Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the Me-Too Moment

Spelman and Morehouse, the historically black colleges in Atlanta, are among a number of schools nationwide fielding complaints about sexual misconduct.

Let Right-Wing Speakers Come to Berkeley? Faculty Is Divided

By THOMAS FULLER September 22, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. — The class is called symplectic geometry, a high-level course in mathematics that provides elite graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley, a better understanding of, among other...

After Charlottesville Violence, Colleges Brace for More Clashes

By DANA GOLDSTEIN August 16, 2017 After a planned speech in February by the right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos attracted demonstrators who started fires and shattered windows, the University of California, Berkeley realized it had a major hole in its event...

Conservatives Groups Sue Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Cancellation

By THOMAS FULLER April 24, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. — Days after the University of California, Berkeley, canceled an appearance by the author Ann Coulter, two conservative organizations filed a federal lawsuit on Monday accusing the university of trying...

Berkeley Is Being Tested on 2 Fronts: Free Speech and Safety

By THOMAS FULLER and STEPHANIE SAUL April 21, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. — In explaining why it had canceled a speech by Ann Coulter scheduled for next week, the University of California, Berkeley, said that it had “very specific...