Education

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz on Tuesday walked across the stage and accepted her graduation diploma with a mattress in tow. Since the beginning of the school year, Sulkowicz has lugged her dorm mattress all over the Manhattan campus to protest Columbia's alleged dismissal of her rape charges. According to Sulkowicz, during her...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With student debt figures continuing to climb, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The University of Washington (UW) will divest roughly $2 million of its...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...