Political Issues - Higher Education

McCaskill Asks to Speak With Trump About Campus Sexual Assault

by Associated Press | October 2, 2017
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to speak with President Donald Tru [...] Read more

Lecturer Says Hitler Comments on Video Taken Out of Context

by Associated Press | September 26, 2017
NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey Institute of Technology lecturer seen on video apparently spoutin [...] Read more

Chancellor Asks for Probe on Pressure Over Gubernatorial Primary

by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press |
FARGO, N.D. — The chancellor of the North Dakota University System on Monday called for the s [...] Read more

Sessions: Justice Dept. Will Intervene in Campus Free Speech Cases

by Sadie Gurman, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok on college campuses, Att [...] Read more

Washington State President Declines to Punish College Republicans

by Associated Press | September 25, 2017
PULLMAN, Wash. — The president of Washington State University is declining to withdraw offici [...] Read more

Lawmaker Condemns Student Video Depicting Police Beheading

by Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | September 21, 2017
MILWAUKEE — A university student’s video depicting the beheading of a police officer drew a [...] Read more

UNC Students Protesting Silent Sam Launch Economic Boycott

by Associated Press | September 20, 2017
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Student organizers seeking the removal of a Confederate soldier statue at [...] Read more

Guillermo: Free Speech for the President, But Not Jemele Hill?

by Emil Guillermo | September 18, 2017
President Trump knows exactly what he’s doing -- he’s making everyone question all free spe [...] Read more

Rutgers Offers Legal Help to Its Immigrant Students

by Gia Savage | September 11, 2017
Rutgers University Law School is introducing a program designed to provide free legal counselin [...] Read more

Independence Banners on Hong Kong Campus Renew Tensions

by Associated Press | September 6, 2017
HONG KONG — Banners supporting independence for Chinese-controlled Hong Kong have appeared on [...] Read more

Trump Leaks Darken DACA Future

by Emil Guillermo | September 4, 2017
President Trump’s intention to end DACA, but give Congress six months to fix the policy, amou [...] Read more

Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality

by | August 27, 2017
Despite 97 years of progress fighting for gender equality in political offices, in the workplac [...] Read more

‘China Quarterly’ Editor Says Cambridge University Press to Restore Articles

by Associated Press | August 21, 2017
LONDON — The editor of “The China Quarterly” says Cambridge University Press has agreed t [...] Read more

Ancestry Research Proves Stumbling Block for White Nationalists

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 16, 2017
If you want to get underneath the skin of White nationalists, check out how they react when gen [...] Read more

Report: Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges’ Affirmative Action Admission Policies

by Diverse Staff | August 1, 2017
The Trump administration plans to have the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil rights division [...] Read more