"They see campuses as a fertile recruiting ground," said Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.
White supremacist group Vanguard America vandalized a Black History Month poster at Middle Tennessee University last week with propaganda, along with "plastering college campuses with fliers, demonstrating the trend shows no signs of stopping," according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).
"This is a hate crime. Let's stop playing games," said Scot X. Esdaile, president of the NAACP Connecticut chapter.
Brianna Brochu, a white, former University of Hartford student who rubbed her used tampons on her Black roommate, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe's, backpack and allegedly put Rowe's toothbrush in places "where the sun doesn't shine," will not face hate crime charges.
Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe's University of Hartford roommate used her bodily fluids to contaminate her possessions.
The hashtag #JusticeForJazzy prompted national attention to the plight of Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe, 18, a Black University of Hartford student, whose white roommate rubbed used tampons on her backpack and poisoned her body lotion, among other hateful incidents.
The university has seen several racially charged incidents over the past few weeks.
There also exists a gap between white and multicultural students.
Students are most interested in learning about saving, investing and credit, and the majority have more concerns about each topic at graduation than they did entering college. This according to results of U.S. Bank's 2017 Student Financial Literacy Study, which includes quantitative survey and qualitative interview research with incoming and current college students.
"Yet again and again, Secretary DeVos and the Trump administration put unscrupulous special interests before students," New York AG Eric Schneiderman said.
A group of 21 attorneys general signed an open letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging her to reinstate protections for students scammed by for-profit colleges.
Racist incidents targeted American University's first Black woman student government president and targeted her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.
"Thank you for investing in our girls," Michelle Obama said about the college scholarship program.
"Students are placing greater emphasis on residence life programs when contemplating their options for higher education," says Sodexo North America's CEO of Universities East Jim Jenkins.
Student activism has led to Georgetown University taking steps to rectify its historic ties to the enslavement of African Americans.
The First Lady offered stirring words of wisdom touching on diversity, the dangers of Trump and how President Obama is "the son of a man from Kenya."
First Lady Michelle Obama had both a political and personal conversation with almost 4,000 students receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees at The City College of New York's commencement ceremony on Friday. Political, as she made references to Trump's divisive language against diversity, and personal, as she noted her American story includes waking up "in a house that was built by slaves."