THREE HOURS. ONE ESSAY PROMPT… ON TWELVE NOVELS. Probably one of the more extreme examples of an English final examination that I have had to take. Sounds insane, but with a certain mindset and a decent amount of preparation beforehand, essay exams are actually not that bad. As a literature major, I get a lot more written midterms and finals. I have not encountered scantrons and multiple choice exams in a while…. Read More
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge has ordered Brown University to turn over fundraising and donation records of an alumnus whose daughter says she was raped in 2006.
WE ARE ONLY ABOUT A MONTH AWAY FROM THE TIP-OFF OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL IN WHAT LOOKS TO BE THE ONLY HOOPS WE WILL SEE THIS WINTER. Last year, the country witnessed the Naismith Player of the Year race come down to two players: UConn’s Kemba Walker and BYU’s Jimmer Fredette. Jimmer eventually prevailed by winning the trophy, but Kemba won his team a ring. Which players are primed for an outstanding season… Read More
COLLEGE IS OFTEN A STUDENT’S FIRST TIME AWAY FROM HOME, WHICH OFTEN MEANS THE FIRST TIME MOM AND DAD ARE NOT THERE TO KEEP TABS on them. That is one of the reasons administrators take precautions to assure student safety. Some schools hand out rape whistles, others have emergency call boxes placed around campus. Some campuses are now considering allowing students to carry concealed weapons on campus.
Whether you’re a know-it -all or a nimrod, here are a few tips every college student should know.
Everyone wants to be taken seriously after college, both personally and professionally. After graduation comes the real world, and the real world requires a real wardrobe. There is no longer an excuse to appear unkempt. It’s time to rethink what you put on before you walk out the door each morning.
by Laura Schluckebier Laundry is an on-going battle in college. You’re either trying to find spare quarters for the wash, cursing the non-working washers and dryers, or battling out with other students for that last free washer on Sunday night at 11:00. We’ve got to separate our colors, remember not to dry that already tight shirt or else it’ll shrink, and deal with the colors in our clothes fading after washing them… Read More
Most of these standards are based on existing federal and state rules to improve transparency and disclosure. New steps include a free 21-day trial for students before they decide to take up a course with the college. About 17 percent of the for-profit colleges have signed up for this, a spokesman for the Foundation for Educational Success, which represents these colleges, said in an e-mail to Reuters.