Are We A Generation Of Cheaters [infographic]

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No matter what you did in high school when it comes to cheating, you should know that cheating in college is quite different. It’s a really big deal. College administration takes cheating seriously.  It’s not unheard of for whole classes to be expelled for “collaborating” or outright cheating. Interestingly, it’s easier than ever before in history to share information. Both inside and outside the classroom. Many students can’t even distinguish between what… Read More

Best Fictional Institutions And Universities

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When you consider famous fictional colleges, titles like Animal House or Revenge of the Nerds immediately come to mind. Here’s the thing, though: Faber College wasn’t nearly as exceptional as John Belushi’s zit impression. Adams College was little more than the stage on which the nerds took their heavily-suspendered stand. Here are some nonexistent schools that stand out for their campuses, faculty, and institutional achievements.

10 Dream Jobs That Aren’t That Glamorous

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Who wouldn’t want to be a travel writer? They visit some of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world, and they get paid for it. Or a celebrity assistant? They get to hang out with celebrities! The truth is that while these jobs certainly do come with great perks, even so-called “dream jobs” aren’t perfect. Though all 10 of the following people love their careers and wouldn’t change them for… Read More

5 College Basketball Players Primed for a Big Season

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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

Bring Your Gun To Class Day: Colleges Are Considering It

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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.

Reflecting on 9/11: Current students say generation marked by threat of terrorism

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By Shira Laucharoen A decade ago, this year’s senior class likely sat in their sixth grade homerooms as the one of the most significant events of their generation unfolded. For Jasmine Senior, CC ’12, the attacks impacted her in ways both personal and intellectual. Her mother, who had served in the military for 21 years, was deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, while back home Senior developed an interest in political science and… Read More