A great report this week from George Washington University’s student newspaper The Hatchet reveals how the school was misrepresenting its admissions policy for years. Although the school had claimed to be “need-blind” — not factoring in finances to any admissions decision — some students were actually moved from “accepted” to […]
The Ohio State University Marching Band has the well earned reputation of “The Best Damn Band in the Land” — and with good reason. Check out their tribute to Michael Jackson’s “Bad” from this weekend below. They nail the music and even add some inspired marching band moonwalking. You should […]
A female student at Ohio University faced attacks from all over the Internet after she was incorrectly identified online as the victimof an alleged public sexual assault, according to OU student newspaper The Post. Rachel Cassidy — an OU sophomore — had been linked to an alleged sexual assault that […]
While there is no guarantee that any major will get you employed, the health industry is the best bet for students looking for a job that pays well right after graduation. By combining unemployment and starting salary statistics, we found the best and worst industries for students who want to […]
With a great combination of dominant athletics and delicious food, Virginia Tech is the fittest college in the country, according to a new ranking from the Active Times. Schools were ranked based on how they kept students active, promoted athletics, and offered healthy dining options. “These are schools whose students […]
A female student at the University of Mississippi is taking over the Internet after she gave a very likely intoxicated interview praising her school. The game-day video was created by Texas A&M fan site TexAgs, and features a behind-the-scenes look at hallowed Ole Miss tailgating haven, The Grove. However, Ole […]
Vice has a great short documentaryon the racial divisions many students feel at the University of Alabama. UA has been in the news lately for an article this summer on segregation in the Greek system that is still making waves. Vice’s documentary — titled “Black, White & Greek” — highlights […]
For those students more inclined towards numbers, college can often be a mathematics Eden. We teamed up with data website Find The Best to compile this list of the best colleges in the country for maths whizzes. Specifically, we looked for schools that had a high average SAT maths score […]
An article today by Emily Yoffe in Slate addressed the real and important issue of sexual assault on college campuses, and the role that alcohol often plays. At the core of her argument — which has drawn criticism from many corners of the Internet — is the claim that “we […]
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Tinder, the dating app that first gained popularity earlier this year, is already proving to be more than just a hook-up facilitator on some college campuses. Brigham Young University student newspaper the Daily Universe reports that at least three student couples who met through Tinder in March are engaged or […]
One of the biggest fears for many college graduates is finding a good job that pays well and has solid career prospects. Some career paths are going to be more beneficial and open to a recent grad. To help new degree holders find the right field, the University of California, […]
We recently brought you a look inside The Machine— the University of Alabama’s elite secret society that allegedly controls everything from the student government to the racial segregation of Greek life. One storyline about The Machine that is still evolving is its alleged involvement in Tuscaloosa, Ala.’s school board elections […]
While many high school seniors adopt pseudonyms on social media websites to avoid college admissions officers’ searches, a new study reveals that the majority of schools do not investigate an applicant’s online presence. An upcoming study from Kaplan found that “fewer than 1 in 3 admissions officers say they check […]
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Hundreds of college-age rioters in Bellingham, Washington — home to Western Washington University — were met with pepper spray, tear gas, and a SWAT team after a party got broken up by police this weekend. Police originally broke up a noisy house party that had attracted a few hundred people, […]
Someone at notoriously competitive New York City private school Horace Mann is out to ruin one student’s college prospects by sending out nasty letters to a number of school’s admissions offices, Daily Intelligencer reports. In a letter sent to parents of Horace Mann students, the prep school’s director of college […]
Success in college isn’t just measured by good grades, but for some students a 4.0 GPA is an important graduation goal. We found a Quora thread that offers some guidance for those striving for top grades. You can check out the full discussion here, but we’ve pulled out some of […]
