Everything you need to know about Education Nominee Betsy DeVos

Things are heating up around Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos.  Republicans had slated her confirmation hearing to take place on Wednesday, but agreed to postpone it until January 17.  Leaders pushed the hearing due to concerns raised by Democrats that DeVos had not yet supplied information regarding potential conflicts of interest to the bipartisan Office […]

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Free College Tuition Does Not Mean Diversity

Bernie Sanders has been garnering national media attention with his plans to offer free tuition at public colleges and universities. It’s an idea worthy of debate, although I am not entirely convinced at this point. For example, I am not sure that I understand the societal benefits of guaranteeing free college to, say, Barron Trump. […]

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Columbia and Sexual Assault: What About the Workers?

Columbia University recently garnered national attention amid allegations that the University permitted a serial rapist to remain on campus and graduate.  The case is horrendous for many reasons, not least of which is the University’s response.  I want to set aside the very legitimate questions raised regarding the response as it affects the University’s undergraduate […]

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