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The Role You Can Play in Preventing Sexual Assault

Scott Berkowitz | Posted 04.16.2015 | Impact
Scott Berkowitz

There are a number of ways you can help to end sexual violence. From being aware of the risks to trusting your instincts and stepping in when a friend needs your help, you may be able to help prevent a sexual assault from occurring.

The 8 Greatest Tiki Bars In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The first tiki bar, Don the Beachcomber, opened in Los Angeles in 1933; it started a sensation as celebrities were regularly spotted sipping mai tais, eating pu pu platters, and listening to ukulele tunes.

College Students Swap Partying for Serving During Give Kids The World Spring Break

Dave Parfitt | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Dave Parfitt

During our alternative spring break, we served meals, scooped ice cream, drove trains, painted faces, and staffed evening entertainment including the weekly Halloween and Pirate & Princess parties.

College Students Suspended After Allegedly Assaulting Woman On Beach

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 04.13.2015 | Crime

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In a story April 12 about two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman during spring break, The Associated Press re...

Spring Break Traditions in the Mountains

Kari Haugeto | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Remember the first time you did something with your parents? If we're in Breckenridge in the winter, the boys take the lifts straight to Little Johnny's run. It holds special significance because it's the first black diamond run -- the most difficult kind -- the boys carved out with dad.

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Oyster | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.

10 Signs It's Time For Umbrella Drinks

Courtney Reynolds | Posted 04.09.2015 | Parents
Courtney Reynolds

For those who live in warm climates, I'm happy for you (not really). But for the rest of us who shivered our way through the season with kids tethered to our sides, we deserve a break. We deserve a good old-fashioned umbrella drink.

7 Lessons From A Whirlwind College Road Trip

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Spring break of a high schooler's junior year marks the official starting gate of the college application season. Up until this point, your student may have toured a few colleges near home -- and rejected them all based on that fact -- but spring break is when thousands of families hit the road.

Underage Louisiana College Students Busted For Trying To Take 1800 Cans Of Beer To The Beach

BroBible/WKRG | Posted 04.08.2015 | College

Altogether Sheriff’s Deputies seized more than 100, 18 packs of beer and several containers of hard liquor. Deputies say they pulled over a pick-up ...

6 Secrets To Surviving Second Semester Of Junior Year

Jazmin Kay | Posted 04.08.2015 | Teen
Jazmin Kay

I know you probably have your countdown set until the summer begins and are slowly finding your motivation lessening as your Netflix and pizza intake is increasing. That's totally normal. However, there are ways to relax while also meaningfully preparing for the future.

Little Hotel, Big View: 7 Boutiques in St. Thomas With Stunning Vistas

Oyster | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel
Oyster

These spots may seem small and basic upon arrival, but many offer absolutely breathtaking, bird's eye views of the islands and ocean from pools, porches, rooms, restaurants and surrounding grounds. Here are our seven favorites.

What Spring Break Means When You're a Parent of Young Kids

Janie Porter | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Janie Porter

Before kids: You think about spring break for weeks before, dreaming of an idyllic week with a wide-open schedule. Nothing is better than just being home. After kids: You panic when you realize spring break is only four days and have nightmares about being alone with toddlers.

Another School Vacation? How Parents Can Prevent the Spring Slide

Lindsay Abbott | Posted 04.01.2015 | Education
Lindsay Abbott

Spring is here, which means warm weather, antsy children, and another school vacation. When the fun and relaxing times end, returning to school can be quite overwhelming.

WATCH: Florida Hotel Wakes Spring Breakers By Blasting 'Lion King' Soundtrack

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel

Study, eat, party, sleep, repeat. It's the circle of (college) life. In honor of that cycle, a Holiday Inn in Florida's Panama City Beach has devel...

7 Shot And Injured At Spring Break House Party

AP | Posted 03.28.2015 | Crime

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party...

8 Destinations That Totally Own Spring

Orbitz.com | Posted 03.26.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

By winter's end (or, let's be honest, well before), we get that nature-starved feeling and start looking everywhere for signs of spring. And in these eight spots in the U.S. and abroad, you won't have to look far.

'Hunger Doesn't Take A Spring Break': Food Banks Bring Meals To Needy Kids When School's Out

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact

Updated on March 25, 2015 at 2:15 p.m. EST. Spring break is rarely a picnic for low-income kids. While most children count down the days to vac...

Unplug Yourself and Cruise: You'll Learn a Little More About Your World

Aubrie Przybysz | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Aubrie Przybysz

Today it is nearly impossible to go a whole hour without responding to a text, email, or checking social media on your cellphone. After starting this post I put my phone on silent and set it face down.

Naked Spring Breaker Who Worried Authorities Is Safe

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 03.21.2015 | Weird News

Florida authorities have found the teenager who they feared was in danger after she was photographed naked and surrounded by men. She told authorit...

The 6 Destinations You Absolutely Need To Visit This Spring

Thrillist | Posted 03.20.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Now that spring's near, rather than just watching leaves come back, which is nature's equivalent of watching paint dry, why not go somewhere extra awesome to punctuate the season change?

How a Spring Break in Texas Completely Changed My Perspective About Special Needs

Neel Swamy | Posted 03.18.2015 | College
Neel Swamy

While my skin may not be any tanner, my heart and mind feel significantly more full and rejuvenated. I will never forget my experiences at PKRC, and one thing is certain: this is not and will not be my last visit to the Peaceable Kingdom.

10 Unique Ways To Spend Your Spring Break

Uloop | Posted 03.18.2015 | College
Uloop

Spring break is practically upon us, and those of us that live to procrastinate still have absolutely no clue what we're going to do.

5 Tips for Planning a Spring Break Cruise

Cruise Critic | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Cruise Critic

Spring break cruises bring with them a unique set of conditions cruisers setting sail during this period should be prepared for.

12 Family Vacation Tips For Traveling With Young Children

Justin Ricklefs | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Justin Ricklefs

Traveling with children isn't easy. There are fights over beds, electronics and pool toys. Things won't always go your way, the weather won't always be perfect and your accommodations won't always be ideal. But choose gratefulness instead of bitterness. People notice.

Patrick Schwarzenegger Insists He Didn't Cheat On Miley Cyrus

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

Photographic evidence can be hard to explain, especially when such exists of you doing body shots off a girl who isn't your girlfriend during spring b...