A legislative push to permit California's public universities to once again consider race and ethnicity in admissions appears to be on life support after an intense backlash from Asian-American parents who fear it will make it harder for their children to get into good schools.
Students paid attention when Mark Ingram, former Alabama Crimson Tide star and current running back for the New Orleans Saints, showed up at Calera High School outside of Birmingham, Ala.
PHILADELPHIA - A plan by the University of Pennsylvania to cut back on two of its branch libraries - one for engineering and the other for math, physics, and astronomy - has yielded an outcry from students and professors who say the books are critical to their studies and research.
It's not just colleges and universities that are shifting their financial aid from lower-income to higher-income students.
Moving to strengthen its sexual assault policies, the University of California announced new guidelines Friday that require administrators to report more types of violence and harassment and provide more support and protection for victims.
America's colleges and universities are quietly shifting the burden of their big tuition increases onto low-income students, while many higher-income families are seeing their college costs rise more slowly, or even fall, an analysis of federal data shows.
The sticker price at Pennsylvania State University runs about $30,000 a year for in-state students.
On the day he filed a lawsuit against the school that fired him, Mark Zmuda praised Eastside Catholic School as continuing to be "an excellent place for children to learn," and said he sued only because he'd run out of other options.
To put himself in position to realize his dream of coaching at DePaul as an assistant or perhaps sitting one day in the same seat where Ray Meyer sat, Mark Aguirre did his homework - literally.
Six members of a University of Akron fraternity pleaded not guilty to hazing charges Friday in Akron Municipal Court.
Embracing criticism about its selection, Rutgers University affirmed Friday that it will host former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as the commencement speaker at its New Brunswick campus graduation in May.
For the eco-friendly eater, the pizza box remains the most stubborn piece of trash - soaked in oil, gooey with burned cheese, impossible to recycle.
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, March 6:
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, March 5:
The Duke University freshman whose participation in porn movies sparked much campus discussion in recent weeks has revealed her photo and porn name on a website.
Hannah Ward's first - and probably last - sermon had been written. And rewritten. And rewritten again, with input from several experts in the Duke Divinity School.