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Josh Stephens

BIO

International Students: Top 10 Tips for U.S. College Applications

Josh Stephens | April 18, 2014 | College
The reward comes long after you've done the work. Don't wait until the night before -- or the month before -- to create a game plan.
Douglas Dechow

BIO

Intertwingled: The Work and Influence of Ted Nelson

Douglas Dechow | April 18, 2014 | Technology
Though he's personally disappointed in the way the World Wide Web has emerged and become integral to our relationship with knowledge, Nelson's influence on the many people who have shaped our digital world is immense.
Unwritten

Why Living Life to the Fullest Really Isn't so Cliché

Unwritten | April 18, 2014 | Women
As cliché as it sounds, we all really do take so many parts of our lives for granted. As much as we've heard it, we need to remember to appreciate the little things -- whether it's as simple as eating that delicious burrito bowl from Chipotle or something as critical as family.
Randy Bennett

Why the Future of Media and Journalism Really Is Bright

Randy Bennett | April 18, 2014 | Media
Data will be at the core of everything media companies do going forward.
Mark Warr

With Crime Rates Falling, There's No Need to Sacrifice Freedom for Safety

Mark Warr | April 18, 2014 | College
The problem is that the world is actually a good deal safer than most Americans realize or appreciate, and the freedoms they sacrifice are often surrendered unnecessarily.
Jonathan Weiler

BIO

Mark Emmert's Clown Show

Jonathan Weiler | April 18, 2014 | Sports
The whole interview was an embarrassment, from his insistence that recent changes have nothing to do with the unionization effort, to his pathetic claim that many universities would just go to Division III sports if unions became a reality.
Annie E. Clark

BIO

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | April 18, 2014 | College
As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.
John Matthews

The Youthful Face of Mass Violence in America

John Matthews | April 18, 2014 | Politics
They are young people who have access to weapons, but not access to continued intervention or mental health services. They are teenagers who have been victimized by others and feel they have nowhere else to turn.
Susan P. Joyce

BIO

Staying Employed: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Susan P. Joyce | April 18, 2014 | Business
Don't assume that your job is safe. In the 21st century, every job is temporary (even CEO). So it's best to be prepared, particularly if your employer feels a little shaky or the work situation has gotten unpleasant.
Brandon Williams

Either Way, I Get to Eat Cake

Brandon Williams | April 18, 2014 | Teen
My mind is on other things: Who will Frank Underwood target next? Will there be a Frozen 2 (the first one was AMAZING)? But most importantly, my mind has been revolved around one thing: college decisions.
Steve Rhode

BIO

Free Student Loan Money Waiting for Veterinarians

Steve Rhode | April 18, 2014 | College
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, has announced there is money available in fiscal year 2014 for their Veterinary Medicine Loan Program (VMLRP). Veterinarians eligible must serve in two ares: (1) geographical areas that the USDA Secretary determines have a shortage of veterinarians; and (2) areas of veterinary...
Joel Peterson

10 Tips for Making Your First Real Job Count

Joel Peterson | April 18, 2014 | College
You've spent much of your life cultivating disciplines and developing up-to-the-minute practical skills that should form a terrific foundation for lifelong professional development -- if you make the right first moves.
Lianna Serko

BIO

Verbal Safe Haven

Lianna Serko | April 18, 2014 | College
I think it is human nature for people to be wary of the way others perceive and interpret their thoughts. And I think that this is the root of the trend to tend towards expressing our beliefs in terms of "feeling" rather than "thinking."
Sacchi Patel

What Being There for My Friend Who Was Raped Taught Me About Myself

Sacchi Patel | April 18, 2014 | College
Knowing that a man did this to her and that I'm a man made me feel extremely guilty. This was perhaps the very first time I ever uttered to myself, "I'm a man."
Food Riot

BIO

How to Use a Coffee Shop As an Office and Not Be THAT Person

Food Riot | April 18, 2014 | Taste
I see people unnecessarily using two tables when they really could condense down into one.
Katie Koestner

The Real Reason Young Men Say They Won't Report Being Raped

Katie Koestner | April 18, 2014 | College
You are perceived as weak -- in mind and body -- if you say that you've been raped. I assume he is providing an observation of societal expectation. He is not. He is telling us why he never told anyone.
Bustle

Why Don't Women Like Me Back? On Always Being the Guy Who's Just a Friend

Bustle | April 18, 2014 | Women
You'd be shocked how easily the thought I really like you as a person but I'm not attracted or interested in dating you can be conveyed with just the flicker of an eyelid.
TEDTalks

BIO

WATCH: Does Penis Size Matter? Here's One Answer From The Animal Kingdom

TEDTalks | April 18, 2014 | TED Weekends
From a sea creature's detachable, swimming penis to violent bedbug sex, this is a tour of the animal kingdom as you've never seen it before. What can we learn about a species from how it has sex? Let's get it on
Jodi Okun

BIO

Should Money Be the Deciding Factor in Your Child's College Choice?

Jodi Okun | April 17, 2014 | College
May 1 is just around the corner. This is traditionally the final deadline for high school seniors to decide which financial aid package they are going to accept to attend college in the fall.
Paul Stoller

BIO

The Brave New World of Campus Life

Paul Stoller | April 17, 2014 | College
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) recently released a report that compares faculty and administrator compensation. It comes as no surprise that the salaries of administrators and coaches, according to the AAUP report, have skyrocketed. Meanwhile, faculty salaries, which inched forward for the first time in five years, continue...
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