In the midst of a national debate on college campuses about offensiveness, inclusion and political correctness, several campus comedy papers across the country have described their recent reluctance to be offensive as a necessary step to remain both funny and relevant. Flagrantly offensive humor, they argue, is no longer what students crave or consider to have comedic value.
By Cheryl Hatch/Copyright 2016 "Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly." ― Mahatma Ga...
It has finally happened. You are adrift. A raft of badly lashed-together memories and a few fairly buoyant facts: That watercraft is you. But thanks to an article in The Brown Daily Herald, the Ivy League university's student paper, you are listing badly. You are at sea.
It isn't easy filming people who are enduring such physical and emotional hurt. But this needs to be done. The members of Delta Chi stand in the front, heads bowed, arms around one another, tears in their eyes and pain on their faces. What happened next might be the most beautiful thing I have ever seen.
And if Dan, who unceasingly believed that joy always wins out, could abruptly be taken away, what does that mean for the rest of us?
She has kept with the column for so long, in part, to open the eyes and expand the knowledge bases of students who, she says, "received, at best, an inadequate sexuality education in high school or at home, and at worst, no sexuality education to speak of."
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.
One interesting journalism ethics question emerging from the kerfuffle: Are regular exclusive op-eds from the school president worth giving up the right for an immediate rebuttal?
The organizer apparently told them they were not welcome at this particular meeting, in part to ensure other attendees felt as comfortable as possible engaging in an open conversation about racially sensitive situations.
Officials at the University of Tulsa sent a chilling message earlier this week to its student journalists: Stop investigating news we don't want you to cover or you will be punished.
Joining a slew of other student newspapers nationwide, The Spectrum at the University of Buffalo just released its annual sex edition. You can view it through the popular digital publishing platform Issuu -- but only if you sign in first and prove you are a legal adult.
Student government strikes again! The Tempe Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Arizona State University has impeached one of its own members for talking to The State Press campus newspaper without first giving USG leaders a heads-up.
A conservative student newspaper at the University of Michigan is in the spotlight after publishing a photo illustration that led a UM adjunct professor to bring up ISIS and alert campus police.
An anonymous rant with racist overtones run in East Carolina University's student newspaper has triggered controversy, outside media coverage, a free speech debate, a campus-wide racial inequality panel and even death threats directed at the paper's editor-in-chief.
If you don't believe climate change is happening, Ms. Fitzpatrick said it's because, "Mostly, people haven't been educated well, and generally climate scientists are not very good communicators."
My experience at the Targum -- and the unprompted and hostile reaction to an Arab woman's seat at the table -- has taught me that the pen really is mightier than the sword.