Power, identity, and speech in the new American university
A recurring falsehood in the ongoing debate about campus culture, politics, and policy
A new survey shows that students feel much more engaged and open to activism than they were in the past.
Researchers say that discrimination at colleges and universities may have negative impacts on black students’ mental health.
Last week, I asked Oberlin insiders to help explain a protest at the Ohio liberal-arts college. A small group of…
Dining-hall food might not be the most pressing injustice in the world—but students need space to experiment with activism.
The debate over ‘mismatch theory’ is needlessly polarized—and further research will help students, whatever the answers it generates.
Efforts to police offensive language have seldom achieved their goals, and often been turned against the groups they were intended to protect.
Progress against racial injustice is stagnant, yet the demands of student activists are still widely dismissed.
The 20th century produced monuments to a false consensus—can the 21st century create a more representative commemorative sphere?
Students are forcing elite colleges to adapt to changing times—and it is, ever so slowly, working.
A black student posted “White Only” signs on water fountains to highlight systemic racism—and provoked an uproar.
What I learned from attending a town-hall meeting and listening to students’ concerns
Students at Princeton University are protesting the ways it honors the former president, who once threw a civil-rights leader out of the White House.
Last week MSNBC host, and former Congressman, Joe Scarborough seemed shocked that Princeton students would object to having numerous buildings…
The ambitious effort that could transform the institution and inform how other campuses respond to student protests.
In the wake of terrorism, the burdens of Islamophobia fall especially hard on students.
Occidental College is the latest campus to join the domino effect of students calling for the firing of top administrators…
Predominantly white institutions have made themselves attractive to minority students but haven’t succeeded in making themselves inclusive.
Fighting racism doesn’t require censoring critics.
Intellectual allies have defended the students against unfair attacks, but haven’t helped them reflect on their biggest mistakes.