higher-education

Long Live the Textbook-Pirating Professor, a Robin Hood of Higher Ed

Instead of saddling their students with more expenses they can’t afford, they’re tearing down the whole system — one Xerox’d page at a time

Betsy DeVos Is a Sucker for Men’s Rights Activists

The Secretary of Education was tasked with helping solve the college sexual assault crisis. Instead, she listened to groups that claim most accusations are hoaxes.

Why Are Private Universities So Freaking Expensive?

It can sometimes cost a lot less than you might think — but there’s still an insane, upward trend in tuition fees for both private and state colleges

The New School of Labor Rights

Grad students work long hours for low wages while universities absorb the profits. At UC, they’re finally walking off the job. Will it be enough to force action?