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Student Loans- Being Smart About Your Credit
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If you are planning to go to college, a student loan may be inevitable. While many students are able to get scholarships or can afford to pay for college on their own, this is not the case for many. There …

Yale Frat Death: Family of Victim Sues Fraternity
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In 2011, Brendon Ross crashed a U-haul truck at a tailgating party before a Harvard-Yale football game when bringing beer kegs to the party; he attempted to rev the engine, but wound up speeding forward, instead. This lead to the …

Harvard University Reopens Evacuated Buildings Following Bomb Threat
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Early Monday morning around 8:40 a.m., Harvard University evacuated three to four buildings after an email was sent to the police department that “explosives may have been hidden in the three academic buildings — the Harvard Science Center, Sever Hall …

Cincinnati Gunman Scares University of Cincinnati Campus
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As a college student, this writer can attest to how scary it is to hear about shootings on college campuses and face the reality that such threats could become a reality at nearly any point. Those fears also surfaced for …

Javonte Douglas: See a College Player’s Insane Dunk [VIDEO]

You sometimes hear hyperbole about a basketball player being so good that he can jump out of a gym. Now that doesn’t seem so far-fetched after watching a video of a junior college player’s amazing dunk that went viral. Javonte …

CCSU Suspect Apprehended, No Guns Found
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You know those Halloween costume stories that just won’t go away? Well, here’s another one. A university in Connecticut went on lockdown yesterday after someone reported seeing a man in military gear carrying a gun. As it turns out, there …

Student Hospitalized After Being Stuck Between Buildings for Two Days

An NYU student reported missing over the weekend has been found. 19-year-old Asher Vongtau was found trapped in a crawl space between two buildings on Sunday evening. After emergency responders rescued him, the student was taken to the hospital where …

University of Iowa TA Accidentally Emails Porn
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This is a great lesson for any teaching assistant that sends emails from the same computer that their homemade porn stash is on–double check your attachments. Always. After a teaching assistant with the University of Iowa forgot to do just …

Faking a School Shooting Alert Is an Awfully Dumb Way to Get People to Use Your New Social Network Faking a School Shooting Alert Is an Awfully Dumb Way to Get People to Use Your New Social Network
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Today, we all gather to nominate Bevii and this terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad idea into the Dumb Idea Hall-of-Fame. In order to promote their new startup social network, the University of North Carolina students behind Bevii decided to create …

Frat Under Investigation After Decidedly Rapey Email Goes Viral
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Georgia Tech’s Phi Kappa Tau fraternity is under university investigation and is probably going to have to do some serious image repair work after an email titled “Luring Your Rapebait” went viral. Total Frat Move says their tip line exploded …

UC Berkeley Explosion Leaves 4 with Minor Burns

The LA Times reported yesterday that an explosion devastated UC Berkeley’s campus, sending four to the hospital with burns. The main campus was evacuated as a precaution. “It was dark. It was pretty scary. We just wanted to get out …

Student Loan Forgiveness Options Need More Exposure

Obtaining a college degree is essentially a necessity in the United States today. If one wants a job that is not flipping burgers or waiting tables, then one must pursue some form of higher education – whether it be a …

Salem State Stabbing Suspect Same Guy Arrested 3 Weeks Prior
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The suspect identified in the stabbing of two victims at Salem State University was actually arrested just three weeks prior to today’s incident. The suspect was arrested for violated Salem’s knife ordinance. While some may not be aware of this …

Financial Aid: Hindering the American Dream

As a student, after you get past the battle of getting into your favorite, or back-up, colleges, the next big step to work towards is paying for that said college. Everyone who is admitted to any college goes through this …

Students Find Secret Room Mate Living In Basement
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Have you ever had something unsettling happen to you in a new place? Like moving in to your new apartment, and then finding doors open when you swear you’d closed them just a little while ago? Or maybe finding things …

Notre Dame Football Looks Ahead To The Season

Are you ready for some football? Notre Dame sure is. According to coach, Brian Kelly, “We’re like everybody else in college football: extremely excited about starting the season. For us here at Notre Dame, we’ve worked hard to put ourselves …

LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one …

Young Football Player Dies After Hit
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When you send your kids to school or their favorite sporting activities, the last thing you ever think is that they’ll die that day. Well, that’s what happened to one family. A community and family are grieving today. De’Antre Turman, …

New Study: College Hookup Culture is Bogus

Counterculture movements, typically with origins among the youth, are often accompanied by a great deal of fearmongering and anxiety on the part of worried parents and overreacting family values specialists. In the late 1960′s, reactions to the “summer of love” …

Student Loans: Dealing with the Interest Rate Jump

Unless fortunate enough to already have the funds to pay for college, most college students will have to take out a student loan at some point within their college career. In fact, there are currently 37 million borrowers in the …

Oregon May Soon Begin Tuition-Free College Plan
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ABC News is reporting that the Oregon state legislature has unanimously approved a plan to provide free tuition to students while they attend community college and public university. The groundbreaking plan is designed to help students hit by the recent …