For both parents and college kids alike, there tools and programs to ensure that the first few years away from home are healthy ones.
Racially-charged murders, police brutality, Twitter debates on Hollywood's award nominations, ...
If you don't get enough sleep, and especially if you're not getting hardly any sleep, you will go insane! It's a certainty. Other than shameless public naps, I'm not aware of anything going on around my campus related to talking about the importance of sleep.
The descent of the Republican presidential debate into new lows of demagoguery highlighted the emptiness of political discourse. And across the country, communities experienced the torrential downpours, record temperatures, floods, droughts, and firestorms predicted by climate change models. But 2015 also brought breakthroughs.
We are at a crisis in our country whenever a trained adult with authorization to use deadly force deploys it on a 12 year old with impunity. Wherever the fault lies, the only way any hope in the police force or the governing process can be restored is for wholesale condemnation of the officer's actions.
Attention all schadenfreude enthusiasts, it's time to take a look back and see who really shined in this year's public relations blunders, bloopers and boners (trademark pending).
A university president should have the advantage of reflecting knowledge, viewpoints and research grounded in long-term scientific investigation, vetted by institutional experts and carefully readied for distribution without the daily pressures of political leverage or media deadlines.
Senator Kurt Schaefer once said that he supported academic freedom. He once said that doctors should be in charge of health care. He campaigned emphatically against lobbyists influencing politicians.
Recent events on college campuses have prompted college leaders to pledge much to their students. Here is what students needed to hear. Dear Campus...
There is a conversation Black faculty often have with Black students that we rarely mention in public, let alone in mixed company. The tone of this exchange differs to some extent if the student are U.S. born or from the diaspora. It follows discussions that open their consciousness as they grapple with accepting an inescapable truth -- they are Black.
What is stopping students from talking to reporters? They fear the possibility of incorrect, or racist student comments. They want to protect victims of racially motivated hate crimes. They want to appear united under one voice.
The success of the Montgomery bus boycott remains a shining example and model for what can be achieved through nonviolent activism. Six decades later, the University of Missouri Tigers football team flexed its muscles when it decided to boycott future games and practices until MU system President Tim Wolfe stepped down or was removed from office over allegations that he failed to address continuing charges of racism and discrimination in the four-school system.
Students from Pacific University and Lewis and Clark College gathered Monday in protest and solidarity as people of different races, different backgro...
When do we decide that enough is enough? Do we have to wait until a person of color is violently attacked before we take notice? The students of the University of Missouri have made it clear it is time to put a stop to all hateful comments and activity.
I love Mizzou today just as much as I did the first day I learned about it. The only way that we are ever going to grow as a university, and as a community, is to listen to what everyone has to say. I know that it will take some time for the university to heal, but I know that I will still be here while it does.
"It's important that campuses be havens of maximum comfort for students to explore their own deeply important, personal, and self-actualizing ideas, free from the unpleasant psychic residue and general ickiness of people and events of the past," said Harlan P. Wentwich, President of Sniveling Worm University.