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The Bell Tolls for Us

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The bells are tolling very loudly nowadays--all over Europe, in America, and the world over. Just over a week ago, two stories were published a day apart.

Don't Wait for the College Admissions Sales Pitch. Get in Front of It By Doing the Right Things on a Campus Visit

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
W. Kent Barnds

Parents and guardians have lots of questions and tend to dominate in the asking. But, what admissions really wants to know is what does a student want to know?

How to Make Yourself More Valuable: For Millennials Considering College in 2015

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 05.28.2015 | College
Sheena C. Howard

College does not guarantee you a job or six figures in this competitive market, but as more employers require college degrees you have to maximize the benefit of attending college, while minimizing your debt. If college is the path you choose to realize your goals.

Betcha You Don't Know This About Colleges and College Towns!

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

There are a whole lot of reasons why students want to attend certain colleges these days, usually including such characteristics as prestige, top-notc...

The Prevalence Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses Is Too High To Ignore

Dante Ricci, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Dante Ricci, Ph.D.

Sexual violence can have such serious and lasting repercussions for survivors and bystanders alike that even one sexual assault is still too many.

Another Teen Got Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools, Plus A Few More

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.15.2015 | Teen

College acceptance letters have officially rolled in, and yet another teen has been accepted to all eight Ivy League institutions. Munira Khalif i...

Yik Yak: The Age of Destructive Anonymity

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.01.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

By 2015, it is safe to say social networks have revolutionized the way people interact. Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have grown so much that they are regularly used to strengthen national campaigns as well as international movements.

New Report Says Anti-Semitism Is A Big Problem At American College Campuses

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) A student group in South Africa this month called on all Jews to leave the Durban University of Technology, an act of anti-Semitism t...

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

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 04.28.2015 | College
Christine C. Quinn

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.

Is There a Future for Greek Life?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 04.18.2015 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

As American colleges and universities seek to refine, and in many cases rebrand, their student life experience, one of the questions that regularly ar...

You Can Get A Scholarship For Playing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 01.25.2015 | College

For students who love video games, life can be a constant battle between making it to the next level and doing something more productive. At least tha...

Duke Muslim Scholar Shuts Down Franklin Graham's Call To Prayer Claims In 30 Seconds

HuffPost Live | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.15.2015 | Religion

UPDATE: 1/15 -- Duke University has backtracked on allowing the Muslim call to prayer to emanate from the Duke Chapel bell tower. “Duke remains ...

Thank You, UVA

Elaine Williams | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
Elaine Williams

We have to clean up our speaking. We have to clean up our advertising that objectifies women and men. We have to stop using phrases like: "Well, it's tradition."

Whose Responsibility Are Sexual Predators on College Campuses?

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 02.11.2015 | College
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Colleges cannot control their student body outside learning hours and drinking on campus is not going away any time soon. So placing the responsibility to prevent sexual assault on the students themselves is an effective solution.

Yik Yak, Yuck: A Weapon That Should Be Treated Like One

Fernando Hurtado | Posted 01.17.2015 | College
Fernando Hurtado

Yik Yak is a social media application that allows users to post public messages anonymously. Weeks after its birth, co-founder Tyler Droll described Yik Yak as the "welcoming, authentic version of tweeting." But it's proven to be anything but welcoming or authentic.

Sharing America's Marrow

Robert S. Schwartz | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
Robert S. Schwartz

Because of the severity of Sam's prognosis, she and her family were told she would need a bone marrow transplant. Sam's sister Alex was tested, but heartbreakingly, she was not a match even though siblings are the mostly likely to donate.

5 Ways to Use White Privilege as an Ally

Jordan Houston | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
Jordan Houston

It's crucial for us as individuals, regardless of our race, to publicize the advantages of using white privilege in fighting racism -- starting now.

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

5 College Amenities So Insane You'll Want to Go Back to School

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Thrillist

College admissions are competitive. Not only are students willing to shiv their best friend if it helps get them on the wait-list at Duke, but colleges have entered a no-holds-barred amenities arms race in an insane attempt to lure the best and brightest to campus.

1,000 Strong for Planned Parenthood Generation Action

Kelley Robinson | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Kelley Robinson

With more than 250 campus groups across the country, Planned Parenthood Generation members are organizing on the ground every day for the issues that matter most to them. This month, thousands of young people head back to their college campuses, ready for the start of the school year and ready to take action.

College Relations: Boston's Brains Behind the Olympics

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 11.08.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

For most of American history, America's colleges and universities have sat in isolated splendor as "cities upon a hill" separated by gates and green lawns from the towns in which they lived. In these circumstances, the college relied on its non-profit status as an educator and saw little value in extending its relationships very deep into the neighborhoods that surrounded it.

Five Mobile Apps that Every First-time College Student Should Have

Luis Ruuska | Posted 10.25.2014 | College
Luis Ruuska

Navigating college and living semi-independently for the first time can be a challenge, but with these five apps make the transition back to campus easier and more convenient than ever.

Finding My Voice (and Using It) to End Sexual Violence

Erin McKelle | Posted 10.24.2014 | Impact
Erin McKelle

As much as people may want to deny it, young people are driving the sexual assault prevention and feminist movements forward. They are the catalysts.

Inspiration From Facebook and William Smith College

Elaine Williams | Posted 10.14.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

There is a new Facebook page that totally inspires me: "William Smith Stands With Anna." A bunch of alumni and current students did not like how their college was handling a rape report, case, and investigation, and they took positive action that made a difference.

Why Our Culture Is Still a Rape Culture

Elaine Williams | Posted 08.10.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

This attitude (it-doesn't-count-if-the-girl-is-not-a-virgin) is one reason why we are still in the dark ages about this issue. Sexual assault or inappropriateness happens all around us.