higher education

News

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


Money

Plus, a radically different hypothetical for what would happen if you did than Lee Siegel posed in his NYT op-ed on defaulting. READ MORE »


News

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… READ MORE »


News

Last week, teenagers all across the country got their hopes and dreams crushed when Ivy League acceptance—and more often rejection letters—landed in their inboxes. The acceptance rates this year were scarily low: Harvard, 6.2 percent; Columbia, 6.9; Yale, 7.4; and Princeton, 8.4. Kristina Dell at The Daily Beast took the opportunity to talk to admissions… READ MORE »


Celebs

To her credit, Lady Gaga can claim being one of the era’s loudest fashion influences and her resume does boast innovation (meat dresses, anyone?) and important work in the industry (lookin’ hot for MAC, two years in a row). But does that make her qualified to teach college students about fashion? Apparently, the pop star… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

The National Institutes of Health funded a large survey of adults between ages 57 and 85, and the results were released on Wednesday. While some of the stuff they “discovered” was pretty predictable (getting erections and having orgasms becomes more difficult with age), there were a few rather interesting findings:

Men who have sex… READ MORE »