Stanford University Dean of Students Mona Hicks quoted convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur in a memo she sent to students in June. Shakur, who fled the United States in 1979 after a prison break, remains on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.
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Students at the University of Washington are demanding a relaxed grading policy to help black students "cope emotionally" with the ongoing protests and riots that have erupted in major cities around the nation after George Floyd died during an arrest on May 26 in Minneapolis.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced this week that the company will donate $37 million to various anti-racism organizations in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.
UCLA Professor Robin Kelley suggested this week that black Americans have no choice but to riot in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. As Kelley explained in a UCLA interview,“My wife asked me this question last night, ‘Do you think this is right?’ I said, ‘What other choice do people have?’”
The Signal messaging app introduced a feature this week that will help protesters shield their identities. When activated, the feature uses facial detection technology to automatically blur faces in pictures, hindering law enforcement efforts to identify violent rioters and looters.
Video: U. of Florida Students Haven't Heard of Tiananmen Square Massacre, Think China's Not a Threat
Students at the University of Florida refused to say that China poses a threat to the United States in a recent video interview. Most of the students also admitted they had never heard of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, which occured on June 4, 1989.
Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has enjoyed a net worth increase of $32 billion since January.
Protester Zachary Bornstein was arrested on felony charges of defacing a monument on the campus of the University of Mississippi on Saturday. Bornstein reportedly teaches geometry to junior high school students in Hollandale, Mississippi.
A new poll has revealed that young and college-educated Americans are more likely to support the recent riots that have taken place in major cities around the nation.
Rutgers lecturer Mark Bray argued this week that it is inappropriate for President Trump to label Antifa as a terrorist group. Bray may be best known for his sympathies for the Antifa movement, which he memorialized in a book that was published in 2017.
Lyft executives told customers in an email this week that they should be "part of the solution" to the issue of "systemic racism" in the United States.
Liberty University announced this week that it had zero Chinese virus cases on campus during the spring semester. The university was criticized by mainstream media outlets over its decision to reopen the campus open in March at the outset of the outbreak.
Professors are offering assistance and support to the rioters and looters that have destroyed small businesses in major cities across the nation. One professor even encouraged rioters to target the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC for destruction.
Students at UC San Diego are using the protests and riots following the death of George Floyd in police custody to demand passing grades on their finals exams.
A woman in Santa Monica, California, told looters on Sunday that their behavior would help President Donald Trump's reelection campaign. Riots and looting broke out on Sunday in Santa Monica in response to the death of George Floyd.
The University of Minnesota announced this week that it is cutting ties with the Minneapolis Police Department over the death of George Floyd. The university previously used the Minneapolis Police Department for additional support during football games, concerts, and ceremonies on campus.
Harvard University Deans Brian D. Farrell and Irina P. Ferreras argued this week that the riots that have occurred in response to the death of George Floyd are "symptoms of the disease, not the disease itself.
University of Southern California Law School Professor Jody Armour recently defended a highway protest by Black Lives Matter activists in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, hundreds of protesters blocked traffic on the 101 freeway to bring attention to the death of George Floyd.
Boston University announced this week that it will be using "specialized robots" to test students for the Chinese virus upon their return to campus this fall. The university also announced that it will utilize contact tracing to mitigate the spread of the virus on campus.
College Democrat organizations around the country have expressed reservations about supporting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Several groups have called for a comprehensive investigation into Tara Reade's accusation that Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993.
Universities and colleges around the nation are claiming that the ongoing Chinese virus pandemic has prevented them from complying with requests for public records from journalists. Some universities have even refused to comply with a federal investigation into foreign influence on higher education.
The Biden Center at the University of Pennsylvania is under fire this week over its alleged failure to disclose millions of dollars in gifts from China. The center has allegedly failed to disclose $70 million in gifts from China since 2017.
The Cal State University system announced this week that it will not lower tuition for students across its 23 campuses this fall despite its decision to keep classes online.
A recent report revealed that teenagers spend an average of seven hours each day on their smartphones. The report suggests that 70 percent of teenagers conceal a portion of their online activity from their parents.
Harvard University is facing a $5 million class-action lawsuit over its ongoing campus shutdown, which began in March due to the Chinese virus pandemic. Students claim that they are entitled to refunds for the decline in the quality of their education this semester.
The Matanuska-Susitna borough school district in Alaska has reversed a ban on several classic literary works includingThe Great Gatsby after a protest effort conducted by local parents.
The entire University of Kentucky cheerleading coaching staff was fired by the university last week over their failure to prevent an extreme hazing tradition that involved nudity and sexually-explicit chanting.
