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Jacob Peters

What the Keystone Pipeline Means to Millennials

Jacob Peters | February 26, 2015 | Politics
Obama speaking our language doesn't necessarily mean iMessages full of emojis, though his recent experiment with a "selfie-stick" suggests that it may not be far behind; instead we are seeing an Executive that is acting on our issues.
Dannia Guzman

5 Ways to Be on Top of Your Game in College

Dannia Guzman | February 26, 2015 | College
Personal agency can make a difference in any situation. Only we can take control of our learning and the outcome because only we can vocalize our needs.
Clarence B. Jones

From Selma to Ferguson: Keep Hope Alive!

Clarence B. Jones | February 26, 2015 | Black Voices
The demands for justice in Ferguson, coupled with the recent speeches by New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton and FBI Director James Comey, are indeed reasons to keep hope alive!
Christine C. Quinn

New York Is a Leader in the Fight Against Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Christine C. Quinn | February 26, 2015 | College
Sex assault and rape are huge problems on our campuses in New York and across the country. Indeed, evidence suggests that the information gap in this area adds to the problem and proves to be highly misleading for students and families.
Bob Hildreth

Soon Student Loans Will Look Like the Tax Code

Bob Hildreth | February 26, 2015 | College
Colleges make it simple for students to borrow by packaging several different types of federal loans... Sometimes, schools even give students more loans than they need. The students have to accept the package and deal with the loans when they leave, whether they graduate or not.
Lauren Cooper

Plot Twist: Global Poverty May Be Alleviated by Liberal Arts Students

Lauren Cooper | February 26, 2015 | Impact
When I look back on my experiences with Hult Prize in 2014, what stands out to me is not the size of the problems we tackled, but the amount of heart invested in the solutions.
Lauren Cooper

Plot Twist: Global Poverty May Be Alleviated by Liberal Arts Students

Lauren Cooper | February 26, 2015 | Impact
When I look back on my experiences with Hult Prize in 2014, what stands out to me is not the size of the problems we tackled, but the amount of heart invested in the solutions.
Kassandra Fotiadis

The Foreign Language Requirement

Kassandra Fotiadis | February 26, 2015 | College
There is no denying that there has been a significant drop in foreign language study both in high schools and at the undergraduate level. Enrollment has dropped by 6.7 percent since 2009. Furthermore, about 100,000 fewer students took college language classes in 2013.
Sherif Ibrahim

A Compassionate Path to Upholding Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories at Stanford

Sherif Ibrahim | February 26, 2015 | College
Equal and equitable value of life has never hurt anyone, and affirming Palestinian human rights is unifying. In pursuit of this, our mission embodies its goals through compassion, justice and love.
J. Randall O'Brien

The Soul of the Christian University

J. Randall O'Brien | February 26, 2015 | Religion
Our life is ordered by The Way of Jesus Christ. His teachings, such as the Sermon on the Mount, which features a radical call to enemy-love, forgiveness and purity of heart, his sayings, parables, and example become normative.
Tulio Ospina

Solidarity with Palestine at Stanford

Tulio Ospina | February 26, 2015 | College
A critical mass of Stanford students have decided that justice for all includes freedom for Palestine, and that we as students can and must take action to bring it into being. Solidarity with Palestine is here to stay, and in all likelihood to grow, at Stanford.
Natalie Kalin

What Are We Waiting For?

Natalie Kalin | February 26, 2015 | College
If I could go back to my freshmen self and ask her one thing, it'd be this: what are you waiting for What, really, are any of us waiting for?
Jordyn Holman

Black History Month the British Way

Jordyn Holman | February 26, 2015 | Black Voices
Though it has a shorter legacy than the U.S.' month set aside to honor the achievements of people from the African Diaspora, those in the U.K. also use various mediums to educate the public on the African-Caribbean community.
David Ongchoco

Young and Entrepreneurial: Serial Developer and Scholly CTO Nick Pirollo

David Ongchoco | February 26, 2015 | Technology
He loves how the companies he works with helps him solve interesting problems that impact the lives of millions of people.
John Foubert

No, More Campus Guns Won't Decrease Rape

John Foubert | February 26, 2015 | College
Several members of various state legislators have trotted out the idea that what is missing from college campuses, particularly the hands of 18-year-old women, are six shooters, or even better, semi-automatic handguns.
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

How to Rock Your Virtual Internship

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | February 25, 2015 | College
The only coffee you'll be running to get is your own and you can skip out on all of the mindless tasks interns are known for completing around the office. To completely rock your virtual internship -- and to get the most out of the experience -- follow these Holy Grail tips.
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Higher Education for the Future: Plan B - Where Art Thou?

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | February 25, 2015 | College
In addition to arguing passionately, even persuasively, that research universities in particular and higher education in general deserve greater state support, we are left with the unspoken question of what else we should be doing.
Jon Wisman

Land of Equal Opportunity? The Power of a Costly Myth

Jon Wisman | February 25, 2015 | Politics
The myth of fluid upward mobility blinds us to how stacked our system has become against the aspirations of the less well-off, thereby enabling an elite to capture every larger shares of income, wealth, privilege, and control over government while those below receive relatively smaller shares, face fewer opportunities, and command increasingly less control.
Keara Hozella

NEDAwareness Week: 3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Recovery

Keara Hozella | February 26, 2015 | Healthy Living
Eating disorders are not limited to illnesses that affect teenage girls. There isn't a stereotype for eating disorders; they can affect and ruin the life of any individual. That statistic alone should be enough to start talking about eating disorders and stop keeping them a secret.
Caitlynne Leary

How Coconut Oil Changed My LIfe

Caitlynne Leary | February 25, 2015 | College
I've always thought I had pretty soft hair, and when a new girl started working in our office with the shiniest hair I had ever seen, we were all fawning over it. When asked what her secret was, she simply said, "coconut oil!"
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