LinkedIn Students App Launched To Help Soon-To-Be College Grads Get Jobs

LinkedIn just announced the launch of a new app called LinkedIn Students, which is designed specifically to help students who are soon to be college graduates find jobs. The app makes use of LinkedIn’s database of 400 million professionals. According…

$41,000 Found Inside A Couch In New York

What would you do if you found $41,000 in a couch you just purchased; find the rightful owner, return the money, or simply keep it and hit the malls? These are the difficult questions that three State University of New…

Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids

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…

Spring Break Vacations Spent Swinging Hammers

While many undergrads indulge in drunken, half-naked debauchery this spring break, others are finding their only “vice” in the word “service”. Groups of college students across the country are doing the latter from their ladders this year via Habitat for…

Rewards Programs: Grads Do Good While Making Good On Debt

Typically, a rewards program is about “getting back what you give”. You might hear “loyalty program” and immediately think of forking over your credit card anyplace from the airport kiosk to a retail queue. Indeed, there’s much to be said…

Mumps Outbreak: 14 Fordham Dorm Students Infected Since January

An outbreak of the mumps has spread across two of the Fordham University campuses, with the number of infected students rising each day since Monday. “The University community was notified that there has now been one case of suspected mumps…

Cooking Class Explosion Caused By Heating Hot Cocoa

A small fire erupted inside a biology lab at Northside College Prep High School while students were participating in a class activity. The project involved heating hot chocolate on a single-burner stove under the supervision of an instructor. The gas…

Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away

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 For Talking About Movies And TV Shows

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 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…

Pinterest Launches New Teachers Hub with Ideas for Lesson Plans, Classroom Decor, and More

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 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

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

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 Facebook Photo Involving Students and Duct Tape

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

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 Now Get Office 365 At A Cheap Price

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

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 About To Be Available

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…

Gates Foundation 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…