Trail Mix

  • Gallaudet University officials, students, and campus police all share the blame for the chaos that erupted on the campus this fall, an independent investigation has concluded, the AP reports.
  • Students at the University of Southern California protested a speech yesterday by anti-affirmative action activist Ward Connerly, the force behind election ballots in California and Michigan that led to bans on affirmative action. Their slogan: "Under-Represented, Over-Qualified," the Daily Trojan reports.
  • Fewer than 80 percent of freshmen at the University of Tennessee return after their first year, so the school has created a new position to improve retention and graduation rates, the Daily Beacon reports.