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Caltech Enters Electric Vehicle Racing
Design Research Ph.D.; Author, 'Profit from Design'
The world of transportation is now experiencing a renaissance as gas-guzzling vehicles are supplanted with alternative fuel sources. One way of accelerating the development of breakthrough innovations is by experimenting with and testing new technologies in racing.
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Yale's President Reaches Out To Alumni Amid Racial Tensions
"We are working now to develop a suite of initiatives focused on improving our campus climate and fostering diversity."
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Yale Investigates Claims Of 'White Girls Only' Fraternity Party
A wide range of conflicting claims have surfaced after the Friday night party.
Sticks and Stones
Educator, scholar, author
The childhood rhyme of sticks and stones is bullshit: words can hurt people. There is no such ambiguity regarding the N-word, a powerful example of linguistic evolution and understanding that words can hurt people and represent larger societal wounds.
SAE Fraternity Hires Woman To Lead Diversity Efforts
By SEAN MURPHY, AP
Sigma Alpha epsilon faced national scrutiny in March when a chapter in Oklahoma was caught signing racist lyrics.
Emails Show How Quickly The Oklahoma SAE Scandal Unfolded
One mother wrote to the university administration on March 11: Thirty minutes later, the university's Interfraternity Council
6 Fresh Engineering Design Competitions for College Students
Boettcher Scholar, Mechanical Engineer, and Enthused Writer
As if building a real bridge (though, from the looks of that image, they already are), teams must be able to quickly implement their design without much delay (referred to as Accelerated Bridge Construction, or ABC), use specified materials, and (naturally) provide a very strong bridge.
Stanford University Frat House Tagged With Swastikas
Stanford police are on the hunt for vandals who painted swastikas on a Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house.
Harassment At SAE And Its Fallout: Initiation Ritual Included Slut Shaming
By Yale Daily News, Yale Daily News
For the spring 2014 pledge class, however, the chaplains typed a speech about a different set of characters, who were not
On Mo'ne, SAE, & The Burden of Black Forgiveness
A bifocaled Pan-Africanist gripped by grace.
Contrary to popular belief, Black people are not responsible for carrying the burden of white remorse. We are no one's moral mules and neither are we anyone's ethical scapegoats. We are more than that. Much more.
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Dear Apologetic Racists: Cry Me A River
Writer, SUM City
When a child actress is called a vile name by an long-running satire site, a beautiful young singer is labeled a stoner for wearing dreadlocks and a phenomenal 13-year old-female athlete is called a slut, they deserve more than a canned, robotic
Race in America - Word and Deed
Associate Professor in Teacher Education at University of San ...
To get beyond the headlines and the squirming of the exposed ones, there are two important things to consider. First, please, let's give at least some attention to the actual operation of racial oppression, something that goes beyond words.
Will Ferrell Says Racist Frat Song 'A Real Argument For Getting Rid' Of Fraternities Altogether
Obama Applauds 'Quick Reaction' Against Racist Fraternity Video
Colleges have seen additional controversies around racial issues in just the last week. On Wednesday, a black University
Guilt, Privilege and the Unraveling of Race
Award-winning brand marketer and multimedia journalist.
The overarching desire is not to live in a "post-racial" America, but to exist in a "post-racist" America. The goal is not for all races to be considered the same, but for each race to have a private identity and culture that is separate, but respected equally.
Why am I Surprised? A perspective on the OU incident from an African-American member of the Dallas Jesuit-Ursuline Community
Attorney, writer, native Texan
"Why are you surprised?" is the response I get when I bring up the OU incident in my suburban New York City household or among my Northeastern friends.
The American Fraternity Has No Place in the 21st Century
Author of Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy
Colleges and universities must reimagine undergraduate social life in order to guarantee campus safety. Congress must repeal the fraternity and sorority exemption to Title IX to ensure equal access to education and eradicate inherently discriminatory student organizations.
What the SAE Scandal Taught Me About Racism in My State
High school musician and writer
I was about 7 years old then and didn't know it, but that single act would change my perspective on myself for years to come. Was being Chinese a joke? Was my race something to ridicule?
One Speaker's Thoughts on Campus Litigation, Free Speech and Hostile Environments
Senior Advisor to the Provost at Brandeis University, Professo...
I have concluded that the productive discussion I envisioned cannot occur in the shadow of active litigation and the resulting present intense polarity. For these reasons, I will not lecture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the spring of 2015.
D.L. Hughley: Expelling SAE Members 'Doesn't Solve Anything' (VIDEO)
Despite the widespread backlash, comedian and political commentator D.L. Hughley believes ousting two members of the fraternity
Here's What's Wrong With the OU Frat Boys' Apologies
Writer, teacher, and preacher, Yale University
A situation like this calls for a real apology, but these young men have failed to deliver it. Instead of acknowledging their own racism, they denied it or sidestepped it. Instead of reckoning honestly with the harm they have done to others, they framed their family and friends as the real victims.
After Oklahoma Racism Incident, SAE Chapters At Other Campuses Face Scrutiny
Officials with the University of Alabama, the home of the original SAE chapter and a school criticized in recent years for
's Cowardly Attack on Hip-hop
Richard A. Fowler
Host of the Fowler Show, Fox News Contributor and New Leaders ...
It is irrelevant how many times Trinidad James repeats the "N" word in "All Gold Everything." This is a societal issue that needs to be faced head-on, not by playing a media game of hide and seek.
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