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The Leveling of the College Playing Field

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.11.2016 | College
Courtney Willett

Until college is no longer treated like a business in America, it will continue to create an unlevel playing field. Those who are genuinely enthused about learning deserve a chance at higher education.

I Wasn't Prepared For This

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Courtney Willett

Don't focus on achieving some dream made up by someone else; focus on fostering independence and becoming someone you're proud of.

Every New Beginning Ends

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.05.2016 | College
Courtney Willett

After two years of semi-independence, I returned to my mother's home in the middle of Nowhere, South Carolina. At first I relished in the comforts of home; no roommates were there to leave dirty dishes in the sink and I never had to watch out for a male stranger in my bathroom. I was eager to claim sanctuary in a familiar place.

The Perils of an Early Start

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.04.2016 | College
Courtney Willett

It was hard to not feel as though everyone had it together. I saw friends soar through classes that I fought to get a D in. It was never a question of intelligence, but rather the choices I made when I was 15.

"A Chore Thing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima The late, great humorist Erma Bombeck once said, "Housework, if you do it right, can kill you." Since I am still alive, thanks to my...

"Talking the Talk"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was about 12 years old, my father and I had The Talk. It was such a traumatic experience that I remember only two things about...

Granny's Gone Viral: Jeanne Robertson Is Contagious!

Taylor Cole Miller | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Taylor Cole Miller

Jeanne Robertson is contagious-contagiously funny! When this 6-foot-2-inch-former Miss North Carolina (50 years ago!) was told she'd gone viral (on YouTube), she joked, "I don't think so, I've had all my shots?!"

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

"Have a Knife Day"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I have done some incredibly stupid things in my life, which is why I am not considered the sharpest knife in the drawer. And I proved it recently when I was a target for a knife thrower.

Spotlight on Humorist Susan Reinhardt

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Humorist Susan Reinhardt provides her readers with enough material to release those wonderful endorphins and make your day a happier one. She is funny and someone you'd love to have as a friend.

Will Rogers: Tribute to a Political Hero at the 75th Anniversary of His Death

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Rogers was the nation's most influential political commentator, and his views on the economy, FDR and the need for bold action are particularly interesting in the Obama era.

The Mustache Movement

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

I may not be British, but for the past three decades, I have kept a stiff upper lip. Now, after all these years of hair-raising adventure, I am celebrating the 30th anniversary of my mustache.

Dave Barry on Campus Free Speech (VIDEO)

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Lukianoff

In the video, Dave discusses the importance of freedom of expression, the state of free speech on college campuses, and the culture of censorship.