Student loans are not just a burden to young college grads, but to those nearing retirement age as well. Many Americans who have to choose between saving for retirement and paying for a child's college education opt for the latter. That can be a problem. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
Florida has executed Eric Scott Branch, a 47-year-old man who in 1993 raped and killed a college student and then stole her car. Branch’s victim, Susan Morris, was 23 at the time. Her naked body was found buried in a shallow grave. Branch...Show More Summary
Eric Scott Branch, 47, was convicted of the rape and fatal beating of University of West Florida student 21-year-old Susan Morris
In denying an appeal from Branch, the Florida Supreme Court noted the extreme savagery of his crime.
Eric Branch's appeals had centered on the fact that a jury did not unanimously recommend he be put to death
If a criminal can bring a firearm onto college campus to rob and rape our students, then what is to stop a madman from doing the same thing..or worse? Here are the latest examples. This post Gun Free Zone Fails Again on Campus appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
Andrea L. TurpinUndergraduate students actually want a liberal arts education—when presented with the arguments for it. How do I know?First, some background: this year the College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor University approved a unified core curriculum for all of its students, from physics majors to English majors. Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: U.S. Colleges Are Separating Into Winners and Losers: Schools that struggle to prepare students for success losing ground; ‘The shake-out is coming.’ For generations, a swelling population of college-age students, rising enrollment rates and generous student loans helped all schools, even mediocre ones, to flourish. Show More Summary
The passing of campus carry laws has led some professors to leave their positions out of fear.
Fifteen years after a college student was found shot five times in a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood, the circumstances of his death remain muddled. And a man convicted in the killing remains in limbo.
Well, here’s one way a kid could pay off those nagging student loans. The Launch, a fellowship co-founded by producers Jason Shuman and Zachary Green, has set an international Million Dollar Screenplay Competition for college students. Show More Summary
Seeking College Students’ Stories
A college professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is seeking help from his students in pursuing a rather bizarre goal which is getting block on Twitter by President Donald Trump.
A new report shows depression and anxiety are the top reasons college students seek counseling; a psychiatry professor lists a variety of factors. The post One in Five College Students Have Anxiety or Depression—Here’s Why appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In college and grad school, I knew several students who couldn't afford housing and "lived" in the student lounges (showering in the rec center) and one guy who pitched a tent in the hills near campus. But this story of Allan Kornfeld...Show More Summary
(Mathematical Association of America) The 78th annual Putnam Mathematical Competition, organized by the Mathematical Association of America, recognized the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the top team and five undergraduate students were named Putnam Fellows for their high scores on the rigorous six-hour mathematics exam.
Is this a joke? The post College Professor Assigns Students Bizarre Anti-Trump Project appeared first on RedState.
An out-of-this world acting gig is casting today in Los Angeles! “Eye Contact,” an arthouse sci-fi comedy student film from the Art Center College of Design, will follow a lonely alien on his last legs in the city, desperately seeking eye contact from various passersby in order to muster the strength to return home. Show More Summary
From their inception, California's state colleges and universities were free or nearly free for in-state students, but since the 1970s, the state systems have been ratcheting up tuition and originating loans that impose crippling debt on students, leading to delayed fertility, late home-ownership, reduced retirement savings, and dampening entrepreneurial risk-taking. (more…)
A formal ethics complaint has been filed against Idaho State Sen. Dan Foreman for screaming at college students who lobbied for a sensible bill he didn't like.