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Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids

Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids

By Josh Wolford March 26, 2014

College kids love music, but most of them are poor as dirt. Spotify knows this, and in an attempt to encourage more young adults to opt for the premium version of the service, the company has decided to offer it …

Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away
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Parents of students attending Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah were furious to learn that their kids’ lunches were taken by cafeteria workers. Up to 40 students had their lunch trays taken from them because they had balances …

Netflix Gives Students Free Subscriptions Netflix Gives Students Free Subscriptions

In the UK and Ireland, Netflix is offering students a shot at a year’s free subscription as part of a Student Ambassador program. Announced via Twitter and Facebook, the program calls on students to use Twitter to discuss shows and …

LinkedIn Opens Up to Younger Students LinkedIn Opens Up to Younger Students

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 …

Pinterest Launches New Teachers Hub Pinterest Launches New Teachers Hub
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It’s back-to-school time, and Pinterest wants to help teachers find new ideas for how to shape young minds. They’ve just launched a new hub, called Teachers on Pinterest, that features over 1,000 pins contributed by teachers. “We’re thrilled to announce …

Principal of Poisoned Indian Students Arrested Principal of Poisoned Indian Students Arrested

Kumarasami Kamaraj was a politician in India in the 1950′s and 60′s. He was the chief minister (Equivalent of a Governor in the US) for three terms from 1954 to 1963. His top priority was education. Kamaraj pioneered a system …

Student Loans: Dealing with the Interest Rate Jump 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 …

Duncanville Student Rant Caught on VIDEO Duncanville Student Rant Caught on VIDEO
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Nearly everyone who attended High School has at least one story of an upset teacher or student storming from a classroom. Bottle up hundreds of teenagers for hours each weekday and it’s bound to happen. Now that cameras are ubiquitous, …

Teacher in Hot Water over "Joke" Facebook Photo Teacher in Hot Water over "Joke" Facebook Photo
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Social media is a lot like any form of electronic communication, whether that be email, texts, or instant messaging. Mainly, it’s often hard to discern the true meaning or the true motivation behind a post. Out of context, a joke …

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 …

College Students Can Get Office 365 On The Cheap College Students Can Get Office 365 On The Cheap
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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 …

Texas Schools Tracking Student Location with RFID Texas Schools Tracking Student Location with RFID
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In “whoa buddy, I’m not so sure about that” news, one Texas school district is in the process of implementing a new way to ensure student safety and make sure that kids are where they need to be while on …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition Is Here Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition Is Here
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Samsung announced today that its Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition, which comes in white, and bundled with a keyboard dock and USB adapter in the box, is about to be available. The bundle also comes with an insert of …

Bill Gates Gives $1.1 Million for Mood Bracelets Bill Gates Gives $1.1 Million for Mood Bracelets

When I was in college we were given these scantron sheets to fill out to judge how well a teacher was doing. Imagine if you were in high school again and you had to wear a bracelet that was able …

NYC Limits Social Media Between Teachers, Students NYC Limits Social Media Between Teachers, Students

Long is the troubled history of teachers and students communicating via social networking sites. The thing is, you never hear about teacher-student communication on Facebook or Twitter until it causes some kind of trouble and then we’re all left to …

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 …

Facebook, Teachers & Students: What Not To Do Facebook, Teachers & Students: What Not To Do
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If you’re a teacher and you have a Facebook account, which is probably most teachers, you are likely to receive friend requests from your students. Students don’t know anything, which is why they need teachers to educate them, and so …