Blog Search Results: January 2014

Hungover and Regretful

There was a party on the weekend and I drank a lot. I also smoked some weed. I don’t remember much of what happened, but I think I had sex with a guy.

Sam The Student #2: Poor and In Debt

Dear Sam the Student: I don’t come from a rich family and I had to borrow tens of thousands of dollars to go to college. But now that I’m halfway through, I’ve already reached $30,000 and I don’t know if I can afford to keep going.

University Stalwarts That Won’t Be Seen in the Future

When the word “university” is said, it brings certain images to mind. But as academic institutions surge into the future, more and more of those long-time images are being cast aside in favor of new ones. Wonder what’s disappearing?

Dear Student Sam

I’m a junior at an Ivy League college, and freaking out about internships. It seems like all my friends have one and I’m worried about not getting one, but I just don’t know how I can manage it. I don’t come from a rich family, I took out loans to pay for school, and I have a part-time job on the side. How am I supposed to balance all that and find the time to work an internship, especially if it’s unpaid?

CNN Report Shows College Athletes are Barely Literate

A recent CNN investigation has found that some college athletes are in a unique situation where they look, act and play like adults, but possess child-like reading skills, or even none at all. How did this divide happen?