Antifa college professor
In a seismic blow to the University of Phoenix’s credibility, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured a historic $191 million settlement over allegations of deceptive advertising. The for-profit institution allegedly enticed students with the false promise of lucrative job prospects alongside industry giants like AT&T and Microsoft.
A pivotal facet of the settlement involves canceling $141 million in students’ debts accrued between 2012 and 2016 when the FTC claims potential students were duped.
University of Phoenix scandal
Simultaneously, controversy ensues at Kirkwood Community College, Iowa, where English instructor Jeff Klinzman resigned amid a fluror over his publicly expressed Antifa views.
While the college emphasizes the decision’s non-substantive nature by stating it’s not about suppressing views but maintaining challenges surrounding free speech, Klinzman’s departure underscored the challenges surrounding free speech on college campuses.
Harvey Weinstein latest
Meanwhile, Harvey Weinstein’s legal woes intensified as a judge denied his plea to travel to Europe for a stage production project. Facing imminent trial on rape charges, Weinstein sought the trip for consultations related to a film he was involved with.
The denial echoes a broader debate on how high-profile figures navigate legal processes while facing public scrutiny.