US universities

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US universities have become arms of the defense industry. This isn’t healthy | Indigo Olivier
Much of our higher education system is a glorified feeder for Lockheed Martin and other defense industry firms

Indigo Olivier

18, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Ivy League university set to rebury skulls of Black people kept for centuries
University of Pennsylvania houses remains at Penn Museum, where they form a collection once used to justify white supremacy

Ed Pilkington

07, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Accepted: behind a US college admissions scandal and the students affected
A new documentary observes the warped system of college admissions through the eyes of four minority students at a scandal-ridden school in Louisiana

Adrian Horton

01, Jul, 2022 @6:17 AM

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‘Nobody called 911’: what can be done to change the culture of hazing at US colleges?
The rate of perilous hazing incidents has ticked up at colleges across the country, and in many cases schools have limited power to stop it

Andrew Lawrence

23, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The students staging a sit-in for LGBTQ+ rights at a Christian university
At Seattle Pacific University, students have spent weeks fighting anti-gay policies common among Christian schools

Hallie Golden

14, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The UK has a new open-door immigration policy – as long as you went to Harvard | Arwa Mahdawi
Britain’s new visa scheme for ‘high potential individuals’ is yet another reminder that borders only exist for the poor

Arwa Mahdawi

08, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Taylor Swift: inspiring students about the importance of being earnest | Rebecca Nicholson
The singer’s commencement speech steered clear of snark, and focused on genuine life advice for the NYU graduates

Rebecca Nicholson

21, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Dr Oz dropped by Columbia amid pro-Trump Republican Senate run – report
‘He’s been a huge danger to public health,’ says prominent medical ethicist Dr Arthur Caplan

Richard Luscombe

01, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘He would get high before teaching’: how Mills College gave birth to music’s boldest minds
Fuelled by psychedelic counterculture, the Californian university has nurtured Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson and more – and caused riots at its concerts. But can it survive?

Robert Barry

20, Apr, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Covid cases rise in north-eastern US, driven by the BA.2 subvariant
The subvariant of Omicron that’s more transmissible than BA.1 was responsible for an estimated 86% of new US cases last week

Melody Schreiber

14, Apr, 2022 @12:19 PM

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Can $50 change a child’s life? Los Angeles tests universal college savings account
The city is to open more than 40,000 accounts to help kids save for college after programs elsewhere have shown promise

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

04, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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US graduate students protest against low pay while universities profit from their work
Student workers often earn ‘below the minimum living wage’ for helping teach courses and assisting with research

Michael Sainato

30, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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