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Racial Discrimination Protests Ignite at Colleges Across the U.S.

November 11, 2015 - 8:25pm
Students say they have been inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests at the University of Missouri to demand their universities provide a safe space for students of color.









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More Young Women Waiting to Leave Home

November 11, 2015 - 6:43pm
Cultural shifts and economic factors are keeping millennial women home in numbers not seen since 1940, an analysis of Census Bureau data suggests.









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The Learning Network: What Do We Owe Our Veterans?

November 11, 2015 - 5:00am
When is a “thank you” appropriate, and when does it miss the mark?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | A.D.H.D. Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags

November 11, 2015 - 4:30am
What story does data from various nations tell about the changes in A.D.H.D. diagnoses around the world?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | premonition

November 11, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 43 New York Times articles in the past year.









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A Real Missouri ‘Concerned Student 1950’ Speaks, at Age 89

November 10, 2015 - 9:20pm
Gus T. Ridgel, one of the first black students admitted to the University of Missouri, said he was surprised and disappointed by the racist incidents that prompted the recent campus upheaval.









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Missouri Professor Who Confronted Photographer Quits Journalism Post

November 10, 2015 - 6:28pm
Melissa Click was seen on video calling for “some muscle” to remove a journalist from a public demonstration.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Web Poets’ Society: New Breed Succeeds in Taking Verse Viral

November 10, 2015 - 7:40am
What’s your relationship with poetry?









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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Nov. 3-9, 2015

November 10, 2015 - 7:36am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.









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Racial Tension and Protests on Campuses Across the Country

November 10, 2015 - 5:00am
Instances of racism and bigotry have ignited protests at colleges across the United States, and social media has amplified the outcry.









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The Learning Network: Should Voting Be Mandatory?

November 10, 2015 - 5:00am
Would legally requiring people to vote make for a healthier democracy?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | incubate

November 10, 2015 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 16 New York Times articles in the past year.









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University of Missouri President and Chancellor Step Aside Amid Protests

November 9, 2015 - 10:57pm
After the football team added its clout to protests over racial issues, Timothy Wolfe announced that he was stepping down as president of the four-campus system, and the chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin, said he would move into another job.









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As Missouri Activists Block Journalists, a Divide Over ‘Respect’ and Rights

November 9, 2015 - 9:57pm
Protesters at the University of Missouri blocked journalists from a campus quad. One faculty member demanded a reporter leave, yelling, “I need some muscle over here.”









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Sports Business: College Athletes’ Potential Realized in Missouri Resignations

November 9, 2015 - 7:49pm
Thirty-six hours after Tigers football players became involved in a dispute with the university system president, Timothy M. Wolfe, over the tepid response to racial incidents, Wolfe was history.









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The Learning Network: Would You Want to Hang Out at a Cat Cafe?

November 9, 2015 - 8:37am
What is the appeal of visiting a cafe where cats are available for adoption?









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Nov. 9, 2015

November 9, 2015 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | University of Missouri Football Players Walk Off the Field

November 9, 2015 - 4:40am
What do protesters at the University of Missouri want to see happen on their campus regarding the racial tensions there?









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice | Helping the Homeless

November 9, 2015 - 3:36am
This E.L.L. practice asks students to use signal words to put paragraphs from a New York Times article in the correct order.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | Turncoat

November 9, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 16 New York Times articles in the past year.









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