With the coronavirus pandemic forcing students to live and learn off-campus, colleges are refunding room and board costs, including HBCUs, which don't have ready access to the same type of capital as predominately white schools.
The University of South Carolina has been added to the growing list of campuses in the news for racial incidents, after a student was suspended for using the word “n*gger” on social media, the New York Daily News reports. The unidentified student posted a photo featuring “Reasons Why USC Wifi Blows” and used the racial slur alongside other reasons […]
BOSTON — A Roman Catholic college in Massachusetts is disputing claims by a former student who says the school refused her request for a new dorm room after she complained that her roommate was having too much sex feet away from her as she tried to sleep. SEE ALSO: The GOP Still Looks For A […]
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Students at a Pennsylvania university can obtain the “morning-after” pill from an unusual source — a vending machine at the campus health center. The vending machine at Shippensburg University’s Etter Health Center provides the Plan B emergency contraceptive along with condoms, decongestants and pregnancy tests. Vice President for Student Affairs Roger Serr […]
PHILADELPHIA-Christopher Abreu a student at the Ivy League School, University Of Pennsylvania has written an article urging minorities not to attend his school after a racist incident. The Pennsylvania caller reports: “I’m looking for fried chicken,” he continued. “You look like someone who knows where you can get fried chicken.” I needed to remove myself […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-A massive brawl erupted in New Brunswick, New Jersey during the annual Rutgersfest celebration, which included Hip Hop acts, Yelawolf and Pitbull. At least one brawl between males and females and several shootings happened. Police Director Pete Mangarella blamed the festival for the incidents. MJ.com reports: “We were trying to get the university […]
TEXAS-Texas State is offering a scholarship that is for people of European descent only. The Statesman reports: So Bohannan, a mass communication major and Iraq war veteran, and others formed the Former Majority Association for Equality — a San Marcos-based nonprofit group that is offering five $500 scholarships exclusively to white male students. Bohannan, the […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Recent flaps over racially offensive language at the University of Alabama fit a pattern that’s dogged the state’s flagship school since it was integrated: Missteps along the path to greater diversity and inclusion often make more of an impression than positive strides do. Months after the university unveiled a plaza and clock […]
FLORIDA-Antonio D. Drayton has been charged with the murder of Saleha Huuda a University of Florida cheerleader. An accomplice, Cassandra Kimbrough, was also charged in her death. Drayton and Huuda had been romantically linked and Drayton had been accused by battering Huuda but she dropped the charges. The Florida Independent Alligator reports: Drayton and Kimbrough […]
New York — In an what they call “Operation Ivy League,” five Columbia University students have been charged with selling marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy out of Columbia University dorm rooms by the NYPD. The New York Daily News reports: The undergrads sold nearly $11,000 in cocaine, LSD, marijuana, ecstasy and other drugs to undercover cops […]
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