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How Much College Football Players Should Be Making

COED | Posted 04.19.2014 | College

Hey, did you see that headline? “College Football Players Should Be Making $178K a Year.” That’s not our idea, either. That’s the findings of ...

You've Never Seen 'Tetris' Like This

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 06.05.2014 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game. The Philadelphia ...

'Mama, Get Me Away From Around Here!'

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Even children who are not directly hit by gun violence suffer the collateral damage of living in an unsafe environment saturated with guns that are routinely used to settle conflicts or to exact retaliation.

When Government Bureaucracy Proves To Be More Than Annoying -- Perhaps Even Fatal

Paul Alexander | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Paul Alexander

Why is Bexsero unavailable in America? One reason. The Food and Drug Administration hasn't approved it. Not because it isn't safe and effective -- it is in common use in Europe and much of the English-speaking world -- but because the FDA has become so immobilized by a stupefying bureaucracy.

5 Ways to Save St. Joe's University

Gene Marks | Posted 05.07.2014 | College
Gene Marks

People just can't afford to pay $50K a year for a college education, even if it's at a good school like St. Joe's. The payback just isn't there. The numbers don't make sense. St. Joe's has to make some hard and unpopular adjustments if they want to survive.

The Significance of College Athletes Signing Union Cards

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Ellen J. Staurowsky

In a player-centered attempt to organize, Northwestern football players have done what the college sport system and American higher education have failed to do over the span of more than a hundred years.

TED Talks Got Utterly Pranked By This Guy

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.11.2013 | Comedy

We like where your heart is, TED Talks. We really do. But even the most devoted fan of your brand, which produces lectures that mix scientific and phi...

REVEALED: Secret Lives Of Baby Snakes

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 08.08.2013 | Science

By implanting baby northern pine snakes with tracking devices, scientists are revealing previously unknown details about the little reptiles' lives. ...

Tangled Roots: Racial Identity and Family Trees

Jennifer R. James | Posted 07.13.2013 | College
Jennifer R. James

At first I considered the thought of having anything but an obligatory check-in phone call with my dad as a roadblock. But with my professor's advice in mind, I viewed that challenge as an opportunity.

WATCH: How To Play Pong On A 437-Foot Skyscraper

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A skyscraper-sized game of "Pong" got underway without a hitch Friday night, under starry skies and not rainclouds that were in ...

Co-Inventor Of The Bar Code Dies

AP | By EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — Norman Joseph Woodland, the co-inventor of the bar code that labels nearly every product in stores and has boosted pr...

Dear Candidates, Stop Phoning it In

Tamar Abrams | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

Bowles-Simpson? Come on, are we supposed to know what that is? And all the math lessons... At least we know what Romney likes -- coal, Big Bird, Jim Lehrer and presumably vacant smiles.

Missing Student Found Lifeless In Philly River

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 06.20.2012 | College

A Drexel University student was found dead at around 5 p.m. Monday, when his body was discovered on the east bank of the Schuylkill River in Philadelp...

Philadelphia High School Dropouts And The Job Market: No Diploma, No Job

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 04.08.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between the Philadelphia Public School Notebook, WHYY/NewsWorks, American Graduate: Let's Make it Hap...

A Graduation (or One Mom's Inability to Slow Down Time)

Tamar Abrams | Posted 07.24.2011 | College
Tamar Abrams

Life is long and affords many opportunities and choices. The embodiment of the decisions I've made will walk across the stage in late June, in a cap and gown. And then she will move on to her next adventure, as will I.

Madoff, My Son & NYU

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

As the mother of a suicide victim, the news of 46 year-old Mark Madoff's apparent suicide by hanging earlier this morning, has left me... I don't exac...

Drexel Basketball Players Accused Of Armed Robbery

AP | PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Two Drexel University basketball players face robbery and weapons charges after an armed robbery at a fellow student's apartment ...

Higher Education and America's Economic Growth

Elisa Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Elisa Stephens

It is important for higher education institutions to play a leadership role in tackling the economic challenges that America faces today.

Just Listen -- Business Relationships That Last

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Ed Wallace uses real-life stories, examples, and insights from his success as a sales leader to show you how to establish and maintain positive relationships, and the importance of credibility, authenticity, and integrity.