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‘Grandfather,’ ‘Ninja,’ and ‘Crazy’ Among UW’s List of ‘Problematic’ Words

The University of Washington has released a language guide listing words that it considers “problematic.”

Arizona GOP Greenlights Bill Allowing Guns on Campus

Republican lawmakers in Arizona approved legislation requiring public universities to allow concealed weapon permit carriers to bring guns on campus. 

US Largest Catholic University Gives Students Nine Gender Options

DePaul University, the largest Catholic institution in the US, upgraded its web portal to include nine gender identity options.

California Offers Compensation for Student Volunteer Hours

California Governor Gavin Newsom has launched a new program to help struggling students pay for college in exchange for community service. 

ULouisville Refuses to Go Remote, Says Omicron ‘Less Severe’

The University of Louisville has refused to switch to distance classes despite the threat of the Omicron variant.

University of Pittsburgh Disenrolls Unvaccinated Students

A number of students and faculty at the University of Pittsburgh were disenrolled for not complying with the school’s vaccination mandate. 

Lawsuit Alleges Financial Aid Conspiracy at 16 Elite Schools

A federal lawsuit has accused 16 elite colleges and universities of artificially inflating their prices for financial aid recipients.

Colleges Requiring COVID Booster Shots for Spring ‘22

An increasing number of colleges and universities are mandating booster shots in the hope of keeping students and staff safe in 2022.