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6-Day Visit To Rural African Village Completely Changes Woman’s Facebook Profile Picture

6-Day Visit To Rural African Village Completely Changes Woman’s Facebook Profile Picture | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
ST. LOUIS—Calling the experience “completely transformative,” local 22-year-old Angela Fisher told reporters Tuesday that her six-day visit to the rural Malawian village of Neno has completely changed her profile picture on Facebook.
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#InstagrammingAfrica: The Narcissism of Global Voluntourism

#InstagrammingAfrica: The Narcissism of Global Voluntourism | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Voluntourism is ultimately about the fulfillment of the volunteers themselves, not necessarily what they bring to the communities they visit.
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What we have lost because of Michigan's affirmative action ban (guest column)

Who wins without affirmative action? Not students who want to learn with — and from — other students who don't look like themselves. Not researchers and scholars who value collaboration on diverse teams to solve big problems. Not employers who demand critical thinkers who are able to work with colleagues from vastly different backgrounds. And, most importantly, not our nation that needs leaders who are able to reach beyond their own identity to find inclusive solutions to our greatest challenges.
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Teen who sued parents for tuition moves back home

Teen who sued parents for tuition moves back home | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Rachel Canning, the teen who took her parents to court to try to force them to pay child support and her private school tuition, is now moving back home with mom and dad, NJ.com is reporting.
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63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In A Powerful Photo Project

63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In A Powerful Photo Project | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
The "I, Too, Am Harvard" photo campaign explores the diverse experience that black students at Harvard have to face. Here are 21 of the images.
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Colorblind Notion Aside, Colleges Grapple With Racial Tension

Colorblind Notion Aside, Colleges Grapple With Racial Tension | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Racial tensions are playing out in new ways on college campuses nationwide, like the University of Michigan, which has seen a sharp decline in black undergraduate enrollment.
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Coleman addresses campus climate at regents meeting

Coleman addresses campus climate at regents meeting | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
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How Community College Was More Enriching Than Going to Yale

How Community College Was More Enriching Than Going to Yale | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
A Peru native explains how the inclusive community-college system strengthened her on her way to an Ivy League degree.
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Why College Football Should Be Banned - Higher Education

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A Community of Higher Ed Scholars: (Re)Envisioning a Collective Agenda Focused on Systems and Transformation in Higher Education

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"Who Cares" About Diversity in Comedy, Says Jerry Seinfeld

"Who Cares" About Diversity in Comedy, Says Jerry Seinfeld | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Jerry Seinfeld, the most successful comedian in the world and maker of comedy for and about white people, isn't interested in trying to include non-white anything in his work.
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Northwestern players seek to join labor union

For the first time in the history of college sports, athletes are asking to be represented by a labor union, taking formal steps on Tuesday to begin the process of being recognized as employees.
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Dr. Boyce: Black Students Protest the Univ. of Michigan’s Cotton Club Mentality

Dr. Boyce:  Black Students Protest the Univ. of Michigan’s Cotton Club Mentality | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
By Dr. Boyce Watkins The black students at The University of Michigan are in the fight of their lives.  They are demanding that the university end a long reign of racial discrimination by allowing more African American students, hiring more black...
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The White-Savior Industrial Complex

The White-Savior Industrial Complex | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
If we are going to interfere in the lives of others, a little due diligence is a minimum requirement.
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Frat Brothers Who Filmed Themselves In Sexual Assault Expelled 'After Graduation'

Frat Brothers Who Filmed Themselves In Sexual Assault Expelled 'After Graduation' | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
James Madison University punished three fraternity members for sexually assaulting a female student and sharing their video of the attack by banning them from campus -- after they graduate.

The school found the men responsible for sexual assault a...
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This 19-Year-Old Pedophile Has Never Gone Near A Child. And He Needs You To Hear His Story.

This 19-Year-Old Pedophile Has Never Gone Near A Child. And He Needs You To Hear His Story. | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
He wants help to make sure no one else does either. How the hell are we gonna prevent pedophilia if we are too afraid to even talk about what causes it?
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I'm Finally Revealing My Name and Face As the Duke Porn Star

I'm Finally Revealing My Name and Face As the Duke Porn Star | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
I've never been told to die in quite so many ways.
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When May I Shoot a Student?

When May I Shoot a Student? | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Modest questions about an Idaho bill allowing guns on campus.
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The Dark Power of Fraternities

The Dark Power of Fraternities | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
A yearlong investigation of Greek houses reveals their endemic, lurid, and sometimes tragic problems—and a sophisticated system for shifting the blame.
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Hari Kondabolu- 2042 & the White Minority - YouTube

According to the US census, white people will be the minority in 2042 and Hari Kondabolu doesn't give a shit. Recorded at Chicago's Lincoln Hall on July 1st,...
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CSULA Students Shut Down Academic Senate to Demand Ethnic Studies be in the General Education Requirements

CSULA Students Shut Down Academic Senate to Demand Ethnic Studies be in the General Education Requirements | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
A protest march and rally was held by several hundred students and community supporters on the campus of CSULA on February 4, 2014 in response to the Academic Senate voting down by 20 to 29, a prop...
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A&M Sticks by Injured Commit

A&M Sticks by Injured Commit | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Cornerback Cedric Collins committed to Texas A&M in August 2012, just before the start of his junior year at Skyline High School in Dallas...
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Public College, Private Dorm

Public College, Private Dorm | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
To free scarce capital for classrooms and labs, some universities, including Montclair State in New Jersey, have decided to farm out the construction of residence halls.
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Money Is a Terrible Way to Measure the Value of a College Major

Money Is a Terrible Way to Measure the Value of a College Major | Contemporary Issues in College Student Life | Scoop.it
Yes, students need to understand what skills are marketable. But they also need to study subjects that keep them engaged enough to graduate. 
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