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The skills STEM majors should leave school with

What STEM (and non-STEM) skills do industry insiders suggest for the next wave of workers?

Soledad O’Brien on why diversity programs fail

The broadcast journalist talks about the importance of mentorship and meeting students' real needs.

Malala is spending her 20th birthday fighting for girls’ education in Iraq

The now-20-year-old, who just recently graduated from high school, met with girls who have struggled with accessing their own education.

Trailblazing hijabi model Halima Aden stars in American Eagle’s latest campaign

We spoke with Halima Aden about what this campaign really means to her.

3 of the Central Park 5 men just received honorary high school diplomas

All of the men in the Central Park Five will receive the diplomas they were denied after their wrongful convictions as teenagers.
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High school senior recreates Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' album cover for his graduation cap

This is a cap that Queen Bey would be proud of.

Florida higher-ed official apologizes after saying "women's genetics" are to blame for wage gap

Ed Morton, a Florida university system board member, suggested women's genetics could be preventing them from negotiating higher pay.

People didn't want Linda Sarsour to speak at CUNY. Here's how "free speech" pundits responded.

Only Jonathan Chait had a response to our query.
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Joe Biden rails against Trump during Cornell commencement

The former veep said Trump appealed to Americans' "darkest emotions" in speech calling on Cornell grads to "wake us up."

Clinton tells Wellesley graduates to persist: "They may even call you a 'nasty woman'"

"Some [politicians] are even denying things we can see with our own eyes, like the size of crowds."
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Mark Zuckerberg adds his name to growing list of universal basic income supporters

According to Zuckerberg, universal basic income may be the only way to save our future.

Richard Collins III, Jordan Edwards prove respectability politics won't save black lives

Collins and Edwards were nearly unimpeachable in life. They were killed anyway.

High school reportedly considering expulsion after student wears off-the-shoulder top

Summer, a high school senior, says she's not allowed to walk in graduation for violating the dress code.

Kiese Laymon to Students: "Our generation has not given you a healthy model of honest reckoning"

The black, southern author asked students at the Mississippi School of the Arts to go into the world with honesty, compassion and regret — unlike their elders.
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Pence talks "free speech" in Notre Dame graduation address, students walk out in protest

As students walked out in protest, Pence criticized other colleges for their attacks on free speech.

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Notre Dame students to stage walkout over commencement speaker Mike Pence

The Notre Dame students are standing up for those targeted by Pence's policies.

Bill Gates has a message for every college grad who wants to change the world

"If I were starting out today and looking [to] make a big impact in the world, I would consider three fields."
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Historically black college cancels Republican Senator John Cornyn's speech

The decision comes just two days after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos? was booed during a speech at Bethune-Cookman.

The average class of 2017 starting salary — and what grads should do with their money

Congrats class of 2017, you got a raise! Here's what to do with it.

Drake's 'More Life': Twitter reacts to Kanye West "Glow" track

Fans think the new song sounds like "old" Kanye West.

Grammys 2017: Chance the Rapper wins best new artist, ignores playoff music

Playoff music couldn't stop Chance the Rapper from finishing his speech.

Here's your best songs of 2016 playlist: Drake, The Weeknd, Radiohead and more

Ring in the new year with a playlist of the best songs of 2016.
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UK university advises female graduates against dressing like Kim Kardashian West

"Think Grace Kelly, not Kim Kardashian."

Why was Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' snubbed for album of the year Grammy?

Kanye West's snub isn't as surprising as it first appears.

Grammy nominations 2017: A full list of nominees and awards for 59th show

Adele and Beyoncé lead the big categories.

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The viral mannequin challenge proves today's teens are cooler than we ever were

Viral trends are fleeting, but teen cool is forever.

Ariel Winter sounds off on body-shaming trolls: "Everyone has a butt."

And she thinks you should show yours too, if you want!

Magnificent Coloring Day Lineup: Who's Performing at Chance the Rapper's Chicago Festival

Chance the Rapper's music festival could prove to be one of the biggest of the season.

On Ariel Winter, Body Shaming and Why We Insist on Policing Curvy Bodies

Ariel Winter gets body shamed yet again.