AUSTIN, Texas – Justin Bieber’s surprise appearance during a South by Southwest acoustic Sunday Funday event hosted by his manager Scooter Braun went down a storm with the 100 or so crowd at Banger’s House and Beer Garden. For María Núñez though, her over-the-top reaction would perfectly capture the incongruity of Bieber’s attendance and would... Show More Summary
There's a certain drinking game at college get-togethers that involves a keg, two spotters, and a lack of common sense among all parties. It's called a keg stand. The two people upend a third, keep him steady, shove a keg tap into his...Show More Summary
How one college student turned his struggle with chordoma into a successful research foundation.
Only a couple weeks left to sign up for Odyssey's spring classes! There are lots of great class selections to choose from this session. My beginners throwing class is sure to be a great time. Students will go through all of the basics. Show More Summary
Designers Francesco Tacchini, a Royal College of Art grad student, and Julinka Ebhardt and Will Yates-Johnson of Design Products (via fastcoexist)
Macedonian students demanding better life conditions in public university dormitories published a blog entitled “Operacija studentski” [mk] (“Operation Dorm”) displaying photos of everyday life in the facilities and urging students to contribute. Many of the photos show highly inadequate living conditions in the student dormitories. The blog and photos have...
Just one project under the My Shelter Foundation's good deeds, A Liter of Light uses simple technology originally conceived by Alfredo Moser from Brazil and modified by MIT students for the Philippines to create social change in underprivileged areas of the
In this hilarious clip from Portlandia, Fred Armisen explains the time-honored formula for making anti-corporate student art. Ronald McDonald plus something violent and crazy, like money, equals shock.
[A man prays in front of the main entrance of Okawa Elementary School, where 74 students went missing after the 2011 tsunami in northern Japan. Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed 15,884 people and left more than 2,600 unaccounted for in vast areas of its northern coast. Image via Shizuo Kambayashi/AP.] Read more...
The New York Times Editorial Board says employers who require unpaid interns to earn academic credit “pretend that the credit somehow justifies not paying for a student’s work.” Does that include the New York Times? Read more...
BROCKPORT, New York (Reuters) - Mya, the puppy whose photo showing her held upside down above a keg and drinking beer resulted in animal cruelty charges against two college students, was headed back to the off-campus home of her owner on Tuesday.
When I was teaching The Selling of the President 1968, I sent McGinniss an email asking if I could ask him questions. He responded that he’d be more than happy to answer any I had, as well as any my students might have, which led to a series of exchanges between him, me and my [...]
Mayor de Blasio's threat to pull public support of charter schools has elicited powerful reactions, none more so than Peggy Noonan's column this past weekend: "When a school exists for the students, you can tell. When it exists for the...Show More Summary
A Twitter photo of a dog held upside-down over a beer keg has a pair of college students in Western New York facing animal cruelty charges. The young Labrador retriever, Mya, was apparently being forced to drink, officials say (though another Twitter user says the dog didn't actually have any...
Even though the majority of our nation and our generation is pro-life, many high school and college administrations still treat those with pro-life views as second class citizens, acting as if we should just be grateful when they let us host a speaker or put up a flyer they have tried to censor.
I graduated from college during the recession of the '80s. I had the same youthful high hopes that all college graduates have and I assumed I'd find a job. After all, I was a Phi Beta Kappa honors student with work experience. But the only jobs I could find were part-time, low-paying teaching positions. Show More Summary
I mentioned in my column that women are keener on studying than men are. That might sound like an unfair stereotype: the diligent female student versus the beer-swilling bro. But it’s actually borne out by data on both how many hours the sexes spending studying, and how difficult it would likely be to get male […]
Never mind that nine in ten gay students report being bullied because of their sexual orientation. Forget that gay teens are more than three times as likely to commit suicide than their peers. And completely ignore that one-fifth of LBGT employees say they've been discriminated against when it comes to hiring, pay, and promotions. Show More Summary
(Credit: JeanKeefer) Drexel officials said no official cause of death has been given but they are working with health officials from the city under the assumption that her death was caused by meningitis.
Two students were fatally shot in Venezuela on Monday night while protesting the government of President Nicolas Maduro, bringing the total killed there to 22 since protests began in early February Gisela Rubilar from Chile, 47, wasShow More Summary