Saturday, September 23, 2017

Tag: college

6 Important Tips on Managing Your Time in College

Many students can feel overwhelmed in college, I know I did. With four or five classes, tons of homework and assignments, research papers and...

Getting High or Higher Education

When the city of Philadelphia decriminalized possession of marijuana, limiting it to a civil offense, it was called a major victory for vocal proponents...

Ohio State University tells students only whites can be racist

HIGHER EDUCATION Ohio State University held a workshop this past week intended to teach students about "privilege," how to avoid being racist, and how it...

Cal State students protest gold prospector mascot as a symbol of...

HIGHER EDUCATION The term "49'er" to characterize the prospector, has long been associated with the birth of California, harkening back to the time of the...

The Pros and Cons of 3 Different College Experiences

ADVICE I have had an interesting college experience, because, realistically, I have had three different college experiences.  I have been a community college commuter student,...

Hazing Incident: Football Players Face Multiple Felony Charges

Last Spring, two Wheaton College football players were victims of hazing by fellow teammates. One of the victims sustained injuries which resulted in charges...

Georgia Student Shot Dead By Campus Police

Scott Shultz, a 21-year-old student at Georgia Tech, was shot and killed by campus police. The fatal shooting allegedly occurred after Shultz ignored orders...

5 Things Seniors Should Do To Prepare For A Post-College Career

The thing that probably scares you most about post-college life is job security. Making that transition from college to the "real world" can be...

COMMENTARY: Students Should Support Free Speech Legislation

As the Wisconsin state legislature continues through the process of implementing a campus free speech bill, college students all over the state are voicing...

5 Ways To Improve Your Professionalism In College

While school work can take a lot of time, it is important to keep your professional growth in mind while in college as well....

An Example Of Financial Mismanagement In Public College

This publicly-funded community college didn't pay rent. Now, they are seeking judicial intervention once the landlord served the college administration with an eviction notice. You...

College Adds Safe Space For Students To Play With Dogs and...

The University of North Texas will be offering three new group counseling services which will include holding dogs, creating de-stressing art, and watching the...

How To Take On Your Toughest Class

We all have that one class that is just the absolute toughest. You know what class I’m talking about—it’s the one where the professor...

There Is An Antifa Club For College Faculty

The College Anti-Fascist Network, a nationally organized movement of academics supporting the Antifa efforts against fascists, is on the prowl at campuses nationwide. In a...

Beloit College Sponsoring “#GetWoke” Lecture Series To Counter Trump Rhetoric

A private liberal arts college in Wisconsin is sponsoring a lecture series on organizing and participating in counter-activism targeted at the Trump Administration. Entitled "#GetWoke: Organizing...

College Tips: How to Get a 4.0 GPA This Semester

The elusive 4.0. Every student's dream...some students' realities. It may seem like an impossible or lofty goal, but it actually is very possible. It...

5 Ways To Successfully Avoid Stress In College This Year

While college can be extremely stressful, the truth is that some students bring it upon themselves. For example, putting off assignments or not taking...

The Top 8 Most Valuable College Majors Right Now

With the amount of money that is spent on college education, students may want to ensure that they are getting a return on their...

Newspaper: U of Nebraska-Lincoln Controversy a “Teaching Moment”

A staff editorial by the Omaha World-Herald editors called the incidents surrounding 'Husker-gate' a "teaching moment" to remind people why students are entitled to...

Renters Insurance: Why College Students May Need It

It’s the start of a new school year and many students are headed back to campus or they’re in their first year of college....

Prof Vows to Wear Bulletproof Vest Entire School Year Over Campus...

A University of Kansas professor has vowed to wear a bulletproof vest for the entire school year in protest of Kansas’ campus carry law....

Must Know Tips: How to Stay Organized in College

I'm sure you know how it goes. You start off the year motivated and excited to beat the hell out of your semester. Hours...

Parent Gets Revenge on College Student Who Ignored Their Texts

School is in session for millions of students. For many parents, this experience causes excitement- and a lot of worry. Parents who have students...

7 Tips for Conquering This Semester

Gearing up for a new semester is quite possibly one of the best times of year. From football to fresh notebooks, fall semester is...

