Political pawn? N. Korea ordered to pay $501mn over US student’s death as Trump pushes new Kim talks

A US judge has ordered North Korea to pay damages to the family of a student who died in the US after being released from North Korean custody, yet, behind the scenes, both sides seem to have bigger questions in mind. Beryl Howell, the chief judge of the US District Court for Washington, DC, demanded […]

Images of students’ arrests ‘shocking’, France in ‘exceptional violence’ – education minister

French education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer admitted that the images of students on their knees, while being arrested by baton-wielding officers are “shocking.” The controversial video from Mantes-la-Jolie released late Thursday has been a hot topic of discussion on social media. Depicting rows of education reform protesters on their knees, hands on heads, with helmeted police […]

1940s 'Safe Spaces': The Man Who Tried to Save His Students From Internment

Berkeley’s Daily Gazette didn’t publish Sunday editions. So on Monday, December 8, 1941, area residents found something interesting in their newspapers. For the first time in years, the Gazette offered an extra section — one detailing the enormity of what had happened the day before: Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. One of the readers was University […]

Lawsuit Says Mexican Resort Responsible for US Student’s Death

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US college arms students with hockey pucks against school shooters

A Michigan university has repurposed the humble hockey puck as an unlikely self-defense device, as faculty attempts to prepare students for the possibility that they may encounter an active shooter on campus. Faculty and students at Oakland University are arming themselves with hockey pucks to protect against school shooters, thanks to a “spur-of-the-moment” idea the […]

Toronto police charge 6 students in St. Michael's College School investigation

Toronto police have charged six students in connection with an alleged gang sexual assault at St. Michael's College School that was captured on camera and shared on social media. Deputy Chief James Ramer said five students turned themselves in on Monday, while another was arrested on his way to school. All six boys are facing multiple criminal […]

US college let booze-soaked, tenured ‘predators’ club’ prey on students sexually for YEARS – lawsuit

Dartmouth College administrators covered up for a trio of lewd professors who used their classrooms as a sexual hunting ground for over a decade, even threatening victims who spoke up, according to a new lawsuit. Seven former graduate students are suing the school, alleging staff “willfully ignored” more than 10 years’ worth of complaints about […]

It’s Getting Harder for International STEM Students to Find Work After Graduation

In November 2016, shortly after the presidential election, students from six U.S. universities appeared in a promotional video titled “You Are Welcome Here.” Their message intended to reassure the one million international students already in the country—and the ones who might be rethinking their plans—that they were still valued. Today, more than 300 schools participate […]