Student cadets across the country participating in the Army’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps — ROTC — are no longer receiving monthly stipends due to the federal government shutdown, USA Today reports. Depending on a student’s year in school, monthly stipends can range from $US250 to $US500, according to USA Today. […]
Yesterday, Gawker revealed the inner workings of Beta Alpha Omega, a local Dartmouth College fraternity that used a public Google Group to plan parties, coordinate hazing, and make fun of each other. The group — fittingly titled Beta Alpha Bromega — is unfortunately now closed, but we managed to snag […]
The Georgia Institute of Technology is investigating a fraternity after one of its members allegedly sent an email with the subject line “Luring your Rapebait,” The Atlanta Journal–Constitution reports. The email, reportedly sent by an unnamed student in the Phi Kappa Tau chapter at Georgia Tech, details “how to mack […]
Newly instated Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber defended the school’s policy of giving preference to legacy applicants in a public interview Monday night, calling the practice “a recognition of a special bond that Princeton has with its alumni.” According to student newspaper the Daily Princetonian, Eisgruber made clear his support […]
28% of married couples attended the same college and 15% of people went to high school with their spouse, according to data compiled by Facebook analysts. Looking at data from all couples in the United States that both list their marriage on Facebook, the social media site compiled what high […]
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so we thought it was a good time to revisit the powerful 2011 documentary ” Bully” to remember just how hard life can be for those who are bullied. “Bully” explores the subject of school bullying from a personal angle, telling the stories of […]
Last week, the evolving saga of someone defecating in the laundry machines at Yale Universitytook a turn for the worse when the “poopetrator” began stringing up soiled clothes in the middle of campus. Turns out, Friday’s dirty laundry display was no more than chocolate, the Yale Daily News reports: A […]
It can take years and thousands of dollars to get a graduate degree, but the benefits are often worth the investment. Last week we showed you the 10 most useless graduate degrees. Now, here are the ones that are most worth it and will really make a difference in your […]
Via BroBible, here’s a video of a student standing up in the middle of a college lecture and shotgunning a beer. It’s not clear what college this is, or what the lecture is about — but that’s not really important here, is it?
With college costs steadily on the rise, one rapper is doing his part to help alleviate the financial burden on students. Oscar-winning rapper Juicy J will give one lucky student a $50,000 college scholarship through a now-closed contest. The requirement was simple — film a YouTube video twerking to his […]
Mathematicians have more of a reputation of being nerds than being hotties, but these 10 professors might change that. Aside from getting great marks as educators, students rated these maths professors as some of the hottest in the U.S., according to data from Rate My Professor. Professor Ruth Dellinger of […]
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A 20-year-old student at Temple University is suing the Atlantic City Police Department after he was allegedly violently detained and beaten outside a casino, CNN reports. David Connor Castellani says he was kicked out of the Tropicana Casino because he was underage. A recently released video shows the Temple junior […]
Over the past 30 years, the Machine — a secret society at the University of Alabama — has been suspected in cross burnings, election interference, and physical assaults on students. One former student blames the Machine for putting her under so much mental duress she was forced to transfer schools. […]
A disturbing account of a serial rapist posted to a Boston College “Confessions” Facebook page Tuesday afternoon was a student “hoax,”Jezebel reports. Confessions pages are widespread on college campuses — although they are unaffiliated with any school — and feature anonymous posts purportedly submitted by students. The pages are typically […]
Shoe polish, paddles, and Sriracha hot sauce were allegedly used in hazing rituals involving more than 100 students at a Seattle-area high school, according to a local Fox News channel. The principal of Garfield High School and members of the Seattle Police Department discovered the students in a local park […]
A former Oklahoma State University student has been charged with two felonies after allegedly threatening fraternity pledges with a loaded gun in August, multiple local news organisations report. The former student, Owen Hossack, has been suspended by both OSU and Alpha Gamma Rho, his former fraternity, according to Oklahoma’s News9. […]
