High school seniors across the country will be receiving their college admissions letters this week, and with the dramatic increase in the number of applications this year many can expect to get the dreaded "thin envelope."
The West, rich in renewable energy, can pioneer the way to a 75- to 100-percent renewable future.
Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga. The small South Pacific country of the Kingdom of Tonga has been busy. In a two-week period around the start of Septembe...
First day of hunting season. I awake to a hot crrr-ack in the field at dawn. It is the same hot crack of split wood. In its echo, the same sad promise of winter fuel.
Turkey's vote on Sunday further strengthened its credentials as a model of capitalist democracy in the Muslim world -- a model the West needs to promote as an antidote to extremism.
Preparing for an era in which the Afghan government takes charge is a good thing. But as countries head for the exit, they must avoid tripping at the door.
A wave of righteous indignation sweeps the West with every alleged act of terror, while quotidian civilian casualties in Iraq or Afghanistan are treated as a humdrum affair, barely meriting mention.
In the West, we believe that when someone moves a disagreement from the issue to a personal attack, it is because their case is weak. But can we make that assumption with other cultures?
I can't help but wonder whether or not the protests are constructive. What are the protesters accomplishing by pulling fire alarms in lecture halls? Pulling fire alarms or pounding on the walls of classrooms is not a constructive approach to solving the problem.
Today, March 4, is the Day of Action to Defend Public Education, a movement that originated in California last fall in response to threats of staggeri...
For some, it costs about as much as a Lexus. Every year. We've got 13 tips for you about how to get your money's worth out of college.
Reading our partners' papers, I'm not worried about the future of journalism. Rest assured it exists, en masse, typing away on college campuses around the country.
Our penchant for technology has only made our quest for companionship easier. Want to test if the girl you want has even the slightest interest in what you're doing without putting yourself out there completely? Send along that blank "accidental" text message.
According to the Higher Education Research Institute, the percent of first-year college students who believe that it is very important to help people in need is at its highest level since 1970. Without question, ours is a generation seeking to help.
After the last lecture of "High-Tech Entrepreneurship" -- my last college class -- I had a strong sense I should further pursue GoodCrush. I had begun to attend entrepreneurship club meetings and chatting with angel investors.
Thanks to an infinite number of blogs and the evolving cycle of 24-hour news, we are no longer restricted to news from just a few networks. Sites like Facebook are empowering people to cut through the clutter and discover the content most relevant to them.