Posts Tagged ‘students’

A group of Harvard students is demanding that the school divest from Israel’s occupation

A newly-formed student group at Harvard University is demanding that the school reveal its financial ties to the Israeli occupation of Palestine and divest from it entirely. Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine (HOOP) posted a mission statement on Medium earlier this month in which they declared themselves to be “a campaign centered around the actualization […]

3 additional Iranian students challenge removal from country

AP — Three more students from Iran attending New England colleges have filed civil rights complaints with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, saying they were mistreated and illegally denied entry into the country. The complaints follow similar ones filed by an Iranian student seeking to begin classes at Northeastern University and a graduate student […]

Students Continue Occupation Over University’s Failures To Address Racist Incidents

Students Continue Occupation Over University’s Failures To Address Racist Incidents Above photo: Supporters crowd the doors to get supplies to the students inside. From CitrusTV Twitter. Syracuse, NY – Students with #NotAgainSU, a movement that formed in response to racist and hate incidents on campus that the university has not adequately addressed, have been occupying […]

#NotAgainSU: Students Occupy Administrative Building, Threatened And Denied Food

“Retracted demand #NotAgainSU canceled its demand for SU to publicly share the diversity training status of tenured SU professors. Syverud had revised the demand to permit the sharing of that information to the extent permitted under the law. Organizers scrapped it entirely as of Monday. New demands #NotAgainSU’s 19th demand calls for SU to acknowledge […]

Compliance 101: Gun-Toting Cops Endanger Students and Turn the Schools into Prisons

“Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning.”—Investigative journalist Annette Fuentes Just when you thought the government couldn’t get any more tone-deaf about civil liberties and the growing need […]

Chicago High School Students Hold Sit-In In Defense Of Students Who Refused To Stand For National Anthem

Chicago High School Students Hold Sit-In In Defense Of Students Who Refused To Stand For National Anthem Above Photo: Nicholas Senn High School Principal Mary Beck speaking to protesting students [Photo provided by Shalom] Chicago high school students hold sit-in in defense of students who refused to stand for national anthem Students at Chicago’s Nicholas Senn […]

Turning Up The Pressure For Integration, NYC Students Plan Citywide School Boycott

Turning Up The Pressure For Integration, NYC Students Plan Citywide School Boycott Above Photo: Students from PACE High School rally on Dec. 16, 2019, with Teens Take Charge as part of weekly protests aimed at moving the needle on school integration. Reema Amin/Chalkbeat It’s been more than two months since New York City students began […]

LISTEN: Has the story of Anne Frank been forgotten? US college students answer

This week, as we mark the February 1945 death of Anne Frank and her sister Margot, People of the Pod co-host Manya Brachear Pashman and producer CucHuong Do hit the quad of an American college campus to find out if young people still recognize the famous diarist. “Diary of a Young Girl,” also known simply […]

Students Sue School, Say Punishing Them for Racist Internet Jokes Made Off-Campus is Illegal

Andrew Anglin Daily Stormer February 13, 2020 This is happening at the school where the George Costanza guy told that Mexican bully to go back to Mexico. Of course it is illegal to punish students for JOKES that took place off-campus. AP: Four students in a southeastern Michigan town sued their school […]

Namaki: Iranian students coming from Wuhan not affected by Coronavirus

IRNA – Iranian Minister of Health Saeed Namaki Iranian students airlifted from Wuhan to Iran have been negative to contamination as per the tests taken from them at quarantine. Speaking to reporters, Namaki said that the suspected Chinese passengers were also undergone test procedure and the results were negative. He added that none of the […]

Iran sends plane to China to transfer Iranian students home

IRNA – Iran has dispatched on Tuesday a passenger plane for transferring home the Iranian students who are studying in the city of Wuhan, China, an official said. Speaking to IRNA, advisor to the Iranian Health Minister Alireza Vahabzadeh said some of the Iranian doctors and members of special emergency operations are also in this […]

University of Missouri Students Will Now Be Required to Install Location Tracking App

By Aaron Kesel According to a new report from the Kansas City Star, the University of Missouri (MU) has started using an app called SpotterEDU to track students to determine attendance in classes. Individual professors will choose whether or not to use the app. If they choose to use it, students in those classes will […]

Bus Carrying Covington Catholic Students Leaving ‘March for Life’ Involved in Deadly Crash

A bus carrying a group of Covington Catholic students attending the March for Life event in DC was involved in a deadly crash on Saturday morning. According to one of the mothers of a student who was involved in the incident between students and a Native American activist last year, the bus carrying students was […]

Prizes for all (paying customers): Why 4 in 5 UK students now get a top degree

Like previous secretaries of education, the present occupant of this post, Gavin Williamson, has vowed to put an end to the ‘continuous drift’ of grade inflation. Unfortunately, the devaluation of a university degree cannot be stopped as long as universities continue to operate as businesses that treat students as customers. When higher education establishments have […]

College Students Are Smoking Tons of Weed in Legal States and Binge-Drinking Far Less

(TMU) — The legalization of recreational marijuana in states across the U.S. is leading students to puff, puff, and pass on the booze. A new study suggests that undergrad students in those states where cannabis is legal are smoking weed more and binge drinking less. The Oregon State University study published this week in the […]

Photos: Iranian students hold vigils for Ukrainian plane crash victims

ISNA | Erfan Khoshkhoo, Alireza Masoumi, Mostafa Shanchi, Hadi Zand & Mona Hoobehfekr: Several universities in the Iranian capital Tehran has been the scene of marches and rallies in remembrance for 176 people, many of them Iranian-Canadian students, who were killed on board a Ukrainian plane that crashed earlier this week just outside the Iranian […]

Professor vows to fail students if they cite Jordan Peterson

   Ted McCoy, a historian of prisons and punishment, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Calgary, has tweeted out that the rumours about him are true: any student who cites Dr. Jordan Peterson in his class will fail. He lists himself as anti-fascist, and his pronouns he/him. According to the University of Calgary, […]

York students demand ban on violent JDL

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 20 December 2019 Canadian politicians have falsely accused Palestine rights activists of anti-Semitism.  Shadi Hatem APA images Following last month’s attacks against anti-racist activists at Canada’s York University, students are demanding that two extremist groups be banned from campus: the Jewish Defense League of Canada, and Herut, a Canadian […]

Harvard hoisted by own petard as ‘diversity’ students protest decision to deny tenure to ‘grievance studies’ professor

Lorgia García Peña, currently an associate professor of Romance languages and literatures at Harvard and the supposed centerpiece of Harvard’s fledging Ethnic Studies program, was denied tenure in late November 2019. Her popularity among Latinx and other minority students, who were baffled and shocked by the decision, has led to sit-ins and protests, and an […]

Students in Seattle Told to Get Vaccinated or Don’t Come Back After Winter Break

(TMU) — Winter break is supposed to be a time filled with family, fun, new toys and games, and plenty of time to play and relax. But for thousands of Seattle Public School students and their families, this winter break has included an unexpected demand. Thousands of students were warned that they won’t be welcome […]

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