Chrissy Clark

UNLV Purges Yosemite Sam-Style Mascot

In 1983 the University of Nevada-Las Vegas replaced its Confederate mascot with a mountain man bearing a striking resemblance to Yosemite Sam. The cartoonish mustache and complete lack of Confederate garb, however, were not enough to save him from administrators, who last week removed a statue of the mascot following student complaints about its “racist roots.”

Ivy League Professor Says Intimidation Campaigns Gaining Ground On Campus

Criticism of BLM leads to renewed calls to oust Cornell law professor William Jacobson

Cornell University law professor William Jacobson thought that he had grown callous to petitions for his ouster. Activists—both students, faculty, and alumni—have called for his firing on numerous occasions since he launched the popular conservative website Legal Insurrection in 2008, but the campaign against him has taken personal attacks to new levels in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody.

Johns Hopkins Halts Plans For Campus PD

School had pushed for own force amid Baltimore's 'surge in violent crime'

On Friday evening Johns Hopkins University (JHU) announced it will push back the creation of a private campus police force amid national unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.

UPenn Petition Aims to Disarm Police, Ban Background Checks

Activists demand an end to policing, crime alert systems

Students and professors are calling on the University of Pennsylvania to not only disarm police but eliminate its crime alert system and employee background checks as part of a campaign to ban all forms of law enforcement on campus.