Articles in the Higher Learning Category

Student Newspaper, The Kent Stater, Named Best In The Nation!
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Posted in Higher Learning, The Arts Unplugged on 17 November 2017
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Kent State Posted November 17th 2017 (PHOTO: KEVIN DILLEY KENT STATE UNIVERSITY DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MEDIA)   The Kent Stater, Kent State University’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association. The organization announced the annual Pinnacle Award winners at the National College [...]

Ohio State Will Be Sued For Not Allowing Richard Spencer To Speak On Campus!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 26 October 2017
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WOSU.org By Gabe Rosenberg Posted October 26th 2017  (PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER CULLEY SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL FOR OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)   WHITE NATIONALIST RICHARD SPENCER A lawyer for white nationalist Richard Spencer says he will file a federal lawsuit against The Ohio State University after officials refused to allow him to rent space on [...]

White Supremacist Shouted Down At Florida College Speech!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 23 October 2017
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AFP Posted October 23rd 2017   Hundreds of protesters shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer Thursday at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering his speech. Only around 30 supporters of the controversial white nationalist made it into the University of Florida auditorium at Gainesville, massively outnumbered by protesters [...]

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Confirms She Will Rescind Sexual Misconduct Guidance!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 11 October 2017
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DiversityInc.com By Alana Winns Posted October 11th 2017   After speculation, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has formally announced that she plans to revoke the 2011 investigation process previously established by the Obama administration concerning sexual misconduct on school grounds. In an interview with CBS News’ Jan Crawford, DeVos explained that it is her intention to rescind [...]

John Urschel Didn’t Tell Ravens He Was A Full-Time Ph.D. Student At MIT While In The NFL!
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Posted in Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News, Sports on 19 September 2017
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Yahoo.com Sporting News Posted September 19th 2017   John Urschel made headlines this offseason when he announced his retirement from the NFL after three seasons. The former Ravens offensive lineman is well-known for being extremely smart, graduating from Penn State with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics with a 4.0 GPA. He’s already explained [...]

Ohio State Denies Richard Spencer’s Request To Speak On Campus
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 18 September 2017
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WOSU.org By Adora Namigadde Posted September 18th 2017 (PHOTO: WHITE SUPREMACIST RICHARD BERTRAND SPENCER)   The Ohio State University denied white supremacist Richard Spencer space to speak on campus. According to Public Relations Director Ben Johnson, the university rejected the National Policy Institute’s request to rent space on campus in October. Spencer is president of [...]

Eclipse: Who? What? Where? When? And How?
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Posted in Higher Learning on 18 August 2017
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Eclipse2017.nasa.gov Posted August 18th 2017   On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the [...]

Civil Rights Groups Fire Back At Trump Administration’s Investigation Of Affirmative Action Admissions!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 9 August 2017
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AOL.com By Lauren Camera, US News Posted August 9th 2017   US ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS Civil rights groups are firing back Wednesday morning after the New York Times reported late Tuesday that the Justice Department is investigating and considering bringing lawsuits against universities over race-based affirmative action admissions policies that the Trump administration believes [...]

Rules To Help Defrauded Students Clear Loans Being Revised!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning, MXO Business Report on 27 July 2017
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Associated Press By Maria Danilova, Associated Press Posted July 27th 2017   BETSY DEVOS, US  SECRETARY OF EDUCATION The Education Department  will change two key Obama-era rules governing student loan forgiveness in cases involving fraud and misconduct by universities. The department said it will convene special committees to rewrite Borrower Defense to Repayment and Gainful [...]

LCCC Closer To Offering Bachelor’s Degree Program!
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Posted in Higher Learning on 27 July 2017
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Chroniclet.com By Lisa Roberson Posted July 27th 2017 (PHOTO: MARICA BALLINGER, PRESIDENT LORAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)     Lorain County Community College is ready to become the state’s first community college to offer a bachelor’s degree program on its campus. For years, LCCC has filled the bachelor level need through its University Partnership, which allows students [...]