Tag Archives: College

Student Protesters Nationwide Demand Free Higher Education, No Student Debt By
Students held rallies on college campuses across the United States on Thursday to protest ballooning student loan debt for higher education and rally for tuition-free public colleges and a minimum wage hike for campus workers. The...
Bernie Sanders & Jill Stein’s College Plans Treat Education As A Human Right By
WASHINGTON — With presidential candidates hoping to court young voters, it’s not surprising that the student debt crisis and the rising cost of a college education have become key campaign issues. While Hillary Clinton has promised to make college more affordable,...
University, Inc. & The Policing Of Speech On American Campuses By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. American colleges and universities are increasingly corporatized. Within the pernicious corporate culture of campuses exists a kind of campus politics, where student activists police expression and activities in order to create...
“Free”: Obama Plan Would Cover Community College Tuition By
A new proposal unveiled by President Obama would make two years of a community college education “free” for all those who maintain a certain grade-point average. The plan was unveiled in a video statement by the president on Thursday and he will discuss the...
US: Better College Stats Needed On Dating Violence By
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants colleges and universities to compile more thorough statistics on stalking, dating violence and domestic violence. The Education Department announced Thursday it is proposing a rule change to provide a better picture of these...
Report: Sex Crimes Up At US Colleges By
WASHINGTON  — The number of sex offenses reported at American colleges and universities went up in the last decade even as overall campus crime decreased, according to an Education Department survey that also suggests high schools are safer than they used to be. The...
Who Can Afford College In America? By
Many higher education institutions were forced to make dramatic cuts to their programs and exponentially raise tuition in the wake of the 2008 recession. These actions were meant to make up for losses in funding, but they have also made it more difficult for low-income...
Many Returning Military Vets Bound For College By
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After five years in the Marines, including a tour in Afghanistan in which he saw buddies die in combat, Andrew Kispert found going back to college as a new veteran one of his biggest challenges yet. For starters, there was the strangeness of resuming...
2013: The Year of the Intern? By
Some might say internships received more scrutiny than ever in 2013. Here’s a look back at key developments from our ongoing investigation into unpaid internships. The courts saw a slew of cases brought by current and former interns – and rulings were mixed. Former...