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Are We "Worthless College Slacktivists"?

Noah Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Noah Baron

I suspect that most posts around this time of year will be themed around the "Christmas spirit," and I suppose that, in many ways, mine is not much di...

Are You Wise to Cheating?

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

During the holiday break I had a discussion with a college student, who shared with me how angry she was at a classmate who cheated on the final exam. But cheating is the symptom of something else.

How to Navigate the Quarter-Life Crisis

Tyler Mahoney | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Tyler Mahoney

How does one last through months of uncertainty, depression and the occasional pangs of chest-crushing anxiety? The following survival techniques helped me through my quarter-life crisis.

11 Resolutions for Every College Student This Year

Emily Bennington | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Emily Bennington

A few weeks ago, I hosted a presentation at my alma mater. The experience inspired me to think about all the things I wish I could have told myself back then.

College Students Feel Neglected By Obama

nytimes.com | DAMIEN CAVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MIAMI -- Two years ago, the University of Miami could not get enough Barack Obama. The campaign rally he held here felt like a rock concert, his face ...

Do College Girls Smoke Marijuana?

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

A 2004 for study showed that girls are trying weed before boys, and generally abusing substances at a higher level.

A Resolution Worth Keeping

Christopher Reeve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christopher Reeve

I propose that qualified men and women volunteer their time to help students in their respective cities with their homework -- help them excel in school and ultimately find success later in life.

Parents, Do Your Kids A Favor: Don't Drag Your Feet

Taylor Trudon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Taylor Trudon

The other night, my friends and I were out celebrating the end of the semester and one of our friends, who is graduating early this December. Let's ca...

Online Role-Playing Games Cause Students To Miss Classes, Lose Sleep

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new study by a University of the Rockies graduate student has found that it's fairly common for students miss school, meals, sleep and social activi...

Serious Mental Health Needs Seen Growing At Colleges

nytimes.com | TRIP GABRIEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Rushing a student to a psychiatric emergency room is never routine, but when Stony Brook University logged three trips in three days, it did not surpr...

Putting School Lessons to Practice: The Spirit of Giving

Valerie Sobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Valerie Sobel

Natalie Carpenter, a senior at Cal State University San Bernardino, started her shift at TGI-Friday thinking about her public relations campaigns clas...

Latino Leaders Urge the U.S. Senate to Make the "DREAM Act" a Reality

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Today, a cross-section of distinguished Latino leaders from across the political spectrum, as well as in business, government, public service, enterta...

Guilt-Free Procrastination for College Students

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

When the tasks that take you away from your studies don't extend further than The Kardashians reruns and Facebook stalking, procrastination often leads to feelings of regret and guilt.

Don't Let the Senate Stop the Dream

Arturo Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arturo Vargas

It's nearly time for a vote on legislation that will help thousands of motivated immigrant students on their journey toward becoming full Americans. Of course, we're talking about the DREAM Act.

The Cost of Taking a Year

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rick Smith

I was recently in Aspen for a series of meetings. During that time, I struck up conversations with a handful of service professionals, all mid to late...

Pancake People, Rise Up!

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Marshall P. Duke

When asked to write papers on a particular topic, a class of 20 students will provide slightly different variations on work based upon the exact same set of references and sources. This hints at a serious problem for the coming generations.

Surprising Portrait of Pakistan's Leading Youth Blogger

Daniel Teweles | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Daniel Teweles

Whether advocating for gay rights or providing reality checks for her fellow Pakistanis on the real danger facing the country, Sana Saleem is a modern digital woman in the last place you'd expect.

Bridget Brennan Drug Bust: Columbia Students, Not Colombian Kingpins

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

While the "Ivy League" bust is generating a wave of press and the prosecutor is loving her 15 minutes of fame on national TV, the reality is that these busts are all hype and PR.

Age-Old Elitism at Oxbridge

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Beenish Ahmed

Great Britain has become immensely more diverse in the last century, and it's time for its top institutions to recognize and reflect this.

First Year Composition in Twenty Tweets

Christine Brandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christine Brandel

Could social media be the key to getting students engaged with elementary composition? I decided to investigate.

The Most Flexible Colleges

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

Do you wish you had been given the ability to design your own major in college? While there are colleges and universities that have rigorous curriculu...

A Call to Protest

Nicolas Niarchos | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Nicolas Niarchos

Police oppression in America is arguably worse than the proposed UK tuition hikes, but when tuition hikes happen in the US, nobody notices.

Student Success: The Power of Thank You

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

As I was cleaning off my desk I ran across a handwritten thank you note I received from a student. I quickly reread the note and went to throw it into the recycle bin, but something stopped me.

How To Survive Your Parents' Divorce During College

Taylor Trudon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Taylor Trudon

There is never a good age for your parents to break the news that they're getting a divorce. At the ripe age of 21 and a senior in college, I have hea...

ASU Students Rally To Push Passage of Elusive DREAM Act

Eduardo Barraza | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Eduardo Barraza

If approved, the proposed legislation would allow thousands of undocumented students in the country to legalize their status, enter the workforce and apply for federal student aid.