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College Student Health: 10 Tips For Success

Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT

'Tis the season of family life transition as many eighteen-year-olds leave the nest for college, travel and career. While nearly physiologically matur...

Adventure Is Out There: Using A City As A Campus

Rosemarie Foulger | Posted 07.25.2016 | College
Rosemarie Foulger

I have felt tremendous impact after just one year of using a city as my campus. Using the whole of San Francisco has offered me a wealth of experiences I could never have had on a traditional campus.

Admiral Rogers Talks Openly About The NSA But Not Quite

Anna Wilding | Posted 07.18.2016 | DC
Anna Wilding

Admiral Michael Rogers has quite a task afoot, as Director of the National Security Agency and the military's Cyber Command Mission Force. Speaking at a luncheon organised by retired Captain Kevin Wensing, Admiral Rogers said that the agency will eventually contain 6200 dedicated computer personnel split into 133 teams.

Music Majors and Sleep | Posted 04.16.2017 | Healthy Living

However, if you enter music school knowing that sleep will be at a premium, perhaps you'll go off armed with some strategies that will stave off at least some of the problems associated with lack of sleep.

Why I Didn't Testify Against the Man Who Abused Me Before My Coma

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 04.07.2017 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

My secret made me sick. All that anger, guilt and confusion. I felt it in my stomach. And two weeks after I turned 18 years old, my stomach exploded due to a blood clot, which later was hypothesized to be caused from a stress ulcer. My molestation was a very stressful secret. Suddenly, my family could keep no secrets.

Healing Through Our Voices: What to Say (and Not Say) to a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.25.2017 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Everyone has a place in sexual assault prevention. According to RAINN, an average of 68% of assaults in the last five years were not reported.  Toget...

Scattered and Divided: Purim Lessons

Baila Olidort | Posted 03.24.2017 | Religion
Baila Olidort

When we are motivated by a love for the transcendent values of God, Torah and the Jewish people, our differences bolster us in the face of assault. But there is no such love among Jewish activists who work to punish and demonize Israel on the world stage as our enemies look on gleefully.

The Powerful Lesson I Learned Speaking to FMCC Students about Mental Health

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.16.2017 | College
Amy Oestreicher

Last week, I was asked to present my mental health and disability advocacy program at Fulton Montgomery Community College by the student-run ABLE club...

Spike Lee's New Joint Documents Mizzou Protests

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.01.2016 | Black Voices

For his most recent project, director Spike Lee focuses on the protests that rocked the University of Missouri last fall. The short film, titled "2 F...

Five Ways Everyone Can Participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.08.2017 | College
Amy Oestreicher

April is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  It's important for the entire campus to get involved in putting a stop to assault on campus. We need to be equipped with an awareness of not only what sexual assault is, but how it affects survivors.

The Most Beautiful College Campuses in America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.03.2017 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Laura Vogel, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Courtesy Southern Methodist University To achieve "higher learning" requires a bit of inspiration-...

Underreporting Tells a Larger Story When It Comes to College Sexual Assault

Casey Corcoran | Posted 01.28.2017 | College
Casey Corcoran

The takeaway from this study is not that college sexual assault is a prevalent and rampant issue. We already knew that. The real takeaway is that we all have a role to play in changing the status quo that has kept victims and survivors of assaults quiet for so long.

To Charles Koch, Professors are Lobbyists

Connor Gibson | Posted 01.28.2017 | Education
Connor Gibson

From 2005-2014, Koch spent $109.7 million on 361 distinct campuses, according to Greenpeace's updated analysis of IRS filings from Koch's nonprofit foundations.

Trading Places: Sleep Or Homework?

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.21.2017 | College
Polly Irungu

There is some kind of love-hate relationship between college students and sleep. There is a perception that staying awake to study, finishing that last page of the term paper, reviewing that cheat-sheet for a final one more time, is still a better option than going to bed early.

It's OK to Freeze: Healing From Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 12.11.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

When I speak at colleges about my own story of sexual abuse, I never forget how difficult it was for me to even speak the words, "I was sexually abused." It took me an even longer time to believe it, or to understand it could happen to me.

An Abnormal Story of Changing Directions in College

madeline gelfand | Posted 11.20.2016 | Religion
madeline gelfand

"I did it because my friends are doing it! I want to fit in, but also it's something that I want." I've used this justification with my parents, as well as with friends, to try and explain myself a little bit. I should add that I'm not talking about drugs here. Or alcohol. I'm talking about Judaism.

Schools Nationwide Stand In Solidarity For #StudentBlackOut Day

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.18.2017 | Black Voices

Students across the country united for a day of action on Wednesday to challenge the racial inequities they face on campus. Calling it #StudentBlackOu...

Climbing Walls And Talking Turkey: A Holiday Conversation About College

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 11.11.2016 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

What is this huge investment of time and money in a formal education adding up to? Is it serving them well? Were the sacrifices of the family worth it?

Here's Why We Have to Keep Talking About Sexual Violence On Campus

Brianna Susnak | Posted 10.16.2016 | College
Brianna Susnak

It's no secret that the events at ATO have sparked controversy and debate. The student in my class who was upset about the discussion could tell me that my perspective of the situation is biased, or that I can't fully understand it because I'm not a member of the Greek community. But something tells me that's not the issue here.

Bring SDGs to Campus

Muhammad H. Zaman | Posted 09.22.2016 | Education
Muhammad H. Zaman

SDGs are about a sustainable and inclusive future. It is critical that we include those in this process who will shape and live this future.

Tremendous Progress on the First Anniversary of It's On Us

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 09.18.2016 | College
Valerie Jarrett

Our goal is to create a rallying cry that moves every American to step up and realize that the responsibility to prevent sexual assault begins with each of us. To end it requires a change in culture that demands everyone's engagement.

Quotes to Inspire Adventure at Anytime

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 09.15.2016 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

We tend to equate the end of summer with the end of adventures. We return from our carefree summers to our school and work routine, adjusting back into the "busy trap." But we can still find adventure -- just maybe not in the ways that immediately come to mind.

5 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Homesick College Students

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty

Most 18-year-olds will eagerly arrive at their dorm rooms this fall, ready to unpack and start what they've heard will be "the best four years of your...

Unpacking the Briefcase for a New Presidency

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 08.24.2016 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

I'm encountering much that is familiar, much that is new, much that will require the best in my new campus family and me. It makes the season of moving in all the more exciting, demanding, and maybe a little disconcerting.

A Personal Perspective on Increasing Support for Victims of Campus Assault

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

I am survivor of domestic violence. It has taken me many years to feel comfortable writing that. After finally finding the courage to face that truth, I now find I must face a new truth, a truth that I am still having difficulty coming to grips with, especially given my organization's focus on elevating college students.