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South Carolina University students protest on campus

SCOTTISH university students are demanding a change to the curriculum after the university announced plans to ban the wearing of full-face veils at its campuses.The move has outraged students at University of South Carolina (USC) who say it violates their civil liberties.In a statement to the media, the school said the university’s goal was to…



When university of Miami officials banned white students from campus

Miami, FL—University of Miami (UMI) officials banned students of color from its campus this past fall, a move that university President Joseph Vitale called a “reassessment of the diversity of our student body and of the university’s values.”A report from the university found that only 15% of its black and Hispanic students identified as white,…



What to know about the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to withdraw $50 million in federal aid to Florida

An independent group said Thursday that it will withhold $50 billion in federal funds over the next decade over allegations that the department failed to disclose potential conflicts of interest among its top officials.The group, the Public Interest Legal Foundation, said in a statement that the federal government had failed to make adequate assurances to…