Admissions staff at a growing number of New England colleges said they will not penalize high school students punished for participating in walkouts in the wake of the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Three colleges around Burlington report that stickers and posters promoting white nationalist views were left on their campuses. The University of Vermont, St. Michael’s College and Champlain College have denounced the signs and removed them.
An art professor just spent four days publicly painting a six-foot-tall portrait of Trayvon Martin, the black teen whose murder in 2012 polarized the country and ignited a debate on racial profiling and civil rights.
More than 50 activists gathered at Yale Thursday night to demand that the university stop investing in one of Puerto Rico’s biggest creditors. The U.S. territory is entering a form of federal bankruptcy.