Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: college

Anonymous donor pays tuition balance for Wiley College graduates

The estimated total debt of the more than 100 students in Wiley College's class of 2022 totaled $300,000.

AOC warns failure to cancel student debt has ‘demoralized’ critical voters

"There are some things within the president's control, and his hesitancy around them has contributed to a situation that isn’t as optimal. The presidency is so much larger than just the votes in the legislature."

Going green: How your college can get involved

There’s a number of things your college can do to lower their carbon footprint and Go Green in 2021.

This is how white privilege goes to college

The recent college cheating scandal surprises no one. The super-rich have long relied on “legacy admissions” to get them into their elite college of choice.

Elizabeth Warren launches investigation into sudden collapse of for-profit college chain

Warren and several other senators demanded the Department take immediate steps to aid and protect students, veterans, and taxpayers in the wake of the significant collapse.

Fossil fuel divestment debates on campus spotlight the societal role of...

Divestment debates are forcing colleges and universities to reconsider how to contribute to a more resilient and sustainable future.

Students with drug and alcohol addiction no longer have to choose...

The program offers students a supportive environment in what is typically known as “a recovery-hostile environment.”

STUDY: Evening Cable News Spent Less Than Two and a Half...

Only 2 percent of guests discussing these issues identified as current or recent borrowers — 6 percent were students.

For-Profit Colleges Are Scandal Machines

This corrupt higher education "industry" ought to be put out of business.

Hard Knocks U

There are more horror stories about private for-profit corporate colleges than ouchies in a bramble patch. Meanwhile a $1.3 trillion mountain of debt is weighing down students at all types of U.S. colleges, endangering our entire economy.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.