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A Conversation About Rape on Campus

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

There will be plenty of opportunities for sexual experiences on campus. The hook-up culture is seductive, but don't let wanting to be cool influence your decisions about sex.

Veterans Enrich Campus Life

Barbara Mujica | Posted 11.23.2013 | College
Barbara Mujica

All over the country. student veterans are taking the lead in transforming their campuses, improving conditions for fellow veterans and enriching campus life for everyone.

The Meaning of Life -- Or at Least University Life

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.14.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

It is precisely the minutia, the day to day, the way in which you get from the first day of school to the day you graduate that will define the quality of your answer to that question: "What does it all mean?"

University Beef

Food Politic | Posted 05.31.2013 | College
Food Politic

I have found food to be the solution to most problems in life. Hungry? Eat. Tired? Eat. Upset? Eat. Need to celebrate? Eat. Now, food also seems to be the answer to recent budget cuts in public financing for universities. Bookstores on campus are now selling... Wagyu beef.

Advice for New College Students

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

These years will change you in ways you can't even imagine; you will learn more and develop friendships unlike any you have ever had, or possibly ever will have again. Your time is what you make of it. Take it all in, be safe and enjoy it.

Thoughts For the Class of 2016 As They Enter College

Beverly Low | Posted 10.09.2012 | College
Beverly Low

So many people. So much texting. You want to enjoy your summer, but you are beginning to feel stretched and stressed about fitting everyone and everything into your schedule. I want you to relax.

You're Better Than That

The Tiger | Posted 05.16.2012 | College
The Tiger

We get so caught up with our own lives -- the grades, the personal battles -- that we we oftentimes neglect our day-to-day gestures, forgetting to hold the door for a stranger or to ask a professor about his day. Is this really the culture we represent?

Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies: New Perspectives and a Broadened Vision

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Angella Nazarian

Science and technology are culturally constructed. The study of these fields is a new angle for UC Irvine's Center for Persian Studies -- one that hasn't been studied in depth in other centers.