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EDITORIAL: Admin should take responsibility for AP testing mistakes, but students should also maintain perspective

On Tuesday, May 12, Gunn administration shocked students and parents when they announced via email that several Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores had to be cancelled and scheduled for retakes over the duration of the next two weeks—for some, the news of having to retake their test came with only a three-day notice. 964 more words


#demo2010: Harvesting Old Tweets as a Research Method

The long time scale of my PhD means I have to deal with vastly different sources in my research. For the Gordon Riots (1780), I use mainly eyewitness accounts and court records. 966 more words


FG moves to resolve University of Ibadan students’ crisis

The federal government has advised students of the University of Ibadan sheath their swords as efforts were being made to resolved the issue that led to the closure of the institution. 276 more words


#RUReferenceList: The "I" vs "We"

Last week, my politics lecturer, Leonhard Praeg, from the University Currently Known As Rhodes (UCKAR) Politics Department, asked the few of us who dotted the lecture room why we were there and not outside protesting with our fellow students. 1,127 more words

JNU Students Go On Hunger Strike

Countercurrents.org | 28 April, 2016

Led by JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, a group of students from Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, (JNU) Delhi started an indefinite hunger strike demanding a rollback of the university authorities’ punishment for them. 449 more words


Police Violence & Social Justice: A Faculty-Supported Student Dialogue

Dear Students,

Members of the faculty have grown concerned about how you are thinking about and coping with issues of police brutality, the response of our justice system, and the protests that have occupied so much of our attention and emotional energy these past few weeks. 284 more words

Murder Next Door


I have grown up on an almost too healthy dose of crime fiction in my life and many summer vacations of my childhood were spent imagining myself to be some sort of crusader living in a… 3,635 more words