Pop-diva singing sensation Beyoncé has announced plans to fund a college scholarship in celebration of the one-year anniversary of her most recent album, “Lemonade.” The Formation Scholars Awards says its goal is to “encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident,” according to…

Students at a California university will be able to purchase condoms, pregnancy tests, and emergency contraception pills via a new vending machine on campus. The Wellness-To-Go vending machine was recently installed in a study room at the University of California-Davis. In addition to contraception, it also provides pain relievers and menstruation products to students in…

Indiana University says it will no longer allow prospective student-athletes with a history of domestic or sexual violence to participate in its athletic programs. The policy, announced Friday, applies to any student-athlete “who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a sexual violence felony — including freshmen, transfer students or walk-ons.”…

Thousands of scientists, students, environmentalists and other activists are expected to gather in Washington on Saturday to take part in the March for Science. The march responds to proposed budget cuts by U.S. President Donald Trump to federal agencies focused on sciences like environment and health. That budget would eliminate 56 programs at the Environmental…

An Arizona high school senior made history this week when she became the first woman to receive a NCAA Division II level football scholarship. Becca Longo signed her acceptance letter with Division II Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado, during a ceremony at her high school Wednesday. The 18-year-old kicker, who started playing football during…

Lawmakers in Maryland have approved legislation that would bar the state’s public and private colleges and universities from asking prospective students whether they have a criminal record. The legislation, formally called the Maryland Fair Access to Education Act of 2017, is meant to remove barriers for students with records. Maryland Delegate Maggie McIntosh, who sponsored…

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued an order this week, removing protections for people with federal student loans. The previous memorandums, issued last year by the Obama administration, calls on the government’s Federal Student Aid office to review the performance of student loan servicers’, the private companies that have contracts to manage federal student loan…

While high school students across the country are waiting to hear back from their perspective universities, two US teens have made nationwide news for being accepted to all eight Ivy League colleges. Seventeen-year-old Cassandra Hsiao, from southern California, gained acceptance to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Brown, Dartmouth and Penn, a feat achieved by a…