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A+ Colleges For B Students: US News And World Report List

Rebecca Harrington | September 18, 2012 | College
Didn't get all As in school? Not to worry! You can still go to a great college. US News and World Report recently compiled a list of the best schools for average students. According to US News, these schools have "strong ratings in the 2013 U.S....

Bill O'Reilly, Jon Stewart To Debate In Washington (VIDEO)

Jack Mirkinson | November 17, 2012 | Media
Frequent frenemies and sparring partners Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly are set to have their longest debate ever, it was announced Monday. Stewart's and O'Reilly's appearances on each other's shows have long been eagerly anticipated occasions. Now, the two will face off in a 90-minute debate at George...

5 Texts I Will Over-Analyze | Thought Catalog

William McGuinness | September 17, 2012 | College
1. “Ok.” Excuse me? Ok? With a period? Are you kidding me? What did I ever do to you, you spectacular asshole? Here I am, glued to your hip of betrayal for the past (______ weeks), and you have the audacity to oh-so-tersely tell me “Ok.” when I ask...

Anthony Bourdain's Top 5 Bars - Hungry Crowd | Food & Wine

William McGuinness | September 17, 2012 | College
"There are a lot of great drinking towns in this world," says veteran traveler Anthony Bourdain. "For me, if I have a bar epiphany, it's usually about four o'clock in the afternoon, before the evening crowd comes in. It's usually the daytime guys sitting there, they know the bartender, maybe...

Perception Study Shows Men Better At Recognizing Cars, Women At Recognizing Living Things

Jacqueline Howard | September 18, 2012 | Science
Men and women see the world differently--and not just in a metaphorical sense. A new study from psychologists at Vanderbilt University shows that women are better at recognizing living things--birds, for example--while men are better at spotting cars and other vehicles. The study was published online in...

Obama Event At University Of Iowa Cost $55,000: Iowa City Patch

Tyler Kingkade | September 17, 2012 | College
Some called President Barack Obama's visit to the University of Iowa on Sept. 7 "historic," but making history also apparently comes at a cost. The event, in which Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his spouse Dr. Jill Biden spoke on the Pentacrest lawn in Iowa...

Chris Gethard Talks Comedy As Therapy On HuffPost Live (VIDEO)

Ross Luippold | September 17, 2012 | Comedy
Last week, an anonymous fan of comedian Chris Gethard contacted him on Tumblr seeking help. The fan identified with Gethard's comedy, which often revolves around his struggles with depression and self-doubt, and when the fan's thoughts started to turn suicidal, he or she asked Gethard for his advice. The comedian...

Bo Pelini Update: Nebraska Football Coach Given Clean Bill Of Health After Scare

Jason St. Angelo | September 17, 2012 | Sports
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says he has a clean bill of health and that he left a game over the weekend because he and team doctors were concerned a case of heartburn and his sense of feeling disoriented might be signs of a serious medical problem. Pelini...

Zachary Tennen, Michigan State Jewish Student, Not The Victim Of Hate Crime: Prosecutor, Anti-Defamation League

Tyler Kingkade | September 25, 2012 | College
A Jewish college student who claimed he was attacked by skinheads who saluted Hitler was not the victim of a hate crime, according to a county prosecutor and the Anti-Defamation League. When Zachary Tennen, a sophomore at Michigan State University, was attacked at a party in...

Freshman 15: Study Shows That Students Gain Weight After 4 Years Of Higher Education

Arti Patel | September 17, 2012 | Canada Living
Grades aren't the only numbers students should be worrying about in first year. A new study published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, has found that in over four years, at least 70 per cent of students gain weight, according to Auburn University. But don't go...

HuffPost Live: Pundit or Professor?

William McGuinness | September 17, 2012 | College
Students at UT Austin are compiling a list of professors they say are politicizing the class and not allowing dissent. Where do we draw the line between pundit & prof? Joining the conversation on HuffPost Live are Ben Ferguson, Christina Cappy, John Horton and Robert Jensen.

LSU Bomb Threat: School Is Evacuated After 911 Call

Rebecca Harrington | November 17, 2012 | College
BATON ROUGE, La. — The thousands of students who live on the Louisiana State University campus have begun returning to their dormitories after bomb-sniffing dogs and police methodically swept residential halls Monday following a threat that sparked a campus-wide evacuation. LSU spokesman Herb Vincent said officials hope to reopen the...

Jerry Sandusky And The Mind Of A Pedophile : The New Yorker

Mark Hanrahan | November 17, 2012 | Crime
In a 2001 book, "Identifying Child Molesters," the psychologist Carla van Dam tells the story of a young Canadian elementary-school teacher she calls Jeffrey Clay. Clay taught physical education. He was well liked by his students, and often he asked boys in his class to stay after school, to do...

Jerry Sandusky To Be Sentenced Oct. 9 In Penn State Sex Abuse Case

Michael McLaughlin | November 17, 2012 | Crime
There's little doubt former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky faces a long prison sentence. In a few weeks, he'll find out just how long. A judge announced Monday he will sentence Sandusky on Oct. 9, nearly four months after Sandusky was convicted in the child molestation scandal that...

Holden Thorp, University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chancellor, To Step Down: Reports

Tyler Kingkade | September 17, 2012 | College
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp will resign at the end of the 2012-13 academic year, he announced Monday. Thorp has served as chancellor since 2008 -- a rocky time featuring several scandals at the Chapel Hill campus. "I will always do what is...

Regent University Joins Other Private Colleges In Lowering Tuition Rates

Tyler Kingkade | September 17, 2012 | College
Another college is doing the unthinkable (or at least the unlikely): cutting tuition. Regent University, a private, nonprofit school in Virginia, said in a statement it will reduce tuition for its MBA program by 24 percent and online undergraduate by 20 percent. Tuition for several other programs will receive smaller...

Gradspring, Sean Clem Prepare Recent Graduates For The Workforce

Joe Van Brussel | September 17, 2012 | College
Entrepreneur Sean Clem is working to ease the pain felt by the nearly 1.5 million unemployed or underemployed university graduates in the U.S. with his new startup, Gradspring. The website offers recent grads a two-tiered approach to the job-search process, an area where Clem believes many...

Stop Calling Student Loans 'Financial Aid' - Salon.com

William McGuinness | September 17, 2012 | College
Do we make both a conceptual and analytical mistake when we refer to student loans as a form of “financial aid”? Should that term be something to be resisted? Demos’ Tamara Draut brought up this point in a conversation recently, and I think it needs to be explored further, because...

Jamie Kuntz, Gay College Football Player, On Being Kicked Off Team For Kissing Boyfriend

Curtis M. Wong | September 17, 2012 | Gay Voices
"If I could hear one thing, I would love to hear the school say they were wrong." That's how former North Dakota State College of Science student Jamie Kuntz describes his feelings on the media firestorm he's endured since getting booted off his school's football...

Help! My Daughter Has No Style, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Gabrielle Linzer | August 21, 2013 | MarloThomas
If you've got a kid who needs a fashion intervention, Bobbie Thomas, Celebrity Style Expert, has all the answers! When she visited me on Mondays With Marlo, she stressed the importance of allowing your child to create their own style, and engage in DIY projects that personalize their...
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