By the time it happened, I had considered us a pretty close group of friends. We’d all come from different pockets of the country—Maryland, New Jersey, Philly, New York, Los Angeles—but had arrived at Sproul Hall eager to be on our own for the first time.Read more…
Continue reading Am I Black Enough?
A community college in Texas is rejecting students from countries with ‘confirmed Ebola cases,’ even if that means cutting students with little to no risk of contracting the disease.
Continue reading Ebola Racism Reaches a New Low
A community college rejects students from countries with ‘confirmed Ebola cases,’ even if that means cutting students with little to no risk of contracting the disease.
Continue reading Ebola Racism Reaches a New Low in Texas
For almost a century a teacher’s college in rural Mexico has been training educators and activists. Last month, dozens were abducted and slaughtered—by the police.
Continue reading Anatomy of a Mexican Student Massacre
Two college students who were recently interrupted mid-coitus were reportedly cool with it when they realized the drunk party-crashers were also famous television stars.Read more…
Continue reading Modern Family Actors Crash Frat Party, Interrupt Students Mid-Sex Act
Harvard’s endowment grew 15.4% last year and now stands at $36.4 billion. Harvard remains very rich . If you give money to Harvard rather than to a better charity, you are an asshole. Read more…
Continue reading Harvard’s endowment grew 15.4% last year and now stands at $36.4 billion.
In this week’s New Yorker, Alice Gregory puzzles over the future of tiny Bard College, from which (as she discloses in an oddly coy aside) she graduated five years ago. If you want to learn about the college, which is basically a precious hipster Marxist summer camp where 60 to 80 percent of the student body is high all the time, by all means, read the article. But you won’t find any of the interesting stuff about the school’s students. Instead, you’ll find a propaganda piece about the school’s eclectic president, Leon Botstein. Read more…
Continue reading What Can We Learn From the New Yorker’s Bard College Alumni Letter?
On Saturday, the eighth-ranked LSU Tigers beat the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks 31-0 in a drama-free home game. Far more exciting than that shutout was the frat-boy showdown that one attendee documented outside.Read more…
Continue reading LSU Frat-Boy Brawl Documented With Perfect Video Selfie
The University of California is the latest major university to find itself arguing over whether or not divestment from fossil fuels is a worthwhile idea. Is it? Yes. But you it is also a self-fulfilling prophecy, either way.Read more…
Continue reading Universities Try Tortured Reasoning to Avoid Divestment
These essays written by Iraqi students attending college in Kurdistan chronicle life in wartime for young people trying to study and survive in a country ripped apart by violence.
Continue reading My Non-First World Problems