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Why Banning Hard Alcohol on College Campuses May Not Be the Answer

25-08-2016

Why Banning Hard Alcohol on College Campuses May Not Be the Answer

Stanford University announced this week that it will ban hard liquor from undergraduate parties on campus, a policy change aimed at reducing binge drinking among students. Under the new policy, hard alcohol—defined as 20% alcohol by volume—is prohibited at all on-campus undergraduate student parties, including those at fraternities. All such parties must also be registered with the university. The announcement follows a high-profile sexual assault case against former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, who was convicted on three... Read more

It’s Official: Graduate Students Can Unionize

24-08-2016

It’s Official: Graduate Students Can Unionize

The students who teach at private universities can now call their academic labor an actual job, and bring union solidarity to their scholarly passion. On Tuesday, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that graduate students, who contribute much of the research and teaching labor in private higher education, are now worthy of the rights of workers. In a 3-1 ruling in favor of Columbia teaching and research assistants, who organized as Graduate Workers of Columbia affiliated... Read more

9 Freshman Shopping Tips to Cut College Costs

18-08-2016

9 Freshman Shopping Tips to Cut College Costs

Strapped for cash as a freshman? If not now, you will be soon. That goes double for your parents, who are likely footing a portion of the bill — from tuition to room and board to all the living essentials you'll need when you move into the dorm. To make the transition from high school to college just a little easier on the wallet for both you and your obligatory benefactors, here are a few... Read more

7 Ways to Score Free Food in College

17-08-2016

7 Ways to Score Free Food in College

Student budgets are notoriously tight, and food is often near the top of the list when it comes time to trim the financial fat. This is a mistake. According to the American Journal of Health Promotion, students perform best when they eat well, exercise and get enough rest. One solution for students may be to find more ways to eat well for free. You might need to step out of your comfort zone to eat for... Read more

How much college debt is too much? Here's your answer

15-08-2016

How much college debt is too much? Here's your answer

With college loan debt, gauging how much is too much is often a matter of location. If you're in a city where you can't find a decent-paying job -- or the cost of living is high -- the amount of debt can be crushing. While I'm always going to weigh in against taking on any college debt, for certain degrees and colleges, loans may be worth it. Degrees that lead to good-paying occupations over time usually... Read more

Here's What Parents Of Kids With Life-Th…

27-08-2016

Here's What Parents Of Kids With Life-Threatening Allergies Think Of The EpiPen Price Increases

Jennifer DiMercurio’s 7-year-old son, Liam, relies on the EpiPen, an auto injector used to treat anaphylactic shock, to save his life in the case of a severe allergic reaction. The device delivers a dose of epinephrine that’s worth about $1.... Read more

Adorable Little Girl Sings Cutest Versio…

27-08-2016

Adorable Little Girl Sings Cutest Version Of The Alphabet Song Ever

A B C D E F G, come and sing along with Violet Ogea!... Read more

Pushed Forward by the Past

26-08-2016

Pushed Forward by the Past

By Tahera Uddin Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics I sat across from a man in a NYC subway who stood out from everyone else. It wasn't how he was dressed, what he was saying or doing that caught... Read more

Trying Small : Liberia's Bold Education…

26-08-2016

 Trying Small : Liberia's Bold Education Experiment

A sweeping reform proposal that made global headlines has evolved into a more modest pilot, designed to generate rigorous evidence By Susannah Hares , executive director of Ark's Education Partnerships Group, a UK non-profit advising the Liberian government on the... Read more

Compassionate Officers Send Fallen Cop's…

26-08-2016

Compassionate Officers Send Fallen Cop's Kids Off To First Day Of School

Three Texas children who lost their father had some special stand-ins on their first day of school. ... Read more

If Only We Could All Be Like This Fourth…

26-08-2016

If Only We Could All Be Like This Fourth-Grader On His First Day Of School

This kid’s enthusiasm for the first day of school can’t be beat.... Read more

In focus: Cook knows he's big key to Flo…

27-08-2016

In focus: Cook knows he's big key to Florida State's season (Yahoo Sports)

Dalvin Cook was one of the college football's most explosive players last season. ''The game plan is going to come in, they are going to want to stop Dalvin,'' Cook said. Last season Cook set FSU single-season records... Read more

Miami kicks off 2 defensive starters for…

27-08-2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Miami permanently dismissed defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad and linebacker Jermaine Grace from its football team Saturday for breaking NCAA rules.... Read more

Duke QB Sirk out for season after reinju…

27-08-2016

Duke QB Sirk out for season after reinjuring Achilles tendon (Yahoo Sports)

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk will miss the season after tearing the Achilles tendon he first tore in February. Coach David Cutcliffe said Saturday that the redshirt senior will have surgery to repair the partial tear in his left Achilles... Read more

No. 9 Tennessee to wear helmet stickers …

27-08-2016

No. 9 Tennessee to wear helmet stickers honoring Pat Summitt (Yahoo Sports)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee will wear a commemorative sticker on the back of its helmets this season to honor former Lady Volunteers basketball coach Pat Summitt.68c6e4ff5897c5db7189ecac802ef0be... Read more

2 Western Michigan players arrested, sus…

27-08-2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Two freshmen on Western Michigan's football team have been arrested and suspended from the team.... Read more

Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawa…

27-08-2016

Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under (Yahoo Sports)

SYDNEY (AP) -- Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football's season opener at Sydney's Olympic stadium.2ef4232162b7561030b378cfc40fb6ff... Read more

Prevot suspended indefinitely by No. 24 …

27-08-2016

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Defensive end Torrodney Prevot has been suspended indefinitely by No. 24 Oregon for violating the university's and athletic department's code of conduct.... Read more

 

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