Class Of 2018

By Elise Gould, Zane Mokhiber, and Julia Wolfe, -

In this study, we analyze data on recent young college graduates (ages 21–24) to learn about the Class of 2018’s economic prospects as they start their careers. We begin the report by providing a [...]

California Professor Under Attack For Hosting Palestinian Lawmaker

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, -

A UC Berkeley lecturer is under attack for hosting an event with a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament who challenged Israel’s claim to be a democracy. The campaign to punish Hatem Bazian [...]

Transportation Strikes, University Protests Continue To Shake France

To Macron’s dismay, the popular movements show no signs of slowing down. The Air France tussle over salaries is separate from the larger and politically more significant stand-off between [...]

The Longest Student Sit-In In Howard’s History Comes To An End

By Jazmin Goodwin and Autumn Dalton, -

After nine days of occupying Howard University’s administration building, student protesters ended their sit-in after administrators and student organizers agreed on a way forward for some of the [...]

Study Says That 36% Of College Students Don’t Have Enough To Eat

By Mike Kennedy, -

"Prices have gone up over time," says Sara Goldrick-Rab, a professor of higher education policy at Temple and the lead author of the report. "But the rising price is just a piece. This is a [...]

Hampton University Students Take To The Streets Over Campus Conditions

By Eddie Conway, -

Yeah, there’s a number of student protests taking place on campus. Variety of issues that students are trying to get addressed. One is Title IX compliance issues. Another is quality of food [...]

Brazil: Professor Subpoenaed Over ‘2016 Coup’ Course

By Staff, -

During an interview with Bahia Noticias, Zacarias said: “I have ten days to explain myself (to the court). Joao Carlos Salles, the university dean, was also cited (in the subpoena). In other [...]

U Of I Graduate Employee Strike Enters Second Week

By Bryan Moline, -

The graduate workers’ strike on the University of Illinois Urbana campus enters its second week today, after talks with a federal mediator Sunday yielded no progress toward an agreement. Both the [...]

Clashes Erupt As White Supremacist Richard Spencer Speaks At Michigan State University

By Aaron Maté, -

The white supremacist Richard Spencer spoke at Michigan State University after defeating a campaign against his appearance. The Rev. David Alexander Bullock of Change Agent Consortium says that [...]

Universities That Censor Speech On Palestine Pose As Champions Of Protest

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, -

Last week, students at the University of Virginia protested during a campus event featuring a group of Israeli soldiers. The soldiers were part of Reservists on Duty, an organization that aims to [...]

University Of Nebraska Faces Growing Calls To Expel Violent Neo-Nazi Dan Kleve

By Staff, -

Lincoln, NE – Administrators at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) are facing mounting criticism over their choice to ignore safety issues posed by 23-year-old biochemistry major Dan Kleve. [...]

Scholars For Social Justice Launches With 100+ Members

Scholars for Social Justice (SSJ) is a new formation of progressive scholars committed to promoting and fighting for a political agenda that insists on justice for all, especially those most [...]

Higher Education, Job Training For No Jobs And Massive Debt

By Julian Vigo, -

I have been in academia since the mid 1980s—first as a student, then as a university professor. I have seen higher education shift radically over the past three decades: from being a place of [...]

A California Trend Worth Catching: College For All

By Chuck Collins, -

America's left coast is showing how to break up concentrated wealth and fund higher education for all. California can be an annoyingly trendy state. Think avocado toast, In-N-Out Burger, [...]

Graduate Student Unions Are Growing — And Fighting For Social Justice

By Eleanor J. Bader, -

Not surprisingly, when graduate students heard that the Republican tax bill included a provision to tax tuition waivers, most became both upset and angry. But rather than despair, they organized. [...]