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Why Risky Behavior Declines With Age

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living

Older folks tend not to engage as much in risky behavior as teenagers and young adults do. You might call that wisdom or learned experience. But this ...

The Secret Ingredient To A Successful Entrepreneur? Luck.

Blackstone LaunchPad | Posted 08.04.2016 | Impact
Blackstone LaunchPad

People often ask me what the 'secret ingredient' is to successful entrepreneurship. If anything, my answer just raises more questions: it's all about luck.

Guinness, Joyce and Things Dublin

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

Numerous friends asked us, "Why Dublin"; after all, this is not a city typically known for fabulous sites, user -friendly weather or even 'off-the bea...

'A Decent Bomber' -- Alexander McNabb's Irish Thriller

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.04.2017 | Books
Magda Abu-Fadil

Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.

Here's The Devastating Way Our College System Fails Poor Kids

The Huffington Post | JonMarcus | Posted 12.18.2015 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. – Angel Pérez was raised in the projects of the South Bronx and went to one of the worst-performing high schools in New York City. ...

Small School Blues; Big School Hopes

Write for the Future | Posted 11.24.2016 | College
Write for the Future

The addiction takes over at exactly 9:30 A.M. on business days. I hold my breath to see what phases the stock market. Could Pfizer skyrocket over 50 percent because of news for a groundbreaking cancer drug? Could McDonald's dip 50 percent because of higher than expected trans fat in Big Macs?

Influences That Last

Write for the Future | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Write for the Future

I have a sister who is bubbly and energetic, parents who are both supportive and caring, but one of the two people who has influenced me the most hates my guts.

One Key Takeaway From 2014 Commencement Speakers

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.27.2014 | College

In 2005, when Steve Jobs addressed Stanford University’s graduating class, he urged students, "You've got to find what you love." While love of ...

Ireland: Plebeian to Posh

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 04.17.2014 | Travel
Molly Alexander Darden

Visiting Ireland can be either a high-end or budget experience, and I decided to combine the two for a wonderfully innovative journey to reconnect with my Irish roots. Ireland presents delightful possibilities for a variety of travel styles.

Roll in My Chair

Kristin Duquette | Posted 02.27.2014 | Impact
Kristin Duquette

As a wheelchair user and college student, I became frustrated with how the general public perceives and treats people with disabilities. In 2011, I founded a program called A Day in a Wheelchair on Trinity College's campus.

Racing Against the Odds

Catherine Okafor | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Catherine Okafor

2013-03-18-kristinduquettePULL.JPGKristin has gone against the odds and achieved more than the average able-bodied person has and probably ever will in their lifetime.

WATCH: Conan's Extensive Q&A Session In Ireland

Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien accepted an honorary patronage from Trinity College Dublin’s Philosophical Society over the weekend, and while there, delivered an hou...

Washington's Arms and the Stars and Stripes -- Believe!

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
John Tepper Marlin

The American Heraldry Society has worked itself into a lather about the claim that the Washington coat of arms inspired the Stars and Stripes. It argues that records on the design for the American flag don't support this belief.

Strains In Town And Gown Relations

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

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

The TRENDIEST Colleges

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 08.30.2011 | College

We're not talking best. We're not talking brightest. We're talking most desired. After comparing the New York Times' list of 2010-2011 application ...

White Kid From Boston Drops Rap Album in The iTunes Forest; Makes a Sound

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Rapper Sam Adams' very existence challenges the relevance of, well, take your pick: record executives, publicists, music writers, every rapper with a dream and a day job and, umm, Myspace.

Trinity College Squash: WATCH Controversial Finish To Another National Title (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Trinity College squash program is getting plenty of attention today, a day after its 12th consecutive national title. But not all the attention...