PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Students http://www.chronicle.com/section/Students/19/ 2017-10-18T07:15:18-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education When Colleges Use Their Own Students to Catch Drug Dealers http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Colleges-Use-Their-Own/241466 2017-10-17T14:11:25-04:00 Campus police departments’ use of confidential informants is shrouded in secrecy. The Chronicle obtained records detailing the practice at 100 campuses. Here’s what we found. By Suhauna Hussain Only 1 Percent of Students Would Consider Disrupting Speakers Violently, Survey Finds http://www.chronicle.com/article/Only-1-Percent-of-Students/241426 2017-10-11T18:18:21-04:00 A new survey on free-speech attitudes and expression on campuses came out on Wednesday. Here are three interesting findings. By Julia Martinez Inside an ‘Unprecedented’ Increase in Campus White-Supremacist Recruiting http://www.chronicle.com/article/Inside-an-Unprecedented-/241318 2017-10-09T13:22:00-04:00 Hate fliers have appeared on hundreds of campuses, largely due to the efforts of groups looking to make recruiting inroads. Here’s what college administrators can do. By Julia Schmalz The Long Last Miles to College http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Long-Last-Miles-to-College/241399 2017-10-08T18:00:00-04:00 All along they wanted the same thing: to leave home, decorate a dorm-room wall, and shape a new life. Find out how two Texas students weathered an uncertain summer. By Eric Hoover Students on the Margins http://www.chronicle.com/article/Students-on-the-Margins/241403 2017-10-08T18:00:00-04:00 For many low-income students, college is a question mark. The guidance that they need is often in desperately short supply. Download this booklet to see their lives unfold, and you’ll see a tangle of circumstances as complex as the students themselves. By Eric Hoover and Scott Carlson After a Speaker Is Shouted Down, William & Mary Becomes New Flash Point in Free-Speech Fight http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-a-Speaker-Is-Shouted/241391 2017-10-05T21:16:51-04:00 Student protesters stopped the head of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Virginia office from speaking. She called their actions a “classic example of a heckler’s veto.” By Katherine Mangan Racist Incidents Plague U. of Michigan, Angering Students and Testing Leaders http://www.chronicle.com/article/Racist-Incidents-Plague-U-of/241390 2017-10-05T17:31:38-04:00 Students on the Ann Arbor campus want the perpetrators caught, and administrators more vehement in their condemnation. By Liam Adams Racist Symbols Are Found at American U. After Launch of Anti-Racist Center http://www.chronicle.com/article/Racist-Symbols-Are-Found-at/241314 2017-09-27T19:34:34-04:00 The university has been trying to move past racist incidents that took place on campus last spring. Now it must reckon with another one. By Nell Gluckman At Christian Colleges, Theology Can Complicate Sexual-Assault Prevention http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-Christian-Colleges/241310 2017-09-27T16:49:39-04:00 Some institutions flinch at the notion of emphasizing consent, for example, given that students aren’t supposed to be having sex in the first place. By Liam Adams What Does the End of Obama’s Title IX Guidance Mean for Colleges? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Does-the-End-of-Obama-s/241281 2017-09-22T22:40:40-04:00 Campus administrators say they’ll stay the course in responding to sexual assault for now, but they’re anxious about what’s to come. By Sarah Brown White Student at Cornell U. Charged in Attack on Black Classmate Apologizes http://www.chronicle.com/article/White-Student-at-Cornell-U/241257 2017-09-21T13:21:17-04:00 But he said he was sorry only for using “unacceptable and inappropriate” language. He denied physically assaulting anyone. By Katherine Mangan At Georgia Tech, Tensions Over How to Mark a Student’s Killing by the Police http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-Georgia-Tech-Tensions-Over/241240 2017-09-19T21:09:20-04:00 Scout Schultz, an LGBT student leader, was shot and killed by a campus police officer on Sunday. In video of the incident, the student is heard saying, “Shoot me.” By Sam Hoisington From Foster Care to Freshman Year http://www.chronicle.com/article/From-Foster-Care-to-Freshman/241207 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A complicated set of challenges put these students at high risk in college. Some programs provide them with a better chance of success. By Kelly Field On Social Media, They Represent the College 24/7 http://www.chronicle.com/article/On-Social-Media-They/241211 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Most colleges have social-media accounts with multitudes of followers. The staff members who run those accounts have an outsized influence on the institution’s image. By J. Clara Chan Building a Campus for Foster Kids Only http://www.chronicle.com/article/Building-a-Campus-for-Foster/241206 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Some say a Kansas-based nonprofit’s plans for a new college are misguided. By Kelly Field Lessons From One College’s Foster-Youth Effort http://www.chronicle.com/article/Lessons-From-One-College-s/241216 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Ball State University’s program has an 80-percent freshman-retention rate. Here’s how it works. By Kelly Field How to Reach Those With a ‘Survivor’ Mind-Set http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Reach-Those-With-a-/241205 2017-09-17T18:29:00-04:00 Students who have been through foster care are often reluctant to accept help. By Kelly Field Speaking at Berkeley With Milo Yiannopoulos? It’s News to Them http://www.chronicle.com/article/Speaking-at-Berkeley-With-Milo/241226 2017-09-15T19:59:09-04:00 Several prominent figures listed as booked for “Free Speech Week” on the University of California campus said they had not made any such commitment. By Chris Quintana From Foster Care to Freshman Year http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/From-Foster-Care-to-Freshman/148 2017-09-15T00:00:00-04:00 How colleges can create a sense of family and stability for students who have rarely ever had it. With DACA in Doubt, This Counselor to Latino Students Is Busier Than Ever http://www.chronicle.com/article/With-DACA-in-Doubt-This/241170 2017-09-12T19:28:29-04:00 “People are listening,” says Armando Bustamante, who works at the University of New Mexico. So he’s making every minute count. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz