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Sasha Bronner

I Called Myself a Bitch, and Then Thought Twice About It

Sasha Bronner | March 27, 2015 | Women
I thought more about the word. It's everywhere. Often not even beeped out of television shows, "bitch" is in rap songs and pop songs and on t-shirts. "It's Britney, bitch." "I'm in Miami, bitch."
Molly Patrick

8 Less Talked About Reality of Traveling to Exotic Places

Molly Patrick | March 27, 2015 | Travel
I was never the type of person who went backpacking through Europe, took a year off from college to study abroad or booked a solo adventure through Southeast Asia.
Christina Berchini

Vocabulary Words New College Students Need to Gain a Competitive Edge

Christina Berchini | March 27, 2015 | College
First-genners are at an inherent disadvantage because, unlike their non-first-gen counterparts, first-genners know less about how to navigate the system to gain a competitive edge.
Larry Magid

Digital Trust Foundation Seeking Proposals on Digital Abuse Programs

Larry Magid | March 27, 2015 | Technology
Grants will range from between $50,000 and $200,000, although exceptional projects outside that range will be considered. Non-profits, universities, private companies, and individuals are eligible to apply.
Rebecca Joseph

Seeing the College Admissions Glass as Half-Full

Rebecca Joseph | March 27, 2015 | College
The happiest students in this process are willing to attend several colleges on their lists; they realize that these colleges will offer them extraordinary programming, including merit scholarships.
James Nichols

5 Ways to File Your Taxes With Less Stress

James Nichols | March 27, 2015 | Money
With the April 15 tax deadline getting close, consider trying these five strategies that may help you lower your 2014 taxes, enhance your retirement readiness and help you get more organized for 2015.
Tom Snyder

The Case for Career and Technical Education

Tom Snyder | March 27, 2015 | College
We need to change our way of thinking about college education. As thousands of recent graduates have discovered, a four-year degree isn't an automatic gateway into the American middle class.
LearnVest

'Give Me a Break!' 11 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions and Credits

LearnVest | March 27, 2015 | Money
To help alleviate the sting of paying Uncle Sam, we asked CPAs to share some of the most commonly overlooked tax deductions and credits for everyone from newlyweds to new homeowners.
Kyle McCarthy

Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Globe University's Petition for Appeal in Whistleblower Ruling

Kyle McCarthy | March 27, 2015 | Business
Will this latest court decision convince Globe University officials to stop pointing the finger at others and deflecting blame? Hopefully. It's well overdue and their students and graduates deserve better.
Helen Drinan

Amid Sweet Briar Battle, Women's Colleges Remain Important and Relevant

Helen Drinan | March 27, 2015 | College
When I first heard the news that Sweet Briar College would close, I thought it was a mistake. How could this be true? Shuttering this respected, 114-year-old women's liberal arts institution seemed implausible.
Julia Schemmer

Why I Respect Zayn for Leaving One Direction

Julia Schemmer | March 27, 2015 | Teen
Whether you walk in the halls or on the red carpet, promoting our mental well-being is a priority that needs to be taken more seriously.
Greg Lukianoff

Talking on Eggshells in College

Greg Lukianoff | March 27, 2015 | College
Speech policing advocates forget that there is incredible value in knowing what people actually think, unfiltered. Believing you can conquer racism, bias and bigotry by rooting out microaggressions and enforcing self-censorship and uptightness is like taking Xanax for syphilis.
Brianna Susnak

Understanding the RFRA: Why It's a Downright Embarrassing Day to Be a Hoosier

Brianna Susnak | March 27, 2015 | Gay Voices
While the ability to express one's religious beliefs is of crucial importance, and one of the greatest aspects of freedom in our country, it should never come at the cost of discrimination against other people.
Allison Underhill

5 Books That Changed My Perspective of the World

Allison Underhill | March 26, 2015 | Books
In the future, opinions will change, people will change, and the world will change. Books, however, are a constant force. Their themes will continue to be relevant, no matter how different the world may appear in the years to come.
Ken Schneck, PhD

A Professor's (Minimally) Academic Farewell to Glee

Ken Schneck, PhD | March 27, 2015 | College
At this point, you've seen myriad so-longs, farewells, Auf Wiedersehens and goodbyes to the now-departed, cultural phenomenon of one syllable: Glee.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

Arianna Huffington | March 27, 2015 | Science
Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the importance of good sleep hygiene, how our brain's clock is connected to our overall well-being, and the problem with sleeping pills.
Tyler Lewis

Why I Root for the Underdogs (and You Should Too)

Tyler Lewis | March 27, 2015 | College
After spending several Marchs in front of a television, I have finally come to a conclusion about sports: I love the underdog.
The University of Central Florida Forum

A Community Is More Than a Group of People

The University of Central Florida Forum | March 26, 2015 | College
I recently met someone from Bolivia through a mutual friend. She was telling me how different it is in Florida, as no one ever is outside or takes walks. I thought that was an odd statement, given that I see plenty of fellow Floridians outside enjoying our beautiful state.
Danielle Chylinski

Why We Should All Aspire to Be More Like Colbie Caillat

Danielle Chylinski | March 26, 2015 | Women
I've been thinking about Colbie Caillat's song, "Try," ever since it came out on the radio. I kept writing it down in my notes on my iPhone to remind myself that this song, and the message it sends, should be acknowledged.
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

How to Build a Healthy Relationship With Your Roommate

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | March 26, 2015 | College
The important thing to remember as someone with a roommate is that no matter your feelings for one another, there are ways to live together in peace and to cultivate a healthy relationship.
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