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A kind of closure

By | May 5, 2011

When senior Jessica Arnone heard the news Sunday night that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, had been killed, she was ecstatic.

Connect, Rekindle, Donate

By | Apr 25, 2011

I have found the perfect solution for those alumni who say they won’t give donations to the college because of a little thing called a mascot:

Senior musician finds passion in teaching

By | Apr 14, 2011

Matt Jones is teaching music lessons to a class many cannot control. One little boy is slouching in his seat. Another yells if you take off his Elmer Fudd look-alike hat. And right across from Jones, there’s a student crying and banging his fists on the table.

Maryland takes step for illegal immigrants

By | Apr 13, 2011

The General Assembly has approved legislation to grant in-state tuition to students in Maryland who are illegal immigrants.

Students perserve Civil War documents

By | Apr 12, 2011

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. But some universities have been celebrating the anniversary before today.

Binging on television

By | Apr 11, 2011

I haven’t had a television in college since freshman year. But I did spend a whole weekend recently watching all six seasons of Sex and the City.

Colleges woo Mom and Dad

By | Apr 10, 2011

Instead of parents tagging along on tour groups and student-targeted events, now they have their own activities when visiting colleges.

Snooki goes to college

By | Apr 3, 2011

While other 20-somethings are struggling to find $32,000 to attend college, The Jersey Shore’s Snooki was paid $32,000 just to give a speech at Rutgers University.

Colleges fail to recruit low-income students

By | Mar 29, 2011

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette just released a story saying colleges are failing to attract low-income students.

“Underfunded We Fail”

By | Mar 26, 2011

In an effort to show Gov. Tom Corbett what a mistake it would be to cut state funding, the Pennsylvania College Coalition is urging Pa state college students to upload videos to YouTube explaining how the cuts are going to hurt them.

Where female students lag: as SGA Prez

By | Mar 24, 2011

There may be more women holding leadership positions these days, but all across campuses across the nation, there’s one position lacking females — student government association president.

Even the SAT’s like Jersey Shore

By | Mar 20, 2011

And I thought the SAT’s were hard when I took them back in the day (hey, who remembers the “old SAT’s”?) Anyway, now it’s just gotten crazier. On Saturday, as high school students across the nation broke out their number 2 pencils, a writing prompt actually asked students to give their opinion on reality television.