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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation has found Yale University is illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants, in violation of federal civil rights law, officials said Thursday. The findings detailed in a letter to the college’s attorneys Thursday mark the latest action by the Trump administration aimed at rooting out discrimination in […]

John Legend is the latest celebrity to weigh in on the recent college admission scandal that’s implicated actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman. Both women are among the 50 people who participated in a college bribery scheme to get their privileged kids admitted to elite colleges like Georgetown, Yale, and USC. The news shed light on […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two college students have filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges where prosecutors say parents paid bribes to ensure their children’s admission. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco and alleges the students were denied a fair opportunity for admission. […]

On Thursday’s I like to give you an injustice rundown to tell you all about not just incidents of police brutality, but of racism and discrimination as well. Before I do that, I want to make two quick points. First, people often ask me why I share videos of police brutality if we’re getting so […]

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale is rescinding the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby, joining numerous other universities in revoking honors following the comedian’s sexual assault conviction. Yale announced Tuesday that the university’s board of trustees had voted to rescind the honorary degree it awarded Cosby in 2003. The school says it’s committed to […]

A set of quadruplet brothers, who go to high school outside Cincinnati, have been accepted by Harvard and Yale, among other top schools. And because the Wade quads, from Lakota East High School, all wrote about being part of a multiple birth, they may have helped themselves get into the Ivies. According to the New York Times, […]

Fox News mouthpiece Geraldo Rivera announced that he resigned from his position as an associate fellow of Calhoun College after Yale University said it was renaming its college that pays tribute to John C. Calhoun, a former slave owner and notorious white supremacist. “Been an honor but intolerant insistence on political correctness is lame,” Rivera […]

Yale University announced that John C. Calhoun College will be renamed after computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper.

Yale University has rounded up several prominent artists and musicians for its upcoming four-day conference on the influence and legacy of music icons Prince and David Bowie. Titled “Blackstar Rising & the Purple Reign,” the seminar s a multi-day symposium that will “explore the careers of two singular musicians who changed the face of popular […]

Yale University said it would continue to name a residential college after John C. Calhoun, a 19th century slavery defender. University officials decided, however, to stop addressing residential faculty as masters.