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Have Ithaca Always in Your Mind

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 03.03.2016 | Books
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Homer has been one of my teachers. I studied the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey" in my high school ancient Greek classes. I came back to Homer in college an...

My Latin Paradigm and Growing Up Latina in Education

Mariaelena Marcano | Posted 10.14.2016 | Education
Mariaelena Marcano

Fair-skinned, single language learner, Mexican/Puertorican Latina placed in a Latin paradigm where I felt I did not identify at times and yet in the same breathe was not accepted either. Feeling as if I was questioned of my authenticity? I had to ask myself "Who and what am I?" everyday of my life.

University President Bans School-Funded Travel To Indiana Over Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.31.2015 | College

San Francisco State University President Leslie E. Wong banned all school-funded travel to Indiana in response to the state's controversial new "relig...

On Being a Foreign Correspondent

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rachele Kanigel's "10 Tips for Training the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents" immediately drew my attention but her headline didn't quite mat...

Materialistic People Are Less Happy Than Everyone Else: Science

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business

Money can buy happiness, just as long as you’re not materialistic. For a while now, conventional wisdom -- with the backing of science -- has he...

Zombie Bees Are Very Real

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.01.2013 | Science

A parasitic fly is creating what San Francisco State University researchers are calling zombie bees -- and the details of infection are straight out o...

Here's The Real Secret To A Happy Long-Time Marriage

Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty

Ever argue with your spouse over money or how to handle the children or even what movie you should watch on Saturday night? As you age, you may find y...

California "Bridges" Program Helps Young Scientists

Don C. Reed | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Don C. Reed

If you or someone you know wants to be a stem cell researcher, read this article carefully, because it could be a career-maker. To be a stem cell res...

Lighting Up the Future of Vocational Education

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 04.10.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifVocational education in America once provided a clear pathway for students to receive essential skills for valuable technical jobs. However, many youth are now lacking in the abilities needed for such positions.

The BIG Benefit Of Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 12.14.2012 | Weddings

Research has indicated that marriage boosts health and happiness among heterosexual couples; now, a new study published Thursday suggests that married...

WATCH: Chicken Pox Cases Rattle San Francisco State University

Posted 11.04.2012 | San Francisco

While most people suffer from their first and only outbreak of the chicken pox during their childhood, two recent cases at San Francisco State Univers...

Questioning The Dark Side Of "Girls Night Out"

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.09.2012 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Mikki Robinson Sexy. Provocative. Slu...

Why Mandatory Divorce Education Programs May Sell Kids Short

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 09.18.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

In the past two decades, most states in the US have required divorcing couples with children to attend a parent education program. Despite this manda...

The Irrationality of Love and Art

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when the United States Supreme Court ruled on Jacobellis v. Ohio, Associate Justice Potter Stewart gained fame for his description of obscen...

Staring at Superman

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Daniel Heimpel

On Tuesday, the President will deliver his State of the Union Address. In all likelihood, education will be a prominent consideration, sparking a national debate and setting the cogs of Congress into motion.

Administrators Ignore Peaceful Sit-In | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After a sit-in at the Administration building that lasted approximately two hours, protesters demanded a meeting with the Assistant Dean of Students t...

Yellow Ribbon Stickers: they aren't working (and neither are a lot of veterans)

Clint Van Winkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clint Van Winkle

It's easy to say you support the troops, but numbers prove that the support often stops with the placement of a yellow ribbon on the back of a car. 1...

Racial Breakdown of the LARGEST California PUBLIC Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students are rallying across the country today in protest of rising tuition fees and increasing budget cuts in public colleges. And it all began in ...

UPDATED: America's Largest Tuition Increases (PHOTOS)

Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's not the schools notorious for their high tuition rates -- George Washington University, New York University, Sarah Lawrence College -- on this li...

Sean Penn's Speech Interrupted By College Republican

YouTube tabbytabby | Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sean Penn delivered a speech at San Francisco State University, the text of which is here. Towards the end of the speech the president of the College ...