Colleges Continue to Offer Free Tuition

Over 20 states have started offering statewide “free community-college programs” including Arkansas, Minnesota, Oregon, and Maryland. The first scholarship to cover four years of college...

Signs Your Professor Might Be A Liberal

Walking onto your college campus, you'll feel a massive range of emotions. If you're a freshman, you might be anxious or hopeful. If you're...

5 Random Must-Haves for Fall Semester

With a new semester comes new beginnings. Whether you're starting college for the first time, or you're a veteran collegiate, welcome to fall semester! Maybe...

College Campuses: A Revolving Door

College campuses are unique places. On almost every campus in the United States, it’s like walking through the international arrivals section at Chicago-O’Hare International...

Why Countering the Gun Control Movement is Important

In 2007, Jeanne Assam saved the day at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Thousands of people were leaving Sunday mass as the...

10 Tips From a College Senior for New Freshmen

Your freshman year of college can be intimidating, and looking back, there was a lot I was unsure of walking onto campus the first...

Five Things to Do Once You’re Back to School

Whether you’re a returning student or a new freshman, I’m sure you have a to-do list running through your head for when you first...

College Bound: Malia Obama and Tiffany Trump

Former first daughter, Malia Obama, recently moved into her new home at Harvard University as a freshman while Tiffany Trump, daughter of President Trump...

How to Make Your Syllabi Work for You

The first day of any class is typically known for one thing: the class syllabus. Most instructors (excluding the cruel ones) will take the...

College Admissions Are Unfair

Thanks to affirmative action, college admissions really are racist...against whites and especially against Asians. There has been more talk than usual about affirmative action...

7 Unthought of Things to Pack for College

I spent the first two years of school as a commuter student at a community college, so when it came time to pack for...

What the Potential Government Shutdown Means for Students

What is all this talk about 'government shutdown'? You may have heard in the last few months about the possibility of a Government shutdown in...

Freshmen Required to Attend Orientation for “Bias” at Cornell

Cornell University rolled out a new program called “The Identity and Belonging Project at Cornell” designed to help freshman “avoid sanctions for bias activity.”...

University of Texas Removes Confederate Statue from Campus

In the wee hours of August 21st four statues honoring Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston, John Reagan and James Stephen Hogg were whisked...

How Colleges are Celebrating Today’s Eclipse

Across the United States, a total eclipse can be seen across the United States, not that we recommend anyone actually trying to see the...

Professor Slips Social Justice Education Into Class

Social injustices can happen quite frequently. In order to empathize with those who are oppressed, individuals must be aware of what it is and...

How to Navigate College as a Conservative

The horrific events that took place in Virginia over the weekend combined with the growing political tension in our country make it seem that...

7 Things You SHOULDN’T Bring to College

When you start packing for school, especially if it’s your first time moving to a college campus, it’s tempting to want to buy and...

Veterans Get Expanded Benefits for College Under ‘Forever GI Act’

Military veterans who are interested in going to school will now get expanded college assistance under legislation signed into law by President Donald Trump. There...

Online Program to Provide (Almost) Free Tuition for Freshman

Without question, one of the biggest issues with going to college is finding some way to afford it. A new online program will offer...

How to Get College Textbooks for Cheap!

It’s that time of year again folks! If you’re a college student like me, your list of needed textbooks is probably dreadfully long, and...

International Students Favor Canada Over U.S. Schools

American universities are known for hosting a good number of international students, but a close neighbor is starting to take the country’s place as...

‘Stress Reduction Policy’ Allows Students to Grade Themselves

A University of Georgia professor, Dr. Richard Watson, will soon allow his students to choose their own grades. This fall, his 'stress reduction policy'...

Adam Carolla on College Safe Spaces

Adam Carolla testified before a House Committee regarding the increased resistance to free speech on college campuses. What do you think of Carolla's thoughts...

Recommended Read: Time for a Turning Point by Charlie Kirk

With a new school year quickly approaching, it is time to begin preparation for another semester. It is not a secret that being a...

Professor Watchlist Spotlight: Dr. David Pook

Dr. David Pook, a Professor of History at Granite State College, said that he helped write Common Core standards in order to end white...

Chancellor of Community College Says Algebra is a’ Civil Rights Issue’

The chancellor of California's community college recently claimed that colleges algebra requirement is an issue of civil rights. Eloy Oritz Oakley told NPR that colleges...

