Malia Obama, the eldest of the first daughters, is confirmed to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a “gap year.” The White House officially announced the news after several years of the world wondering what was in store for Michelle and Barack’s oldest kid. Originally, rumors swirled that Malia was planning… More »
There seems to be an uptick of badass high school girls getting into good colleges lately and this new story adds another to the list.
18-year-old high school student Brittany Stinson is smart as hell and also loves the crap out of Costco. She went about her college applications normally like any diligent… More »
Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has won accolades for her scientific research and gotten acceptance letters from four other schools, too. More »
Being a loser seems like such a terrible thing, until you meet someone who identifies as a winner and realize you’re not so bad in comparison. Losers are inherently lovable and they have no where to go but up. Recognizing their potential, the Seattle based record label Sub Pop has been offering “Loser Scholarships” since 2007.
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Samuel L. Jackson, Marine Biologist! More »
Although the Internet gets offended by seemingly everything these days, this is something you should actually be annoyed by.
British conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos created the Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant and plans to give 50 grants of $2,500 to white men only. The money will come from private donors as well as a $25,000 donation from… More »
You’ll probably be asked to fill out some forms while at college for various reasons. Name, address, phone number…all normal stuff. Oh, and they’ll get your bank account info, for sure. But what if your school started asking for a detailed history of your sex life and partying habits?
Students at the University of… More »
You probably won’t see anything like this again after the 2016 election. More »
What better place to mouth off your bigoted position than to thousands of students in an institution of higher learning?
President Jerry Falwell Jr., is the head of the Christian university, Liberty University in Virginia.
In a student address on Friday, he strongly encouraged his students to get concealed firearm permits… More »
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 body’s concerns about racism at the institution.
These protests have been met by much harsh criticism from both white conservatives and liberals alike. More »
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 and the Feminist Club. I also had a part time job, working Sunday afternoons at an antique jewelry store, and in my senior year, I… More »
Is it a conspiracy, or could there possibly be a different reason why smart people vote differently than Bill O’Reilly and his fanbase. More »
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 happens to be especially fond of the works of Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard. Not surprising at all.
But, it’s always fun to… More »
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 enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college with any major, and don’t have personal qualms about accepting money from a pornography web site.
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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 of lower grades or class failure.
Specifically, one women’s studies course syllabus said the following:
“Gross generalizations, stereotypes and derogatory/oppressive language… More »
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 a recruitment tool for all the shiny-haired, strong-toothed gals looking to pledge Alpha Phi. It is ridiculous. It’s like a misguided scroll through the #squadgoals… More »
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 to white male patriarchy. More »
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 young Americans struggle under student loan debt sold to them on tenuous promises of a return on their investment. Now, the Department of Education is… More »
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 sex during their student tenure
43% of seniors said they always used a condom but 31% said they rarely or never used condoms… More »