Jeremy Franklin

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The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth

<i>President Obama speaks at Morehouse College commencement in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)</i><p>First lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama …

U.S. announces rulemaking on gainful employment, state authorization and 'long-term agenda'

WASHINGTON -- The Education Department announced Monday that it would seek to rewrite controversial regulations on for-profit colleges, tighten …

And A Child Will Lead Them: Aamira Fetuga and Suzy Lee Weiss

When Suzy Lee Weiss wrote her now infamous, high profile screed about how diversity initiatives in college admissions unfairly penalize white middle …

The Secrets within the Ivy: The Continuation of White Supremacy

Upon recently reading the New York Times op-ed piece by Ross Douthat, The Secrets of Princeton, I am reminded of Dr. Joe Feagin’s words:<p>White racism …

Blanket "Don't Go To Graduate School!" Advice Ignores Race and Reality?

When I decided to return to graduate school I was about as devoid of prestige as one can be. I was old, from a no-name undergraduate university …

After the School Closings, the Real Estate Mess

MOOCs: Will Online Education Ruin the University Experience?

In the spring of 2011, Sebastian Thrun was having doubts about whether the classroom was really the right place to teach his course on artificial …

Colleges with party emphasis maintain economic, social inequality, new research suggests

If you are a low-income prospective college student hoping a degree will help you move up in the world, you probably should not attend a moderately …

Flurry of campus debates over statements that offend many

April 1 is traditionally a time of joke issues of student newspapers or other campus groups, and many years some of the humor is offensive, leading …

Opinion: The College Rejects Club

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The state of state funding of higher education

A report published today seeks to sort out the realities and misconceptions about state funding of higher education from a perspective rarely heard: …

'White Student Union' To Begin Nighttime Patrols At Towson University

A controversial white-pride group said it will begin implementing nighttime patrols on a Maryland college campus to keep would-be attackers at bay.<p>The White Student Union (WSU), which was founded last year by Towson University senior Matthew Heimbach, plans to start patrolling the school, according …

Why won't universities tackle racism head on?

On a trip to my university's library last week, I passed through the gatehouse of one of Cambridge's ancient colleges. As the staff member on duty …

Kevin-Prince Boateng: 'I tried to ignore racism, similar to a headache' – video

Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng is joined by officials from Fifa and the United Nations in calling for tougher punishments for racism in sport. …

Top Ten Percent Rule: Fisher v. University of Texas

The Top Ten Percent policy is one of the key issues in the case filed by Abigail Fisher against the University of Texas now before the Supreme Court. …