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Students Invent Nail Polish That Helps Protect Women Against Date Rape

10 minutes agoOdd : Neatorama

It’s incredible to think that date rape is still such a prevalent thing that people are still working on scientific methods of battling against this disgusting and cowardly act, but since it’s still happening it’s a good thing there are people like the four guys in this picture figuring out scientific ways to protect women. Show More Summary

Girl allowed to leave school with bullies who sexually assaulted her: suit

The girl, a student at Public School 322, was allowed to leave the school with her classmates, despite the school knowing she's only allowed to leave with her parents, according to her family's Manhattan Supreme Court suit.

Want to Date Your TA? Start Stalking and Get Sexy, Says College Paper

Many of us, in our undergraduate careers, have walked in on the first day of class to behold an attractive teaching assistant of the graduate student variety. Some of us may have even tried to flirt with said TA (I certainly did; itShow More Summary

Technical glitch may have cost student full scholarship

After four years of hard work in high school, a computer glitch may have cost one brilliant student a full ride to Stanford University.

A New Report Examines First Reported Spread of Vaccinia Virus Through Shaving After Contact Transmission

A 30-year-old unvaccinated male security forces student is the first reported case of spreading the smallpox vaccine virus (vaccinia) across his face by shaving after he had inadvertently acquired the virus during combative training at the largest U.S. Air Force training installation, according to a recently released health surveillance report.

Student debt growing, number of university financial education programs still deficient

A financial planner finds most universities are lacking a financial education program, and outlines in a new article the different types of successful programs and how to get started.

Students Who Take Notes With Laptops Learn Less, and the Reason May Surprise You

2 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock A few months ago, research published in the journal Psychological Science revealed that students who hand-write their notes learn better than those who use laptops, and the reason is not because the latter are busy checking Facebook. Separate groups totaling 327 test subjects were asked to record the same lecture by hand or by laptop. Show More Summary

You’re Glad I’m Here? But What About Other People Aborted Who Were Conceived in Rape?

Pro-Choice Student: Are you still pro-life in cases of rape? Nick: Yes, I don’t see the crimes of a father as justification for abortion. Pro-Choice Student: The kid is just going to be a painful reminder for the mother and detrimental to society. Nick: Well, I was conceived in date-rape. Pro-Choice Student: Oh….Well, I’m glad […]

Non-Sequiturs: 08.27.14

Dean Chemerinsky lays out how the Supreme Court is protecting local corruption. It’s what the Framers would have intended. [New York Times] In response to the latest article from Professor Michael Krauss, a former student suggests that maybe the so-called “justice gap” is a good thing. Show More Summary

Gadgetwise: Protect and Power Back-to-School Gear

Gadgets for returning students include smartpens, laptop-size backpacks, USB drives and backup batteries.

Robby Soave on the Wild and Crazy Summer of Criminalizing Campus Sex

2 hours agoNews : Reason

Students returning to class this fall, consider yourselves warned: This was the summer that federal regulators, state lawmakers, and college administrators got together for a hreesome—incidentally criminalizing campus sex in the process. The...Show More Summary

“If you’re going to sue the government, you better be in it for the long haul.”

The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His Secrets In the summer of 1996, two college students in Kennewick, Washington, stumbled on a human skull while wading in the shallows along the Columbia River. They called the police. The police brought in the Benton County coroner, Floyd Johnson, who was puzzled by the skull, and he [...]

Then and Now: Comparing Today's Student Activism With the 1960s

For some time it has been fashionable to trash Millennials for a lack of engagement with the world. Compared to the spirit and intention of activists of the 1960s, are today's students and youth truly disengaged? They were on the front...Show More Summary

Professor Punishes Students for Saying ‘Bless You’ in Class

Campus Reform Professor Dr. Leon Gardner will punish his students at the College of Coastal Georgia with a 1% grade deduction for each occurrence. CBS Local reported: One professor at the College of Coastal Georgia has banned students from saying … Continue reading ?

Texas school district arms teachers, posts warning signs

The Argyle Independent School District is warning visitors to all four campuses that members of its staff 'are armed and may use whatever force is necessary to protect our students.'

Veterans Affairs amps up college search tools

The Veterans Affairs website is streamlining financial education for post 9/11 student vets as President Obama warns predatory academic recruiters to take their claws out of military personnel transitioning to civilian life.

This Amazingly Detailed Library Cake Is Lookin’ Fine - What is this, a room for ants?

4 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Look at that teeny-tiny globe! Those gum drop lamps! The papers left scattered by some harried licorice grad student! I don't think I could ever bring myself to actually chew this hallowed hall of learning to tiny bits inside my mouth, but never before has Dewey Decimal looked so delicious.

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