The Jed Foundation, a non-profit focusing on suicide prevention among college students, has released a new “seal of approval” for schools with strong mental health services, USA Today reports. Victor Schwartz, the Jed Foundation’s medical director, said that addressing mental health concerns could help students academically, as well as prevent […]
Stanford University received almost 40,000 applications last year, taking only 5.69% for the Class of 2017, making it one of the most desired and selective schools in the country. One reason that so many students want to attend Stanford may be the calibre of the professors. According to Rate My […]
The University of Alabama made news last month when student paper the Crimson White published a landmark story on segregation in the school’s Greek system. Among other points, the article established that there were no Black women in any UA Panhellenic sororities, and those that went through formalized rush were […]
Via Reddit, here’s a video of a group of West Virginia Students attempting to flip over a carthis weekend. According to the Daily Athenaeum — WVU’s student newspaper — the car was flipped onto its side following the football team’s win Saturday over Oklahoma State University. During celebrations, couches were […]
An English instructor at the University of Toronto has come under attack from students and academics alike after saying he is “not interested in teaching books by women.” The National Post reports that Toronto students staged a protest Friday after David Gilmour — who teaches English at the university — […]
A 20-year-old New York University student was seriously injured early Sunday morning after the stairs collapsed at an off-campus rooftop party, The New York Post reports. Tao Niu — a student at NYU’s Stern School of Business — reportedly tried to jump the stairs at an apartment building on 10th […]
For the second year in a row, James Madison University professor David Daniel has been named the hottest professor in America, according to Rate My Professors. Daniel teaches psychology at JMU and his students rave about him. “TAKE THIS CLASS. He is an excellent professor (and super good looking!),” one […]
A 21-year-old Hunter College student survived being hit by a train Wednesday morning after she was pushed onto the tracks by a homeless man, the New York Post reports. Maya Leggat was standing on the platform at White Plains station when 39-year-old Howard Mickens allegedly pushed her in front of […]
West Virginia University is the top party school in the country, according to a new list from Playboy magazine. Playboy noted WVU’s annual parties such as St. Patrick’s Day and FallFest, which Business Insider described as “a massive concert/party on the first week of classes that welcomes students back to […]
College students who major in physical sciences tend to be smarter than those who major in psychology, judging from the 2013 SAT Report on College & Career Readiness from the College Board. The report includes data on SAT scores by intended major for the college-bound class of 2013. We’ve taken […]
Will undergo mental evaluation.
All classes cancelled.
Students are sceptical.
Resumed practice today.
Four football players also suspended from the team.
An unrelated fourth took place this weekend.
Against allegations of sorority segregation.
From academics to partying.
Had joked the house was haunted.
Had been on campus for 40 years.
Says email was "misunderstood."
Just the latest controversial sign.
Were supposed to be dressed as gods.
Calls it an "invented trend."
"Scumbag" Petraeus gets his defence.
One black Panhellenic member in 50 years.
Started off as a small party.
Ancient Greek smackdown.
Freshmen at colleges across the U.S. are settling into their dormitories as a new school year kicks off. But campus living is nothing new: Harvard’s oldest dorm is nearly 300 years old. Dorms have modernized over time. Today, students can expect to find wireless Internet, air conditioning, and cheerful study […]
"That's not who we are."
Students were performing karaoke -- "the most mortal of sins."
"Y-O-U-N-G at UBC we like em young"
Going into the death zone.
Come from money and want to make money.
Eyelid trainers and nose molds.
Member of University of Rochester's Chamber Boys.
"Republicans are not a majority in this country anymore. They are a bunch of dead white people."
Chanted during "frosh week."
"Looking for an attractive older woman"
Made frequent shooting gestures with his hands.
Do not drench the freshmen with urine.
"Why Do Only White People Get Abducted By Aliens?"
What a mess.
Reigning national champions.
"Hampton Ladies Do Not Twerk!!!"
One was shut down this week.
Were offered free drinks and limo rides.
Co-valedictorian of his high school.
Florida and Ohio.
Had planned to study nursing.
Put up anti-Islamic flyers, Nazi imagery.
Textbook shopping 101.
With permission though.
Career Education Corp. gets busted.
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