Student life

Trump administration civil rights officials promise colleges fairer regulatory approach

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Trump administration’s top two enforcers of civil rights laws for education promise college lawyers timelier, fairer treatment, but vow no “retreat” on anti-discrimination enforcement.

College lawyers hear discussion about tension between free speech and inclusivity

At meeting of college lawyers, panelists rue students’ lack of understanding of First Amendment and share strategies for balancing expression and sensitivity.

University of California plan links first-generation students with similar professors

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University of California plan forges connections between students and professors who were the first in their families to attend a four-year institution.

College hazing becoming easier to punish

With high-profile hazing cases such as the death of Timothy Piazza at Penn State comes more willingness to punish -- by both prosecutors and universities.

Report indicates first-year students are more politically polarized than ever

Annual survey of first-year college students reveals deep partisan splits.

New round in debate over Ann Coulter and her right to speak at Berkeley

She refuses to speak when university says it would be safe and insists she will appear this week. Milo Yiannopoulos says he's coming back in the fall.

PayScale rankings of ROI have influence (and significant limitations)

The compensation company was early in drawing attention to graduates’ incomes. Others have entered the fray, and all are imperfect.

Students and sugar daddies in age of student debt

The cheerleading team at Coastal Carolina University was suspended because some members allegedly set up an escort service through Seeking Arrangement, drawing attention to the online operation.

Dreamers grapple with increased stresses and challenges

For many undocumented immigrant students at California State University, Fullerton, it's been a tough semester.

Anxiety and depression are the primary concerns for students seeking counseling services

Survey of campus counseling centers finds increased demand for services, as well as additional positions and more diversity in hiring.

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