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Scam Claims University Of Puerto Rico Finance Chief

EFE | Posted 04.03.2013 | Latino Voices

The head of finances at the University of Puerto Rico resigned after a scammer bilked the institution out of $150,000, UPR President Miguel Muñoz sai...

University Eliminating Controversial Fee Which Sparked Protests

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | College

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The University of Puerto Rico says it will eliminate an $800 fee that had sparked violent protests two years ago and led to t...

PHOTOS: Top 25 Colleges For Latinos

Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices

It is not a secret that not only has the U.S. slipped in college graduation rates, but that the country is also facing a specific shortage in graduate...

Repress U, Class of 2012: 7 Steps to a Homeland Security Campus

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.

Wisconsin and Puerto Rico: Disturbing Convergences

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

News of gutting collective bargaining rights through parliamentary maneuvers by Republican state senators in Wisconsin has been greeted with a sense of dé-jà vu in Puerto Rico.

On the Puerto Rican People: 'You Will Not Silence Them and You Will Not Silence Me'

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

This week the Puerto Rico legislature debated a resolution of censure condemning me for speaking out against their abuses. By questioning my right to speak out on behalf of free speech, they have made my point crystal clear.

Is Puerto Rico the Next Egypt? (PHOTOS)

Limari Colon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Limari Colon

2011-02-14-puertoricouniversity.jpg Ever since the police took over the University of Puerto Rico, students claim it has turned into a military camp.

Puerto Rico University Professors Announce Strike In Support Of Students

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Puerto Rican Association of University Professors is staging a 24-hour strike in support of students who have clashe...

A Welcome Change of Approach to University Strikes

Dr. Brad R. Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Brad R. Weiner

2010-12-22-strikesmall.jpgLast week, in an effort to create terror, hooded students threw smoke bombs into classrooms filled with students. This violence is routine during strikes at the University of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Student Protests Shut Down University

nytimes.com | OMAYA SOSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The seven entry gates on the largest campus of the University of Puerto Rico system remained chained shut on Thursday. Beyond improv...

Puerto Rico Students To Vote On Ending Strike

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Negotiators have reached an agreement to end a strike that has paralyzed the University of Puerto Rico for nearly two mo...