The seniors of Frank W. Ballou Senior High School in Southeast, DC had much to be proud of at this year’s graduation ceremony: In a first for the struggling school (where only three percent of students met city-wide reading standards in 2016), all 170 students of the 2017 graduating class has been accepted into…
Incoming freshman were directed to find each other on Harvard’s Class of 2021 Facebook group, and in late December about a 100 of them broke off into a meme-sharing messaging chat titled “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens.” Can you guess where this is going?
Donald Trump gave his first ever commencement speech to the graduating class of Jerry Falwell’s evangelical Liberty University on Saturday, a situation that was never going to be okay.
In 2011, former Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi collected $32,000 for a speaking engagement at Rutgers University. Today, Governor Chris Christie—our favorite unrequited lover of Bruce Springsteen—signed legislation inspired by Polizzi’s fee, which caps the amount New Jersey state schools can pay speakers at…
In honor of the one year anniversary of Lemonade, benevolent, pregnant Beyoncé has bestowed upon the world the gift of the Formation Scholars.
Indiana University-Bloomington has adopted a new policy denying incoming student-athletes with a history of sexual or domestic violence into its sports programs.
For more than a year, there’s been a pioneering effort underway by students at UC Berkeley to dramatically broaden the access that women on campus have to abortion.
Robert Leo Hulseman, the man who made all your beer pong marathons possible through his invention of the red Solo cup, died this week at the age of 84. This is a sad day for American culture.
A new lawsuit filed on behalf of a Stanford University graduate student accuses the university of ignoring multiple sexual assault allegations against one male student between 2011 and 2014. The lawsuit describes him as a “known sexual predator on campus.”
Mary Baldwin University, a small picturesque women’s college in western Virginia, is the most recent in a line of women’s colleges that appear to be abandoning their historic single sex missions.
Brigham Young University, the Utah-based Mormon flagship school, announced Wednesday that it would no longer investigate sexual assault victims for honor code violations if or when they reported their assault.
The latest round of negotiations between Harvard University and the school’s 750 striking dining services workers has ended in a “tentative agreement,” university officials said on Tuesday. The workers were demanding an annual income of at least $35,000 and resisting changes to their health benefits.
Beware the Google listserv, the most searchable and damning collection of group thinking.
Student leaders at the University of California, Berkeley decided to suspend parties at the school’s fraternities and sororities after two women reported that they were sexually assaulted at off-campus parties earlier this month during the same weekend.
On Monday, hundreds of Harvard University students walked out of class for the second time in seven days, demanding that the school settle with the 750 dining hall workers who went on strike earlier this month after negotiations failed over health care and annual income. The strike is now entering its third week.
The University of South Florida in Tampa has temporarily suspended its chapter of Pi Kappa Phi after a 16-year-old girl reported that she was raped while unconscious in the fraternity’s house.
Blake Wentworth, an assistant professor in University of California-Berkeley’s South and Southeast Asian studies department, has filed a defamation lawsuit against three women—two graduate students and one former undergraduate—who accused him of repeated sexual harassment. In the lawsuit, Wentworth accuses the three…
At the risk of doomsaying like some David Brooksian “kids these days” reactionary luddite, it must be said: College now seems crueler than ever before.
It’s that time of the year when college freshman across the country are moving into their dorms and meeting their suite mates for the very first time. Will they get lucky and co-habitate peacefully? Or will they end up like these poor girls who found themselves in a Real Housewives-worthy email exchange before they…