The Las Vegas Sun
College received more sex assault allegations than it reported
Occidental College's underreporting of sexual assault allegations was far more extensive than campus officials have acknowledged, according to documents, interviews and a Los Angeles Times review of two confidential federal complaints against the school.
MSNBC's Alter Suggests Releasing Criminals from U.S. Prisons to Honor Mandela
On Thursday's PoliticsNation , MSNBC political an analyst Jonathan Alter played the liberal caricature by actually suggesting that, in light of former South African President Nelson Mandela's passing, Americans should practice "forgiveness" toward "hundreds of thousands of people" who are serving life prison sentences.
The Daily Times
Obama inspired by anti-apartheid campaign
Inspired in part by the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela, a decades-long movement to withdraw U.S. investments in apartheid South Africa attracted millions of supporters -- including a young student at California's Occidental College, Barack Obama.
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Three crises, one president, many bewildered friends. The first crisis, barely noticed here, is Ukraine's sudden turn away from Europe and back to the Russian embrace.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Washington Post
Mandelaa s cause shaped Obamaa s political awakening
Entering his sophomore year at Occidental College, Barack Obama sought a political movement to match his personal awakening, which he signaled to friends and family at the time by reclaiming his African first name.
Nelson Mandela Helped Spark Obama's Political Career -- Right Here in L.A.
And it all started right here in L.A. The future president's first political speech urged his school at the time, Occidental College, to divest from South Africa.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Common Sense is Going, Going, Gone
The end of Common Sense in our beloved homeland is going quickly down the drain.
PRLog US Entertainment
Three Local Authors, One Special Evening
Dec. 3, 2013 - SAN MARINO, Calif. -- The evening will be an escape into fantasy, mystery and comedya DESIREE ZAMORANO 's mystery, Human Cargo , is set mostly in Glendale and Altadena and stars a smart, Latina detective named Inez Leon.
Higher ed nominees raise eyebrows
So when the group asked about the Education Department's new nominee for undersecretary of education, one response was typically blunt: "'Who's Ted Mitchell?' said just about everyone in Washington, D.C." Neither Mitchell nor the administration's choice for assistant secretary for postsecondary education, Ericka Miller, currently works in higher ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Daily Caller
Obama's first college now offers a whole class on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
The mediocre private liberal arts college that President Barack Obama attended from 1979 to 1981 before wisely transferring to Columbia University as a junior will now offer real academic credit for students who want to study the reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race."
Under the Hammer: will the mainstream media finally vet Obama?
Maybe with the complete and utter failure of Obamacare - an initiative that the mainstream media swallowed hook, line and sinker - the mainstream media will finally vet Obama.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Walmart Workers Receive Outpouring of Local, National Support
November 18 - Leaders of local, state and national groups representing tens of millions of Americans pledged to join Walmart workers demanding change at the country's largest retailer and employer on Black .
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Vanderbilt Slapped With A Federal Complaint For Allegedly Mishandling Rape Cases On Campus
Six women filed a federal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education on Thursday alleging that Vanderbilt University, a prestigious school in Nashville, has failed to adequately respond to incidences of sexual assault on campus.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
NBC New York
Shooting Near NJ Campus: Cops
A sexual assault near Occidental College in Eagle Rock was not reported to students for four days to respect the confidentiality of those involved on Sunday, Feb. 28. A woman was shot in the arm Sunday night in what she said was an attempted carjacking half a block from a New Jersey university campus, officials said.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
The Journal News
Editorial: Campuses' 'rape culture' must change
The ongoing controversy over sex-assault accusations at exclusive, progressive Sarah Lawrence College reverberates far beyond the leafy campus in southern Westchester.