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John Carroll University Cancels Annual Drag Show After Controversy

John Carroll University Cancels Annual Drag Show After Controversy

September 06, 2019

VanDine said students are looking into protesting the decision and that she has gotten calls from alumni and donors upset with JCU’s administration for the cancellation. She hesitated to share specific plans because of threats of violent counter-protest.
VanDine said students are looking into protesting the decision and that she has gotten calls from alumni and donors upset with JCU’s administration for the cancellation. She hesitated to share specific plans because of threats of violent counter-protest.

September 06, 2019

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The Washington Post

7,000 Students. 68 Very Expensive Airplanes. A Dog Named Jasper. How a University Evacuated Before Hurricane Dorian Hit.

7,000 Students. 68 Very Expensive Airplanes. A Dog Named Jasper. Ho...

September 05, 2019

More than a week ago, Randell Barry began seeing indications that a powerful storm might affect Daytona Beach, Fla. He alerted colleagues at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Might need to move the planes. In the days that followed, he and other faculty members in the meteorology department helped school officials plan for Hurricane Dorian, trying to gauge the storm’s path, strength and timing.
More than a week ago, Randell Barry began seeing indications that a powerful storm might affect Daytona Beach, Fla. He alerted colleagues at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Might need to move the planes. In the days that followed, he and other faculty members in the meteorology department helped school officials plan for Hurricane Dorian, trying to gauge the storm’s path, strength and timing.

September 05, 2019

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WTVC, TN

Bryan College to Reduce Tuition Cost By 40 Percent, Starting in 2020

Bryan College to Reduce Tuition Cost By 40 Percent, Starting in 2020

September 05, 2019

Bryan College has announced it will drastically reduce tuition for students, starting in the 2020-2021 school year.
Bryan College has announced it will drastically reduce tuition for students, starting in the 2020-2021 school year.

September 05, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

George Washington Colonial Under Fire

George Washington Colonial Under Fire

September 05, 2019

Student groups have been advocating for the transition for some time now. On one side of the argument, GWU fans and alumni say that the term is traditional and respectful of the university’s origins. (GWU was founded through congressional charter, and the term “Colonial” was used as homage to American colonists.) Those that want to leave the outdated term behind say that it is representative of ethnic violence, genocide and racism.
Student groups have been advocating for the transition for some time now. On one side of the argument, GWU fans and alumni say that the term is traditional and respectful of the university’s origins. (GWU was founded through congressional charter, and the term “Colonial” was used as homage to American colonists.) Those that want to leave the outdated term behind say that it is representative of ethnic violence, genocide and racism.

September 05, 2019

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NBC News

'An Uphill Battle': Harvard Students Urge School to Pull Investments That Support Prisons

'An Uphill Battle': Harvard Students Urge School to Pull Investment...

September 05, 2019

Harvard has divested its multibillion-dollar endowment from the tobacco industry and South Africa during apartheid. Now students ask: Why not prisons?
Harvard has divested its multibillion-dollar endowment from the tobacco industry and South Africa during apartheid. Now students ask: Why not prisons?

September 05, 2019

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