College Suspends Students for Free Speech Violation

Claremont McKenna College recently cracked down on student protests against conservative speakers. The university announced that 3 students will receive disciplinary action for creating...

Five Tips for Ending Your Internship on a High Note

As we approach the end of July, many of you are likely in the final stretch of your summer internship. Before you walk out...

#LetThemF*ckingDie Professor to Resume Teaching

Trinity College President, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, released a statement Friday that Professor Johnny Williams will resume his teaching responsibilities in January 2018. Last month, Williams was...

Syracuse Receives $4 Million in Federal Funding to Recruit Minorities

Syracuse University received $4 million dollars in federal funding from The National Science and Foundation for research regarding students in STEM. The allocated money...

Students “Not Proud to Be American”

Students at George Washington University showed very little patriotism in a video recently released by Campus Reform. When asked how proud they were to...

University of Michigan to Offer Free College Tuition

The University of Michigan recently announced the Go Blue Guarantee, a free-tuition program for children of low-income families. It was established to encourage lower...

Microaggression: Saying a School Assignment Was “Easy”

HuffPost contributor and Stanford student, Ruth Starkman says that saying an assignment was easy is now a microaggression. Starkman asks you to imagine a...

College Prep Program Forces Students to “Examine Their Privilege”

A college prep event held for Michigan high schoolers hosted by Lake Michigan College required participants to count up how many "privileges" they experience....

Professor: Fraternities “Hoard Power” for “Wealthy White Men”

A sociology professor at Occidental College believes that colleges should ban fraternities because "they are designed to hoard power and influence specifically for wealthy...

The Guide to Handling Liberal Campus Discrimination

It isn’t a secret that conservatives, with the exception of a few select campuses, often find themselves discriminated against on campus. Whether you’ve had...

Today’s Professor Watchlist Spotlight: Dr. Faheem Younus

Today's featured professor, courtesy of Professor Watchlist, is Dr. Faheem Younus. Dr. Faheem Younus is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Maryland. Dr....

Liberals Say Campus Free Speech Center is ‘GOP Safe Space’

A proposal at the University of Wisconsin to create a center for freedom of speech is being ridiculed by liberals as a "GOP safe...

Professor Harassed After Questioning Diversity Event

Evergreen State College has traditionally hosted an annual event called “Day of Absence and Day of Presence”, and now, Professor Bret Weinstein is being...

Commencement Speaker Tells Grads Trump is ‘Racist, Sexist Megalomaniac’

Hampshire College's commencement speaker condemned President Trump, calling him a "racist, sexist, megalomaniac" at the school's graduation ceremony Saturday. While some commencement speakers this year...

University Sued for Lack of Response to ‘Hostile’ Yik Yak Comments

A group of feminist students at the University of Mary Washington recently filed a Title IX lawsuit against their school after the school allegedly...

Holy Cross May Change Mascot to be ‘Politically Correct’

The College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts may not by the 'Crusaders' much longer because of its reminiscence of the Crusades in the...

University of Illinois Spends $60 Million Annually on Diversity

According to a recent independent report commissioned by the university, the University of Illinois spends over $60 million on diversity efforts yearly. The report...

Maryland Forces Students to take Sexual-Assault Training

Students at the University of Maryland starting this fall will be forced to take a 50-minute bystander intervention training -- and be forced to...

Professor Receives Federal Funding to Study Racial Microaggressions

University of Georgia professor, Professor Mary Atwater, recently received $230,000 in federal funding to study racial microagressions in science. Professor Atwater plans to use...

Student Pressured to Apologize for Wearing Blackhawks Jersey

A student at Bethel University recently issued an apology for wearing a Chicago Blackhawks sweatshirts to his "Social Perspectives, Human Worth and Social Action"...

Student Writes 66-Page Dissertation on Beyonce

Colleges are not what they used to be. Whereas students of yesteryear wrote dissertations on politicians, economists, inventors or other significant intellectuals, one sociology...

7 Part Summer Break Checklist

The start of summer break is, essentially, an invitation to sit around and do nothing. After all, you survived the school year packed with...

