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Paul Nungesser's Lawyers Accuse Emma Sulkowicz of 'Anti-Male' Campaign

In April, Columbia University student Paul Nungesser filed suit against the school, claiming that the school had allowed “the gender-based harassment and defamation” of Nungesser by not stopping fellow student Emma Sulkowicz from publicly accusing him of sexual assault. In a new court filing, Nungesser’s attorney says… » 6/25/15 11:30am 6/25/15 11:30am

New York Wants Sexual Assaults To Appear on Students' Permanent Records

New York state is proposing new legislation that would require college transcripts to note when a student has been found responsible for sexual assault. The measure, which is currently only required in Virginia, would help put a stop to students being able to transfer schools without the new institution knowing about… » 6/19/15 9:50am 6/19/15 9:50am

Bernie Sanders Will Introduce Bill to Make Public Colleges Tuition-Free

Senator Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill this week that would make four-year public universities in the United States tuition-free. Much like his presidential campaign, it’s not going to go anywhere, and, much like his campaign, it’s going to prod Hillary Clinton to make affordable higher education a bigger part… » 5/19/15 12:45pm 5/19/15 12:45pm

Law Student Feels Oppressed By Pictures Of Black Men

Yesterday, an anonymous law student sent an email to the Indiana University at Indianapolis law school community complaining that there were too many black men represented in the school's public materials. This, according to the email first published by Above The Law, forms a "situation of concern to me which affects… » 4/19/11 1:26pm 4/19/11 1:26pm

NYT Writer Finds Out Jerks Still Exist In Academia

A distinguished, sixtyish writer arrives to address a graduate program. He praises another university for its "hot students" and disses his wife ("sleep with one student and wake up 17 years later married to her"). He says a female prof "eats like a man," and he seems to like the word "beaver." Sounds like a tale from… » 11/03/08 2:40pm 11/03/08 2:40pm