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Does a higher minimum wage lift families out of poverty? Or would it force employers to hire fewer workers?
In a new type of diversity initiative at elite institutions, students explore privilege and power and are encouraged to think about social justice in a personal way.
A panel in North Carolina has recommended closing three academic centers, including a poverty center and one dedicated to social change, sparking outrage among liberals.
Students and faculty at the university, one of the nation’s pre-eminent historically black higher education institutions, set out Thursday to expand entries and create new ones.
Delta Kappa Epsilon and its alumni organization filed the suit seeking a temporary injunction, saying the policy put in place by the Connecticut university in the name of equality was, in fact, discriminatory.
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle’s “cures” manage to unite reading parents and children in mocking common childhood faults.
On Feb. 16, 1923, the burial chamber of King Tutankhamen’s recently unearthed tomb was unsealed in Egypt. The New York Times called it “perhaps, the most extraordinary day in the whole history of Egyptian excavation.”
I chose my son by clicking and unclicking a series of boxes, looking for a sperm donor. Fifteen years ago, the roles were reversed: I was an egg donor.
As lawmakers in 10 states push for so-called campus carry laws, an argument is taking shape: Arming female students will help reduce sexual assault.
The districts, which were found to be illegally blocking enrollment of undocumented immigrant children, will stop requests to prove residency and train enrollment officials.
About 800 candidates for Carnegie Mellon’s well-respected graduate school of computer science were told they had been admitted in error.
Getting an email “obsession” under control, focusing on the task at hand, and finding time for gratitude and exercise.
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 16 article, “Westminster Dog Show Offers No Joy for Fans of a Charming Galoot.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
President Obama’s offer of a full ride to community college should increase enrollment, but its success will depend more on how many students graduate.