A librarian at prestigious Princeton University thinks it’s her job to “silence” people who are skeptical of so-called “microagressions”, according to a personal email reviewed exclusively by Heat Street.
A federal judge in Virginia dismissed one element of a $7.5 million defamation suit brought by a University of Virginia dean against Rolling Stone over its November 2014 story detailing an alleged fraternity gang rape.
More colleges around the country are launching “inclusive language” campaigns that encourage students to avoid everyday words and phrases that could possibly offend someone, somewhere—”hey guys,” “mankind” and “man-made” are just a few of the terms now frowned upon.
Administrators at prestigious Boston Latin School have been embroiled in a dispute with female students over rape culture.
“Secretary” is an exclusive word that’s inappropriate to use, California State University Fullerton told students on a handout about gender-inclusive language.
Over the past two years, universities have embraced nap pods and nap rooms to address what California State University calls “the sleep crisis on college campuses.”
American University’s student government is pushing back against a faculty resolution that embraces freedom of speech, launching a #LetUsLearn campaign that demands mandatory trigger warnings at the top of each syllabus.
Duke University is famous for its science and engineering programs, as well as its dominance in college basketball.
By the time University of Missouri police arrived at the Delta Upsilon fraternity, following up on allegations of a racial slur targeting black students, the situation had devolved into a tense shouting match, according to police records obtained exclusively by Heat Street.
It’s starting again at Mizzou.
The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including “they” and “ze.”
A University of Wisconsin-La Crosse student had a serious complaint for his campus’ official “Hate Response Team”: he was “very upset” by a Harry Potter mural in a college dorm.
“Ball pits” for social justice warriors are apparently now a thing on college campuses.
As college kicks off across the United States, students at the Mizzou, Oregon State University, Virginia Tech, the University of Wisconsin Madison and other universities sat through diversity and sensitivity training.
Graduate students at Columbia University count as employees under federal labor law and may now vote to unionize, the Democrat-controlled National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday.
The University of Iowa has scrapped plans to create a Bias Assessment and Response Team after determining that such bodies often become what one administrator called “scolding bodies” that can create as many problems as they are intended to solve.
A university “Bias Incident Team” took a carving knife to three students’ “three blind mice” Halloween costumes last fall, saying the costumes mocked the disabled.
A student at Framingham State University in Massachusetts filed a report to the Bias Incident Response Team this spring, claiming the campus had overtly disrespected Latino and Mexican Culture.
Amid growing complaints about university property named after “racist” and slaveholding historical figures, Yale announced yesterday that it has formed a Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming.
Kansas school kids can breathe a sigh of relief — they won’t have to worry about being expelled over any microaggressions.
After Heat Street reported earlier this month on how the University of Northern Colorado’s Bias Response Team policed speech on campus and in the classroom, a university spokesperson has told the local newspaper “there are some pieces that we can do better next time.”