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Write for the Future

Detours from Pain to Social Justice

Write for the Future | September 23, 2016 | College
By Josh Horwitz The entrance to the synagogue is a back alley. It is on a dark street with very little color--even on a beautiful day without a cloud in the sky. With bullet holes and old and decaying bricks and stones, the...
Elizabeth Esrey

Rethinking Conflict As Good

Elizabeth Esrey | September 22, 2016 | College
Last month, I dropped my first child off at college. College is an awesome opportunity to learn and grow, and I hope he uses his time and talents wisely. Campus life, by and large, hasn't changed much since my college days....
Diane Propsner

Janelle V. Reynolds Fleming, Ph.D., Math Major Turned Oceanographer

Diane Propsner | September 22, 2016 | College
Photo Caption: Janelle V. Reynolds Fleming, Ph.D. Today, I'm going to talk about Dr. Janelle V. Reynolds Fleming. Janelle is an oceanographer with specific expertise in both physical and biological oceanography. Her specialization includes coastal physics data analysis and oceanographic instrument...
Joe Peyronnin

Monday's Hofstra Debate

Joe Peyronnin | September 23, 2016 | Politics
History is about to be made at Hofstra University, and excitement is building to a crescendo among the school's nearly 11,000 students. On Monday evening, Democrat Hillary Clinton will face Republican Donald Trump in a presidential debate that will likely be the most-watched television program in U.S. history.
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Key Note Speech For CalSouthern's Class Of 2016

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | September 22, 2016 | College
Now is the time to go follow your internal compass and use your unique and special talents, to make your world and the people in your world a smarter, better and more fun place to be.
Ethan Senack

The New Face of the Textbook Monopoly

Ethan Senack | September 21, 2016 | College
Today, the Student PIRGs released a new report titled Access Denied that investigates the concerning growth of online access codes in college classrooms. Here at PIRG, we have long researched the issue of high textbook prices, but today's report calls attention to a...
Stephanie R. Caudle

Top 5 Party Schools in the United States

Stephanie R. Caudle | September 20, 2016 | College
While college can be an exciting time it can also be a challenging time as most students seek to find their own identity outside of their hometowns and finally become whoever or whatever they are destined to be. For many, this is a time that you discover the leader inside of you while others discover the partyer inside.
Ian Reifowitz

Remember How Republicans Like Trump Said Minimum Wage Increases Hurt The Economy And Cost Jobs?

Ian Reifowitz | September 21, 2016 | Politics
Right-wing Republicans like to make grand pronouncements about how enacting this or that progressive policy will bring doom and destruction. The 1993 budget deal passed without a single Republican vote, and Newt Gingrich said it would “kill the current recovery and put us back in a...
Pranay Gupte

The Writing Life: Past is Prologue, Or Is it?

Pranay Gupte | September 19, 2016 | College
I just received a Facebook message from my friend Rick Horowitz, Class of 1970 at Brandeis University: Hi, Pranay: It was fifty years ago today... I could have this completely wrong, I realize, but the date that has always stuck in my mind is September 19th. September 19th of 1966,...
Davis Truyen

How to Choose a Career Path That Fits You Perfectly

Davis Truyen | September 19, 2016 | College
In order to determine the right career path, you need to know the actual current work environment and how it changes over the time. From there you will have a suitable option for your career path
Davis Truyen

What to Do When You Change Into a New Job Thats Irrelevant to The Previous One

Davis Truyen | September 19, 2016 | College
In the field of career development strategy, there is a kind of career path that is quite common in this century which is called zig-zag career pathway. That means a person can change into many different companies, with different fields and different job categories.
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

The Importance of Preserving and Promoting Languages: A Liberal Arts Perspective

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | September 19, 2016 | College
I recently wrote about what the death of the last thylacine (Tasmanian tiger) 80 years ago can teach us about the power the liberal arts has to solve wickedly difficult problems. That piece and its focus on extinction led to a discussion with my good friend and Russian...
Dr. Scott D. Miller

What light rail and college have in common

Dr. Scott D. Miller | September 19, 2016 | College
Since becoming president of Virginia Wesleyan College more than a year ago, I've become interested in the proposal for light-rail expansion into Virginia Beach. I support the idea for many reasons, not least of which is the convincing set of arguments made by the city of Virginia Beach in the...
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Consolidation in Higher Ed: the Clash of Data and Optics

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | September 18, 2016 | College
Earlier this month, Jeff Selingo wrote in The Washington Post about the coming era of consolidation among colleges and universities. Mr. Selingo based many of his comments on findings from a study by Parthenon-EY Education to which he also contributed. The study concluded that more than 800 American colleges exhibit factors...
The Cut

The Secret To A Good Date: Have Sex First

The Cut | September 16, 2016 | Women
(Photo: Weegee(Arthur Fellig)/Getty Images) By Priscilla Pine Last summer, I found myself being led through Williamsburg by the hand, on the way to the apartment of Matthew, a guy I had been seeing, casually and happily, for a couple months. It was...
Kendall Pope

Back To School Beauty : Splurge Or Save?

Kendall Pope | September 16, 2016 | College
College is a time to learn all about money management. There's books to buy, pizza to eat, beer to drink and at some point you have to learn which of those three to save your money on.
Write for the Future

The Virtues of Outfield

Write for the Future | September 16, 2016 | College
By Will Johnson Oh, outfield. You are viewed as the most boring position in all of sports. You resemble Cast Away, but moving is forbidden. At least Tom Hanks had his volleyball. All I have is my center fielder, to whom I occasionally...
L. Jay Lemons

NCAA Decision Reflects Commitment to Fairness and Respect for All

L. Jay Lemons | September 15, 2016 | College
On Monday, the NCAA Board of Governors announced it would relocate seven championship events from North Carolina this year over concerns about state laws that limit civil rights protections. The Board's decision emphasized that NCAA events must promote an inclusive atmosphere for all college athletes, coaches, administrators and fans, and...
Robert Segal, MD

STD Prevention And Testing For College Students

Robert Segal, MD | September 16, 2016 | College
As many young men and women are off to colleges and universities across the nation – some for the first time – this is the start of a new age of freedom and exploration. With this new freedom also comes meeting new people and having new experiences including...
Shari Medini

5 Important Reminders About Senioritis

Shari Medini | September 16, 2016 | College
Each time I drive my son to preschool, I drive by the high school. The same high school where I spent my senior year, which makes it strange to see kids walking towards the school looking so young when I feel like I graduated yesterday. I see kids half-asleep, less-than-enthused...
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