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President Obama has undertaken a much needed initiative to focus public attention on the epidemic problem of acts of rape/sexual assault occurring between students at the nation's colleges. It is ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 136 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 12:12 PM PST with 19 Recommends
A few years back, when I was a young lad of 65, I attended courses at San Diego State University to learn Italian in preparation for tourist trips to Italy. Would an old geezer like me be ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST with 10 Recommends
By strange ways, my wife and I found ourselves at the dedication ceremony for a unique piece of public art. Amidst a varied group of spectators, we admired an abstract sculpture made entirely of ...
by Robert Dobbs
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 06:41 PM PST with 40 Recommends
In New Ulm, Minnesota, a small town 85 miles southwest of Minneapolis, this Friday was supposed to be the opening night for a production of "Inherit the Wind," the classic play written more than a ...
by JohnKWilson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 04:23 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This American University blockbuster is the best, most detailed, in-depth investigative report exposing the Koch Brothers written to date. Thank you AU team! The American University team, which ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I can't believe I'm reading this... http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/City-College-of-San-Francisco-to-Lose-Accreditation-Next-Year-214207691.html View more videos at:
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 12:12 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This American University blockbuster is the best, most detailed, in-depth investigative report exposing the Koch Brothers written to date. Thank you AU team! The American University team, which ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 137 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 09:14 AM PDT with 375 Recommends
(last year) OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by jlms qkw
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 09:06 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Sadly, some topics bear repeated scrutiny. America’s penchant for violence is one of them, so once again, I am driven to write about the prevalence of gun violence, rape and violence in the media �
by eclift
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 02:34 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
A new study suggests public universities with faculty collective bargaining unions are better off than universities without them. Mark Cassell, an associate professor of political science at Kent ...
by RandomNonviolence
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 06:46 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
A student group at Boston College has, for years, distributed free condoms to students. Unfortunately that's now come into conflict with the Catholic institution's new obsession with ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 183 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 01:57 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
And that's just to break even with today's jobless numbers. Oh, did I say only 3 million? It could be as many as 7 million. When I was a teenager I couldn't wait for two things (1) getting my ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I'm afraid this diary is, by necessity, going to be a bit short. I just got back from teaching my first class of the day at my local community college. When I got there, a couple of my students ...
by Lasgalen Lothir
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 03:01 PM PST with 30 Recommends
On October 10, 2012, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that will determine whether race-based affirmative action policies in college admissions survive. Sign up for your free copy of ...
by TheCenturyFoundation
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 11:59 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
There's a federal law that requires every college (public and private) that isn't in a same-day registration state to make a good-faith effort to distribute voter registration forms to all students. ...
by djwinfo
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 03:26 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
That is the gist of a recent article in Science. The full title is “Analytic thinking promotes religious disbelief,” but the article provides the first theoretical support for the idea. ...
by CT yanqui
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Lauding the popular, collective thought of Right wing-nuttery that higher learning offers little more than Marxist-riddled facets of social engineering, Santorum willfully attempts to lower the ...
by Joe Ascanio
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 10:59 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Pennsylvania's Governor, Tom Corbett, is quiet and boring, and never opens himself up to questions from critics. His public appearances are mainly inside corporate facilities, in the same way George ...
by JPZenger
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 05:46 PM PST with 9 Recommends
What happens when 2 wingnuts get locked in an echo chamber, and get an hour to "re-invent the world"? Sometimes the darnest things get said ... Rick Santorum Sounds 'Indoctrination' Warning Over ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 06:09 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Since Wikipedia went black last night, I've been trying to find a way to articulate my particular concerns about SOPA/PIPA. As an educator who teaches fair citation practices and information ...
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jan 18, 2012 at 04:37 PM PST with 29 Recommends