Articles by Hari Magge

05/01/15 12:02am

Invitation of Big Sean to perform at Princeton causes protests

Princeton is facing criticism from students after the school’s student government hired rapper Big Sean to perform at the college’s bi-annual Lawnparties music festival.
04/24/15 1:11am

UVA dean speaks out against portrayal in Rolling Stone article

University of Virginia’s associate dean of students, Nicole Eramo, has publicly denounced the now-retracted Rolling Stone article detailing an alleged gang rape that took place in a UVA fraternity house.
04/24/15 1:09am

New York Times columnist Brooks to speak at Dartmouth Commencement

Dartmouth has announced that David Brooks, a conservative social and political commentator, will speak at the college’s commencement this year.
04/24/15 1:07am

Brown limits access to requested admissions files

Earlier this year, a group of Stanford students wrote a widely publicized article that encouraged other college students nationwide to request to see their admissions files through the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
04/17/15 2:20am

Stanford student coalition accused of anti-Semitism

A Jewish student at Stanford University seeking a seat on the student senate has claimed that she was asked how her religion affects her view of divestment from Israel, causing a debate about what constitutes anti-Semitism to spill into the university’s student government election. Molly Horwitz, a junior who was adopted from Paraguay, sought an endorsement from the Students of Color Coalition, a group that has helped many students win student senate seats in the past.
04/17/15 2:19am

Harvard and Princeton caught 'monkeying' around

Both Harvard and Princeton have recently come under fire for their treatment of monkeys in research facilities. Harvard’s New England Primate Medical Research Center, run by the university’s medical school, has experienced additional criticism following accusations that a dozen monkeys were found dead in their cages between 1999 and 2011.
04/17/15 2:19am

Dartmouth announces women's rugby as a varsity sport

Last week, Dartmouth athletic direction Harry Sheehy announced that the school’s women’s rugby club would be elevated to varsity status.
04/10/15 1:40am

Stanford to provide free tuition to more students

Stanford announced last week that it was expanding financial aid, making tuition completely free for students whose parents have an annual income and assets totaling less than $125,000.
04/10/15 1:38am

Harvard Business School to target women's colleges in recruitment

In order to address the low proportion of female students in its student body, Harvard Business School will introduce a new recruiting program that targets women’s colleges.
04/10/15 1:36am

Two students accepted to all Ivy League schools

Harold Ekeh, from New York, and Munira Khalif, of Minnesota, both applied to and were accepted by all eight Ivy League schools.
04/03/15 1:42am

Study finds that male nurses earn more than female colleagues

According to a new study, male nurses earn on average $5,100 more per year than their female counterparts.
04/03/15 1:42am

UVA newspaper criticized for racist April Fools' day articles

The Cavalier Daily, the University of Virginia’s student-run newspaper, has come under fire from students for publishing a racist article in its April Fools’ Day edition.
04/03/15 1:41am

Harvard gains alumni interest from NCAA Tournament appearance

According to Harvard administrators, recent excitement about the success of the school’s basketball team could lead to increased donations.
03/28/15 1:45pm

University of Phoenix loses over 200,000 students in last five years

The University of Phoenix, America’s largest for-profit university, has seen its enrollment drop from 460,000 students to 213,000 in the last five years.
03/21/15 1:23am

Black UVA student injured by Virginia liquor agents, leads to protests

On early Wednesday morning, Virginia state Alcoholic Beverage Control agents arrested and bloodied a black University of Virginia undergraduate student.
03/05/15 11:39pm

Princeton study measures how race affects admissions

A study conducted by three researchers at Princeton University has concluded that African Americans and Hispanics receive “boosts” equivalent to 230 and 180-point SAT increases, respectively, in college admissions.
03/05/15 11:38pm

Colleges consider banning Yik Yak

Yik Yak, the social media app that has become very popular on college campuses, is causing some trouble for university administrators across the country.
03/05/15 9:34pm

Samantha Power also Barnard's Commencement speaker

Samantha Powers, earlier announced as Penn’s Commencement speaker, will also deliver the keynote address at Barnard College’s 2015 graduation.
02/26/15 11:00am

Harvard and M.I.T. sued for failing to provide closed captioning in online material

Last week, Harvard and M.I.T. were both sued by advocates for the deaf for violating antidiscrimination laws by not providing closed captioning in online material.
02/26/15 8:00am

Student arrested reenacting Fifty Shades of Grey

A student at the University of Illinois Chicago has been arrested after sexually assaulting a female classmate in his dorm room.
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