Taking Back 'My Hump'

“What you gon’ do with all that junk? All that junk inside that trunk?”

While the Black Eyed Peas’ answer to those questions involves getting “love drunk off my hump,” some professors at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston, offer up an entirely different response to the lyrics -- one aimed at helping their students understand the “commercialization of hip-hop” and the role students have in evolving the genre.

A Call to Arts

Amid signs students are paying more attention to culture when picking a college, institutions respond with ambitious plans.

Impediments to Art Exchange

Scientists have grabbed the headlines, but some artists and art students may have visa woes of their own.

Penn State President Blocks Art Censorship

Student's exhibit had been called off because his paintings criticizing Palestinian terrorists were viewed as offensive.

Student Performance Stirs Emotions

Three students at a Seattle arts college cause a controversy with their clowning portrayal of the civil rights movement.

Ben Folds Goes Back to College

Singer/pianist was high on wish list for student groups that booked concerts this spring.

A Meeting of Humanistic Minds

Session on state of the humanities emphasizes solutions and humor over hand wringing.

Arts Education, Street Style

For one DePaul professor, art is outside the box, and outside the classroom.

Fashion School Cat Fights

"Project Runway" spawns envy among fashionistas amid all-time-high student interest in the industry.

Fraying of Academic Freedom

Brigham Young places professor on leave over 9/11; Southern Maine shuts exhibit by man who killed police officer; and more incidents.


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