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Polarizing protesters?

Higher Education | Even schools in New York are experiencing tensions over the Hong Kong democracy movement
by Emily Belz
Posted 11/20/19, 06:32 pm

Tensions over the Hong Kong protests have been on a low simmer on New York’s college campuses, where 40 percent of international students are from mainland China, according to the Institute of International Education. Less than 1 percent are from Hong Kong. 

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Baptist battles

Higher Education | Some Baptist colleges have not embraced the conservative theology the Southern Baptist Convention adopted almost 20 years ago
by Charissa Koh
Posted 11/07/19, 01:02 pm

Clint Bass was thrilled when his alma mater, Southwest Baptist University (SBU), offered him a job. He graduated from the private Christian school in 2000 and nine years later joined the faculty as church history professor. He and his wife (also an SBU graduate) settled in a modest brick house in small-town Bolivar, Mo., and joined the Baptist church across the street from the school.

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Judge upholds ‘race-conscious’ Harvard admissions

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/02/19, 12:14 pm

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against a group of college applicants who claimed Harvard University unfairly rejected them to keep its Asian American student population artificially low. The group that brought the suit, Students for Fair Admissions, said it plans to appeal.

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