The University of California announced this week that it has officially removed the SAT and ACT standardized testing requirement for applicants. Some universities and colleges around the nation have removed standardized testing requirements as part of an effort to make their student bodies "more diverse.
A new study suggests that 20 percent of university students may not return to college for the fall semester. Some analysts believe that the ongoing Chinese virus pandemic has drastically shifted American attitudes towards higher education.
A wealthy Chinese national living in Canada was sentenced to her time served of approximately five months in prison and a $250,000 fine for paying a bribe to have her son admitted to UCLA.
Several universities around the nation are currently under investigation by the Department of Education over their alleged financial ties to the Chinese government. A report published this week suggests that many universities are refusing to comply with a standard request to produce internal documents.
Michigan's universities are facing significant losses as a result of the Chinese virus pandemic. One estimate suggests that public universities in Michigan will lose a total of $1 billion as a result of the pandemic.
Binghamton University recently defended its partnership with the controversial Confucius Institute, an education organization funded by the Chinese government. Many universities have cut ties with the Confucius Institute after evidence was published that suggests it was designed by the Chinese government to exercise control discourse on American campuses.
NYU has announced its plans to reopen campus for the fall semester. The university claims that it will adopt a variety of precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of the Chinese virus on campus.
Colorado State has offered $1,500 Chinese virus aid checks to hundreds of illegal alien students that are currently enrolled at the university. The university claims that it elected to help its illegal student population during the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic because they are not eligible for federal aid.
The University of Kentucky has fired its entire cheerleading coaching staff after cheerleaders were found to have engaged in extreme hazing rituals that involved alcohol, nudity, and the chanting of a sexually-explicit song.
Stanford Professor Rose Salseda was removed from the university's website after being accused of singing along to a rap song by N.W.A. including a racial slur. Salseda apologized to the Stanford community in a letter published on Monday.
The University of Florida's chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine posted several antisemitic messages on Instagram this week. The group previously came under fire after they were accused of hurling antisemitic remarks at a campus guest lecturer from the Israeli Defense Force.
A professor at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine was arrested on Wednesday over his alleged financial ties to the Chinese government. The FBI alleges that professor Qing Wang was providing research funded with taxpayer money to the Chinese communist government.
A recent poll conducted with students from around the nation revealed that professors are six times as likely to criticize President Donald Trump than Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
A new poll published this week revealed that one in six high school students say that their plans for college have changed as a result of the Chinese virus pandemic.
Cal State announced this week that it plans to keep classes online for the fall semester over fears of a second outbreak of the Chinese virus. Cal State is the first large university system in the United States to announce that its campus will remain closed for the fall semester.
A new poll reports that 65 percent of college students are willing to return to campus this fall without a vaccine for the Chinese virus. Only 31 percent of respondents said that they would prefer to resume classes virtually if a vaccine is not available by the beginning of the fall semester.
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said during an appearance on Fox News this week that he plans to introduce legislation that would prevent American professors working on federally-funded programs from accepting money from the Chinese government and China-affiliated organizations.
University of Arkansas Professor Simon Ang was arrested on Monday on charges that he failed to disclose a financial relationship with the Chinese government. The arrest following the January arrest of a chemistry professor at Harvard University for failing to disclose similar ties to the Chinese government.
University of California System President Janet Napolitano recently announced that the 10 campuses that comprise the UC system will not "fully reopen" for the fall semester. UC San Diego announced last week that it will utilize rapid testing kits to mitigate the spread of the Chinese virus on campus.
Lauren MacLean, the chair of the political science department at Indiana University, Bloomington, argued in an op-ed published on Sunday that students will face personal and professional consequences if campuses do not reopen for the fall semester.
Leaders of universities and colleges in Rhode Island argued this week that the Chinese virus pandemic affirms the importance of the campus experience. Many leaders said that they are eager to reopen their campuses for students and faculty for the upcoming fall semester.
Dozens of universities and colleges around the country have maintained partnerships with the Confucius Institute, an educational organization backed by China's communist government. In 2019, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) called for an investigation into the Confucius Institute influence over American universities and college.
The National Association of Scholars, a non-profit advocacy group for American professors, has called on universities and colleges to cut back on administrative bloat before they accept federal coronavirus relief.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, which boasts an endowment of $3 billion, announced this week that it will accept $10 million in federal coronavirus relief. Wealthy universities like Harvard, Yale, and Princeton have rejected millions of dollars in taxpayer funds in April after facing pressure from President Donald Trump and the public.
