American university students are coddled, thin-skinned snowflakes, and social media is to blame

By: Robert Bridge The explosion of ‘cancel culture’ and the social justice mindset on college campuses across the US was inspired by social media, where the idea of creating digital ‘safe spaces’ without ‘trolls’ has invaded the real world. For those born around 1995, this column will likely be filed away under the heading: ‘Aging […]

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Zambia gov’t responds to protests of university students

Africa/ Zambia/ 17.10.2018/ Source: www.africanews.com. Hundreds of students of the University of Zambia (UNZA) marched on Monday, protesting the death of their colleague during last week’s protests over delayed meal and accommodation allowances. Vespers Shimuzhila, a fourth year student at UNZA died of suffocation when police fired a teargas cannister into her room, while another student Everett Chongo, […]

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Malaysia: Higher Education Ministry welcomes cooperation for HSR

Malaysia/February 06, 2018/Source: http://www.thesundaily.my The Higher Education Ministry welcomes the cooperation from various parties in the Kuala Lumpur–Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project to enhance expertise and skills of university students. Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said such cooperation would expand the skill set of university students and benefit the country in the long run. «Our […]

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