From Inside Higher Ed: “Online Zoom classes were disrupted by individuals spewing racist, misogynistic or vulgar content. Experts say professors using Zoom should familiarize themselves with the program’s settings.”
Editor’s note: This happened in a zoom meeting SSW was in.
Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit will be held March 3-4, 2020 at the Greenville Convention Center. Plenary speakers include NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Unfortunately, this year’s summit does not include any women speakers, unlike in previous years.
The movement, led by Black students, has occupied Crouse-Hinds Hall since Feb. 17 to continue its ongoing protest of hate incidents occurring at or near SU. Protesters blocked the intersection outside Crouse-Hinds for two hours Wednesday, calling for university officials to negotiate with them.
From Inside Higher Ed: Concordia College students are still angry about a white professor’s use of a racial slur in a class several months ago. College administrators’ seeming lack of response to the incident has not helped quell the outrage.
From inside Higher Ed: It happened again — this time at the University of Oklahoma. Two more professors used the N-word during class, angering students who say it was pedagogically unnecessary and hurtful. But what started as a protest over those incidents has escalated into a student sit-in Oklahoma’s central administration building and calls for Provost Kyle Harper to resign. The university says it won’t happen.
From the LA Times: UC Santa Cruz fired 54 graduate student workers who were on strike demanding higher pay to afford the area’s high cost of living…. UC Santa Barbara graduate students voted Monday for a full strike, and UC Davis students decided Thursday to withhold student grades for the winter quarter until the university raises their housing supplement. Students from across the 10-campus UC system have held rallies in support of student workers at UC Santa Cruz.