Discrimination

Reaching Black Men

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Philander Smith -- without much money -- finds ways to raise graduation and retention rates.

A Degree, At Long Last

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U. of California suspends moratorium on honorary degrees so it can recognize hundreds of Japanese-American students who were sent to internment camps during World War II.

If It Can Happen To Him ...

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For black male academics, the arrest of Henry Louis Gates represented their experiences and fears of profiling, no matter how many degrees they have earned.

'Hollow Victory' for Undocumented Students

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After flip-flopping on its admissions policy for nearly a decade, the North Carolina State Community College Board voted Friday to admit undocumented immigrants with one major catch: They must pay out-of-state tuition.

A Tale of Two Posters

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One Asian-American student's parody of another's campaign flier for student government stirs debate about racial stereotyping and political correctness at Tufts.

Stopping Short of No More Fries

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As Lincoln U. debates fitness requirement for obese students, other institutions search for less controversial ways to deal with the issue.

Raising the Burqa

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Massachusetts college's ban on face coverings doesn't explicitly target Muslim veils, but is seen that way and stirs up vocal opinions.

College Reverses Veil Ban

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Massachusetts institution adds a religious exemption to its rule barring face-obscuring head coverings.

Taking Sides

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In key Supreme Court case, major higher ed associations back right of public colleges to apply anti-bias policies to religious student groups. Some Christian colleges object.

U.S. Hits Hard on Bullying

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In wake of incidents at Rutgers and elsewhere, Education Department stakes out expansive view of anti-discrimination laws.

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