UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State student and first-year Schreyer Honors College scholar Neha Gupta today (Nov. 18) accepted the 2014 International Children’s Peace Prize Award for her exceptional work to raise money for underprivileged children around the world.
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Did you know?? Despite being one of the world’s largest world religions, Sikhism remains one of the most unknown traditions in America. The lack of understanding has led to serious consequences, including discriminatory policies, bigoted stereotypes, traumatic school bullying and violent hate crimes.
Here is a list of 10 things that the global community ought to know about its Sikh neighbors.
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The University of Kansas is pushing back against a court ruling that determined the institution incorrectly expelled a student for posting derogatory tweets about his ex-girlfriend. Should the student been expelled?
Click here to read the complete story…https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/11/06/u-kansas-asks-court-reconsider-expulsion-ruling
After three rallies this semester against separate administrative decisions on diversity and other issues, students at Syracuse University were seeing a trend. Those decisions, they say, are representative of the growth of a top-down style of university leadership that lacks student input.
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Jokes can hurt, demean, or silence others. Clearly, there is an ethics of joking defining what is and isn’t socially acceptable.
Joking is a complicated matter.
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