Though an unprecedented amount of American student are choosing to study abroad today, the number of minority students involved in study programs is not rising proportionately. Minority students make up a small percentage of people who decide to study abroad.
In the wake of several years of racial issues on campus, Elliot Spillers' victory is significant. It can be perceived as a reinforcement of the fact that change at the University of Alabama and other universities across the country is inevitable.
Don't let the holes in this story diminish your rage, do not let the fire burning across our schools and nation be smothered by shoddy journalism and a troubled and traumatized girl who has clearly suffered.
Scientists and artists -- there are no two cultures. There's one human culture with myriad manifestations. Let's get it together, approach the world as one and see that world in a grain of sand once more.
Education in Malaysia needs reforming, race-based policies in Malaysia need reconsidering and people in power need to realize this. Because whilst we might be able to afford the loss of a few bright Malaysians from Malaysia, we cannot afford a continued exodus of them.
Possibly the most stand out moment of levity in David Cameron's speech on Wednesday announcing an 'in/out' referendum on Britain's EU membership within the next 5 years was when he said: "It is time to settle this European question in British politics."
Students all over the world are facing the music with school exams in full swing at the moment - not to mention finals for those already at university. And with students being tested on more information across a wide range of subjects, remembering what you've been taught is vital.
I ended up changing jobs four times in four years before starting my own company this year at the age of 21. In that time I felt confident that I had learned what I needed to know in order to survive in business, and ultimately how to deal with others.