College of Charleston
One student dressed up as Freddie Gray, a black man who died in police custody.
The College of Charleston later said she had to leave due to "sanitary concerns."
By Christopher Zoukis Over the past two weeks, I have had the privilege of guest lecturing to a class of students at the
Last fall, when I first arrived at George Mason, I decided to major in economics. Halfway through the semester, I learned about the large amount of money GMU has accepted from Charles Koch and the power such money has given the Charles Koch Foundation at other universities.
From 2005-2014, Koch spent $109.7 million on 361 distinct campuses, according to Greenpeace's updated analysis of IRS filings from Koch's nonprofit foundations.
For the past few weeks, I have been posting some very interesting scholarship presented by professional South-watchers at a recent Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics. Now, here are a few field reports about current developments in their states.
The woolly mammoth has company. It went extinct some time back. Higher education in South Carolina is hot on its tail.
Check out Coed.com for the whole list. But Coed.com sees some schools are getting lost in the shuffle, and deserve some acknowledgment
Over the past few weeks, the College of Charleston has received more publicity than in its previous 244 years, as national media outlets featured stories about the college. While I think almost all publicity is good, the "almost" might be applicable here because of the two controversies that led to this publicity.
The culture war skirmishes at the College of Charleston represent something more than Dixie-fried corruption and anti-intellectualism. They reflect the misuses of history that have long been a powerful political tool in the hands of white, conservative elites.
One of the good things about academic associations is that they often invite students to participate in meaningful discussions about professional matters. Such was the case at last month's Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics in Charleston, SC.
"I don't have a problem with their academic freedom but they're asking someone else to pay for it," said Smith, who accused
"Academic freedom is more important than any individual reading assignment or College Reads program," George Benson, president
South Carolina’s House Ways and Means Committee voted 20-1 on Thursday in favor of a 2014-15 budget that cuts funding from two colleges in the state, as punishment for assigning LGBT-themed books as required reading for freshmen.
Smith, however, argued in a tweet on Thursday that “Fun Home,” which won the Eisner Award, the GLAAD Media Award and the
I would not want schools to close for Darwin Day. Instead, I'd like to see it become a day for students to study and explore the great scientific discoveries that spring from Darwin's work.
As a 20-year-old center on the College of Charleston women's basketball team, I -- like most young adults my age -- thought cancer was something that only affects other people. Not me, not my loved ones. But when a close friend was stricken with leukemia, all of that changed.