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Entries by Leah Finnegan from 10/2010

For-Profit Colleges Hit Again In Senate Hearings

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

A career adviser at a large for-profit college, testifying Thursday before a Senate committee, said her employer used "tricks and sleight of hand" to ...

Students Conscientiously Object To Testing

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

Sylvie Baldwin is trying to apply the idea of being a "conscientious objector" to the world of admissions testing. With a growing number of college...

College Campuses Not Always Safe For Gay Students: NPR Report

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

Although Rutgers student Tyler Clementi was not openly gay, the broadcast of his romantic encounter with a man on the Internet is being linked to his ...

Tyler Clementi's Suicide Illustrates Internet Dangers

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The shocking suicide of a college student whose sex life was broadcast over the Web illustrates yet again the Internet's alar...

Ex-NJ Gov. McGreevey 'Filled With Sadness' Over Tyler Clementi's Suicide

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey governor who resigned after he announced he was a "gay American" says he's "filled with great sadness" at the sui...

Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell Takes 'Personal Leave,' Gay-Bashing Blog Closed

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell, who gained notoriety this week for a bizarre interview with Anderson Cooper and his strange, homo...

Tyler Clementi's Parents: Outpouring Of Support Has Been 'Deeply Moving'

Posted 10.01.2010 | College

The heartbroken parents of the Rutgers freshman who committed suicide after his gay hook-up was streamed live with a webcam said Friday they hope thei...

Police Raid Yale Party, 5 Arrested

Posted 10.02.2010 | College

Ten minutes before the Morse-Ezra Stiles college screw was set to end early Saturday morning, more than a dozen New Haven police officers and liquor a...

Alaska's McAdams Receives $42,000 Donation

Posted 10.02.2010 | College

As of Thursday afternoon, Sept. 30, Democrat Scott McAdams was the only Alaskan senatorial candidate in possession of a war chest built entirely upon ...

Tyler Clementi Remembered At Rutgers (VIDEO)

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

This weekend, Rutgers University honored the life of freshman Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide last week. Clementi jumped off the George Washing...

Tyler Clementi's Suicide Resonates On Campus, Beyond

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — "Things will get easier; people's minds will change," Ellen DeGeneres pleads in an Internet video, staring into the camera...

Banana Genius Grows 50 Varietals On University Of Hawaii Farm

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

At 21 years old, junior and Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences major Gabriel Sachter-Smith is already known as a banana expert. He's been called banana ...

Mid-Atlantic Christian University Shooting Leaves One Dead

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

A shooting Sunday afternoon at the Mid-Atlantic Christian University, formerly Roanoke Bible College, left a student dead. Elizabeth City police we...

Freshman 8 Sleep Contest: Who Should Win A Trip To New York? (WATCH)

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

September was sleep month on HuffPost College -- instead of warning new students about gaining the Freshman 15, we encouraged them to get the Freshman...

USC vs. USC? Supreme Court Won't Get Into Trademark Battle Between Schools

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't decide who really owns the initials "SC" when it comes to college sports: the University of Southern Califo...

Yale May Launch Formal Investigation Into Party Raid

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

Yale administrators met Sunday night to discuss the University's plan of action for responding to the controversial New Haven Police Department raid o...

How To Tweet Your Way To A Job

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

More people follow Britney Spears and Ashton Kutcher on Twitter than live in the countries of Sweden, Israel, Switzerland, Ireland, Norway or Panama. ...

Penn Students In Europe Face Terror Alert

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

The approximately 280 Penn students studying abroad in Europe this semester had cause for concern this weekend. The U.S. Department of State issued...

Brookhaven College LOCKDOWN: Reports Of Gunman Shutter Dallas-Area School

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas -- Dallas police say the student responsible for a Dallas-area community college being placed on lockdown has been hospitalized ...

Support, Counseling, Education For Gay Youth Just A Click Away

Posted 10.04.2010 | College

Campus Pride. Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network. Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Support and other resources for gay young...

Wyclef Jean Named Brown University Fellow

Posted 10.05.2010 | College

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island's Brown University says hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean (WY'-klef zhahn) has accepted an appointment as a visiting fellow...

Americans Support Community Colleges: AP Poll

Posted 10.05.2010 | College

The vast majority of Americans feel it is better for some students to go to community college instead of a four-year school, according to a new poll b...

Dharun Ravi, Molly Wei May Not Be Charged With Hate Crime In Tyler Clementi Case

Posted 10.05.2010 | College

New Jersey prosecutors say they may not be able to bring hate crime charges against two Rutgers University students linked to the suicide of classmate...

Jonathan Schipper Dead: Mid-Atlantic Christian University Student Shot In Dorm

Posted 10.05.2010 | College

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A student at a Bible college in North Carolina was shot and killed in his dorm room, and school officials say another student...

Big-Name Companies To Help Colleges Train Workers

Posted 10.05.2010 | College

As the White House stages a first-of-its-kind community college summit Tuesday, the Obama administration is proposing that stronger partnerships betwe...