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How Kids' Sleep Can Be Influenced by Digital Media

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Suren Ramasubbu

Logical moderation is the key to living. There is clearly a dose-response relationship between screen time and sleep and a threshold for screen-based recreation.

No Straps, No Service: When Censorship Goes Too Far

Neel Swamy | Posted 05.15.2015 | Education
Neel Swamy

I cannot fathom the idea that while males have a certain degree of freedom in their physical expression, female students of all ages are constantly sent home for "distractions" ranging from pink hair to nose piercings to strapless prom dresses.

Why I Surrendered My Battle With Math

Bethany Ao | Posted 04.21.2015 | College
Bethany Ao

I found out that expectations are only expectations if I let them be. Once internalized, they become shackles that can hold you prisoner. But once I stopped filling myself up with others' expectations for me and focused on my own, I gradually became less insecure and anxious.

5 Tips I Learned From Being a Student Entrepreneur

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 05.17.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Here are my top five tips for any student entrepreneur looking to solve a problem that affects many people, or even just themselves.

The Demise of the Summer Job

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Janet Eve Josselyn

From what I've learned, these expensive unpaid internships afford students an opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and acquire new skill sets. Like a job at a fast food restaurant wouldn't also provide those things, along with a paycheck.

The Wisdom of Patience

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Practicing the Art of High Involvement & Low Attachment "Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by d...

10 Things An Out-of-State Student From Chicago Experiences

Breana Brill | Posted 01.11.2015 | Chicago
Breana Brill

Being from out-of-state can be rough, especially if you're from one of the best cities in the world. Don't get me wrong, I love college, but I also love my hometown.

5 Books To Read This Semester

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 12.16.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

Read a book that's not assigned, even though it can be a struggle to just read what was assigned, to take a mental break, find inspiration, or even remember feelings that you may have forgotten. So, curl up, grab a cup of coffee, and get ready to get lost in a good book.

Colorado Students Considering Recall of Conservative School Board Members

Wade Norris | Posted 12.15.2014 | Denver
Wade Norris

The bold protest of Jefferson County, Colorado students to the actions of the conservative majority on the Jefferson County School Board in Colorado has already drawn national and international press.

California Continues to Lead the Nation in Child Privacy Protection

Jim Steyer | Posted 12.06.2014 | Technology
Jim Steyer

As technology transforms every facet of our lives, educators are implementing exciting new tools that will help our children learn the critical skills they need and prepare them for the 21st Century economy. California has taken the lead in ensuring these new innovations are incorporated into our classrooms in ways that protect student privacy.

Historians Should Honor Protesting Colorado Students

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The brave Colorado high school students who are protesting their school board's attempt to rewrite their American history curriculum are doing all Americans a favor. They are reminding us of the importance of dissent and protest in our nation's history.

Kids Are In School for About 15,000 Hours - Does How They Spend That Time Make a Difference?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 11.09.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

The question of whether schools affect student achievement has been debated ever since the publication of James C. Coleman's landmark 1966 study, "Equ...

The Invisible Achievement Gap: Students in Foster Care

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Across the country it's back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children -- especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins with a renewed commitment to help every child succeed.

Top 10 Back to School Microresolutions

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 10.29.2014 | Education
Caroline L. Arnold

As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive.

College Parenting 101

Rich Siegel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Rich Siegel

Last week, my wife and I ventured north to the Emerald City for a college orientation at the University of Washington, UDUB. It brought back vivid memories, of a long time ago, when my parents and I stepped foot on the hallowed grounds of Syracuse University. Oh wait, no it didn't.

True Blue at University of Kentucky

CollegeFashionista | Posted 10.25.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

The University of Kentucky is constantly evolving, and its fashion scene is certainly no exception. The diversity of style seems to expand every day, and I am constantly impressed by the confidence with which Fashionistas/os wear their outfits.

Only at Tulane, Only in New Orleans

CollegeFashionista | Posted 10.18.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

Every student of Tulane University has heard this statement, and it perfectly sums up the experience of attending school in NOLA. It's impossible to talk about Tulane and its fashion scene without first understanding the city that encompasses it.

Johnny Fashionistas at Texas A&M University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 10.12.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

If you thought Texas A&M was only known for Agriculture and football, think again. We're a top university enriched in tradition and spirit and it is known once you step onto our campus.

The Bohemian Vibe at Penn State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 10.04.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

From boys in corduroys and Vans, to the trendsetting gals rockin' Dr. Martens and knee-highs, those at Penn State are no fools when it comes to style.

How to Be a Hipster at Northwestern University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 09.27.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

Trying to define how a typical Northwestern student dresses is next to impossible. Our diverse student body comes from a vast array of cities, states, countries, religions, political backgrounds, sexual orientations and much more.

Lumberjack Chic at Northern Arizona University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 09.21.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

The fresh air of the mountain town refreshes the students and leaves them with a more laid back attitude. Out go the sandals and tank tops, and in come the boots and flannels.

Teen's Brilliant Invention Could Save Kids From Hot Car Tragedies

The Huffington Post | Hadley Walsh | Posted 07.21.2014 | Teen

Alissa Chavez is just approaching her senior year of high school, but she already has a patented invention that could potentially save lives. She ...

Finding and Renting an Apartment in Europe

Andy Steves | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

There are two routes you can choose from when you are looking for an apartment in Europe. You can use a direct booking website or you can go through a rental agency.

Layers Beat the Heat at Michigan State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 09.06.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

At Michigan State, with its campus boasting over 100 miles of sidewalks, being prepared for anything is a quality every Spartan needs in their wardrobe.

Expression Through Style at Illinois State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 09.06.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

When the sun goes down, an even more exciting and busy time begins. Roommates' closets are raided in a race to find the most perfect outfit. Style is always present and always evolving. We may be in the town of Normal but there is nothing uniform or routine about us.