College swimmer says she was assaulted at event opposing trans women in women's sports

May 9, 2023

CNN  —  Former NCAA swimmer Riley Gaines said she was assaulted Thursday on the campus of San Francisco State University. Gaines was at the school to speak about her views opposing the inclusion of transgender athletes in women’s sports, according to the event announcement. “I was physically assaulted by one person. I was struck twice, both times hitting my shoulder with the second strike grazing my face,” Gaines told CNN’s Natasha Chen. “The rest of the protestors jus more

A majority of Americans now think getting a college degree isn't worth it, a new WSJ poll says

Apr 14, 2023

A WSJ survey found that 56% of Americans now say a four-year college degree isn't worth the cost. The poll highlighted a growing skepticism about the value of college and associated student debt. The findings underscored a decade-long college enrollment decline, which the pandemic exacerbated. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. A majority of Americans now say a college degree more

Iowa's Caitlin Clark is captivating basketball fans — here's how the college star's NIL value compares to fellow women's college players

Apr 10, 2023

Caitlin Clark, 21, is a junior making basketball history at the University of Iowa. Clark scored 41 points in the March Madness semifinal win over defending champs South Carolina. Her NIL valuation is ranked among the top 10 in women's college basketball, according to the NIL database. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. The University of Iowa's Caitlin Clark has led her team more

My small Christian college on Wall Street is on the brink of going under. It had it coming.

Apr 8, 2023

I just graduated from a Christian college on Wall Street, and it's on the verge of going under. The King's College is a tiny, private liberal arts school located in New York City's Financial District. Adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange and a short stroll from the famous Charging Bull, the college gets plenty of foot traffic but largely goes unnoticed. The entire campus is contained within three floors of a non-descript high-rise.  But now the school is grabbing national headlines as it' more

New NCAA President Charlie Baker admits it's a 'tumultuous time' in college sports

Apr 6, 2023

NCAA president responds to viral video on March Madness gender inequity 02:02 - Source: CNN CNN  —  Charlie Baker has been NCAA president for less than two weeks, but he knows he is coming into his role in the governing body of major college sports during a tumultuous time. Baker, most recently the governor of Massachusetts, said his friend Utah Sen. Mitt Romney described the transition from leader of a state to leader of a rule-making organization for stud more

The best of this year’s True/False documentary festival

Apr 4, 2023

N early every year since graduating from school in 2014, I have journeyed back from one coast or another to my former college town of Columbia, Missouri, in the name of film to attend True/False – a singular documentary festival in the center of the US. Having True/False in my backyard throughout college, I took for granted how extraordinary it was until I ended up thousands of miles away. Returning, I am always struck by the big questions True/False asks, the spirit of experimentation i more