higher education

Maryland Governor Seeks to Keep Barrier to College for Ex-inmates

October 9, 2017

A bill that would allow returning citizens to exclude their criminal record from initial college applications was vetoed by MD Gov Larry Hogan, now supporters want legislators to override it

Should Public Higher Education Be Free?

March 19, 2014
The University of Baltimore’s Peter Toran and UC-Santa Barbara graduate student Samir Sonti discuss UB’s plan to offer students a free final semester of tuition, and agree that federal intervention is needed to address structural causes of high student debt and low graduation rates

Race, class and opportunity

June 24, 2013
Glen Ford: Already crippled by previous rulings, Supreme Court puts affirmative action on its last legs

The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

March 17, 2013
Diplomats observed a moment of silence at a U.N. General Assembly meeting before the tributes by Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly President Vuk Jeremic, representatives of regional groups, and Venezuela’s foreign minister