Student nephew of Imran Khan in row over 'homophobic' tweets
Student who worked in Imran Khan's political party has been accused of homophobia as he ran for student union president The nephew of Pakistani polititian Imran Khan has sparked controversy at his university, after he tweeted that a politician was "worse than a faggot". Hassan Niazi, who is studying for a master's in international human rights law at City University London, was a canditate for ...
Assault reported aboard school bus
An assault was reported this afternoon involving a student aboard a Beavercreek City Schools bus. The incident was reported at 3:20 p.m., according to police dispatch. The bus stopped at the intersection of Penn Avenue and Ringwalt Drive in Riverside, but the bus driver reported it happened in Beavercreek city limits. The driver stopped as soon as he was made aware of the incident, Capt. Doyle ...
Student announces City Council campaign
For the second election in a row, a University student is running for Ann Arbor City Council. LSA freshman Sam McMullen officially launched his campaign for the open seat in Ward 3 on the City Council Monday. McMullen is currently running against two other candidates, Julie Grand, a lecturer at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, and Bob Dascola, a barber based in Ann Arbor. read more
Galt youth committee seeks new members
Members of the Galt City Council Youth Committee (GCYC) are seeking new members to join them in serving as student representatives for the city. Applications are due on Friday, April 11 and can be found on the city of Galt website at http://www.ci.galt.ca.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=12690 .
Win a Trip to New York City: Trans-Pacific Student Contest, Deadline April 30, 2014
Carnegie Council announces its second Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a pioneering exercise in U.S.-Asia collaboration. Each entry must be a collaboration between a student who is a citizen of the United States and a student from one of the listed East Asian countries. (PRWeb April 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11771101.htm
Forced student labour is central to the Chinese economic miracle | Aditya Chakrabortty
China has an army of student labour making Apple products, Playstation consoles and other gadgets for the west. The teenagers' stories make upsetting reading You'll hear a lot of pieties about China this week. As George Osborne and Boris Johnson schlep from Shanghai to Shenzhen, they'll give the usual sales spiel about trade and investment and the global race. What they won't talk much about is ...
Student charged in Calgary attack that left 5 dead
CALGARY, Alberta – A University of Calgary university student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass murder in the Canadian city's history.