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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

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.

The Power of Bricks and Mortar

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 07.09.2014 | College
Richard V. Hurley

"Learning is a complex, holistic, multi-centric activity that occurs throughout and across the college experience." Learning Reconsidered, a NASPA whi...

What The White House Task Force On College Sexual Assault Doesn't Say

A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D.

Collegiate decision makers can and must take responsibility for protecting their students. And to do this -- they can and must tackle excessive alcohol and other drug use. Until they do, all other interventions and policy changes will merely result in better reporting and fairer handling of truly tragic sexual and other violent assaults that could and should have been prevented in the first place.

The Crisis at the Frat House

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 06.09.2014 | College
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

Recent news coverage reported that 60 people (most of them students) have lost their lives in incidents linked to fraternities since 2005. The Atlantic stated that that number is "dwarfed by the numbers of serious injuries, assaults and sexual crimes that regularly take place in these houses."

HuffPost Live Goes 'On Campus'

Allison Bresnick | Posted 05.07.2014 | College
Allison Bresnick

HuffPost Live's "On Campus" series allows students to have a voice and share their passions, concerns, and stories. From student run protests, to sex columnists, to an interview with the first college football player to come out, "On Campus" covers it all. If you have an idea or want to be an on air guest, email and let your voice be heard!

I, Too, Am Harvard

Catherine Okafor | Posted 05.04.2014 | Black Voices
Catherine Okafor

I, too, remember occurrences of feeling singled out by my peers solely due to my race. Some may think that I was simply pulling the "race card," however I was only showing "my reality card." It's the true reality that so many minority students face on their respective campuses.

Eating Disorders Are More Common Than You Think On College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 03.03.2014 | College

One-in-four college students have a mental health condition that has been increasing since 1950: an eating disorder. According to the National Eati...

Inequality on Campus

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 04.25.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Some of the nation's poorest people work at higher educational institutions, and many of them are members of the faculty. Oh, yes, there are still faculty members who receive comfortable middle class salaries. But most faculty do not.

What About Sexual Harassment on Campus?

Hollaback | Posted 03.29.2014 | College

While the steps made towards addressing sexual assault are applaudable, truly ensuring "safe, secure environments for students of higher education," will require a response not only to sexual assault, but to the entire spectrum of sexual violence taking place on college campuses today.

We Can't Believe This College Exists (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The search for the college of your dreams is time consuming, tough and sometimes unsuccessful. But, what if we told you that you didn't have to look a...

LGBTQ students at Wake Forest University still face social hurdles

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

While progress may be occurring, there is no doubt that Greek life is made of mostly heterosexual individuals. Thus, it is hard for LGBTQ individuals to feel comfortable with themselves in this environment.

America's Ugliest College Campuses

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Campus exteriors are sometimes beautiful, often plain, and occasionally so ugly that students use the term "warts" to describe building elements. While these campuses won't win any beauty competitions, if you're choosing a college based on looks alone, you're probably doing it wrong.

Christian Campuses on the Front Lines of Gay Debates

Eliel Cruz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eliel Cruz

Although Seventh-day Adventist institutions of higher education do not suspend or expel LGBT students like some religiously affiliated institutions do, there is still little to no official support for this community. Why is that?