|Student visa restrictions tightening<!– –>
Posted 2:39 p.m. April 29
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush is set to sign a bill into law that mandates intense background checks on all student-visa applicants from countries listed by the State Department as potentially harboring terrorists, in response to the Sept. 11th terrorists’ attacks.
The bill is part of a recent push by the federal government to increase boarder controls and is accompanied by a separate piece of legislation that would divide the Immigration and Naturalization Service into two agencies.
|?||Gonzaga U. lawyers defend school from FERPA violation allegations<!– –>
Posted 2:35 p.m. April 29
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The boundaries of the Family Educational Privacy and Rights Act came under scrutiny during a Supreme Court hearing last week as lawyers for Gonzaga University defended school officials against allegations from a former student who wants the right to sue the university in civil court because his privacy rights’ were violated stemming from an alleged sexual assault offense in 1993.
Both sides agree that Gonzaga did in fact violate Ru Paster’s rights under FERPA, but have widely different claims concerning Paster’s right to sue for damages under the law.
|Style: Just A Trend<!– –>
Posted 7:33 p.m. April 28
Editors Note: The author is a writer and university student in Manchester, England. The following is a special European style feature written for the Washington, D.C. Bureau of the University Wire.
Image is, most certainly, everything. An irreverent expose by Richard Morrison in The London Times style section reiterated the well-oiled notion that both sexes are willing to sacrifice a ludicrous amount of time, effort and money in the pursuit of aesthetic perfection. So how has this fascination – obsession – with appearance and apparel, evolved?
|?||AIPAC conference draws protestors<!– –>
Posted 4:23 p.m. April 24
(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON- The debate over Israeli action in the West Bank intensified Monday afternoon into the evening as leading Palestinian and human rights organizations held a press conference before former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the 4th annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, D.C.
The press conference was hosted by Sustain Campaign, a humanitarian group dedicated to ending U.S. aid to nations that abuse human rights.
|Netanyahu: ‘I want to talk about a real peace’<!– –>
Posted 4:14 p.m. April 23
|?||33 arrested in Washington, D.C., Colombia protest<!– –>
Posted 12:49 a.m April 23
Protest for Palestine coincides with IMF event<!– –>
Posted 3:53 p.m. April 22
Violence absent from World Bank protest<!– –>
Posted 3:48 p.m. April 22
COLUMN: Profile of a protester<!– –>
Posted 4:08 p.m. April 22
D.C. protest organizers hold training sessions<!– –>
Posted 4:03 p.m. April 22
|Largest rally for Israel takes over Capitol<!– –>
Posted 8:30 p.m. April 16
|?||Report warns U.S. prisons overcrowded<!– –>
Posted 9:21 p.m. April 15
|Women’s collage travels to D.C.<!– –>
Posted 9:28 p.m. April 15
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