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Should I Stay or Should I Go: Pros and Cons of Staying on Campus in Summer

Uloop | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Uloop

Truth be told, there are some college students who refuse to accept life outside of campus. I have compiled a list of pros and cons with regards to staying on a college campus over the summer based on the opinions of college students from both sides.

How Dominate Your Internship

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 04.24.2014 | College

When college graduation is right around the corner, it doesn't just mean enjoying the last semester and preparing for finals -- it also means a mounta...

'The Only Way I Can Do This Research Project Is If I Become A Stripper'

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 04.18.2014 | College

"Kate," a senior at Oregon State University, works as a stripper. The way she got there was a little unusual. She uses the name Kate to protect he...

Beyond Texting: Face-to-Face Communication for Teens

Debra Fine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
Debra Fine

Social media may be killing all of of our social skills.

The Future of Jewish-Muslim Relations on College Campuses: Hope or Hopeless?

Imam Abdullah Antepli | Posted 05.13.2014 | Religion
Imam Abdullah Antepli

Rising bigotry is not unique nor is it one-way. Islamophobia among the Jewish community is increasing, too, poisoning many Jewish hearts and minds and taking deep root here in the U.S. as well as other parts of the world.

Why Nearly 400 Students Were Willingly Arrested

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 03.12.2014 | College

Tulane University senior Nick Stracco was one of nearly 400 students to be arrested last week outside of the White House, and he was happy to do so. ...

HuffPost Live Goes 'On Campus'

Allison Bresnick | Posted 05.07.2014 | College
Allison Bresnick

HuffPost Live's "On Campus" series allows students to have a voice and share their passions, concerns, and stories. From student run protests, to sex columnists, to an interview with the first college football player to come out, "On Campus" covers it all. If you have an idea or want to be an on air guest, email oncampus@huffpostlive.com and let your voice be heard!

Eating Disorders Are More Common Than You Think On College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 03.03.2014 | College

One-in-four college students have a mental health condition that has been increasing since 1950: an eating disorder. According to the National Eati...

LGBTQ students at Wake Forest University still face social hurdles

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

While progress may be occurring, there is no doubt that Greek life is made of mostly heterosexual individuals. Thus, it is hard for LGBTQ individuals to feel comfortable with themselves in this environment.

Middlebury 9/11 Memorial Flags Removed In Protest

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.12.2013 | College

Students at Middlebury College in Vermont were outraged Wednesday when protesters took down a Sept. 11 memorial site on campus. One of the protesters ...

The 8 Dos and Don'ts of College

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.23.2013 | College
Carlota Zimmerman

I was thinking of all the frosh who are wondering, "What am I doing here? What does it mean? When is my roommate going to shut the hell up!" To that end, I'm going to give you the 8 Dos and Don'ts of College. (You'll forget this, like you forget everything else in college but at least you won't be able to say I didn't try.)

Do You Really Need Church?

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

From community service projects to book clubs; from outreach to the poor to potlucks; from meditation groups to support groups, he described the many other places that provide much of what the Church used to (and occasionally still does) provide.

Dorm Decorating: Putting Parents in the Mix

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2013 | College
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Maybe Target hit the nail on the head, but I think they missed one of the boats when they cast this reality series. They should have put a parent in one of those rooms. I know this, because I've lived it. Last month, I spent one very memorable night in a dorm room.

From Lolita to Louis CK, Feds Ban Sex Speech on Campus

Will Creeley | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Will Creeley

If anybody on campus can file a sexual harassment claim any time they're offended by sex-related speech, just about anything will qualify as sexual harassment.

A Multi-Faceted Approach on How to Reduce Violence on School and College Campuses

Steven R. DiSalvo, Ph.D. | Posted 05.29.2013 | College
Steven R. DiSalvo, Ph.D.

A real effort is being made on most college campuses these days to stop violence before it happens. In some cases, that means making schools gun-free zones. In others, like ours, it's that and more.

Framing the Occidental Fight for a Better Sexual Assault Policy

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.14.2013 | College
Lisa Wade

There will be a day when honest, transparent, and fair reporting and adjudication of sexual assaults will be the norm. That day is coming, and we want Oxy to get there first.

Campus-Based Sexual Assault Coalition Fights Back

Nina Flores | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Nina Flores

A student-faculty coalition at Occidental College in Los Angeles is gaining national attention for standing up to campus administrators in the wake of yet another example of colleges and universities across the country mishandling reports of sexual assault.

Exposing Occidental College's Sexist Rape Policy

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Wade

Under a new policy at Occidental College, any time there is a report of a sexual assault, the college community should receive an email saying so. Last week, however, the students learned of a report of a sexual assault second-hand.