HIGHER LEARNING

Ice Cube, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rappaport, Regina King

Columbia Pictures; Directed by John Singleton

Rated R; 126 minutes; 1995

, VHS

The campus of fictitious Columbus University is a microcosm of America where people of every race, color, and creed come to learn. But students leave with a strategy to survive in this contemporary drama that chronicles a semester in the lives of a handful of students as they confront issues of identity, diversity, sexism, and escalating racial tensions.