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Surveillance 101: Big Brother goes to college.

When a strait-laced Princeton student claimed he was attacked by liberal thugs, the conservative establishment rallied around him--until it turned out to be a lie.

Today's military members face red tape, false advertising and multiple deployments. What happened to the promises of the original GI Bill?

David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

A network of right-wing activists on college and high school campuses are targeting Muslims, Arabs and other Mideast experts, indifferent to the truth or decency of their charges.

The right-wing philanthropist is pushing the phony science of positive psychology to numb Americans into smiley-faced acquiescence to the status quo.

Forget about raising money for actual teaching or research. Institutions of higher learning would rather troll for money for their sports teams.

Columbia University President Lee Bollinger's combative remarks tarnish an otherwise illuminating event.

Our mission is to take feckless teenagers like you and turn them into full-fledged debtors.

The Congressional overhaul of federal student aid is a good first step, but true reform of the system will require an effort on the scale of the GI Bill.

Blogs

  Free public higher education it is not. But for millions of students at the margins, it's real help.

March 25, 2010

 On Thursday, I was proud to take part in a student walkout and talk some sports.....

March 4, 2010

The University of Minnesota is drawing criticism for proposing curriculum that would teach education majors about things like institutionalized racism.

February 22, 2010

As today's young adults struggle to balance the rising costs of a postsecondary education with countless other financial obligations, many public universities burdened with budget cuts and debt are drastically slashing financial aid packages, driving up the cost of tuition and making a previously accessible college degree virtually unaffordable to many.

February 19, 2010

Not being paid for work is illegal, so why aren’t unpaid internships?

February 3, 2010

A new site lets you rate teachers, review textbooks and "raise awareness about America’s slide to communism."

October 21, 2009

New clothing rules reveal Morehouse College's disregard for the T in LGBT.

October 20, 2009

Young people urge their Senators to support cutting wasteful subsidies to student loan companies, and to invest at least $40 billion in the Pell grant program.

October 7, 2009

Today is the 39th anniversary of the killings of four student antiwar protesters at Kent State University.

May 4, 2009

Campus Progress' interactive map highlights how students would benefit from Obama's planned expansion of the Pell Grant program.

April 29, 2009