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MAJOR!

All or Nothing

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Though I have probably discussed this topic in a previous blog, the message is worth many repetitions, mostly because the concept is so contrary to po...

Faculty Triads: A 21st-Century Model for Liberal Arts Education

Mauri Ditzler | Posted 11.11.2013 | Education
Mauri Ditzler

"What's your major?" is one of the most commonly asked questions of college students today. It's interesting to consider that the same question asked to one of our students in the mid-19th century would have elicited a blank stare.

James Nichols

Filmmakers Discuss Trans Icon Miss Major, Her Historic Legacy, And The Role Of LGBT Film

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices

"MAJOR!" is a film documenting the life and legacy of transgender elder and pioneering activist Miss Major, a prominent and enduring figure within the...

For Love or for Money: The Politics of Picking a College Major

Shoham Geva | Posted 11.12.2013 | College
Shoham Geva

It seems like two things have happened: One, that there's a lot of guilt lying around for those who dare to think practically about the implications of their college major and two, that pursuing your passion in college is becoming a luxury even on top of the luxury college already is.

Why Undecided Is Okay

Uloop | Posted 08.21.2013 | College
Uloop

Being undecided permits you to explore the incredible amount of new subjects and fields that a college education allows instead of holing you up immediately in your chosen degree. It wasn't until my first semester sophomore year that I finally found something I could see myself applying in a career.

1986 Masters: The Greatest of All-Time?

David Aronchick | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

No Master's moment tops the 1986 Masters, during which arguably the greatest golfer of all-time, Jack Nicklaus, stormed back from a five-shot deficit in the final round to shoot a five-under par 30 on the famed back nine and win by a single stroke.

Making My Way Out Of Student Debt, One Gig At A Time

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.02.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Jana Thiel People talk about the starving musician -- how you live off of crackers and the generosity of people, being fed by music alone. But I ...

Can $250,000 buy a senator?

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsIn the aftermath of Tuesday's Republican U.S. Senate primary in Nebraska, campaign finance watchdogs are concerned about...

Home for the Holidays: Explaining Your Major to Friends and Family

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

College can be stressful, and finals can pale in comparison to the stress of holiday smalltalk. But, with a smile, an ability to sound moderately enthused, and enough eggnog (or a flask), they can be gotten through.

COLUMN: I'm Majoring In X. Don't Ask Me Why.

The Columbia Spectator | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the spring of my senior year of high school, I gave my father the silent treatment for two days. He deserved it--he had refused to discuss what I s...