Posts tagged "college"

Trojan Releases College Sexual Health Report Card

Trojan and Sperling’s Best Places just completed their 8th Annual National College Sexual Health Ranking by evaluating key factors at 140 colleges and universities around the country. For the first time, Princeton University snagged the title of No. 1 on the list, having sat in the Top 10 for three straight years. Today, the entire list of ranked schools i…
By: College Candy / November 8, 2013

UCONN Students File Federal Complaint Over Alleged Mishandling Of Sexual Assaults

More than half a dozen current and former students filed a federal complaint against the University of Connecticut for the alleged mishandling of their sexual assault accusations. Seven female students filed their complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, following the lead of women from Emerson College in Boston and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 22, 2013

Emerson Student Files Federal Complaint Over Alleged Mishandling Of Sexual Assault

A sophomore at Emerson College in Boston said the school discouraged her from reporting her off-campus sexual assault by a fellow student and took months to conduct their own investigation, which ultimately concluded in the alleged assailant being found "not responsible." Sarah Tedesco filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Right…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 9, 2013

Good News! The Yale “Poopetrator” Used Chocolate, Not Feces, On Clothing Line

The "poopetrator" who left human poop in the dorm laundry machines is still at large at Yale University. But fortunately the brown stuff that was smeared on clothing on Friday was just chocolate, not feces. Rumors are circulating that a "senior society" called the Pundits may have smeared chocolate on items hanging from…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 8, 2013

College Courses On “Downton Abbey” Include Tea And Scones

Stuck in a senioritis rut? Would a class on "Downton Abbey" make you stop texting during a lecture? Camden County College in New Jersey is now offering a course called “Downton Abbey: Life In A Country House.” At first I wanted to laugh, but it actually sounds really interesting. The course covers things like “The…
By: Claire Hannum / October 6, 2013

Law Student Feels Very Strongly About Classmates’ Snack Choices

Yesterday Jezebel got ahold of an email that had been sent out to 72 members of an Administrative Law class at a law school in Canada. The anonymous student who sent it has some choice words -- 655 of them, to be exact -- for his or her classmates regarding a very…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 19, 2013

University Of Edinburgh Bans “Blurred Lines” From Campus

It was bound to happen sooner or later: a college banned "Blurred Lines" from campus for being too rapey-sounding. The student union of  University of Edinburgh banned the Robin Thicke song as part of a policy called "End Rape Culture & Lad Banter On Campus," which is seeking to make the campus safer…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2013

I Can’t Stop Watching This 1988 Chi Phi Frat Video

Back in 1988, the members of the University of Southern California chapter of Chi Phi Fraternity put together a promotional rap video to attract new members to their fraternity's ranks. The vid, set to a funky original track, includes a multi-part rap about colors (!) and a lot of pretty awesome dancing. We're particularly fervent…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

Be My Boyfriend: Engineering Student Nick Selby Crushes Georgia Tech Convocation — And Our Hearts

Dear Nick, I watched the inspirational and well-soundtracked speech you gave to the incoming class of engineering students at Georgia Tech, and I was inspired! No, I'll never build an "Iron Man" suit, and I'll likely never attend the Georgia Tech engineering program, because, well, math. But your speech was so powerful -- especially the…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

13 Idiotic Dating Tips From Thor Lund, A Former Student Body President Who’s “Learned About Women”

What can we tell you about Thor Lund, author of the missive "What I Learned About Women"? For starters, his name is Thor Lund (here's his Facebook page). He's the former student government president at the University of Texas-Austin (pictured above) and a current student there. And his name is Thor. And…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 15, 2013

A Winner Crowned! See Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever

The day has finally come! After a week of voting, you’ve crowned a winner in the “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” tournament. We saw lots of famous faces come and go—Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Aaryn Gries, Teresa Giudice and Kim Kardashian, to name a few— but at the end of…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 14, 2013

Vote! FINALS: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

We’re down the to final two! For the past week, we’ve been pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” We’ve said goodbye to Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Aaryn Gries, Teresa Giudice and Kim Kardashian, who’ve all proven to make better roommates than these…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 13, 2013

Vote! Semi-Finals, Round 2: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” It's time for round two of the semi-finals! In round one, Lindsay Lohan defeated Miley Cyrus, which means today's winner will battle LiLo in the finals! Prior…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 12, 2013

25 Reasons College Is Not At All Like Real Life

Ah, college. I remember the first day like it happened yesterday. The smell of new paint covering beer-stained dorm room walls. The RAs' stale greetings in matching neon shirts and Sharpie'd name tags. Awkward, passing smiles from strange hallmates trailed by nervous parents. Hellish name games and forced social bonding. Little did I know that…
By: Alyson Penn / August 11, 2013

Our Biggest Regrets About College Sex

College! It's all about exposure to new ideas, learning skills for your future career, and, oh yeah, ceaseless romantic floundering. After high school, higher education is likely the last time you will be around so many people of your own age all the time. Who could blame you for sleeping with some a few many…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 10, 2013

Wear This, Not That: What To Put On To Go To Class

When you're in college, it's easy to forget that it's not perfectly acceptable to wear your pajamas everywhere. People are doing it, so it must be okay, right? Wrong. So, so, wrong. You're a semi-adult. Get your life together and put on a regular pair of pants, with an actual waist. College classes do count…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 9, 2013

8 Things I Wish I Had Known About Money In College

Today, New York University costs around $43,000 annually for tuition alone. When I attended over 10 years ago, it was closer to $30,000 annually. If either of those two numbers make you feel short of breath, join me on the floor. I was able to attend such an expensive school through a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2013

An Inner Monologue While Cramming For A Final

OK, I've waited til the last possible minute to start studying, but I think I should still be good. I mean, yeah, I could have started studying yesterday, or the day before, or anytime really in the past three months, but helllooooo, there were parties to attend and volleyball to play and late night cookie…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 9, 2013

Girl Talk: Thoughts On Deferred Admission

It is simple, what happened. I was an eager-eyed and relatively coy 18-year-old who was convinced that I was going to attend any four year university for acting, because I was a Capital A Actress. I applied to many schools for acting, I performed earnest monologues in front of expressionless adults behind a folding table.
By: Megan Reynolds / August 9, 2013

Vote! Semi-Finals, Round 1: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” Yesterday, Aaryn Gries entered the ring with Teresa Giudice for our fourth superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one, Kristen Stewart…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 9, 2013
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