An Open Letter to the Resistance

An Open Letter to the Resistance

I get it, you don’t like Trump. And that’s why you joined an organization like Indivisible. You call your representatives, even though you rarely did that before. You put #TheResistance in your social media profile, and make posts about politics—you never did that before—and maybe even talk about politics IRL. You went to the Women’sRead more about An Open Letter to the Resistance[…]

Should Alternative Parties Support Ranked Choice Voting?

Should Alternative Parties Support Ranked Choice Voting?

Once upon a time, a bill was introduced prohibiting the hunting of wolves. This bill included a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any violators of the ban. The leaders of the sheep read the bill. Sheep don’t have the greatest reading and comprehension skills, so they misunderstood the wording andRead more about Should Alternative Parties Support Ranked Choice Voting?[…]

Scholar: Graduate Research Internships a Resource to Fill STEM Workforce Gap

Scholar: Graduate Research Internships a Resource to Fill STEM Workforce Gap

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that the U.S. workforce will continue to experience a need for workers trained in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the future. Continuously advancing technology requires that employees learn new skills. While some jobs will require training that can be achieved in secondary, vocational and undergraduate schools,Read more about Scholar: Graduate Research Internships a Resource to Fill STEM Workforce Gap[…]

Undocumented Serrano Puts His Fear Out Front

Undocumented Serrano Puts His Fear Out Front

Moises Serrano has many titles. He is a son, a brother, a ppartner and a student. His documentary, Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America, which premieres September 1 on the Logo TV channel, makes clear that he is also a brave social justice advocate. Forbidden documents portions of Serrano’s life, as he navigates societyRead more about Undocumented Serrano Puts His Fear Out Front[…]

DeVos Hires Former DeVry Official to Lead Enforcement Unit

DeVos Hires Former DeVry Official to Lead Enforcement Unit

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision to appoint a new chief enforcement officer who formerly worked at a troubled for-profit college drew swift and scathing criticism Wednesday. Dr. Julian Schmoke, Jr. Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill and student advocates say Dr. Julian Schmoke, Jr. — who previously served as an associate program dean atRead more about DeVos Hires Former DeVry Official to Lead Enforcement Unit[…]

The Reactionary Right and Transgenderism

The Reactionary Right and Transgenderism

0Generally speaking, the “reactionary right” is the right wing faction that specializes in being “anti-SJW” and non-PC. This faction has harbored the online skeptic community, which focuses on free speech, racial and gender issues, and immigration. Their presence is predominant on YouTube. Leading voices of the reactionary right include figures such as Dave Rubin, SargonRead more about The Reactionary Right and Transgenderism[…]

Community College System Sets New Graduate Record

Community College System Sets New Graduate Record

VERSAILLES, Ky. — The Kentucky Community and Technical College System says it has set a new high mark of graduates and credentials awarded. For the 2016-17 academic year, 16,146 students graduated from the college system. That’s a nine percent increase over the previous year. The previous high was 15,958 in 2013-14. The college system saysRead more about Community College System Sets New Graduate Record[…]

Ohio Bill Would Protect Campus Speakers, Punish Disrupters

Ohio Bill Would Protect Campus Speakers, Punish Disrupters

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Republican proposal in Ohio seeks to protect speakers’ appearances at Ohio colleges and calls on campuses to punish students who disrupt them. State Reps. Wesley Goodman, of Cardington, and Andrew Brenner, of Powell, announced the Campus Free Speech Act Tuesday. It would restrict creation of campus “free speech zones” and requireRead more about Ohio Bill Would Protect Campus Speakers, Punish Disrupters[…]

Judge: Student Accused of Sex Assault Can Return to College

Judge: Student Accused of Sex Assault Can Return to College

OXFORD, Ohio — A federal judge has ruled a student barred from a southwest Ohio college because of a sexual assault accusation can return to class. The student is suing Miami University in Oxford, claiming he was falsely accused and Miami denied him due process in its investigation that resulted in his two-year ban. TheRead more about Judge: Student Accused of Sex Assault Can Return to College[…]

The Democrats’ “New” Platform Proves They Are Not on Our Side

The Democrats’ “New” Platform Proves They Are Not on Our Side

When it became clear that the establishment, right-wing of the Democratic party, epitomized by dubious characters like Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Donna Brazile, Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and the like, had conspired, along with the corporate media, to make sure Hillary Clinton the Democratic Nominee for President in 2016, progressive former Democrats staged a somewhat-successfulRead more about The Democrats’ “New” Platform Proves They Are Not on Our Side[…]