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College Democrats Leadership Board Resigns After Racism Accusation

The leadership board of the national College Democrats organization resigned under pressure last week after one student claimed that he experienced discrimination during his tenure on the executive board. The accuser, the board’s only black member, will now take over as the organization’s interim president.

Protestors carry placards during a demonstration called by the Rhodes Must Fall campaign calling for the removal of the statue of British imperialist Cecil John Rhodes outside Oriel College, at the University of Oxford on June 9, 2020. - Following the toppling of slave trader Edward Colston during a Black …

Florida Law Grads Will Take Online Bar Exam

The Florida Board of Bar Examiners announced on Friday that it has replaced its scheduled July bar examination for recent law school graduates with an online examination that will take place in August. Other states, including Oregon, Utah, and Washington, have already canceled the bar exam entirely.

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Concerns Grow for China’s Tech Industry as India’s Tik Tok Ban Takes Effect

Contrary to China’s belligerent assertions that India is only shooting itself in the foot by boycotting Chinese products after a deadly border clash in the Himalayas last month, a Bloomberg News report on Tuesday argued that India’s ban of Tik Tok and 58 other major Chinese smartphone apps could be the beginning of the end for China’s rise as a global tech power.

A Bharatiya Janata Party activist burns a photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest in Jammu, India, Wednesday, July.1, 2020. Indian TikTok users awoke Tuesday to a notice from the popular short-video app saying their data would be transferred to an Irish subsidiary, a response to India's ban …

Survey: College Makes Young Americans Less Patriotic

A new survey commissioned by the Young America’s Foundation called the Youth Patriotism Index revealed that American colleges and universities are contributing to making students less patriotic. According to the survey, high school students are much more likely than college students to be proud to live in the United States.

Trevor Tovsen, center, with the University of Maryland College Republicans, says the Pledge of Allegiance, during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, where President Donald Trump is expected to speak. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Twitter Censors Trump Tweet at Behest of New York Times

Twitter censored President Donald Trump’s account yet again yesterday, taking down a meme posted by the president that featured a rallying cry to his supporters, after the New York Times, which reportedly owns the rights to the original image, filed a copyright complaint.

Twitter labels video Trump tweeted as 'manipulated'

Fresno State Students Call for Removal of Gandhi Statue

Students at Fresno State University have circulated a petition that calls for the removal of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on campus. The students argued that the statue should be removed on the basis of Gandhi’s alleged prejudices against minority groups.

Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi,1869 - 1948), Indian nationalist and spiritual leader, leading the Salt March in protest against the government monopoly on salt production. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)