Topic: Higher Ed

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UCLA student council catches heat for questioning Jewish candidate

March 10, 2015 1 comment

The USAC asked student Rachel Beyda about whether she could be “unbiased” while being “a Jewish student and very active in the Jewish community.”

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UC Irvine vetoes campus ban on American flags

March 10, 2015 1 comment

Leaders of the Associated Students of the University of California at Irvine met Saturday to veto a motion to ban the American flag on campus

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University of Oklahoma suspends fraternity over racist chant

March 10, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A 10-second video has surfaced showing members of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chanting racist slurs.

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This Week in Higher Ed: March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Erskine College clarifies anti-gay statement. UNC reacts to mandated closing of poverty center. Proposed sexual assault bill altered.

Higher Ed, University News

This Week in Higher Ed: Feb. 25, 2015

February 25, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Drug overdoses hospitalize 12 at Wesleyan. U. of Illinois student charged with movie-inspired sexual assault. Three injured in Bethune-Cookman shooting.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Jan. 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Yale police officers held junior Tahj Blow at gunpoint Jan. 24, wrote his father Charles Blow in a Jan. 26 New York Times column.

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Alternative to Common App sees surge in use

October 14, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The University has decided not to sign onto an alternative platform to the Common App for this admission cycle.

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This Week in Higher Ed: March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The White House will redouble its efforts to ensure more students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, President Obama announced March 7.


Editorial: Rating the raters

February 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Ratings can be a valuable tool for students, but the administration should avoid rushing a substandard system just for the sake of deadlines.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Dec. 5, 2013

December 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A former department chair at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was indicted for accepting pay for a class he only pretended to teach.