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The Brave New World of Campus Life

Paul Stoller | Posted 04.17.2014 | College
Paul Stoller

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) recently released a report that compares faculty and administrator compensation. It comes as...

Simple Math

Janine Francolini | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

It is that monumental time of year. Spring is in the air. Cherry blossoms are blooming. Letters stuffed with confetti are arriving... or not. For man...

WATCH: Pranked Professor Responds To Student's Stunning April Fool's Day Joke

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.09.2014 | College

Thinking of an epic April Fool's Day prank is no easy feat. Sure, the "I'm pregnant" gag has been around for a while, but one college student's execut...

Reasons to Love Writing by Hand

Sienna Craig | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Sienna Craig

Issue of writing by hand extends beyond function toward much deeper musings about identity, aesthetics, and certain forms of intimacy.

How to compete with the private sector for young workers

Tom Fox | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

Employees younger than 30 represent just 8.5 percent of all federal workers, compared with 23.2 percent of the total U.S. workforce. That's a sign tha...

The next generation of government problem solvers

Tom Fox | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

Henry Brady is the dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a keen observer of government and politi...

Books Every College Student Must Read

Uloop | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Uloop

Even if you've seen the movie remake, you need to pick up this novel.

The University as Students' Workplace?

Viviana A. Zelizer | Posted 04.01.2014 | College
Viviana A. Zelizer

The NLRB ruling should not scare us but instead encourage careful thinking about how to avoid exploitative student labor and preserve a meaningful campus work experience.

Don't Wait to Try to Get Off a College Waitlist

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 04.01.2014 | College
Rebecca Joseph

First of all, congratulations for making it this far in the college admissions process. You will most likely have many good colleges options already, but if you really want to go to a college that waitlisted you, follow as many of these 10 tips as possible.

March Madness for College Admissions Decisions

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Joseph

Just as the top college basketball teams are competing their way towards the April 7 National Championship Game, so are high schools seniors as they learn which colleges have accepted, waitlisted or rejected them.

Knocking on Opportunity's Door

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 03.27.2014 | College
Vanessa Dunne

We all know the saying, "When opportunity knocks..." Well, why don't we change things up a bit and knock on opportunity's door? I have learned quite a bit during my college career about opportunity, and I want to share them with you brilliant millennial college students

This Child Knows What It Means to Miss Someone

Ivy Lifton | Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce
Ivy Lifton

Julian's oldest brother is currently in college. The sadness that comes from the separateness is not easily comforted and it is compounded by the anticipation of future siblings' plans to leave for college.

Why I Care About Drug and Alcohol Use

Theodore Caputi | Posted 03.25.2014 | College
Theodore Caputi

Substance use is one of the most important public health issues of our time, and yet stigmatization impedes progress at every turn.

Yes, Female College Students Watch Porn, Too

Posted 03.24.2014 | College

With one third of the Internet's bandwidth veritably devoted to the data transfer of pornography, female college students are speaking out about the k...

G-Pa's Lessons

Write for the Future | Posted 03.20.2014 | College
Write for the Future

by Tyler Mackenzie I was a junior on the varsity basketball team and my minutes were decreasing to the point where I was barely in the game. I wa...

Dear College Seniors

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.20.2014 | College
Samantha Matt

Soon, you'll be working and you'll be tired. Soon, you'll have to be responsible with your money and save it. So for now, enjoy it. Forget about your impending future and focus on the present.

Federal Legislation: SOS Act, But Is It Enough for NY?

Elaine Pawlowski | Posted 03.24.2014 | New York
Elaine Pawlowski

There is a crisis in our country, a nationwide overdose health crisis, and the federal government is listening. New legislation would provide federal support for overdose prevention programs run by community agencies and municipal, state and tribal governments.

Five Things Every Young Person Should Know About Drugs and Alcohol

Theodore Caputi | Posted 03.18.2014 | College
Theodore Caputi

New advancements in drug and alcohol prevention, intervention, and treatment programs occur nearly every day. So what does all this mean for teens and college students today? Here's what you need to know.

Are We Ready for the All-Gender Bathroom?

Paul Florez | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Paul Florez

In the months that followed The New School has added even more gender-neutral facilities throughout campus and I'm proud to be part of a school that is redefining the norms and values both its male and female students equally.

Ten Ways to Soften Spring Break

Beverly Low | Posted 03.14.2014 | College
Beverly Low

Write a thank you note -- not a text or email message. Even if you're lounging poolside in Cancun, buy a postcard and show your gratitude to at least one person.

To All Those Guys Out There

Hannah Berkman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Hannah Berkman

You are but one amongst many roaming the streets, confusing women from LA to NY. The frat house, local bar and dorm hall are your playground. Oftentimes, you don't even know that what you're doing is wrong, but that doesn't make us feel any better. You're the Time Waster.

We Must Inoculate Against Senioritis

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 03.13.2014 | College
Rebecca Joseph

You would think colleges would send out senioritis alerts to remind those of you who have been accepted that you still have work to do. But they do not. Freshman through junior years get you in; senior year performance keeps you in.

HuffPost Live Goes 'On Campus'

Allison Bresnick | Posted 03.09.2014 | 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 oncampus@huffpostlive.com and let your voice be heard!

Getting Ready to Go Off to College When You Have a Chronic Disease Like Type I Diabetes

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

I happen to know something about this because my daughter, Marejka, was diagnosed with type I diabetes five months before she left home to attend Stanford University. Needless to say, that was a challenging time for both my daughter and our family.

Joy Resmovits

These Students Want College Degrees, But They're Getting Left Behind

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.27.2014 | College

When he was a kid, Will Farrior was "just like your average child and student making A's and B's while participating in extracurricular activities," t...