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College Move-In? Keep Your Head Up & Enjoy the Other Side

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 08.22.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

It's August. For many families, it's time to participate in a celebrated American ritual: moving a son or daughter to college. While thousands of par...

10 Tips for This Summer's Millennial Intern Population

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Sandy Malone

Approach every day as the unique challenge that it is - a learning experience that many other students would love to have, but you got it instead. Mind your manners, start and finish strong, and you may just end up with a fantastic opportunity at the end. Good luck!

Pedagogies of Gratitude

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

I am finally sitting in the foundation of my being. An artist-academic-activist, a Black woman who speaks her mind, I have been through hell and back and managed to individuate within an historically white institution.

16 Pieces of Advice for the Class of 2016

Michelle Green | Posted 04.21.2017 | College
Michelle Green

As G-Day gets closer, seniors all over the country are being asked the dreaded question, "What are your plans after graduation?" Family members, friends, and even strangers have the best intentions in asking this; however, if you don't have an answer, it can bring about the longest 30 seconds of your life.

An FSILG Village Would Hurt MIT's Greek System

Frederick O Daso | Posted 09.16.2016 | College
Frederick O Daso

Unfortunately, the proposal to create a "Greek Village" located on West Campus grounds in Cambridge does not come close to addressing these issues. Here are nine reasons why an FSILG Village is not in the best interests of the Greek community and MIT as a whole.

5 Tips for Turning a Successful Internship into a Real Job

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Sandy Malone

If you're a typical undergrad or new grad with a summer internship, you're almost to the finish line now.

Ask the Art Professor: Advice for Young Graduates

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Most art students go through immense culture shock when they transition from art school into the "real world." Going from being intensely saturated with artistic activity and other artists to almost nothing can be incredibly depressing and difficult to deal with.

The Sex We Didn't Have

Matt Nestor | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Matt Nestor

Now that I've graduated, I'm having oodles of sex. Oodles. There's just something so appealing to women about being young and underemployed... But the fact remains that I was once a pernicious exaggerator. This puts me in good company

Teens, College Students and Body Image

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

Perhaps young women who have so much influence over each other can be persuaded to use it positively once they are made aware of the impact of their behavior, talk and presence.

The Undergraduate Visitor to the Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education
Elana Estrin

Since its founding, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has been an important reso...

Could You Be the Problem With Porn?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 10.12.2011 | Style
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Research indicates is that porn's probability of becoming problematic is first and foremost directly due to one's repression reaction. It's this suppression of the desire to look at porn that boosts one's longing for it.