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The Art of the Deal with Afghanistan's Mess

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

The U.S. finds itself at the right place, at the right time, but it has chosen the wrong individuals as partners. Partnership with Afghanistan is vita...

Reconstruction: Standing Strong through Life's Tests & Trials

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 01.31.2017 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

In life, we often desire little to no discomfort from the easy road of transition from one stage of life to another. Furthermore, I have learned that ...

Why Have I Stopped Dreaming!

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 01.23.2017 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

Why Have I Stopped Dreaming? This was the question that I had asked myself during a time in which I felt so lost. I always knew that I wanted to enric...

Smoke and Mirrors: Behind the scenes of Student Filmmaking

Desirae Hoover | Posted 01.02.2017 | College
Desirae Hoover

When my classmates ask for my advice on writing, I tell them first and foremost, write the movies you want to see. My personal favorite films are sto...

America? America! Our Country Through Music

New England Conservatory | Posted 12.30.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

America? America! Our Country Through Music By Eden MacAdam-Somer Photo By Andrew Hurlbut The morning after our recent presidential election, I gat...

These Teachers Help Underserved Students Get Basic Supplies

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.19.2016 | Good News

This organization in Montana is helping meet the needs of underprivileged students discreetly and respectfully. My Student In Need, a nonprofit that ...

I Stressed Over SATs For THIS? How I Turned Trauma Into A "Different" College (de)Tour

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 09.13.2016 | College
Amy Oestreicher

These were thoughts I had when my "thought-out" life took a detour. What's a detour? A detour is a curve in the road, a bump in a path, a big sign in the middle of your trip that says sorry, you have to go THAT way.

I Stopped Giving A Damn About My $100k In Student Loan Debt For A Year. Here's What I Learned.

Monica Leftwich | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Monica Leftwich

The stories of people making massive changes to their already humble lifestyles to pay on a loan that produced minimum results in the job department is not only a slap in the face, but it almost feels like society lied to us.

Tips For Your First Year Of College

Dayna Steele | Posted 08.11.2016 | College
Dayna Steele

Just because your class starts at noon doesn't mean you should roll out of bed at 11:45 am. Get up; take some time to prepare for your day without being rushed -- review homework, eat breakfast, start a daily routine, stretch, etc.

There Is No Freedom Living In a State Of Fear

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 08.05.2016 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

We often see freedom as one's ability to move freely. However, we should consider the true essence of FREEDOM! Living in a free society, I once thought that I was able to do as I pleased, live as I pleased and say what I pleased, as long as I did not infringe on others. I have come to the realization that true freedom, is the ability to live without fear.

Don't Be Scared, This Will Change Your Life

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Laura Caroline Gingrich of University of Washington Seven important reasons why traveling will forever influence your perspective. I always knew ...

Why No Destination Is The Wrong Place to Go

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Laura Caroline Gingrich of University of Washington You have the whole wide world at your fingertips - often the hardest part is knowing where to...

College Town Guide to Fayetteville, Arkansas

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Sarah Cory of University of Arkansas Top Places to Eat, Drink, and Explore Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas and can be found d...

Adventure on the Aran Islands, Ireland

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Amanda Hackney of Pennsylvania State University Taking a Step Back in Time Via Ireland's Hidden Gem. The Aran Islands are hands-down home of Irel...

What It's Like Coming Home

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Kearan Meagher of University of Calgary They say you can't come home again. It's always hard leaving home, especially when it's your first time. ...

Tour du Mont Blanc: The Perfect First Solo Hike

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Evan Przesiecki of Carleton University The accessible 170km route traditionally encircles Western Europe's highest mountain, crosses through 3 dif...

Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Brooke Stafford of Pennsylvania State University Because architecture is cool. Architecture isn't solely the interest of older generations; inste...

5 Things Everyone Needs to Know Before Starting College

Anne Hilker | Posted 07.26.2016 | College
Anne Hilker

Just before I enrolled in my university, I devoured articles like “7 Things Freshmen Need to Survive,” and “3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Colleg...

All-Girls Soccer Team Provides Community For Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.14.2016 | Latino Voices

The Safe Passage Project, a nonprofit organization that provides legal assistance to immigrant minors, is using soccer to provide undocumented high sc...

5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Lauren Galley | Posted 07.14.2016 | College
Lauren Galley

1. Time Is Money College is basically high school on steroids when it comes to managing your time. The first thing you should do after being accepted ...

Homeless Teen Graduates High School 2 Years Early With 4.0 GPA

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.24.2016 | Good News

One teen maintained her determination and A+ attitude through tough times, and now she's looking forward to a brilliant future ahead. Destyni Tyree, ...

Moscow: A City Guide to Russia's Capital

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Evan Przesiecki Moscow: The capital of the Motherland. It's the largest easternmost city on the European continent and is any...

Seven Reasons to Study Abroad in Eastern Europe

Becky Hayes | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Becky Hayes

When I was a junior at the University of Vermont, I told my study abroad adviser only two things; I'll go anywhere in the world, but it has to be cheap. As student loans began piling up, my parents were less than enthused about the prospect of spending even more money on a trip abroad.

Iran Punishes Dozens Of Partying College Students With 99 Lashes Each

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 05.27.2016 | World

More than 30 Iranian college students who were caught partying at a recent graduation celebration were promptly arrested and given 99 lashes each. The...

It's Time to Rebrand Sleep

Elizabeth Rizor | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rizor

In my experience, sleep has allowed me to let go of negative emotions and more quickly recall test material, which means less wasted time tiredly staring at a textbook.