Posts tagged "college"

Racism At Colleges And Universities Is A Problem – I Know Because I Lived It

Movements have sprung up on university campuses nation-wide, inspired by protests at the University of Missouri that lead to the resignation of the school’s president for not addressing the student…

Tiffanie Drayton | November 13, 2015 - 11:50 am

In Defense Of Extracurriculars

When I was in high school, I was the president of my school’s Queer-Straight Alliance, the vice president of the Artistic Cooperation Society, and I occasionally attended the Socialist Club

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

O’Reilly Henchman Jesse Watters Totally Proves “Liberal Bias” At Cornell

Is it a conspiracy, or could there possibly be a different reason why smart people vote differently than Bill O’Reilly and his fanbase.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Rand Paul: If You Give Kids Free College Tuition, They’ll Want Free Shoes And Makeup

Rand Paul is not very fond of Bernie Sanders’ plan to provide free tuition to state colleges. Which is not surprising at all really, given that he’s a Republican who…

Robyn Pennacchia | October 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

PornHub Is Offering A $25K College Scholarship

Aww, PornHub really does care! The gigantic pornography web site is offering a $25,000 college scholarship for applicants who are over 18, have at least a 3.2 GPA, are currently

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Washington State Blocks Teachers From Banning Words Like “Man” And “Woman”

A new twist in the political-correctness-in-higher-education fracas! Washington State University announced on Monday that it wouldn’t allow professors to put blanket bans on particular words in their classes, on threat

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 2, 2015 - 3:38 pm

University Of Alabama’s Alpha Phi Sorority Recruitment Video Is Basically A Parody Of Itself

This past Saturday was Bid Day for the sororities at the University of Alabama, and so the women at Alpha Phi released a Bid Day video, intended to serve as…

Megan Reynolds | August 17, 2015 - 6:45 pm

The Soapbox: Protecting Affirmative Action Is A Feminist Issue

Abigail Fisher’s lawsuit against the University of Texas at Austin is an example of how white women are used as pawns in a war against people of color where both demographics lose…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 7, 2015 - 3:20 pm

How You May Be Able To Get Out Of Paying For College

If the tech and housing bubbles belonged to the previous generation, student loan debt may well be millennials’ financial hallmark. With college costs ballooning (while wages remain stagnant), millions of…

Ask Men | June 11, 2015 - 11:45 am

25 Percent Of Harvard Seniors Never Had Sex During College, And Other Interesting Factoids

The Harvard Crimson published results from its annual survey of Harvard’s graduating class, with some pretty interesting data points, like:

24% of Harvard seniors reported that they never had…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 28, 2015 - 11:05 am

Starbucks Will Now Pay For Employees’ Entire Four-Year College Educations

Starbucks announced yesterday that all full- and part-time employees of the company are eligible to receive fully-paid tuition for Arizona State University’s online bachelor’s degree program. A little under a year ago,…

Claire Hannum | April 7, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Hey Republicans, Guns Won’t Stop Campus Rape — But Just Not Raping Might Though

In a fun bit of news to make your skin crawl and your vagina clam up tighter than a vise, the gun lobby has found a new way to support…

Beejoli Shah | February 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Phyllis Schlafly Has A Great Many Ideas For Keeping Women Out Of College

In swift response to a New York Times article from 2010, vintage Lysol douche ad Phyllis Schlafly has published a missive in World Nut Daily regarding the fact that women…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm

College Sends Welcome Letters To Rejected Students, Induces Senior Nightmare

Even when you got that giant envelope (or giant e-mail attachment? how do the youths get their collegiate good news?) there was probably some part of you that thought a…

College Candy | December 18, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Awesome College Offers “Harry Potter”-Themed Study Abroad Trip

Have you ever found yourself blowing off studying because it’s an ABC Family Harry Potter weekend and you haven’t seen the second half of the fifth movie in like forever?

College Candy | November 28, 2014 - 11:00 am

Now You Can Buy Collegiate Bath Products For Charity!

It’s already been two years since Hurricane Sandy, and the nightmare it caused for New York City and its neighbors is far from forgotten. When Beauty Bar founder Jennifer Walsh lead…

Claire Hannum | October 31, 2014 - 4:40 pm

Mommie Dearest: Your Kids Need To Know About Consent Long Before They Head To College

Talking about sexual assault is never an easy thing. But as a parent, it’s crucial to find ways to talk to your children about it. Lately, there’s been a lot…

Avital Norman Nathman | September 24, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Why I’m Proud, And Sometimes Embarrassed, To Be A Sorority Girl

When I first went into college, I was adamant about not “going greek.” I will not buy my friends and I will not subject myself to the ridicule of being

Katie Oldenburg | September 24, 2014 - 10:00 am

Rutgers Student Dies After Passing Out At A Frat House “In Distress”

Caitlyn Kovacs, a 19-year-old sophomore at Rutgers University, died early Sunday after passing out at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house. According to the New York Daily News, Kovacs’ friends noticed…

Claire Hannum | September 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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