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Death of A Yabatech Final Year Student Gave Rise to....

Death of A Yabatech Final Year Student Gave Rise to protest by students of the institution

A protest which started yesterday and is still presently going on at the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) over the death of a First-Class final year student of the institution. 110 more words


Snow day doesn't stop student rally against tuition hikes

HALIFAX- It may have been a snow day at Dalhousie University, but that didn’t stop dozens of students from having their voices heard outside a board of governors meeting where tuition hikes were being debated. 371 more words


Prospective S/West UTME Candidates Stage Protest In Ibadan

About 100 prospective candidates in the South West who intend to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) yesterday protested in Ibadan metropolis over non-availability of centres for them. 174 more words


#JusticeForRohithVemula Turns Into A National Students Movement

By Countercurrents.org | 29 January, 2016

The protest against the suicide of University of Hyderabad (HoU) scholar Rohith Vemula is turning into a national students movement. 615 more words


On "coddled" students and outrage

“This is not a daycare. It’s a university!”(Everett Piper, Ph.D. President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University.)

Not too long ago, Dr.Piper published those words on his presidential web page to lament a complaint from a student who had felt discomfort after haring a sermon on campus (this is a religious university, so sermon and devotional attendance, I am assuming, is required.) The sermon was on love and the student had felt bad because they haven’t loved others more.  1,666 more words

Higher Ed

Let there be Light

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light” Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. 462 more words


University of California drops prison investments amid student demands - (Reporting by Curtis Skinner in San Francisco; Editing by Leslie Adler) Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:16pm EST

The University of California system said on Friday it will drop its roughly $30 million worth of investments in private prison companies following demands from a black student group. 351 more words

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