Over the past several weeks, first-year students have been arriving at colleges across the country to learn and to lay a
This week's UT-Austin protest was dubbed "cocks not glocks" with thousands of rubber dildos passed out and displayed by students to bring attention to the "absurdity" of allowing concealed guns on campus.
I hope you'll join me in congratulating the winners of the 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award. Not only are they creating campuses where every student has the opportunity to thrive, they are broadening the way we all think about, care for, and value health and wellness in all of its dimensions.
I have felt tremendous impact after just one year of using a city as my campus. Using the whole of San Francisco has offered me a wealth of experiences I could never have had on a traditional campus.
La Sierra, a small Seventh-Day Adventist university in Riverside, California, is the latest school to face complaints from students that the institution and administrators are not following Title IX guidelines, and are not meeting Clery Act requirements.
Elections are inherently divisive, with deep contention portending for November, but ruptured personal relationships aren't the predestined outcome of differing political views. While the ballot box garners attention, groundwork for unification starts in our local communities.
When you're in college, rushing around and worrying is par for the course. You expect classes to be tough, to have some failures, but you try to keep going. But for a growing number of college campuses, these concerns are turning towards more severe issues.
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"It suggests ... a dying mantis or a poorly formed pterodactyl."
Young Muslims are in a position to challenge the narrative surrounding Muslim-Americans in this country and to change the environment the next generation grows up in, starting from practical and meaningful steps they can take on campus.
To be specific, when a person conflates Jews, Israelis, and the Israeli government, it is anti-Semitic. When all Jews and all Israelis are held responsible for the actions of the Israeli government, it is anti-Semitic.
It's no secret that American campuses are becoming extremely hostile to Israel. The growth of Students for Justice in Palestine, BDS proposals, Apartheid Weeks, and so on, mean that all the anti-Israel discourse anyone could want is freely available.
On November 13, 12 members of the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) at the University of Texas at Austin peacefully protested a public event hosted by UT's Institute for Israel Studies (IIS). Yet we could not read our statement. A graduate student attendee physically intimidated us, ripping the Palestinian flag from our hands.
To President Rochon, the board of trustees, and all administrators: we are closely watching what is taking place on campus, and we will remain vocal and active in making sure that our alma mater progresses in the right direction.
Hundreds of applications and interviews later, we are extremely proud to announce our newest campus editors-at-large for
Now that I've moved on into the "real world", I can honestly say that I still love back-to-school season. It's a great time to pull yourself out of the summer slump, reorganize, prioritize and get motivated for the last quarter of the year.
Over the past few decades, college-aged women have come a long way in achieving education equity. While female students are now the majority population on college campuses, they still face unique challenges: women aged 18 to 25 suffer the highest rates of domestic violence
Rosemonde Pierre-Louis talks about helping communities of color address sexual assault.
John Kelly talks about including LGBTQ people in conversations about campus sexual assault.