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Woman Comes Home to Facebooking, Peeing Intruder Woman Comes Home to Facebooking, Peeing Intruder
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I’ll say it once and I’ll say it again: if you don’t come home to find a stranger browsing Facebook on your couch, you haven’t truly lived the college experience. CBS Atlanta reports that a woman returned to her University …

Drexel University Unveils 24/7 MacBook Vending Machine Drexel University Unveils 24/7 MacBook Vending Machine

In the last few years, college classrooms have seen exponential growth in portable computing. Why takes notes with a pen and paper when you can tote your MacBook to lecture? Bonus reddit time, right? To this old fogey, college classrooms …

Kindle Fire HD Discounted $50 For Students Kindle Fire HD Discounted $50 For Students
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One of the promises that came with the growing tablet market was an end-run around college textbook price-gouging. Students everywhere were supposed to be using interactive textbooks and doing homework within social class apps by now. Obviously, that hasn’t happened …

Facebook Confirms That College Kids Don’t Want to Friend Their Parents Facebook Confirms That College Kids Don’t Want to Friend Their Parents
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Drunken photos, vulgar status updates, check-ins at places they’re not supposed to be – any and all of these things likely deter millions of college and post-college aged kids from choosing to friend their parents on Facebook. Sure, you could …

Guy Fakes Mexican Accent for an Entire College Semester, Wins Troll Points Guy Fakes Mexican Accent for an Entire College Semester, Wins Troll Points
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I think I took Speech 101 back in college. You probably did too. It’s the kind of class that’s required by many majors at most universities – the kind of class that you probably bemoan waking up for every morning, …

College Students Can Now Get Office 365 At A Cheap Price College Students Can Now Get Office 365 At A Cheap Price
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College students are constantly broke. I was there once. The worst part was living off of ramen noodles while waiting for my meal plans to renew. Companies are finally starting to understand this and have started offering discounted, or even …

Top Party Schools: Ohio University, University of Georgia Are Your Best Bets for Debauchery Top Party Schools: Ohio University, University of Georgia Are Your Best Bets for Debauchery
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Top party schools: Who needs an education when you can pay thousands upon thousands of dollars to party yourself into oblivion? Apparently a lot of people base their collegiate future upon which school offers the most opportunities to cut loose, …

Canadian Pays Off Entire Student Loan in Cash Canadian Pays Off Entire Student Loan in Cash
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Stop me if you’ve had this dream before: Armed with pockets stuffed to overflowing with cash, you stroll into the bank that handled your student loan, slap those sweaty wads of paper currency on the proverbial barrelhead, and walk away …

Dartmouth Hazing: Fraternity Slapped with 3 Years Probation Dartmouth Hazing: Fraternity Slapped with 3 Years Probation

The Dartmouth hazing perpetrated by some individuals of questionable moral standing at Sigma Alpha Epsilon finally has a bit of closure. In a letter to the fraternity sent on Friday, Associate Dean of the College for Campus Life April Thompson …

Computer Science Enrollments up 10% Computer Science Enrollments up 10%

A recent report shed some light on a movement calling primary school teachers to get a better handle on computer science in general, to better educate their students as the tech economy in the U.S becomes more vital – and …

Student Loans About To Get More Expensive, Twitter Reacts Student Loans About To Get More Expensive, Twitter Reacts
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I’m a recent college graduate and I payed for my education with student loans. It sucks that I have to pay back that much money, but I’m not as bad off as current or future students if current financial aid …

Social Media At College: The Good & The Bad Social Media At College: The Good & The Bad
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I was in college the first time I heard about Facebook: class hadn’t started yet but I was already sitting in my desk, doodling or whatever I did to pass the time. Across from me, a couple of girls were …

Facebook Does Not Make Students Get Bad Grades Facebook Does Not Make Students Get Bad Grades
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I remember my professors telling me that I shouldn’t be on Facebook during class because it would hurt my grades. It turns out there was no such danger. That’s a bit too broad of a statement, but as this handy …

College Campuses Get The Google Street View Treatment College Campuses Get The Google Street View Treatment
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Google’s been stirring the Maps pot with two busy hands lately. First they gave us indoor maps of airports and malls, then they mapped the CES convention center, and then they mapped out the labyrinthine hotels of Las Vegas for …

Video Contest Lets Students Vent About Costs of College Video Contest Lets Students Vent About Costs of College
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The idyllic college experience: meeting new people with shared eccentricities and fun hair, figuring out how to work a pick-up line at the School of Americas protest, making yourself shower at least four times a week, developing strategic ways to …

QR Codes: Do You Care Anymore? QR Codes: Do You Care Anymore?
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Say you’re walking down the street and you see the unmistakable black and white pattern of a Quick Response code, what is your immediate reaction? Do you have the uncontrollable urge to find out what kind of secrets are contained …

Facebook Is Not Making You A Crappy Student Facebook Is Not Making You A Crappy Student
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How many of you would agree with this statement: “The more time you spend on Facebook, the less time you’re going to spend studying.” I’m sure that a large majority of people would think that’s true – it’s rather intuitive. …

Colorado State Party, Fueled By Facebook, Attracts Thousands Colorado State Party, Fueled By Facebook, Attracts Thousands
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The public nature (and lack of privacy considerations) of Facebook is sometimes problematic when it comes to parties. The good thing about Facebook is that it’s a wonderfully easy way to advertise and spread the word about your events. The …

Facebook App Predicts College Admissions
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Startup Splash Networks has released a Facebook application that predicts college admissions for high school students.

The app called AdmissionSplash, asks users to create a list of colleges, enter their academic  and demographic information, and get results based on a proprietary formula. People can share the information with their friends or keep it private.

 

 

Colleges Embracing Social Media At More Fleeted Pace Than Businesses
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A new study bNora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson, Social Media and College Admissions: Higher-Ed Beats Business in Adoption of New Tools for Third Year, suggests that US colleges are

Survey Finds 30% of College Faculty Use Twitter
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Faculty Focus released some interesting findings from a survey about Twitter usage and trends among college faculty. They surveyed about 2,000 faculty members and found that about a third of the respondents say they use Twitter. Over half say they have never used Twitter at all.

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