A Yale University scientist argued in a social media post published on Wednesday that the United States government's response to the Chinese virus pandemic amounts to "genocide" of "African-Americans, Latinos, other people of color.
A new poll conducted by the Young American's Foundation revealed that the majority of high school students believe that China poses a threat to the United States.
Ohio University laid off three professors from the gender and race studies departments this week in response to financial burdens imposed by the Chinese virus pandemic. Ohio University also fired 140 unionized employees who worked in the university's custodial, groundskeeping, and maintenance departments.
The University of Portland is facing an investigation by the Department of Education over the exclusion of white students and faculty from a feminist student organization. The investigation is the result of a complaint by University of Michigan-Flint Professor Mark J.
Republicans in the House of Representatives announced this week that they have launched an investigation into China's influence on American universities and colleges. Many universities and colleges have cut ties with the Chinese government's Confucius Institute over concerns that it sought to limit criticism of China on American campuses.
Boston University and Georgia Tech are currently investigating suspected cheating by students in online final exams. The exams, which were recently administrated online, have sparked a conversation in academic about cheating on online exams.
The University of Kentucky announced on Friday that it plans to reopen the campus for the upcoming fall semester. University PresidentEli Capilouto said that he and his staff are working to "reinvent" a new "normal" that allows students to safely return to campus in the fall.
Two students at the University of Minnesota are suing their university over its relationship with nine prominent leftist student groups. The students allege in their lawsuit that the university exclusively provides on-campus meeting space for student organizations that engage in progressive activism.
Harvard University announced on Friday that it has donated the remaining funds that Jeffrey Epstein gifted to the university to charities that aid sex crime victims. Harvard has been criticized for its extensive relationship with the disgraced financier and convicted sex criminal, who reportedly visited the campus more than 40 times following his release from jail in 2010.
A new report published this week details the extensive ties between Harvard University and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who mysteriously died in a Manhattan prison last fall.
The University of Delaware has ignored requests from journalists regarding the release of a collection of Joe Biden's senate records. The collection, which was gifted to the university in 2011, was scheduled to be released at the conclusion of the Obama presidency.
Rutgers University Professor Brittney Cooper unleashed a tirade at supporters of President Donald Trump in a social media thread this week. In response to the recent campaign to end Chinese virus shutdowns, Cooper posted, "Fuck each and every Trump supporter.
According to a new poll, a majority of American college students believe that the quality of their education has dropped during the ongoing Chinese virus pandemic. Students around the nation were forced to adopt virtual learning technology in March as part of efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus.
An Alaska school board has decided to banThe Great Gatsby and other classic literary worksover concerns that the books contain content that is "harmful" to students. Educators around the nation have criticized the decision, arguing thatthe decision amounts to censorship.
Jeff Klinzman will receive a $25,000 settlement from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, over the college's decision to terminate him last fall. Klinzman was terminated from his professorship after he revealed that he was a member of the far-left militant group Antifa, threatened to attack President Trump with a baseball bat, and fantasized about murdering Christians.
Middlebury College was forced to apologize this week after it shared a photo from the infamous student riot against conservative author Charles Murray. During the riot, Middlebury College Professor Allison Stanger suffered a neck injury after being struck by a protester and was forced to go to the hospital.
Cornell University announced this week that it will accept $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief despite mounting public pressure to reject the funds. Several Ivy League institutions, including Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, announced last week that they would reject the federal funds after pressure from both President Donald Trump and the American public.
A student at Ohio Wesleyan University recently filed a lawsuit against former his university after he was expelled over a three-week investigation into a sexual misconduct allegation made against him by a peer.
A group of journalism professors from universities around the country published a letter on Saturday, asking television networks to stop airing President Donald Trump's daily Wuhan coronavirus briefings.
Indiana University told professors this week that they are required to report students that appear naked on webcam during online class sessions. Indiana University officials reportedly claimed that accidentally appearing naked during a class session is a form of "sexual harassment.
The University of Pennsylvania announced on Thursday that they will reject nearly $10 million in federal coronavirus relief funds after a wave of public pressure on wealthy institutions to reject public assistance.
American University announced this week that it has completely divested its interests in the fossil fuel industry. The announcement comes just days after global oil prices crashed as a result of storage shortages.
Cal State Fullerton announced this week that fall classes will begin online as part of ongoing Chinese virus mitigation efforts. Cal State Fullerton is one of the first institutions to move their courses online for the upcoming fall semester.
