President Obama is hosting the first “White House Maker Faire” on Wednesday to encourage America’s students to invent, innovate and focus their intellectual energy on career paths most relevant in today’s economy. In a rare moment, the president’s touting of entrepreneurship and innovation stands in line with ideas presented by members of the GOP in recent months.
THE HILL — Northwestern University’s standout quarterback Kain Colter, who wrapped up his college football career last fall, called himself and his former teammates “pioneers” in the effort to organize the first labor union for college athletes.
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The University of Florida is excelling in more than just basketball this year, as the Network of Enlightened Women named Ivan Yim, a Florida sophomore, as its 2014 “Gentleman of the Year.”
In the most pathetic video you’ll probably see all day, the Media Research Center‘s Dan Joseph proves that college kids can’t name even one United States Senator.
Even worse, those kids go to school in Washington, D.C.
March Madness was injected with a dose of politics this week as Millennials filled out a bracket of what they believe are the biggest scandals to rock the Obama administration.
Conservative students at Stanford University won’t have to pay thousands of dollars in “security costs” to host an event on traditional marriage views, as the administration reversed course after the student group accused them of trying to tax free speech.
A student from Bayside Middle School in Virginia Beach, Va., was suspended last week for stopping her classmate from cutting himself with a razor blade on campus.
According to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the Republican Party needs to take a page from Domino’s Pizza’s recipe book and admit they have “bad crust.”
The Department of Agriculture awarded a $4.9 million taxpayer-funded grant to the University of Tennessee last week to support a campaign that includes students dressing up as different fruits and vegetables.
Students at one St. Paul, Minn., based-school are going to have to start watching their tongues, for a new campaign introduced on the campus seeks to ban words like “girl,” “derp,” and “lame” in an effort to halt “oppressive” language.
The state of Idaho will soon allow concealed carry on college campuses, once Republican Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter signs the bill expected to arrive on his desk this week.
Rutgers University faculty, student newspaper push for withdrawal of speaking invitation to Condoleezza Rice
The Rutgers University New Brunswick Faculty Council sent a strong message to Condoleezza Rice last week, passing and adopting a resolution that calls for the school’s Board of Directors to withdraw its commencement speaking invitation to the former Secretary of State.
Purdue University seems to have changed its stripes of late when it comes to religious indoctrination, as the school that once defended the right of a private speaker to blaspheme Jesus is now banning an alumni donor from using the word “God” on a plaque to avoid offending someone.
The shackles of job lock for young Americans are coming undone, according to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who said the Affordable Care Act “liberates” Millennials to do “what you want to do in your life.”
Congratulations go out to Modesto Junior College student Robert Van Tuinen, who has prevailed in his suit against the school for violating his First Amendment right to free speech. The outcome effectively ensures that all college students in the future are permitted to distribute copies of the United States Constitution on campus for years to come.
Despite having spent only a year in the United States Senate, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is making waves in the Republican Party. And the conservative is proving he has the ability to succeed where others have failed, as Scott demonstrated during a speech Tuesday at Howard University.
After having its pro-life display removed from the student center, the Bama Students for Life scored a major victory on Monday: An apology from the University of Alabama.
It’s no secret that college campuses aren’t exactly bastions of tolerance when it comes to diversity of thought or opinion. Universities, which should be environments that foster intellectual curiosity and diversity of thought, have become increasingly comfortable censoring or restricting students with conservative viewpoints.