As October 26, 2013, bled into a new day, Yongsang Soh sat at a table at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles with three friends, all seemingly content with drinking and gambling their way into Sunday. Affluent, serious and handsome, Soh appears in photos with a messy mop of black hair, a barely the ... More >>
If you ask Wayne Bell, it's never too early to expose your kids to the Tea Party, Ted Cruz or the 9/11 attacks. Bell's company, Clayton-based Really Big Coloring Books Inc., has pumped out a diverse selection of politicized coloring books for the past five years, and he thinks it's high time schoo ... More >>
Police in Columbia launched an investigation Monday into the 2010 sexual assault of Sasha Menu Courey, a University of Missouri athlete, after an ESPN report detailed why school officials never launched their own probe into the alleged assault. Menu Courey, a top recruit on the Mizzou swim team, co ... More >>
Ah, springtime -- flowers are blooming, birds are singing...vicious, slut-shaming lists are being written? It's been about a year since the last "Senior List" was passed around the halls of Ladue Horton Watkins High School. Next to the name of seven graduating senior girls was an insult -- some for ... More >>
Editor's note: The following is an op-ed submission to Daily RFT from Steve Harris, a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Saint Louis University and the president of the SLU chapter of the American Association of University Professors. Check out our latest news coverag ... More >>
Yesterday Beaumont Career and Technical Education High School (801 North Eleventh Street; 314-231-3720) in downtown St. Louis hosted Cooking up Change, a national health-focused student cooking competition presented by Chicago-based nonprofit Healthy Schools Campaign. In order to participate in the ... More >>
On Tuesday, March 12, Beaumont Career and Technical Education High School (801 North 11th Street; 314-231-3720) in downtown St. Louis plays host to Cooking up Change, a national health-focused student cooking competition managed by Chicago-based non-profit Healthy Schools Campaign. High-school culin ... More >>
It is that time of year again. That special time after Mardi Gras, in the middle of Black History Month, when we drop our Valentine's Day chocolates and honor the past and present Presidents of the United States of America (for the shortest month of the year, February seems to really be collecting h ... More >>
According to The Daily Beast, Washington University is a premiere institution for hitting the books or getting hit over the head. Using data from the U.S. Department of Education, the blog used incidents of murder, robbery, assault, burglaries, and car thefts between 2008 and 2010 to populate their ... More >>
A bad economy has sent many college grads into default on their student loans.Nationally, the rate of former college students defaulting on their federal student loans shot up this year -- with 8.8 percent of borrowers now in default as opposed to just 7 percent last year, according to the U.S. D ... More >>
Financial aid forms don't always tell the whole story, according to federal statuteHas the U.S. Department of Education pulled a bait-and-switch by demanding that Saint Louis University fork over $2.8 million in student loans paid out by the government fifteen years ago? That's what administ ... More >>
Suddenly worth a lot less.Yes, Webster University is a fine school. It's nothing like University of Phoenix and other so-called "diploma mills." Webster U. has standards. It rigorously screens its students and selects only the best and brightest. [Insert sound of record scratching here.] Yesterda ... More >>
The state approves a tutoring program linked to Scientology, and everybody cries foul
Has the St. Louis College of Health Careers failed to deliver on promises of a good education and rewarding jobs?
Marty Rochester wages war against the dumbing-down of public education -- even in the best of schools
Lindenwood University's president may be a genius, a savior and a visionary. He may also be higher ed's worst nightmare.
Ross Perot launched the Reform Party as the voice of the American people. Eight years later, it's a shrill, staticky free-for-all, and the moderates can't get heard.