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Students Protest U. of Texas at Austin Fraternity's 'Border Patrol' Party http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/students-protest-u-of-texas-at-austin-fraternitys-border-patrol-party/94125?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Students Protest U. of Texas at Austin Fraternity’s ‘Border Patrol’ Party – The Ticker – Blogs -…chronicle.comFebruary 13, 2015 by Andy Thomason Students Protest U. of Texas at Austin Fraternity’s ‘Border Patrol’ Party More than 100 students, faculty, and staff at the University   Read More …

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Video: Muslim Students at U. of Maryland Say They Seek to Be Understood http://chronicle.com/article/Video-Muslim-Students-at-U/190069/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Video: Muslim Students at U. of Maryland Say They Seek to Be Understoodchronicle.comCombating popular misconceptions about their faith comes with the territory, say students on the College Park campus.

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Did South Carolina Sabotage It's Public Historically Black College? http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2015/02/17/386980460/did-south-carolina-sabotage-its-public-historically-black-college Did South Carolina Sabotage Its Public Historically Black College?www.npr.orgLawmakers are threatening to shut down troubled South Carolina State University. Alumni have filed a lawsuit over illegal discrimination to try to save it.

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Oklahoma House Panel Votes To Eliminate AP US History Course Oklahoma House Panel Votes To Eliminate AP US History Coursetalkingpointsmemo.comAn Oklahoma House committee on Monday approved a bill taking aim at the new AP U.S. History framework, which conservatives have decried as unpatriotic and negative, the Tulsa World reported. State Rep. Dan Fisher (R) introduced   Read More …

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UMass Amherst Excludes Iranian Students American University Excludes Iranian Studentsen.iranwire.comThe University of Massachusetts Amherst will no longer accept Iranian students on some of its programs, including courses in chemical engineering, physics and microbiology. For Iranian students at Amherst, the news signalled an uncertain future. The university announced the decision on February 13.…

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Congratulations Dr. Thomas! Professor will use grant to document African American lives in Clemson historynewsstand.clemson.eduRhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received $100,000 for her research about African Americans who lived and labored on Clemson land during the pre-1963 integration period.

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"This is what we're up against." Timeline PhotosI have never in my life been more angry while reading anything. (thanks to @[1375656247:2048:Britt Jerome])

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"This is what we're up against." Timeline PhotosI have never in my life been more angry while reading anything. (thanks to @[1375656247:2048:Britt Jerome])

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https://www.change.org/p/everyone-remove-racist-terrorist-murderer-s-name-from-clemson-university-s-main-building Everyone: Remove Racist Terrorist Murderer's Name From Clemson University's Main Buildingwww.change.org"A Racist Enshrined" February 13, 2015 By Kaitlin Mulhere https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/02/13/clemson-debates-whether-rename-building In 1876, a black state senator in South Carolina was hauled off by a train by a mob. Simon Coker was given the chance to pray before he was murdered. While…

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Racist Enshrined Clemson debates whether to rename building @insidehigheredwww.insidehighered.comIn 1876, a black state senator in South Carolina was hauled off by a train by a mob. Simon Coker was given the chance to pray before he was murdered. While kneeling, he was shot in the head.

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