In the last five years, the SEC West has produced some of the best divisions since college football began splitting its conferences. This year's edition is on pace to surpass its illustrious predecessors. The SEC West looks terrific this season. Show More Summary
On Throwback Thursday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reminded everyone just how much of a longshot his NFL career is. “Found my old resume,” he wrote on Facebook. “Really thought I was going to need this after the 5th round.” Fortunately, there was a sixth round and Brady’s name was called. Otherwise, it’s tough […]
Why do so many players in the National Football League do dumb things? One reason is that prior to turning professional their colleges act as enablers. Jameis Winston and Florida State are a case in point. Yesterday the quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner was suspended for the first half of this Saturday’s game against [...]
"Recently I spoke to a school friend who told me he was going to engineering college. The news left me feeling ashamed and pitiful.... would have liked to have gone to engineering school. If we were allowed to finish our educations, Rajkumari and I would have learned about family planning. Show More Summary
Children of college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less sugar, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. But it's still not enough, the study goes on to say, as all kids are falling short whenShow More Summary
If the first few weeks of the college football season have proven anything, it's that no one is safe from an upset. Two Top 10 teams have lost in each of the last two weeks, creating plenty of uncertainty as fans look ahead to the College Football Playoff at the end of the year. Show More Summary
Unless you turned your daughter's room into a nuclear reactor after she went off to college, you're probably stuck paying the exorbitant market price for plutonium. It's obscene, but the folks at Diamond Select Toys might have a solution. Show More Summary
College students are constantly battling between two goals: getting good grades and proving they’re ready for the real world. Combining those two goals, however, can be really difficult for the student with a demanding schedule. That’s where Campus Job comes in. Show More Summary
No. 4 Oklahoma travels to West Virginia for the game of the week, Auburn meets No. 20 KSU in Manhattan, No. 1 Florida State hosts No. 22 Clemson with half a Jameis, and Oregon heads up north to face Washington State's high-octane passing game. Thursday Best option: No. Show More Summary
Physician assistant studies professor Joan Ward, MS, PA-C, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, urges young women to stay on top of their preventative health screenings as they adapt to their busy college lifestyles. “Many students assume their young age makes them invincible to diseases and conditions, like cancer,” said Ward. “By staying proactive […]
The electoral college has been shifting in a Democratic direction since the Bush years when the country was split more evenly and a single state would determine the winner. This trend was seen both times Obama was on the ballot leading to the assumption that the Democratic candidate in 2016 has a strong edge. [...]
Could this be a trap game for the Tigers? Thursday night college football is back with a vengeance, with a marquee matchup between two conference contenders gracing our televisions. No. 5 Auburn travels to take on No. 20 Kansas State...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: “Last year was a difficult one for college admissions — with institutions reporting more and more difficulty filling their classes.” This year is no better, and may turn out to be worse. Who could have seen this coming?
At least 15 people have been killed and another 35 wounded after gunmen, suspected to be part of terror group Boko Haram, stormed a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano and began firing on students.
Thursday, Sept. 18 Time Game D.C. TV 7:30 No. 20 Kansas State vs. No. 5 Auburn ESPN Auburn will have to run a rather terrifying gantlet should it want to advance to the college football playoffs, starting with Thursday night’s game against the Wildcats at a sold-out Bill Snyder Family Stadium. After Thursday night, the […]
College courses often begin by trying to weaken your confidence in common sense. For example, a psychology course might start by presenting optical illusions to show that there are limits to your ability to perceive the world accurately. I’ve seen at least one physics textbook that also starts with optical illusions to emphasize the need […]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The San Diego Chargers used a former college basketball player turned tight end to score three touchdowns on the Seattle Seahawks defense this past weekend. So, as the Denver Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl rematch...Show More Summary
Having smart teammates can double a high school student's odds of going to college, research shows, and the type of or club does not appear to matter. Participating in more than one extra-curricular activity didn't bring bigger benefits, the researchers add.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Poll: Most Americans no longer think a college education is ‘very important.’ “Amid a national debate about the worth of a college education, a respected annual poll about the education views held by Americans has found that only 44 percent of Americans now believe that getting a college education is ‘very [...]
Another week and another opportunity for the Dallas Cowboys to evaluate the wealth of players that college football has to offer. This will be another small step toward building the final board the Cowboys will use on draft day. What...Show More Summary