UK’s Prevent strategy ‘biggest threat to free speech on campus’

Policy is disempowering and has chilling effect provoking self censorship, says Liberty The Prevent strategy for curtailing extremism in the UK is the biggest threat to free speech at universities rather than media caricatures of “snowflake” students, according to a director of Liberty. Corey Stoughton, director of advocacy at the human rights organisation, said the tactics of the Read more…

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 ABOVE & BEYOND AND APPLE AWARD RECIPIENTS

Los Angeles Valley College recognized years of service and outstanding employee contributions at the annual Employee Appreciation Extravaganza on May 1. The 2019 Above & Beyond Awards were presented to Dr. Elliott Coney, Jamie Holladay-Collins, Julie Mendoza-Vasquez, Rick Murray, Kimberly Robeson, and Dr. Luz Shin. In addition, Tau Alpha Epsilon presented its 2019 TAE Apple Awards to Tracey Baca, Read more…

A look at how news at Google works

During the tragic events of September 11, 2001, people struggled to find timely, trustworthy news and information in Google Search. When they looked for information about what was going on in New York, our algorithms showed results about the city’s history or recommendations for travelers. Soon after, in 2002, we launched Google News to solve Read more…