “White girls only.”