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 Part 1: Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., accepted a $2.5 million endowment from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to strengthen that college’s programs and ties to the oil and gas industry.  Part 2: Problems with academic integrity in other Pennsylvania colleges. Among the mission statements of …

Frack THIS Eagle Scout

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rex W. Tillerson, a resident of Bartonville, Texas, like many of his neighbors was upset with his city council. That’s not unusual. Many residents get upset at their local governing boards. And so they went to a city council meeting to express their concerns that …

Raging Chicken’s Got Some New Shoes!

February 18, 2014 // 1 Comment

Wh-wha-what?!? That’s right folks, we’re going to be trying out some new stuff in 2014. Check out this little intro to some of our plans:  

Fast food workers in over 100 U.S. cities took to the streets today to advocate for a living wage. Here’s a how coverage of the event from people on the ground looked on Twitter. For more background on today’s strikes, see Josh Eidelson’s article in Salon …

Fight to Save PASSHE Faculty and Programs Continues

November 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

October 30th marked the first major deadline for PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) university presidents to notify the faculty union about faculty cuts. The contract between PASSHE and the faculty union, APSCUF, sets October 30th as the date by which tenured faculty members must …

Clarion University students and faculty gathered around 7 am this morning to protest Clarion University president, Karen Whitney’s, plan to gut faculty and programs. President Whitney released a revised “workforce plan” on Tuesday showing plans to eliminate several academic programs and cut 36 jobs, including …

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