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Trevor Noah: Police Training in U.S. Creates ‘State Racism’

Travor Noah shared his thoughts on racial profiling in America and said he believes police training in the U.S. creates “state racism” during Tuesday night’s episode of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. In a clip posted Tuesday, the Daily Show host discussed the fatal police-involved shooting of Philando Castile by a

Does free speech offend you?

Should offensive speech be banned? Where should we, as a society, draw the line where permitted speech is on one side, and forbidden speech is on the other? Should we even have that line? And should free speech be limited by things like trigger warnings

Report: Student Marked Down over ‘Sexist’ Use of the Word ‘Mankind’

A student at Northern Arizona University is reportedly facing academic repercussions for the using the word “mankind” as a synonym for “humanity” in an essay for an English class. Although most dictionaries define “mankind” as “the human race,” which is gender inclusive, Northern Arizona University

Scientists Using Robots to Study, Help Children with Autism

The Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders is using robots to both study and treat children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. At Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, the institute demonstrated some of their progress with a robot affectionately designated “Russell” as a play on the name of their Robotics

Christina Hoff Sommers: ‘Women are the Privileged Sex in Education’

In an interview with The Dartmouth Review, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Christina Hoff Sommers, spoke about feminism, political correctness, and the state of free expression on college campuses. In the interview, Sommers argued that girls and women are the privileged sex when it comes to educational

British High Court Forces Uber Drivers to Take English Tests

Uber has lost a battle in the British High Court which has ruled that all private hire taxi companies must have their drivers pass an English language test to be allowed to operate in London. High Court Judge John Mitting shut down Uber’s appeal of Transport for London’s (TfL)

Arrest Made Over Vandalism of Berkeley College Republicans’ Sign

An arrest has been made in connection to a series of vandalism incidents targeting the UC Berkeley College Republicans. A Berkeley student was arrested on misdemeanor vandalism charges last Wednesday. He and a peer allegedly crushed and ripped apart a Trump sign on campus. Naweed Tahmas, a member