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Police Involvement Won't Solve Campus Rape Problems

(2) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 10:01 AM

Recently Adam Goldstein, an attorney for the Student Press Law Center, argued that colleges are not capable of adequately handling sexual assault cases. He cites a recent case from Oklahoma State University, where a serial offender was suspended for three years with no further disciplinary action,...

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Student Debt Has Impacts Before Graduation

(8) Comments | Posted July 24, 2012 | 6:50 PM

With senior year looming on the horizon, it's becoming ever-more-clear to me that soon, I'll be a college graduate. After perceptively noticing this (sometime around last March), I was hit with a bit of existential panic. My current career plan involves somehow earning enough in journalism to pay my rent,...

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In Defense of College

(7) Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 9:44 AM

There's a growing chorus of voices telling students that college may not be the best use of their time post-high school. The national UnCollege movement has argued that college does a poor job or preparing students for real-world jobs. Their founder, Dale Stephens, was recently featured on the...

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