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Segregated sororities not limited to Alabama, experts say

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Segregation in sororities is neither a surprise nor unique to Alabama, experts on the Greek system say.

Student protesters accuse Florida Atlantic University of violating their First Amendment rights

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After being punished for interrupting a pro-Israel speaker, students accuse Florida Atlantic University of violating their First Amendment rights.

Accused of rape, men allege discrimination under Title IX

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Some male students accused of rape are suing colleges, saying they are the victims of sex discrimination. Experts doubt they will succeed, but cases could focus more attention on due process issues.

Changing the 'hook-up culture' conversation on college campuses

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A New York Times piece about the sex lives of Ivy League women elicited quite a bit of eye-rolling. Some college students are trying to change the "hook-up culture" conversation.

 

As feds tell colleges to support parenting students, a sophomore is turned away from exam for bringing her baby

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Just as U.S. Education Department tells colleges to better support pregnant and parenting students, a sophomore says she was turned away from an exam for bringing her baby. Whether the new U.S. guidance applies is unclear.

Student activists spur sexual assault complaints, but some say Education Department is overstepping its bounds

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Student activists have shined a national spotlight on sexual assault on campuses, but others are encouraging colleges to fight back against federal rules they say are overreaching.

Following criticism, Otterbein changes sexual assault policy

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Otterbein stops requiring victims of sexual assault to sign form saying they should not discuss the matter.

Students question whether canceling classes helps address social justice issues

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Dartmouth and Oberlin canceled classes to address controversial speech and racism with a day of forums. Some students and others question whether approach is appropriate or effective.

Survey finds that business executives aren't focused on the majors of those they hire

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Survey of executives suggests that companies are more concerned with graduates' broad skills than their field of study.

 

Wake Forest jazzes up campus, encouraging students to de-stress and interact

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Wake Forest officials worry their students are too stressed out and plugged in, so they've been stealthily installing instruments, games and tables for relaxation and interaction around campus outdoor areas. It's the first step in a larger "well-being" initiative.

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