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University Yoga Class Suspended Due to 'Cultural Appropriation' Dispute

"Yoga has become the latest victim of political correctness on campuses after a free class was cancelled because of complaints that the lessons were an unacceptable 'cultural appropriation' of a non-Western practice." What's your take on this?

Started in Parent Cafe by GMTplus7

Princeton Students Take Over President’s Office, Demand Erasure of Woodrow Wilson

Activists at Princeton University have taken over the president’s office demanding the school to acknowledge former U.S. president Woodrow Wilson as a racist and renames all buildings currently honoring him on campus.

Started in Parents Forum by f2000sa

WSJ: A Million International Students Pinch US Admissions

WSJ: 975,000 international students are enrolled in US colleges and universities this year, and the UC system is most affected.

What's up with the 'Million Student March?'

Northeastern's Keely Mullen is the social-justice activist who is demanding free public college education, cancellation of student debt and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers. Learn more about the "Million Student March."

Started in Parent Cafe by JiffsMom

The Value of University: The Economist’s First-Ever College Rankings

The Economist’s first-ever college rankings lists "four-year non-vocational American colleges, ranked by alumni earnings above expectation." Do you think this "simple premise" is accurate enough? Weigh into the debate.

Started in Parents Forum by JHS

Which College Majors Lead Graduates to Their Parents’ Basements

Half of English majors move home after graduating college. To test the truth of this assertion, TIME examined five years of Census data on those with Bachelor’s degrees. Check out the findings.

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

Yale is Imploding over a Halloween Email

An email sent by Yale Dean Burgwell discouraging students from wearing culturally appropriative or insensitive Halloween costumes sparked a series of protests on campus. What are your thoughts on these?

You Can't Work Your Way Through College Anymore

"New research shows that working through college isn't going to make a dent in student debt and could ruin your GPA."

Started in Parents Forum by menloparkmom
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