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After Racial Incident, Amherst College Suspends Men’s Lacrosse Team, Terminates Coach

| March 23, 2020
Amherst College has suspended its men’s lacrosse team and terminated team coach Jon Thompson [...] Read more

University of Memphis Instructor Dies From COVID-19-Related Complications, Reports Say

Dr. Lenard Wells, a criminal justice instructor at the University of Memphis, died last week wh [...] Read more

Idaho Legislature Passes Bill Banning Trans Girls From Competing in Female College Athletics

by | March 20, 2020
The Idaho state legislature recently passed a bill, 24-11, banning trans and intersex girls fro [...] Read more

St. Ambrose University Priest Suspended From Teaching After Sexual Misconduct Allegation

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A priest teaching at St. Ambrose University has been suspended from teaching after sexual misco [...] Read more

Federal Student Loan Payments Suspended for Two Months Amid Coronavirus

Federal student loan borrowers will have the option to suspend their loan payments for two mont [...] Read more

U of Minnesota Suspends A Program After Controversial Coronavirus Skit

| March 19, 2020
The University of Minnesota removed a student from his leadership position at a student program [...] Read more

Almost $40,000 Raised to Help LGBTQ Students Transfer From Brigham Young University

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An organization started by Brigham Young University alumni has raised nearly $40,000 to help LG [...] Read more

Coronavirus Claims Life of U of Washington Professor

The novel coronavirus has claimed the life of a longtime University of Washington pathology pro [...] Read more

First Black Graduate of UVA’s School of Law Dies at 87

by | March 18, 2020
John F. Merchant, the first Black graduate at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Law an [...] Read more

Maryland Expands Definition of Hate Crime In Honor of Slain Black Student

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The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill Monday that would expand the definition of what a h [...] Read more

Ex-Jackson State President Caught in Prostitution Sting Pleads Not Guilty

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Former Jackson State University (JSU) president William Bynum Jr. and ex-director of JSU Art Ga [...] Read more

Ed Department Releases Webinar, Fact Sheet On Ensuring Civil Rights During Pandemic

by | March 17, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education released a webinar and fact she [...] Read more

Idaho Senate Passes Anti-Affirmative Action Bill

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Following a heated debate, the Idaho Senate voted 25-10 in favor of legislation that would forb [...] Read more

Asian Students Continue to Face Racism Amid COVID-19 Fears

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As fear surrounding COVID-19 continues to grow, Asian students continue to face racist and xeno [...] Read more

ACT and SAT Postponed to Mitigate Spread of Coronavirus

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Spring college admissions tests, such as the ACT and SAT, are being rescheduled or postponed in [...] Read more