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USC Frat Planned a 'Racist Rager' Until a Mexican-American Student Put Them on Blast

USC Frat Planned a ‘Racist Rager’ Until a Mexican-American Student Put Them on Blast

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2013, 12:48PM

A Mexican-American USC student shut the party down, got the frat that was throwing the party to apologize and had the members organizing the event expelled from the fraternity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Duke Frat Throws 'International Relations' Party But Really It's a 'Racist Rager'

Duke Frat Throws ‘International Relations’ Party But Really It’s a ‘Racist Rager’

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2013, 11:20AM

A group of students have taken it upon themselves to shame students who went to an “international relations” party.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

UConn Says Bronx Prodigy Autum Ashante Was Never Accepted

UConn Says Bronx Prodigy Autum Ashante Was Never Accepted

by Jorge Rivas on July 25 2011, 11:05AM

Controversy’s brewing over who’s telling the truth. Did a reporter leave out critical information from the story? Or did the girl’s father make the whole thing up?

Topics: Schools & Youth

Black Prodigy's Admission to UConn Revoked Amid Claims of Radical Poetry

Black Prodigy’s Admission to UConn Revoked Amid Claims of Radical Poetry

by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2011, 11:28AM

Autum Ashante is a 13-year-old with an IQ of 149. But she’s already being called the “racist poet” by some conservatives.

Topics: Schools & Youth

FSU Trades Academic Freedom for Billionaire Charles Koch's Money

FSU Trades Academic Freedom for Billionaire Charles Koch’s Money

by Jamilah King on May 11 2011, 9:00AM

Professors at Florida State University object to the school’s new contract which allows Koch reps to green light new hires.

Topics: Politics

Dept of Education to Forgive Morris Brown College's Debt

Dept of Education to Forgive Morris Brown College’s Debt

by Julianne Hing on April 26 2011, 3:17PM

It’s a sigh of relief for the historically black college.

Topics: Schools & Youth

UCSD Battles Another Racist Campus Incident

UCSD Battles Another Racist Campus Incident

by Thoai Lu on March 2 2011, 10:13AM

Students push for changes in curriculum while the administration remains silent.

Topics: Schools & Youth

One In Five Default On Their Student Loans

One In Five Default On Their Student Loans

by Julianne Hing on July 13 2010, 4:58PM

And students of color are more likely to have debt they can’t pay from for-profit, career schools.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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