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Studying Interfaith Leadership
Originally Posted: 04/09/2014 - 9:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Eboo Patel This may be a field whose time has come. CAN YOU GO to school to become an interfaith leader? An i ...

Why I Am Troubled by 'God's Not Dead'
Originally Posted: 04/03/2014 - 9:32am | Type: Blog

I am troubled by God’s Not Dead. Specifically, I am troubled by the racial stereotypes that underwrite characters. From the opening scene to its closing postscript,  God’s Not De ...

On Scripture: A Sinkhole of Debt
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

Student debt recently passed the $1 trillion dollar mark. According to the Pew Research Center, while student loan debt has grown for everyone, the debt falls heaviest on the poor, with those in the lowest qui ...

After Winning Free Campus, Grand Canyon University Says 'No Thanks'
Originally Posted: 10/29/2012 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

Five weeks after accepting a free, 217-acre campus in western Massachusetts, a for-profit Christian university has walked away from the gift. Five weeks after accepting a free, 21 ...

QUIRK: University Sues Student for Finishing Degree Too Quickly
Originally Posted: 07/06/2012 - 11:51am | Type: Blog

And you thought having to pay your student loans back was bad. A student at the School of Economics and Management in Essen, Germany, has been sued by the university for completing his degree too quickly. ...

BREAKING: Prayers of the People for Virginia Tech Shooting
Originally Posted: 12/08/2011 - 3:41pm | Type: Blog

Gunshots were reported near a parking lot on the Virginia Tech campus on Thursday, according to a Twitter alert issued by the school. The university later released a statement, clarifying some details and conf ...

Students: Get Educated on Election Law Changes in Your District
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 11:25am | Type: Blog

Heads up, students! Efforts are already underway across the country to make it more difficult to vote, and if you’re not prepared, you may find yourself without an electoral voice come next November. ...