The 22-year-old student charged in the shooting deaths of fellow students at the University of Virginia faces an initial court appearance Wednesday.
Around the country, colleges and universities are beginning to work through their historical relationships to the institution of slavery. Sometimes the history is well documented, even if ignored. In other cases, the connection between higher learning and slavery requires some detective work.
Many colleges are telling students to prepare for another term of masking, testing and, if cases get bad, limits around social life.
Former residents of the Athens neighborhood of Linnentown have won a kind of reparations for the erasure of the neighborhood in the urban renewal period.
An estimated 6.6 million students can't obtain their transcripts or degrees for having unpaid bills as low as $25 or less. Several states have passed or are considering laws to curb the practice.
The NCAA said hosting a tournament across 13 U.S. cities "would be very difficult to execute." Talks are underway to try to hold all 67 games of the tournament in Indianapolis in March and April.
The students admitted were well-connected to staff or donors and took spots from more qualified applicants.
The University of Georgia trained contact tracers in the summer. Why aren't they at work on campus now?
College campuses are traditionally a big venue for voter registration, but during the pandemic, political mobilization efforts are going virtual.
Mandatory testing at Mercer University has identified 103 students, out of 4,229 tested, who have contracted the coronavirus.
Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics selective schools have long relied on to make admissions decisions.