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How Trump, DeVos, and Mulvaney Help Banks and Colleges Steal From Students

Suppressed Report Outlines Abusive Practices, Fee Gouging by Wells Fargo and Others

by David Cay Johnston DCReport Dec 11, 2018

The Trump Administration hid a study documenting financial abuse of students by some banks working hands-in-glove with colleges, the latest example of how instead of “draining the swamp” Donald Trump is turning official Washington into a paradise for swamp monsters. 1,056 more words

Economics & Business

What Straight-A Students Get Wrong by ADAM GRANT


By Bhavesh Patil

If you always succeed in school, you’re not setting yourself up for success in life.

Published: December 8, 2018 at 05:30AM

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Conservatives Triumph Over Free Speech-Hating UC Berkeley

The university has to pay YAF $70,000 and end its unconstitutional campus speech policies

from Frontpage Magazine of December 7th

by Matthew Vadum

Conservatives scored a major legal victory against UC Berkeley which has agreed to compensate Young America’s Foundation and Berkeley College Republicans for trampling the First Amendment rights of conservative speakers and students on its campus. 779 more words

Liberals

Forgiving All Student Loans: A Bold Idea, or Welfare for the Well-Off? by Unknown Author


By Bhavesh Patil

Readers react to David Leonhardt’s argument that it’s an alluring but misguided idea. Some offer their own stories of debt hardships.

Published: December 1, 2018 at 05:30AM

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Black students at Williams College favor self-segregated housing

The more I look at Williams College, the locale for Luana Maroja’s report on free speech yesterday, the more I’m convinced it’s a candidate as the Evergreen State College of the East Coast. 1,336 more words

College Students Behaving Badly

6 Takeaways From the Times’s Investigation Into T.M. Landry by ERICA L. GREEN and KATIE BENNER


By Bhavesh Patil

Based on interviews with 46 people, including parents, former and current students and more, and examinations of legal and school records, The Times found the school abused students and doctored college applications. 7 more words

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A Williams College professor describes her school's fight against free speech

I’ve recently heard from Dr. Luana Maroja, an evolutionary biologist at Williams College who is an associate professor of biology as well as chair of the biochemistry program. 1,434 more words

Freedom Of Expression