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6 Fresh Engineering Design Competitions for College Students

Natalie Kalin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Science
Natalie Kalin

As if building a real bridge (though, from the looks of that image, they already are), teams must be able to quickly implement their design without much delay (referred to as Accelerated Bridge Construction, or ABC), use specified materials, and (naturally) provide a very strong bridge.

Cal State Fullerton Student Newspaper Calls Out School Officials for Media Silence, Stonewalling & Rudeness

Dan Reimold | Posted 04.25.2015 | College
Dan Reimold

The main image accompanying a new editorial in The Daily Titan at California State University, Fullerton depicts a massive, seemingly impenetrable red brick wall with the words "CSUF ADMINISTRATION" scrawled across it.

Public Higher Education -- The Great Equalizer

Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D.

All public institutions of higher learning are facing uncertain economic conditions and shrinking or unpredictable public investment. But regional publics are not taking the turmoil of reduced funding lying down.

The Abuse of Faculty at California's Public Universities

Stafford Betty | Posted 04.03.2015 | College
Stafford Betty

I have been teaching at Cal State Bakersfield, one of the 23 campuses of the once proud California State University (CSU) system, for over 40 years, and I've watched a steady erosion in faculty support since 2004.

An Open Letter To Fareed Zakaria In Defense of STEM Education

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 04.01.2015 | Education
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

America does not need more business graduates doing investment banking and stock trading. America does not need more lawyers and lobbyists. America needs more doctors, engineers, scientists and teachers.

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Health in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Things like exercising and eating healthier can help boost that energy. Even though it sounds like it is common sense, not everyone has an easy time staying consistent. Do not let working out be at the end of your to-do list. Here are four tips to get and keep you in shape!

Lydia O'Connor

Campus Police Officer Faces Termination For Refusing To Use Stun Gun On Student

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.10.2014 | College

Amid national outrage over brutal behavior by police officers, a university police officer in California received notice of termination last week beca...

Principled Pluralism

Alec Hill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Alec Hill

When pluralism is wrongly defined, nonsensical policies result. In the California State University system, for example, sororities and fraternities are explicitly exempted from gender discrimination in selecting leaders, while faith-based groups are not.

College Christian Group 'De-Recognized' At Dozens Of Universities

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion

(RNS) A well-established international Christian student group is being denied recognition at almost two dozen California college campuses because it ...

4 Ways to Tell If Your Internship Is Worth Your Time

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

When it comes to applying and choosing an internship, it's okay to be picky. Even though you're still a student your time does matter, so make the most of it. Here are four ways to tell you're getting a worthwhile experience.

Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 09.20.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators -- unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt) -- are thriving.

Frat Pledge Dies On Hike, Found Without Shoes Or Water

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

July 3 (Reuters) - A California university fraternity has been ordered to stop all activities after a student died on hiking trip with group members...

The Lake Wobegon Effect at California State Univeristy

William G. Tierney | Posted 11.27.2013 | College
William G. Tierney

California State University is inventing its own Lake Wobegon in dealing with entering freshmen who need to take remedial classes in math and English.

A Blueprint for California's Budget

John A. Perez | Posted 07.14.2013 | Los Angeles
John A. Perez

With the Governor's May budget revision being announced this week and the Legislature working to pass a final budget by June 15, these are some of the issues Assembly Democrats will be focusing on to make sure our state takes the critical steps we need.

Want Your Diploma? Better Pay Up!

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.14.2013 | San Francisco

With the skyrocketing cost of college tuition around the country, getting a diploma has never been more expensive. However, for students at many of Ca...

Solving Big Problems on Campus

Aubrey Nagle | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Aubrey Nagle

Have others experienced the same type of hazing or discrimination on campus? Spread the word! You don't need to explain every detail of your situation, and you can even remain anonymous by using social media.

Public Universities Lean On MOOCs To Teach Remedial Classes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.16.2013 | College

California public universities are beginning to turn towards massive open online courses in an effort to cut costs amid pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown...

California Campus Lift Lockdown As Police Search For Robbery Suspects

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 02.11.2013 | College

LOS ANGELES -- Officials have lifted a lockdown for students and staff stranded for hours on the campus of Cal State Fullerton in Southern California....

'White Advocate' Professor Says White Society Needs Protection

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.16.2012 | College

California State Univeristy, Long Beach psychology professor Kevin MacDonald, a man the Southern Poverty Law Center calls the "neo-Nazi movement's fa...

University Chancellor Asks For A Pay Cut, Citing 'Voice Of Taxpayers'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.15.2012 | College

Incoming California State University system Chancellor Timothy P. White wants a pay cut. White announced Wednesday he requested the CSU Board of Tr...

Cal State Cracks Down On 'Super Seniors'

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 01.10.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — They're called super seniors, and they can be found on nearly every college campus in America. These veteran undergraduates hav...

Tuition Being Cut After Voters Approve Tax Hike On The RIch

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

By Mary Slosson SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov 7 (Reuters) - California's Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, eager to show quick results from ...

Tyler Kingkade

Major Inititave In California Depends On College Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.29.2012 | College

With support for Proposition 30 sliding among California voters, the decision to approve the initiative, which would raise taxes on the wealthy to inc...

Tyler Kingkade

Prop 30 Puts The Future Of Education In California To A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.23.2012 | College

The future of higher education in California may hinge on whether or not voters approve Proposition 30 on the November ballot, a measure that would in...

ABANDON SHIP: Students Flee California's Budget Mess For Out Of State Choices

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.02.2012 | College

California's public universities are ranked among the best colleges nationally and globally, but more Californians are ditching the Golden State for e...