Universities

Operation Varsity Blues

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison in College Admissions Scandal

The actress paid $15,000 for someone to take the SAT for her daughter.
Emma Ockerman
2 days ago
student debt crisis

Elizabeth Warren Is Taking Her Plan to Cancel 75% of Student Debt to Congress

The bill would partially fulfill one of her presidential campaign promises.
Morgan Baskin
7.23.19
The Power and Privilege Issue

The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

Experts believe almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?
Matt Blake
10.15.18
sexual misconduct

1 in 8 College Students Say They Were Inappropriately Touched By a Staff Member

A new report lays bare the scale of harassment at UK universities, with a focus on the prevalence of staff-student misconduct. Advocates say that urgent reform is needed.
Sirin Kale
4.4.18
Frontier

This College is Helping New York City Eliminate Landfill Waste by 2030

One of the greenest universities is located in the heart of New York City, but efforts for higher ed schools to go sustainable is spreading.
Hadley Cooper
11.17.17
free speech

Public universities can’t legally stop Richard Spencer from speaking

Tess Owen
Josh Marcus
10.25.17
Slave history

Universities would rather talk about slavery memorials than reparations

Sixty-one universities are meeting this week at the University of Virginia to discuss something they all have in common: slavery.
Taylor Dolven
10.19.17
Livable Planet

These Are Some of the Most Sustainable College Campuses in America

Does your campus keep it green?
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
8.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Most Republicans Think College Is Ruining America

A new Pew Research Center survey found 58 percent of right-leaning Americans think colleges and universities are harming the country—up 13 percent from last year.
Drew Schwartz
7.10.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Ivy League A Capella Group Got Booted for Hazing with Icy Hot

Pledges also had to "race up and down a street and then consume foods," according to the school's report.
Drew Schwartz
4.28.17
uk

Cambridge Students Criticize Cafeteria for Serving Inauthentic "Ethnic" Foods

A questionable "Jamaican stew" is at the center of a complaint from Cambridge University students, who have accused the prestigious school’s kitchen staff of misrepresenting foreign cultures with their menu offerings.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.2.17
students

American students are applying to Canadian universities in droves in Trump era

Tamara Khandaker
1.3.17
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