4 Tips to Help You Organize for Summer

This morning, my house looked like a moving van had exploded? Why? Because I was unpacking for the summer. It can be hard to...

University of Nothern Iowa Hosts Disturbing “Art Exhibit”

Performance art students at the University of Northern Iowa recently hosted a disturbing art exhibit. The event was open to the public and people...

6 Ways to Have a Successful Finals Week

1. Condense and compile your notes Looking at all of your notes for the semester can be completely overwhelming. Take time before your finals to...

Pro-Abortion Professor Says Images of Fetuses Are ‘Child Pornography’

A pro-choice professor at Purdue University accused pro-life organizations of "child pornography" after using images of dead fetuses during a debate. David Sanders, an associate...

Yale College Republicans hold BBQ next to liberal hunger strike

Don't you hate it when you're dying for a bite to eat and then you smell some delicious food but can't have any? That's...

The College Guide to Picking the Perfect Red Lipstick

Finding a great shade of red lipstick is tough. Ladies, can I get an amen? There might be something that looks AWESOME on the...

6 Ways to Get Your Life Together Over The Weekend

Weekends are a time to reflect and reset for the week ahead. Instead of spending the entire few days watching Netflix and sleeping until...

The Most Diverse Republican State Board in the Country

SAN MARCOS, Texas-April 8, 2017-The Texas Federation of College Republicans gathered for their annual spring convention to elect a new state board to serve...

(AUDIO) Student Life Director Says Her Own Process Is Slowing Down...

The Turning Point USA chapter at Ball State University is being sent back to the Student Activities Committee to go through the approval process for...

Rosie O’Donnell engages in Twitter war with college Student

Following President Trump's joint address before Congress, Rosie O'Donnell began going on rants against people who were proud of Trump's speech. One of the...

Why It’s Great to be a Republican in a Liberal Classroom

Don’t you just love when your professors bring politics into the classroom? I mean most likely you secretly love it because you opened an article...

We Have Made the American Protest Worthless

If you want positive change, try and find respectable men and women to fight for you.

20 Motivational Thoughts for College Students

For most college students, this is the first week back to classes, and focusing on school work can be difficult. Here are 20 motivational...

Five Things I’ve Learned Studying Abroad

When I went to college I had many goals and aspirations. I wanted to join the College Republicans (did do), become a frat bro...

7 Lies we were told about college

Growing up, we all heard things about what college would be like, what it would contain. We took these things as fact, simply because...

You are not your GPA…but it still matters

Lately I've been seeing an overwhelming amount of "You are not your GPA" articles. They all hit on one main point: you are worth...

11 College Dos and Don’ts

It's no doubt that college can be a slippery slope. If you skip one day of class, you'll be failing in no time. Set...

7 Ways You Can Rock This Semester

I don’t know about you, but I am a self-improvement addict. I’m constantly processing my life, looking for things that could be better, changed,...

10 websites every college student should know about

It's a new year and you have the opportunity to have the best semester yet. To do this, you must equip yourself with the...

$412,000 spent on study on “How to Make Glaciers Feminist”

No, this isn't a joke. President Obama and the rest of the cronies in D.C. are certified experts at wasting the American people's hard-earned money....

5 Best college textbook resources (Other than your campus bookstore)

Buying your college textbooks at the campus bookstore is becoming a thing of the past. The books are often outrageously overpriced and you are...

University offers ‘Problem of Whiteness’ course

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a new course next semester titled "The Problem of Whiteness." The course description reads, "Have you ever wondered what...

This week has been dedicated to the Armed Forces Bowl

This week kicks off a week of events celebrating those serving in the military past and present. Fort Worth, TX mayor Betsy Price has declared...

7 things every college student thinks at the start of Christmas...

The end of finals brings what every college student looks forward to all semester long: Christmas break. Going home is wonderful, and the knowledge...

10 Tips for Being Productive over Holiday Break

Finals are almost over which means the holidays are approaching with a break for students - finally. While it's easy to sleep in and...

7 ways to stay sane during finals week

Finals are upon us, and we all know that we could potentially be insane by the end of the week. Value your sanity? Here...

Ohio State Attack: Here’s what we know

The situation is now under control. The motive of the attack at this point is unclear. Local media is reporting that the suspect is...