Kyle Sasai

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Stanford Has A Trust Problem When It Comes To Sexual Assault

Activists and student government leaders say the school is putting its public image above fixing the problem.<p>Students at Stanford University are frustrated.<p>Multiple protests over how the university handles sexual assault have beset Stanford's Palo Alto campus in the past two years. The U.S. …

These 5 education stories will dominate headlines in 2016

<b>1. The crumbling for-profit college industry</b><p>In April of this past year, Corinthian Colleges, the second-largest for-profit college system in the US, abruptly announced it was shutting its doors for good.<p>That decision followed a $30 million fine from the Department of Education (ED), which claimed …

Global Employability University Ranking 2014 results

Compare these rankings with the <i>Times Higher Education</i> World University Rankings 2014-2015<p>The University of Cambridge has replaced the University of …

The newest champion for college students

You know Sheila Bair as a critic of big banks during the financial crisis and a fierce defender of taxpayers. Now she's landed in the world of higher education, fighting for another underdog: the college student.<p>Formerly head of the FDIC, Bair is now president of Washington College and gave her …

This could be the 'single most important' reason why college tuition is skyrocketing

This likely stems from the explosion of college tuition since the 1970s, but it can be tough to explain why college tuition has skyrocketed, and in fact the growth in tuition likely stems from a variety of factors.<p>For example, a paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York suggested that …

X-Men creator Jack Kirby was the original comic book social justice warrior

Over the past week, comic book enthusiasts have been celebrating the late artist Jack Kirby's birthday by remembering the impact he had on the industry. From his iconic stories and characters to his contentious relationship with Marvel, Kirby's legacy is a rich and memorable one. A massive part of …

A Message To My Son As He Prepares For College

(I wrote this letter several years ago, and now the college student is a successful man with a family, a career, and a mortgage.)<p>Dear Son,<p>What do you mean you mailed a college application? Get back down on the floor and play with some Legos. Do you want me to make you a sandwich? Or, you can invite …