Prejudice's real roots are far less immediately accessible than we think they are, so it's time to stop having such brash reactions to injustice and start having deep, elevated conversations about it.
Black student activists accomplished so much within this past year and reached new levels of success. Not only did they fight for racial equality, but they bonded a community, inspired many, and ultimately accomplished change on their campuses and institutions.
College students often use their weekends to catch up on sleep, but many of them don't know that their alcohol and drug use inhibits their sleep's effectiveness, even if they sleep in until late in the afternoon.
Too many women and men are getting hurt on our campuses, and too much of our culture still accepts this reality as inevitable. There are incredible advocates on every campus in this country and It's On Us seeks to connect us - and in so many ways, this effort is succeeding.
In a bold move designed to simultaneously shore up his support with women, and bring in a kindred soul on crowd control, Donald Trump selected former University of Missouri Professor Melissa Click to be his running mate for the 2016 election.
Why are we not more interested in the next steps for Mizzou? I want to know who is going to fill interim positions and what administration is going to do to make sure it doesn't get this bad again.
It's one thing for a board to hire a president who can incite necessary change; it's quite another to pour gasoline all over the house.
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...