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The 10 Worst Colleges For Free Speech: 2017

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Greg Lukianoff

There isn’t a week that goes by without a campus free speech controversy reaching the headlines. That’s why it’s as important as ever that we at...

California Professors Sign Open Letter To Trump Urging Action On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

More than 2,300 faculty members from California public universities signed a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to take the threat of climate...

Cal State To Participate In Second Chance Pell Pilot Program

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 09.27.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

The Department of Education has announced a Second Chance Pell Pilot Program as part of the Barack Obama administration's goals to have a fairer criminal justice system, reduce recidivism, and reduce the impact of the effects of incarceration on communities.

Sexting Might Actually Be A Sign Of A Committed Relationship

The Conversation US | Posted 08.29.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

As a human development researcher who studies how technology influences relationships, I wanted to understand if people who are anxious about dating or about what their partner thinks of them are more likely to sext.

An Alarming Number Of Cal State Students Go Hungry

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.29.2016 | College

An estimated 1-in-5 students at California State University, the largest four-year university system in the country, go hungry, and close to 1-in-10 b...

Debunking the Myth of White Supremacy By Achieving, Excelling and Giving Back

Eric Cooper | Posted 06.02.2016 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

Imagine you are a 17-year-old boy who just started his senior year of high school. You feel like the world is in the palm of your hands, then you lose it all.

The Holocaust in Genocide Studies

David Moshman | Posted 10.20.2016 | College
David Moshman

As a university in California, Sacramento State should make sure its work in this field encompasses the many genocides and countless related atrocities associated with the colonization and ethnic cleansing of the Americas since 1492, including those in 19th century California.

Genocide Denial in History Education

David Moshman | Posted 10.08.2016 | College
David Moshman

Americans often question or deny claims of genocide against indigenous peoples because they challenge our patriotic version of American history. We might have been upset if Chiitaanibah Johnson disrupted our classes. But we might have learned more about genocide and U.S. history.

Cal State Coming Clean About Math Test's Limitations

Pamela Burdman | Posted 09.09.2016 | College
Pamela Burdman

California State University has done many things right in the twenty years since it became one of the nation's first universities to take on the challenge of remedial education.

6 Fresh Engineering Design Competitions for College Students

Natalie Kalin | Posted 05.18.2016 | Science
Natalie Kalin

As if building a real bridge (though, from the looks of that image, they already are), teams must be able to quickly implement their design without much delay (referred to as Accelerated Bridge Construction, or ABC), use specified materials, and (naturally) provide a very strong bridge.

Cal State Fullerton Student Newspaper Calls Out School Officials for Media Silence, Stonewalling & Rudeness

Dan Reimold | Posted 06.24.2015 | College
Dan Reimold

The main image accompanying a new editorial in The Daily Titan at California State University, Fullerton depicts a massive, seemingly impenetrable red brick wall with the words "CSUF ADMINISTRATION" scrawled across it.

Public Higher Education -- The Great Equalizer

Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D. | Posted 06.20.2015 | Impact
Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D.

All public institutions of higher learning are facing uncertain economic conditions and shrinking or unpredictable public investment. But regional publics are not taking the turmoil of reduced funding lying down.

The Abuse of Faculty at California's Public Universities

Stafford Betty | Posted 06.01.2015 | College
Stafford Betty

I have been teaching at Cal State Bakersfield, one of the 23 campuses of the once proud California State University (CSU) system, for over 40 years, and I've watched a steady erosion in faculty support since 2004.

An Open Letter To Fareed Zakaria In Defense of STEM Education

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 05.30.2015 | Education
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

America does not need more business graduates doing investment banking and stock trading. America does not need more lawyers and lobbyists. America needs more doctors, engineers, scientists and teachers.

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Health in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Things like exercising and eating healthier can help boost that energy. Even though it sounds like it is common sense, not everyone has an easy time staying consistent. Do not let working out be at the end of your to-do list. Here are four tips to get and keep you in shape!

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Campus Police Officer Faces Termination For Refusing To Use Stun Gun On Student | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.10.2014 | College

Amid national outrage over brutal behavior by police officers, a university police officer in California received notice of termination last week beca...

Principled Pluralism

Alec Hill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Alec Hill

When pluralism is wrongly defined, nonsensical policies result. In the California State University system, for example, sororities and fraternities are explicitly exempted from gender discrimination in selecting leaders, while faith-based groups are not.

College Christian Group 'De-Recognized' At Dozens Of Universities

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion

(RNS) A well-established international Christian student group is being denied recognition at almost two dozen California college campuses because it ...

4 Ways to Tell If Your Internship Is Worth Your Time

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

When it comes to applying and choosing an internship, it's okay to be picky. Even though you're still a student your time does matter, so make the most of it. Here are four ways to tell you're getting a worthwhile experience.

Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 09.20.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators -- unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt) -- are thriving.

Frat Pledge Dies On Hike, Found Without Shoes Or Water

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

July 3 (Reuters) - A California university fraternity has been ordered to stop all activities after a student died on hiking trip with group members...

The Lake Wobegon Effect at California State Univeristy

William G. Tierney | Posted 11.27.2013 | College
William G. Tierney

California State University is inventing its own Lake Wobegon in dealing with entering freshmen who need to take remedial classes in math and English.

A Blueprint for California's Budget

John A. Perez | Posted 07.14.2013 | Los Angeles
John A. Perez

With the Governor's May budget revision being announced this week and the Legislature working to pass a final budget by June 15, these are some of the issues Assembly Democrats will be focusing on to make sure our state takes the critical steps we need.

Want Your Diploma? Better Pay Up!

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.14.2013 | San Francisco

With the skyrocketing cost of college tuition around the country, getting a diploma has never been more expensive. However, for students at many of Ca...

Solving Big Problems on Campus

Aubrey Nagle | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Aubrey Nagle

Have others experienced the same type of hazing or discrimination on campus? Spread the word! You don't need to explain every detail of your situation, and you can even remain anonymous by using social media.