Harvard University announced on Tuesday that it will keep its $8.7 relief grant despite the fact that the university has a $40 billion endowment. President Donald Trump told Harvard that they will be required to pay back the grant during a press conference on Tuesday.
Amazon announced this week that it has been approved by the Department of Agriculture to accept food stamp benefits in seven states. The announcement comes at the same time as Amazon's stock is soaring— last week the stock jumped more than five percent in one day, increasing CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth by $6.4 billion in a single day.
The University of Pennsylvania announced recently that it is canceling its Dean's List awards to combat "stress" experienced by students by the ongoing Chinese virus pandemic.
Students at the University of Chicago are threatening to withhold tuition payments if university officials do not issue refunds for the ongoing spring semester. In a letter to university officials, students argued that they are entitled to a 50 percent refund on tuition costs due to the ongoing Chinese virus pandemic.
The institutions that comprise the Ivy League will receive millions of dollars in federal bailouts despite the billions of dollars in their endowments. Harvard University, for example, currently boasts an endowment of $40.9 billion.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced over the weekend that he will allow citizens of the state to receive marriage licenses remotely from their own homes during the Chinese virus pandemic — and even be married by video conference.
Some analysts predict that multiple colleges and universities around the country will be forced to close their doors in the aftermath of the Chinese virus pandemic.
A theater director at Harvard University announced this week that she will produce an all-female and LGBT version of the classic musical,1776. The production is scheduled to debut on Broadway in the spring of 2021.
For the third consecutive year, the majority of Truman Scholarships were awarded to leftist students. This year, 44 of the 62 recipients had either previously worked for a Democratic organization or mentioned a progressive ideal in their application
A professor at the University of North Texas claims in a lawsuit filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom that he was fired for saying that "microaggressions" are "garbage.
University of Minnesota historian David M. Perry argued in a column this week that American colleges and universities may change permanently as a result of the Chinese virus pandemic.
Facebook announced this week that it will promote content from the WHO to users that encounter misinformation about the Chinese virus on the platform. The decision comes in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's decision to place a hold on funding to the WHO.
A diversity official at the University of Washington told students this week that the Chinese virus may have originated in the United States. The comment was made by Vice President for Minority Affairs and Diversity Rickey Hall on Wednesday during a webinar on discrimination in the age of the Chinese virus.
The Chinese virus may keep some American colleges and universities closed until 2021. Institutions such as Boston University have already told students that campus may remain closed through the upcoming fall semester.
Amazon fired at least two programmers last week after they aired public criticisms of workplace conditions at the company's warehouses. Warehouse employees have accused Amazon of failing to take simple precautions to mitigate the spread of the Chinese virus around their facilities.
Brendan Carr, a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, addressed the aftermath of the FCC's decision to end net neutrality decision during an appearance on Breitbart News Sunday.
American colleges and universities continue to spend millions on "diversity" initiatives even as they prepare to demand billions in bailout cash from the federal government in response to the Chinese virus pandemic.
Several Amazon employees working in warehouses around the country spoke withWiredthis week about the dangers of their workplace during the Chinese virus pandemic. Some of the employees allege that Amazon has failed to take simple precautions that could mitigate the spread of the virus.
Student faith organizations at Harvard University will be celebrating Easter Sunday and Passover on video conferences and live-streams this year as a result of the ongoing Chinese virus pandemic.
Abilene Christian University's choir went viral this week when it posted a rendition of"The Lord Bless You and Keep You." The video, which stitched together virtual performances from 500 vocalists, was the choir's way of celebrating this year's Easter holiday during the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
Officials at Clemson University are cracking down on social gatherings after a group of nearly 100 students held an off-campus gathering over the weekend. Universities and colleges around the countries have been urging students to limit social gatherings to mitigate the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
Virginia Commonwealth University announced this week that it will not refund students for various services that they can no longer access during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. Students around the country have demanded refunds for on-campus services that they can no longer access such as fitness centers and libraries.
U. of Wisconsin Prof: It's 'Fatphobic' to Say Gaining Weight Is 'Dangerous' During Chinese Virus Pandemic
A professor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse argued in a blog post this week that it is "fatphobic" to encourage people to eat healthy foods and avoid weight gain during the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
Boeing announced this week that it has discovered two additional software flaws in its troubled 737 Max line that must be fixed before the fleet returns to the air.
Pro-life students at the Georgia Institute of Technology have filed a lawsuit against their university over its refusal to provide funding for a scheduled guest lecture event featuring Dr.
A group of students is pushing back against recently adopted grading policies that have softened academic standards for students in response to the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.