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The Traditions That Got College Students Through Finals This Semester

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 12.18.2014 | College

Finals bring out the frenzied college student in everyone, but luckily many schools have stress-busting traditions to help get students through. This ...

9 Songza Playlists We Wish Existed During Finals Week

College Candy | Posted 12.17.2014 | College

Finals week is among the most stressful times during college. Here are 11 playlists we could use to help us through this trying time. Enjoy reading th...

Do Campus Courts Help When It Comes To Sexual Assault Cases?

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.16.2014 | College

Campus sexual assault has dominated headlines in 2014, with the White House heightening the pressure on colleges to get tough on crime. Is this at the...

Are College Students Tempted To Sleep With A Hometown Ex During Breaks?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.12.2014 | College

College students across the country are preparing to head home for winter break, and many of them will meet a dangerous temptation right in their home...

Back to School at 30?

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 12.11.2014 | Education
Tinatin Japaridze

With a manic week of review sessions, study groups and final exams to follow, accompanied by endless supply of free pizza, stale coffee and overpriced veggie juices, one fact remains undeniable, day in and day out: This was the best spontaneous decision I ever made.

Law Schools Delay Exams For Students Upset By Ferguson, Eric Garner Decisions

AP | PHILIP MARCELO | Posted 12.10.2014 | College

BOSTON (AP) -- Minority students at three prestigious law schools say they want to delay final exams because they've been busy protesting grand jury d...

Three More Flaws in Harvard's Sexual Harassment Policy

Stephen Henrick | Posted 12.02.2014 | College
Stephen Henrick

It would behoove Harvard administrators to include meaningful protections for accused students and consult in advance with those who might identify due process problems before the policy goes live.

University Of Virginia Suspends All Fraternity Activities

AP | Posted 11.22.2014 | College

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The University of Virginia on Saturday suspended activities at all campus fraternal organizations amid an investigation i...

How Faking An Orgasm Could Damage Your Relationship

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.21.2014 | College

As the adage goes, honesty is always the best policy. And as it turns out, the theory applies to sexual relationships. In a HuffPost Live conversa...

Phi Kappa Psi Frat Vandalized, Students Protest After Rolling Stone Article

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2014 | College

The University of Virginia's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity was targeted for vandalism overnight Thursday following a Rolling Stone article's revelation an ...

Tyler Kingkade

Syracuse University May Punish Student Protesters Camped Out In Building

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.19.2014 | College

Students protesters at Syracuse University could face discipline for a demonstration that's lasted more than two weeks. And, in recent days, the activ...

You Are Not What You Study: Why Your Major Doesn't Define Your Future

Unwritten | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Unwritten

Learning is one of the greatest demonstrations of self-respect because you improve yourself and the effect you have on the world. However, in the realm of moneymaking and "life experience necessary" jobs, most of your majors probably are very useless.

Everything You Need To Know About The Campus Editor-At-Large Program

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 11.19.2014 | College

Do you want to be a campus editor-at-large for The Huffington Post? Here's your chance! HuffPost has a long history of featuring college students' ...

Tyler Kingkade

White House-Sponsored Week Of Action Aims To Raise Awareness Of College Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.16.2014 | College

The White House's campaign against college sexual assault will launch a "Week of Action" on campuses nationwide on Monday, coordinated by the progress...

All WVU Greek Activity Halted After Emergency In Frat House

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2014 | College

Nov 13 (Reuters) - West Virginia University has suspended all activities by campus fraternities and sororities hours after a student was found at a ...

How One College Is Helping Former Addicts Achieve Their Degree

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.13.2014 | College

Danny, a Kennesaw State University student whose last name is being withheld, knew it would be difficult to go to college sober. But when he gave into...

Millions Of Students Have Access To Tanning Beds On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.05.2014 | College

More than a half million students at some of the country's best colleges and universities have access to tanning beds on their campus, according to a ...

The Importance of Creating Our Own Happiness

Temimah Zucker | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Temimah Zucker

Felix reminded me that the most mundane of things could put a skip in my step. Reflecting on graduate school and where I am in life reminded me that each day can be lived fully knowing that I can create some of my own happiness.

Harvard Hosts Controversial Workshop On The Ins and Outs Of Anal Sex

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Confused about anal sex? Harvard University is here to help. This week the Ivy League university offered a workshop in conjunction with its annual ...

5 Illnesses College Students Should Worry About More Than Ebola

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade, Alexandra Svokos, Sarah Klein, Amanda Chan | Posted 11.04.2014 | College

While you really shouldn't be worrying about catching Ebola on your college campus, there is a higher probability you'll get a certain sexually transm...

Is It A Good Thing Yik Yak Is So Popular On Campus?

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.04.2014 | College

A new social media app is shaking things up at college campuses (and even a few high schools) across the United States. Yik Yak, an anonymous mess...

String Of Scandals Attracts Extra Scrutiny For USC Greek Life

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.03.2014 | College

After a string of recent scandals, Greek life at the University of Southern California could undergo some serious changes. Just last month, the uni...

A Teacher Shadows Students, And Doesn't Like What She Sees

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 10.31.2014 | Parents

A blog post published earlier this month is inciting an important debate about the structure of a high school day and how classes should be taught. ...

Does Greek Life Cost Too Much?

College Candy | Posted 10.29.2014 | College

The New York Times recently looked at the expense of joining a sorority. They spoke with sorority girls about incurring fines, the price of big/little...

Tyler Kingkade

Should Sorority Members Be Allowed To Drink In Their Houses?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.29.2014 | College

Almost every sorority in the country is forbidden from hosting parties with alcohol in its house, and two-thirds of women in America think that should...