Category Archives: college students

Community college students more likely than their counterparts at four-year schools to be…

…hungry or homeless. That’s a sad statement. The details from Marketplace. A large new study sheds some light on the issues many community college students face. According to the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, two in three community college students are “food insecure,” meaning they … Continue reading

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Study in Russia; don’t expect to stay

Inside Higher Ed reports that Russian universities continue to recruit more international students. And they’re doing it for a specific purpose. “It is about the rankings game — the more institutions rise up the rankings, the more money they will … Continue reading

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Bucknell beats Kentucky for the NCAA men’s basketball championship

I know the question that’s on your mind right now: “Moretti, have you lost your mind? Bucknell beats Kentucky and wins it all?” Yup. Here’s the proof.

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The public scrutiny of Baylor is wearing some people down

Let’s put a couple cards on the table: Sexual assault is always wrong Covering up sexual assault is always wrong When sexual assaults occur at universities (and sadly they do far too often), it is incumbent on the institution’s leaders … Continue reading

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Trump has been unbelievably good for journalism. So far.

At some point, every president enters a black or white stage with the public: The president is either loved or hated, and there’s not much that will move people from their positions. But no president has seen those opinions lock … Continue reading

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Santa Clara University leaders censor the school’s student newspaper

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that one dean didn’t like what the newspaper was about to report about him; and when he acted, a controversy erupted. By censoring the article, administrators “prioritized their own interests at the expense of honoring … Continue reading

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Wide gap between White and Black college graduation rates

Inside Higher Ed summarizes a new report that has sobering information about the graduation rates of White and Black college students. Only 41 percent of black students who start college as first-time freshmen earn a bachelor’s degree within six years — … Continue reading

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