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White Supremacist Propaganda Invades College Campuses: Report

"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).

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Ex-Student Who Used Bodily Fluids to Harass Black Roommate, Avoids Hate Crime Charge

"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.

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White Student Who Tried to Harm Black Roommate Faces Hate Crime Charge

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.

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Black Cornell Student Beaten in Racially Charged Attack

The university has seen several racially charged incidents over the past few weeks.

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A Black Cornell University junior claims he was beaten by a group of white students in what appears to be yet another racially charged incident at the school.

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College Leaves Students with More Personal Finance Questions Than Answers: U.S. Bank Study

There also exists a gap between white and multicultural students.

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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.

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Attorneys General to DeVos: Delaying Student Loan Protections Is 'Injustice for Students'

"Yet again and again, Secretary DeVos and the Trump administration put unscrupulous special interests before students," New York AG Eric Schneiderman said.

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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.

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FBI Investigates Racially Charged Banana, Noose Incident at American University

Racist incidents targeted American University's first Black woman student government president and targeted her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.

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Michelle Obama Applauds Beyoncé's 'Formation Scholars'

"Thank you for investing in our girls," Michelle Obama said about the college scholarship program.

Beyoncé has announced that it's time for young women to get into her scholarship formation.

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Sodexo Insights: Residence Life Turns Campus into Community

"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.

Jim Jenkins is CEO of Universities East for Sodexo North America (No. 6 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) where he oversees more than 400 college and university partnerships.

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Georgetown to Apologize, Offer Preferred Admission to Descendants of 272 Slaves it Sold

Student activism has led to Georgetown University taking steps to rectify its historic ties to the enslavement of African Americans.

 

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Michelle Obama: Five Crucial Points of Her Final Commencement Address

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."

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Latina TV Journalist Booed at Grad Ceremony for Contesting Trump, Speaking Spanish

María Elena Salinas' keynote speech was "too Latino-centric" for some grads and attendees, according to a student's account.

By Sheryl Estrada

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