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University Disenrolls Unvaccinated Students Before School Starts

August 21, 2021 2:03 PM ET The University of Virginia (UVA) had students disenrolled before the fall semester because they were not vaccinated. Forty-nine UVA students who signed up for fall classes were removed Friday because they did not meet up with the requirements of the school’s vaccine mandate, The Virginian Pilot reported. (RELATED: University…

Princeton Ends Latin, Greek Requirement for Classics Majors ‘to Address Systemic Racism’

Princeton University will no longer require students to take Latin or ancient Greek to earn a classics degree, a change that comes as part of a larger effort by the school “to address systemic racism” on campus. Princeton faculty in April approved the elimination of the Classic’s Department’s “classics track,” which required students to have an intermediate…

College Forces Students To Pay Fifty Bucks For Not Wearing Masks

April 14, 2021 6:17 PM ET Students are being fined $50 if they fail to wear a face mask on a college campus in Maine, CBSN Boston reported Tuesday. St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, has issued more than 20 tickets to students in violation of the school’s mask mandate, according to CBSN Boston. Patrick…

REPORT: Black Student Was Responsible For Racist ‘KKK’ Graffiti Found On College Campus

A black student reportedly is responsible for racist, white-supremacist graffiti found at a Michigan college in early April, M Live reported Thursday. Police in Albion questioned a 21-year-old black male student at Albion College about the graffiti, which included racist epithets and references to the Klu Klux Klan, M Live reported. The student reportedly admitted…

College Director: “Every White Person In This Country Is Racist”

Authored by Jezzamine Wolk via Campus Reform, Pacific University staff psychologist Dr. Shirley Ley is hosting a weekly webinar series called "Rising from the Margins." Ley said the platform is “dedicated to those who have been perceived as inferior or less worthy” due to their background. In Episode 10 "The Intersection of Race, Class, and Disability," Ley…

Michigan College Unleashes “Mandatory” App To Track Students At All Times

Colleges that are reopening campuses this fall understand outbreaks of COVID-19 are certainly possible on school grounds and in the surrounding communities. To safeguard students against the virus, Albion College, located in Albion, Michigan, is requesting all students to download a smartphone app that tracks their location to create a "COVID-bubble."  According to The Washington Free Beacon, Albion…

‘Loser Has To Fund The Post Office’: Ocasio-Cortez Challenges Trump To A Battle Of...

August 14, 2020 10:42 PM ET Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez challenged President Donald Trump to a battle of the college transcripts Thursday. Declaring that the loser would have to “fund the Post Office,” Ocasio-Cortez called on Trump to release his college transcripts and promised to release hers as well. (RELATED: Here’s How Everyone…

College Students Busted Throwing “COVID-19 Parties” To Infect All Their Friends

Many older millennials might remember the furor over "Rainbow Parties" back in the late 1990s/early 2000s. We're not going to get into all the details of this peculiar-sounding "youth culture trend" - the only thing that's really relevant to our discussion is that these lurid stories horrified parents and - as it turns out -…

Where New College Grads Want To Work During The COVID-19 Crisis

Authored by Amanda Stansell of Glassdoor Key Findings During the COVID-19 crisis, new grad-related job openings have dropped 68 percent from this time last year, but new grads are still aspiring to work in tech. Seven of the top 10 employers attracting the most new grad applications are tech companies. Amazon and Microsoft attracted the…

College Removes Word “Freedom” From ID Cards After Student Petition Citing ‘Slavery’

Authored by Maria Copeland via CampusReform.org, While colleges across the country are removing statues and nixing traditions in the name of “inclusivity,” one university is removing the word “freedom” from its student identification cards because it is “has made minority students” feel “dehumanized.” Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania will change its student, faculty, and staff…

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