Teaching Assistants Go On Strike At University Of Illinois At Chicago

By Dawn Rhodes, Chicagotribune.com -

Graduate student employees at the University of Illinois at Chicago, saying they don’t earn a living wage, went on strike Tuesday after more than a year of contract negotiations failed to produce [...]

Student Debt Is At All-Time-High Of Over $1 Trillion

By Alexandre Tanzi, Bloomberg.com -

More than a decade has passed since young Americans faced debt levels this high. Debt among 19 to 29-year-old Americans exceeded $1 trillion at the end of 2018, according to the New York Federal [...]

How To Decolonise The University

Talia Dundoo, Mediadiversified.org -

In 2015, students at the University of Cape Town demanded the removal from their campus of a statue of Cecil Rhodes, a racist imperialist businessman and politician. The emergence of the [...]

Johns Hopkins’ Latest Plan For Police Force Prompts Protest From Students, Faculty, Neighbors

By Catherine Rentz, Baltimoresun.com -

Worried about over-policing in Baltimore and across the country, Johns Hopkins University students, faculty members and others on Wednesday protested the school’s efforts to establish its own [...]

Professors Protest At Community College In RI

By Andrew Stewart, Washingtonbabylon.com -

For some time now, I have argued that neoliberalism as a system of governance has a talent for co-opting the vocabulary and grammar of Left-leaning projects so to further their own designs for [...]

Jeffrey D. Armstrong: Quit Threatening Peaceful CAL POLY Students!

By Staff, Codepink.org -

I implore you to drop the formal warnings received by students who sang in front of the Raytheon table at their fall career fair. The peaceful students repeated an activity they had held in the [...]

Academic Institutions Must Defend Free Speech

By Staff, Theinternationalcommittee.org -

We, the undersigned, oppose the coordinated campaign to deny academics their free speech rights due to their defense of Palestinian rights and criticism of the policies and practices of the state [...]

How Graduate Unions Are Winning—And Scaring The Hell Out Of Bosses—In The Trump Era

By Daniel Moattar, Inthesetimes.com -

In a 1,035 to 720 vote, Columbia University’s graduate student union has agreed to a bargaining framework with the university’s administration, a milestone victory in the union’s nearly five-year [...]

HBCU Scandals Don’t Die, They Multiply

By Dominica Dunbar, Blackagendareport.com -

HBCU scandals don’t die, they multiply like vultures stalking a starving child. Black misleaders prey on Black students and faculty for their own advancement. Pretending they represent autonomous [...]

University Of Michigan Faces Criticism After Reprimanding Pro-BDS Professor

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

The University of Michigan has faced an eruption of protests in recent days after reprimanding a professor, who refused to write a recommendation letter for a student wanting to study in Israel. [...]

Disrupt And Protest These Bank Recruitment Events

By Staff, Nobayoubridge.global -

In the next few months several of the banks that are financing the Bayou Bridge Pipeline and Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) are hosting recruitment events at college campuses. The banks use these [...]

Second Recommendation Letter Withdrawn By Michigan University Instructor, Citing BDS

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

A University of Michigan instructor went back on her commitment to provide a letter of recommendation for a student after finding out the student was going to Israel for a study abroad program. [...]

City Colleges Of Chicago Workers Hit Picket Lines To Force Contract Talks

By Kate McGee, Wbez.org -

Three unions that represent faculty and staff at City Colleges of Chicago say the college’s bargaining team will not come to the table to negotiate contracts. The unions said they plan to picket [...]

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

By Jaisal Noor, Therealnews.com -

Dozens of students, faculty, community members, and their children demonstrated at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University on September 21, demanding the university end its relationship with [...]

Nation’s Top Student Loan Official Resigns

By Ken Sweet, Apnews.com -

NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday, citing what he says is the White House’s open hostility toward [...]