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Professors' Rights to Free Speech at Risk Nationwide

Susan Kruth | Posted 11.26.2014 | College
Susan Kruth

For free speech advocates, the university's decision to renege on its agreement to hire Salaita reached its nadir with Chancellor Phyllis Wise's half-baked invocation of "civility" as some kind of justification for ditching the professor.

ASU Installing Prescription Med Vending Machines On Campus

COED.com | Posted 11.18.2014 | College

Arizona State University will become the first college in the United States to install a vending machine for prescription drugs–it’s called InstyM...

Fast Food Marketing Disproportionately Targets Kids In Black Neighborhoods: Study

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Kids are a lucrative prize for the fast food industry: Studies have found that kids can form strong bonds with certain brands, and that those bonds ca...

Arizona State Student Senator Impeached for Talking to the Press Without Telling Superiors

Dan Reimold | Posted 10.29.2014 | College
Dan Reimold

Student government strikes again! The Tempe Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Arizona State University has impeached one of its own members for talking to The State Press campus newspaper without first giving USG leaders a heads-up.

Starbucks Workers Are Getting Educated On The Company's Dime

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says more than 1,000 of its workers have enrolled for an upcoming fall semester at Arizona State University to take advant...

The 10 Universities With The Largest Student Populations

us news | Susannah Snider | Posted 09.29.2014 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

At ASU, Even Cops Get In On The Beer Pong Games

COED.com | Posted 09.26.2014 | College

In case you forgot that everyone in ASU likes to party, check out these policemen taking a celebrity shot in a game of beer pong. The photos come to y...

The Top 14 Up And Coming Colleges

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.23.2014 | College

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County topped this year's list of Up and Coming Schools from U.S. News. U.S. News determines these schools b...

Worst Fan Ever Pops Crowd's Beach Ball During Football Game, Applauds Himself

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.03.2014 | College

Don't invite this guy to your beach party -- or any sort of party, for that matter -- unless you're in urgent need of a party pooper. During the A...

Ready, Set... Price Hike!

trivago | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
trivago

It's no secret: college football season is the bread and butter for many businesses in towns and cities across the country. How much do hotels hike their prices when fans come flocking?

Police Arrest Nearly 400 People Partying Near ASU Campus In One Weekend

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.26.2014 | College

A police task force focusing on Arizona State University student partying made 392 arrests over the weekend, the Phoenix New Times reports. Nearly ...

When Donor Driven Programs Work

Fron Nahzi | Posted 09.27.2014 | World
Fron Nahzi

Ideally, USAID and other donors should make sustainability an umbrella aspect of their political, social, and economic development programming.

The High Cost of White Roofs in the North

Charlie Soffel | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Charlie Soffel

Seattle and most northern cities in the U.S. waste millions in energy costs and precious natural resources by buying into the myth that white roofs are energy efficient regardless of climate zone.

The Great ASU Social Hair Experiment

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, do you agree that our generation has always been at the forefront of cultural trends?

Minorities, State Violence, and the Price of Self-Respect

Myisha Cherry | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Myisha Cherry

Violence is not the most effective way to respond to injustice, but self-respecting individuals taking a stand together against injustice is. This is a price we all can afford. The question is do we respect each other enough to believe that others and ourselves are worth it?

Professor Slammed To The Ground By Police, Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting An Officer

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.30.2014 | College

An Arizona State University professor who is facing charges of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest says that police used excessive force ...

Sorry, Starbucks: An On-Campus Degree Is Better Than an Online One

Jane White | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Jane White

It's clear that this nation faces a student debt crisis. There's been a lot of buzz over Starbucks' recent announcement that it would pay the full cost of tuition at Arizona State University's online program for its employees' junior and senior years.

Starbucks Isn't Spending As Much As It Wants You To Think For College Program

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.19.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — The scholarship portion of a new education program Starbucks is offering to help workers pay for an online degree consists of a disc...

Tyler Kingkade

ASU Says Starbucks Partnership Isn't About Making Up For Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.17.2014 | College

Representatives from Arizona State University insisted Tuesday that the school's new partnership with Starbucks was not struck to make up for budget c...

Online Universities Allow Professional Athletes to Balance School and Sports

Jaclyn Sweeney | Posted 08.16.2014 | College
Jaclyn Sweeney

There's no reason for athletes or others with unpredictable schedules to feel as if completing a college degree is an unrealistic achievement. Online programs are a great fit for those of us who can't accommodate a traditional college environment.

Starbucks Announces Plan Help Cover Tuition Costs For Workers

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.15.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a st...

Why We Won't Back Down

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.26.2014 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Overcoming those humble beginnings and avoiding the "thug life" brought me to an Ivy League institution where I expected that as much as I had left that life behind me, so would the privileged individuals who never had experienced it. I was mistaken.

Frat Permanently Booted Off Campus Following Racist MLK Party

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.24.2014 | College

Arizona State University announced Thursday evening a fraternity was kicked off campus following a racist party the Greek organization held in conjunc...

WATCH: Student Gets Kicked In The Face

Posted 12.05.2013 | College

Arizona State University is well-known for its revelry, and apparently, things get pretty crazy in the student section of the football stadium. A ...

Is the Housing Boom in Phoenix Creating Another Bubble?

Anita Verma | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Anita Verma

The current market portends a promising future for growth of Phoenix. We have survived one of the worst real estate recessions of all times, and now we are moving into time of expansion for housing. In a state that sees sunlight 85 percent of the year, the future of Metro Phoenix's housing market is just as bright!