A College's Delicate 'Balancing Act'

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At the start of each academic quarter, Edward sits down with professors in his courses at Spokane Community College and lays out the unpleasant facts: He spent two and a half years in jail for molesting boys, he's in recovery, and he's getting a higher education to try to piece his life back together.

Packing Heat

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Shooting of a student by a campus officer renews debate about arming of college cops.    

3 Students Charged in Ala. Church Fires

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Undergraduates from 2 Birmingham colleges arrested in nationally publicized crimes.

Class Project in Fraud?

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Instructor at Southern Cal's business school charged with fraud in which he recruited students to help get investors' money.

Still Burning

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With 2 players arrested, firestorm over Duke lacrosse party won't go away -- even without DNA evidence.

A Career Ends at Syracuse

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Charges of "egregious personal misconduct" lead a longtime faculty member to resign.

A Sobering Challenge

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Lacrosse scandal leads Duke to try to change a broader culture of campus drinking. Is that realistic?

At Duke, a Failure to Communicate

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Independent panel finds that police failed to reveal racial identity of alleged rape suspect and administrators "underestimated" the situation.

'Safe Campus' Notions Gunned Down

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“Get on the ground!”

Those four words echoed in the ears of students studying in a dormitory room at the State University of New York at Stony Brook last week when a group of bandana-clad men carrying knives and a handgun stormed their room. The men stole cell phones, cigarettes, a wallet and about $60 in cash. One of the alleged robbers was arrested this week.  

Errors of Admission?

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Tragic murder sets off lawsuit and debate over who is responsible for protecting students from criminals.


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