From mugs to sweatshirts, asking for this kind of graduation present means whoever buys something for you doesn't have to break the bank but can still get you something that you'll like.
Find out which products you should stock up on so you're not regretting a second of your adventures abroad.
When the media writes about rape allegations as merely an "off-field distraction," or refers to Jameis Winston only as a "controversial player," it's minimizing the impact of sexual violence. Rape is more than an off-field distraction, and to define it as such does an injustice to survivors.
While you have just completed all your coursework towards your degree, in the school of life, there is no end to learning -- it's a continuum. Stay open to novel and innovative ideas and experiences, and resolve to learn something new each day.
HBCUs offer opportunity where none typically exists for students and families seeking higher education. If black institutions don't matter, it won't be long before the black lives they were designed to serve also fall into the abyss of perceived irrelevance.
To be successful in college about working out, you've got to pause that Netflix and get out of bed.
Universities are positioned as institutions devoted to the research and discovery of innovations for the benefit of the public that supports them.
Climate Change Denial,
It's graduation season again and after more than 35 years as a university professor, I am particularly concerned about the kind of world this year's college graduates are about to enter. We live in times of increasing emptiness. World and national events have promoted widespread cynicism. Consider the dysfunction of...
Class Of 2015,
For millennial aged graduates entering the career world, you must be armed with tools and strategies to distinguish yourselves from the pack.
One of the benefits of a Harvard fellowship is the opportunity to reflect upon the higher purposes of our country's civic institutions, and how those who serve within them can make meaningful progress for the American public.
College. Right. That is what so many homeless youth need. I have been working with homeless youth and homeless youth providers for the past 12 years. The great joy of working in this community is the sense of hope the youth engender.
Getting ready for finals? Cramming in your dorm room? Be careful - our environments influence our eating patterns, so if we're spending a lot of time in a place where junk foods are easily available, we are more likely to eat them.
This cultural shift is obviously significant. But where we go from here is just as important. There are 93 million of us in America right now, and as a result, we have the potential to be the most powerful voting bloc in the country. Imagine what we could do if we harnessed that number, and the power that comes with it, into action at the ballot box?
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After living in New York for five years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly superior, but there are some distinct differences.
When state revenues dip, those groups funded in areas where state officials have the most discretion often suffer more than other state-funded groups. It's expected. At the top of the list for many state officials is public higher education.
Diversity And Inclusion,
Discussions of sexual assault at Dartmouth's students are geared towards the heteronormative sexual and social relationships that emerge primarily in fraternity basements. Dartmouth cannot afford to fail these students by neglecting to prepare them for the spectrum of situations they may encounter.
Social media has changed the way we engage with news. After the events of April 27 in Baltimore, however, it appears that the future may already be upon us. Enter the latest tool in journalists' arsenal: Periscope.
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Senator Elizabeth Warren,
Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Senate's foremost advocate for lowering student debt and lowering the cost of college, received a petition signed by over 240,000 people. The petition called on Congress and the president to cancel all student debt.
Education is the highest correlating factor with income. Americans with a Master's Degree or higher earn twice as much (or more) than those with only a high school diploma.
Laughing is universal, but comedy is not. Learning the nuances in comedy through a cross-cultural lens can be an enjoyable experience for someone studying abroad.