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Are Coddled College Students the New Book Censors?

Aggrieved students find books dangerous; neoliberal administrators say they're useless. I'd take the former any day. No one knows the power of literature better than the censor. That’s why he burns books: to fight fire with fire, to stop them from setting the world aflame. Show More Summary

I Hid My Transgender Identity to Teach In a Small, Conservative Town—And I Regret It

Now, many students use my class as a place to explore LGBTQ topics. The following is an excerpt from the new book  One Teacher in Ten in the New Millennium edited by Kevin Jennings (Beacon Press, 2015). Reprinted with permission from  Beacon Press. Show More Summary

'The Effect of Payday Lending Restrictions on Liquor Sales'

This is a summary of new research from two of our former graduate students here at the University of Oregon, Harold Cuffe and Chris Gibbs (link to full paper): The effect of payday lending restrictions on liquor sales – Synopsis,...

Why colleges should report sex crimes, pronto, to police and prosecutors

Sexual assault has doubtless occurred on college campuses at least as long as there have been coeducational institutions. But only in recent years have schools, students and parents begun to grasp just how prevalent it is. A recent Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that 20 percent...

Notes From HPS

Please remember my oldest son Joshua in your prayers.  He’s having a rough go of it from back surgery. Via David Codrea: A college student was sexually molested at LaGuardia Airport by a uniformed TSA agent who demanded she go into a bathroom with him after she got off a flight so she could be […]

The Fargo Police Are Imbeciles

CBS: Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle. WDAY-TV reports that Levi Joraanstad and Colin Waldera were setting up the telescope behind their Fargo apartment Monday night when they were blinded by a bright light and told to stop moving. They couldn’t see […]

Black parents keep students home from Texas high school after violent threats

8 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Parents of black students at a high school in Killeen, Texas kept their children at home last week after racist threats were made against them on social media. According to KCEN-TV News, the threatening messages were posted to Instagram — a photo sharing platform — on Thursday night by...

A Four-Part Plan to End Discrimination Against Atheists (and Other Non-Catholics) in Irish Schools

In Ireland, where even State-funded schools are almost always run by the Catholic Church, students, parents, and teachers who don't belong to the faith can be discriminated against in a variety of ways. Some students have even been denied admission into public schools for their non-Catholic beliefs. Show More Summary

Advice to students and young professionals when you don't like a critique of your work

I've been thinking hard about whether to share what follows. I've finally decided to do so now, at the start of the fall semester, as form of advice to students and young professionals. The advice is actually quite simple: Learning to write well requires you to be open to honest criticism. Show More Summary

Jay Mathews: Why did a great school try to rush an ill student’s graduation?

She had a 2330 SAT score and wanted another year to get healthy, but the Alexandria school said no.

Kentucky High School Students Defy Atheist Group by Starting Football Season With Pre-Game Prayer

A Kentucky high school has defied an atheist group's demand that the school keep prayer out of its pre-football game festivities, as the school kicked off its 2015 football season with a student-led invocation last Friday.

The color of his shirt cost college student Alan Oliva his life

On the last day of his life, college freshman Alan Oliva mowed the yard at his parents' south suburban Oak Lawn home and kissed them goodbye before meeting his girlfriend at a Memorial Day weekend party.

Interview: Writer-Director Hannah Fidell on New Film 6 Years

13 hours agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

After Hannah Fidell’s breakthrough film, A Teacher (about a high school teacher who unravels after ending an affair with student), she's tackling another controversial subject: domestic abuse among young couples.

Students Furious After Yoga Pants Are Banned at High School Because They Are ‘A Distraction for Boys’

Students of Cape Cod Technical High School are angry after the school administration banned wearing yoga pants in place of traditional pants, with nothing over top. The school defends their


THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DON’T PLAY THE ‘GENDER-NEUTRAL’ GAME ON A COLLEGE CAMPUS: “The truth is, liberals are name calling goons posing as intellectuals. Even if the school doesn’t mandate the policy, liberal students will do all they can to bully anyone who refuses to play along.” But they’re not liberals in any […]

Who said a single vote never matters?

A mistake by representatives of the Business Loop 70 Community Improvement District means a sales tax increase the district needs to thrive will require approval by a single University of Missouri student. On Feb. 28, Jen Henderson, 23, became the sole registered voter living within the community improvement district, or CID, meaning she is the […]

5 Money Lessons Students Should (But Usually Don't) Learn In School

High school students with basic financial literacy skills are better equipped to understand the important financial implications of the decisions that they make about which college to attend and how to pay for it. Here are five money lessons that every teenager should be taught:

5 back-to-school traditions to adopt in the working world

The summer is over and it’s time for students to head back to school. As a young professional, this time of year may feel weird. As a student, the fall was full of rituals to prepare for the school year ahead; in the professional world,...Show More Summary

White Students at Washington State Expected to “Defer” to Non-White Students If They Expect to Do Well in Class

This is the racist garbage they’re teaching your kids at university today– That rage against white people is appropriate and... The post White Students at Washington State Expected to “Defer” to Non-White Students If They Expect to Do Well in Class appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

The only way to avoid hangover is to drink less, study says

Technically Incorrect: Water doesn't help, neither does eating fatty foods. This is the conclusion of a repeat study of drunken university students.

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