Education

Ella Michaels / August 8, 2016

College Equality Bill in CA State Legislature 

The policy prohibits discriminatory practices in all colleges and universities in California that benefit from government funding or enroll students on state financial aid. However, schools run by religious institutions do not have to follow anti-discrimination policies if it is not in line with their beliefs. That may be about to change.

Cassidy Block / December 9, 2015

The Socio-economic Pitfalls of the SAT

If American politicians and policy-makers want to actually be progressive, then they need to start at the grassroots of our country: the educational system. Until African-Americans are equal with their Caucasian counterparts in one of the most, if not the most, important precursor of success, we cannot pretend that we live in a land of equal opportunity.

Lakshmi Ramesh / October 22, 2015

How to Combat Sexual Assault on College Campuses

When my friends joke about the freshman fifteen, I want it to be the weight I gain from the unlimited ice cream at the dining hall, not the fifteen percent of women who are sexually assaulted in their first year. Colleges seem to have no problem raising fees and tuition. Why not show the same interest in student safety?