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I'd've Loved to Hear Her Speak, Yet Well I Know That Eric Has a Far More Pleasing Sound

Justine Valinotti | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Justine Valinotti

I am going to write something that may shock and offend some of you. Perhaps you will never want to read or hear anything I have to say, ever again, ...

Rice Determined Not to Strike in NJ

Marty Kaplan | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

When Wake Forest University invited Jill Abramson to speak at today's graduation, they didn't know they'd tacitly be taking sides in her punching match with New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. But I bet Rutgers' powers-that-be knew what they were doing when they invited Rice to commencement.

Commencement Speakers, Academic Freedom and the Pursuit of Excellence

Dr. Diana E. Sheets | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
Dr. Diana E. Sheets

Intellectual growth necessitates becoming exposed to differing ideas and world views -- even if they threaten our core values and beliefs. To do less is to relinquish academic freedom in favor of social conformity.

Rutgers Invites Paralyzed Player To Speak, Then Takes It Back

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.06.2014 | College

Eric LeGrand got some great news on Saturday: Rutgers University, his alma mater, wanted him to give the commencement speech at the school's graduatio...

Condoleezza Rice Pulls Out Of Commencement After Protests

AP | Posted 07.03.2014 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has backed out of delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University fo...

Rutgers Should Rescind Their Invitation to Dr. Rice

Sami H. Elmansoury | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Sami H. Elmansoury

I find it concerning that Rutgers University would choose to utilize an occasion that is intended to set its students forward on a path of both honesty and integrity to celebrate an individual with such a disturbing track record.

Students Stage Sit-In To Protest Condoleezza Rice Commencement Speech

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Roughly 50 Rutgers University students are staging a sit-in at a school administration building in New Brunswick to prote...

Rutgers Faculty: Don't Let 'War Criminal' Condi Rice Give Speech

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.17.2014 | College

Faculty at two branches of Rutgers University have asked the school to cancel plans for Condoleezza Rice to speak at this May's commencement ceremony....