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The Most Liberal College Students In America React To The Election

Jamie Jordan | Posted 11.10.2016 | Home
Jamie Jordan

We agreed it would be close. But love trumps hate, we told ourselves.

Why I'm a Traitor to My Millennial Generation

Jamie Jordan | Posted 06.10.2016 | Home
Jamie Jordan

On Tuesday when I cast my vote for Hillary Clinton in the California Democratic primary, I officially became a traitor to my generation. Unofficially I became a traitor last fall.

Confessions Of A Taylor Swift Fanatic

Jamie Jordan | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home
Jamie Jordan

I'll never be able to articulate just how much she has meant to me. I may only be seeing her public image, her brand, but it's still given me a lens to see myself. I feel empowered by Swift and her feminism.

Mo Rocca Counsels College Grads To Take It Slow In Heartfelt Address

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 05.21.2016 | Home

Many commencement speakers at college graduations encourage students to run into life right “out of the gate” -- or any number of other metaphors ...

America, the Beautiful: A Liberal Arts Student at a Trump Rally

Kate Bakhtiyarova | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Kate Bakhtiyarova

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and with Trump's masterful ability to invoke the mythology of American Providence and exceptionalism, to many he is that last measure. Or so it seems.

Sarah Lawrence College In Florence-A Program Worth Saving

Café McMullen | Posted 04.08.2016 | Home
Café McMullen

When the question of what was my favorite class in school comes up, I always say it was my year abroad on the Sarah Lawrence College in Florence progr...

Women's Rights at 87th Oscars: Why #AskHerMore Should Focus on Asking Actresses to Run for Office!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.25.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The #AskHerMore twitter campaign highlighted at last night's 87th Academy Awards by Reese Witherspoon and others, points out the disparity in the types of questions asked of the 44 women nominees compared with those asked of their male counterparts.

That Time Nev From 'Catfish' Punched A Girl On Campus

Vulture | Posted 09.11.2014 | Home

In his new book, In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age, Nev Schulman -- the boyish host of the MTV show Catfish -- writes about the t...

First Poems

Bobby Elliott | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Bobby Elliott

There was the influence of the blues and of 20th century lyric poetry in those first poems, and his reading voice sounded a little bit (or maybe a lot) like Langston Hughes' -- the first poet I ever loved.

The 10 Most Gay-Friendly Schools

Unigo | Posted 11.10.2012 | Home

Students from these schools were far from shy about showing their pride in support of the LGBT community on campus. In one of our favorite list names...

Top 10 Hipster Colleges

Unigo | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

Look no further -- you've found the definitive list for colleges with the most hipster culture in America!

Strains In Town And Gown Relations

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home

When Los Angeles police made arrests last week in the killing of two University of Southern California graduate students, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa p...

What I Won't Miss About College

SLCSpeaks | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home

I'm really bummed about having to leave SLC. But instead of being sad and stressed, I decided to think about all the things I'm not going to miss.

Unorthodox: What Deborah Feldman Found at Sarah Lawrence

SLCSpeaks | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home

Although the media portrays Feldman as an anomaly, she uses archetypes to create a real-life fairy tale familiar to any Sarah Lawrence student who has asked to bum a cigarette outside of the library, or had to explain to their Facebook friends that they aren't gay.

The Artist and Disruptive Technology in Art and Education

Karen Lawrence | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Karen Lawrence

As The Artist suggests, art can help us understand the dilemmas presented by technological change, just as technology can help unleash the creative possibilities of art.

David Smith's Show at the Whitney

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Oh, was I ever looking forward to seeing David Smith's work at the Whitney! I actually loved his early work best. Some of his sculpture looked like or...

The 10 Most LGBT-Friendly Colleges

Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

As more students consider LBGT climates in choosing a college, the Princeton Review has named the 10 most LGBT-friendly colleges in the nation. New Y...

The 10 Most Liberal Colleges

Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

Interested in discussing the merits of John Kerry in the dining hall? Princeton Review recently named the schools with the most liberal students i...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Professors

Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

Having a good professor can indelibly affect your college experience, and make you remember facts that most people would forget after a decent period ...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Professors

Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

Having a good professor can indelibly affect your college experience, and make you remember facts that most people would forget after a decent period ...

On The Death Of My Mentor

Dani Shapiro | Posted 08.26.2011 | Home
Dani Shapiro

She was more important to me than I ever could have been to her. And that is exactly as it should be.

Mixing It Up in 11th Century Spain

Richard C. Morais | Posted 07.28.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

I just turned the last page of The Arts Of Intimacy, a fascinating book written by Sarah Lawrence College's Dean, Jerrilynn D. Dodds, with co-authors ...

Arianna Speaks At Sarah Lawrence: "Failure Is Not The Opposite Of Success, It Is The Stepping Stone To Success"

New Rochelle, NY Patch | Marc Ferris | Email the Author | 3:02pm | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home

For Sarah Lawrence’s Class of 2011—a generation that grew up in the Internet age with social media, blogs and 24-hour news—perhaps no person cou...

Cuba as a Learning Lab: Perspectives From Sarah Lawrence College's 10-Year Study Abroad Program

Karen Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Lawrence

Increasing two-way traffic is a promising development. I know. My institution, Sarah Lawrence College, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a successful collaboration with the University of Havana.

The Cost of College: Weighing Expense With Value

Karen Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Lawrence

If I had a choice, Sarah Lawrence College would never be listed among America's "most expensive" universities. We must explore what value these costs provide.