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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.

Born Abroad and Raised Here, Immigrant Students Pin Futures on DREAM Act

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

Alex Alvarado is student body co-president and a four-time homecoming king. His blue-and-gold letter jacket is a reminder that he plays on the varsity soccer team. Alvarado is all-but-American, though.

Time to Make This DREAM a Reality

Sec. Hilda Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sec. Hilda Solis

The DREAM Act would strengthen our economy and our work force. It would strengthen our national defense and our national security. With bipartisan support, it's time to make it a reality.

Michael Yarbrough | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Yarbrough


7 Steps to Writing That Knockout Final Paper

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Whether you are in the sciences or humanities, there are a handful of objective steps to communication that you need to master.

In The Public Interest : Pell Grant Funding Gap Threatens Millions of Students, Workforce

Rich Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rich Williams

If our country is to emerge from our economic downturn, we must invest in the students and workers who are the future of our workforce. Congress must take swift action to fill the $5.7 billion Pell Grant funding gap by the end of the year.

Adderall: A College Student's Friend or Foe?

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Her Campus

Anyone who's been a college student in the past decade has probably been exposed to the seemingly magical effects of Adderall.

Discontinuance Committee recommends CU journalism school be "strategically realigned"

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

By Kate Spencer CU's journalism school should be discontinued for reasons of "strategic realignment" according to the final report of the Program Dis...

All-In For The DREAM Act

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

By passing the DREAM Act, we have an opportunity during this lame-duck session to make a down payment on the immigration reform voters want, our country deserves, and our leaders have promised.

What a Riot

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Miller

Recent events in France where violence erupted in response to proposals to raise the pension age to 62 from 60, seemed to demonstrate that rather tha...

Encourage Kids to Study Practical Subjects

Dori Jones Yang | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dori Jones Yang

As a society, the United States will lose its edge and go downhill if we can't educate our children to innovate in a high-tech world.

More Internships Lead To Full-Time Hires: Wall Street Journal Survey | ALEXANDRA CHENEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As companies start to rely more heavily on their internship pools to make full-time hires, they're looking for ways to better evaluate candidates and ...

CU Sigma Nu Fraternity Members Facing Charges

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

Sigma Nu fraternity pledges and one brother are facing charges for alleged conspiracy and criminal mischief after participating in a scavenger hunt that involved theft and vandalism.