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Campus rape: A guide to the debate that's roiling American universities

A recent article in Rolling Stone magazine detailed a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia. It was a classic tale of sexual assault at American campuses: hard-partying, binge-drinking fraternity members, a stigmatized female victim, and an indifferent university administration. 2,117 more words

Failing To Deliver

I have from time to time bemoaned the fact in these blogs that our schools are failing to educate students. I have also noted that the American Council of Trustees and Alumni in Washington, D. 983 more words


The Top 5 Problems I Face as a College Student

          As I approach the remaining years of my undergraduate career, I can’t help but get frustrated about the hardships I have faced as a college student in America. 1,042 more words

Are You Hoping For or Expecting a College Opportunity?

The Obama administration hosted its second White House College Opportunity Day of Action, emphasizing the need to get more disadvantaged students on the path to college readiness and success. 383 more words

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Life After College: Where Do I Go From Here?

By Turner Vasil, Staff Writer

As the fall semester comes to its end, students are already thinking about the end of the academic year. Graduation, in particular, fills the minds of the seniors. 394 more words


These are the US colleges where tuition has skyrocketed

It’s no secret that getting a college education in the United States is massively expensive, and costs continue to rise year after year. If you’ve paid much attention to the growing cost of college, you’ve likely seen some version of this chart, which shows just how dramatically tuition costs have outpaced inflation (with inflation represented here by the US Consumer Price Index): 567 more words

Finding My Dragon

I am going to start this blog the way no one should ever start a blog (because anyone who reads the next line will inevitably put me in the camp of other twenty-somethings working on young adult novels about dystopian futures who firmly believe their 20-some years of life and college education has provided them with a shrewd and discerning insight adequate enough to comprehend and criticize our world in a profound way): 523 more words