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Northwestern University revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree

EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern University has revoked the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby two decades ago –the first time the school has taken such a step in its 167-year history. 112 more words

Celebrity

Students' attitudes really... *ahem!* ...take the cake.

Many or most of my readers may know that a recent Supreme Court decision held that a Christian baker was within his rights to refuse to bake a special cake for a gay wedding. 662 more words

Top court affirms sexual identity protections in Christian law school decisions

OTTAWA — Requiring a person to behave contrary to their sexual identity is “degrading and disrespectful,” the Supreme Court of Canada said Friday in ruling that law societies have the right to deny accreditation to a proposed law school at a Christian university. 753 more words

Canada

In Name of Free Speech, States Crack Down on Campus Protests

Protests of conservatives speakers at colleges has prompted new policies that penalize disruptions, putting academia on the front lines of the left-right culture wars.

Published: June 14, 2018 at 05:30AM… 72 more words

NYT

Alleged Holocaust-denying prof claims moon landing didn't happen in video

WAYNE, N.J. — School officials at William Paterson University are reviewing videos that show a professor telling students the moon landing was faked and promoting other conspiracy theories. 609 more words

World

Cynthia Nixon’s Education Plan: Ambitious, Progressive, Expensive by ELIZABETH A. HARRIS


By Bhavesh Patil

The candidate for governor of New York called for a big increase in school funding and for free tuition for 170,000 at public colleges. 7 more words

IFTTT

Cynthia Nixon’s Education Plan: Ambitious, Progressive, Expensive

The candidate for governor of New York called for a big increase in school funding and for free tuition for 170,000 at public colleges.

Published: June 13, 2018 at 05:30AM… 74 more words

NYT