By Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
Financial expert Patrick Harker thinks the ways college is financed could hurt low- and middle-income students from succeeding.
By Elizabeth Ivanecky, McMaster University
Canadians mourn the loss of 16 people who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, with the Saskatchewanian families affected receiving overwhelming support.
By Alex Johnson, New York University
Nothing reflects a bright future quite like 947 solar panels.
The non-lethal shooting has raised questions about what campus police should and should not be able to do.
By Sam Kasierski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Call them what you want to, but the vape gods are here to stay.
By Kayla Morosco, Chatham University
After decades of silently dealing with low wage and under-equipped working environment, teachers in Kentucky and Oklahoma have decided to raise their voice.
By Plamedie Ifasso, Texas Woman’s University
Opponents are using ignorance to justify killing black women. Luckily there are ways to stop these attacks from happening.
By Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
The alleged incident, in conjunction with Larry Nassar’s felonies, paint the picture of a university intent on covering up the crimes of its athletics community.
The man accused of murdering college student Jacqueline Vandagriff says her dying caused him to ‘panic,’ dismember her body and light it on fire.
If you want to eat, first you have to pee.
By Natalya Pomeroy, University of Houston
Room-scale VR allows participants to have an open-minded experience of journalism.
In a controversial op-ed, columnist James Bovard refuted reports about food insecurity on college campuses, instead calling students ‘overweight and lazy.’
By Gabriella Evans, Northern Arizona University
Millions of people who downloaded the app ‘This is your Digital Life,’ as well as friends of those users, are set to receive messages in the coming days.
It’s not good.
The Facebook CEO used the response ‘I’ll have someone on my team get back to you’ so many times that Twitter users created a drinking game out of it.
By Ellyot Chen, Pasadena City College
Being stopped by a police officer is definitely not a great way to end the day, especially if it’s just for broken taillights.
The party is grappling over whether to encourage calls for impeachment or ignore them, as both devalue the democratic process.
Educators across the country are calling for an end to the ‘war on public education,’ claiming their pay and funding have shrunk to impossibly low levels.
By Nola Hynes Brody, University of Houston-Victoria
After years of dodging requests to appear before Congress, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will finally answer their questions this week.
Andrew Dorogi, an economics major and senior at Amherst College in Massachusetts, died after falling onto train tracks in Mexico City.
Several uncommon elements of the April 3 shooting at YouTube headquarters have thrown analysts for a loop.
By Cleo-Symone Scott, Virginia Commonwealth University
Stormy Daniels, the adult film star embroiled in a sex scandal with President Trump, should not be dismissed due to her profession.
After Snapchat’s horrible update, Instagram’s new algorithm and Facebook’s privacy scandals, should you start using Vero instead?
According to the suit, a ‘diversity quota’ at Harvard forces Asian-American students to score higher on the SAT just to be competitive with their white counterparts.
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At Pasadena City College, for instance, the number of students whose parents make more than $100,000 has increased from 197 in 2007 to 828 in 2017.
By Rebecca Crosby, Trinity College
President Trump is notoriously known for using gun violence to draw attention away from the lack of gun control in America.
By Sarah Lynch, Marist College
Deadline broke a heated story accusing Nickelodeon money-maker Dan Schneider of abusing young stars in his own shows after a sudden exit.
By Sema’Jay Hall, San Francisco State University
How Kenya’s ban of forced anal exams on suspected gay men can influence LGBT change.
The conservative media outlet, somewhat hypocritically, forced anchors nationwide to read a script designed to stoke fears of media bias.
Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has proposed legislation for the Debt-Free College Act, which aims to combat mounting student debt.
By Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
The conservative vice president has been vocal about his opposition to the ‘gay agenda’ from the start of his political reign.
President Trump believes Amazon is at fault.
After losing a handful of national advertisers, Ingraham was suddenly feeling very apologetic.
The 22-year-old is the latest black man to be unjustly killed for a crime he had nothing to do with.
In a statement, the president, whom 15 women have accused of sexual misconduct, implored audiences to heed the claims of sexual-abuse victims.
Given that the standard procedure is to shy away from such definitive language, Austin police chief Brian Manley’s statement took many by surprise.
The controversy is the latest in a series of blows to the reputation of the historic HBCU, whose president students are now demanding resign.
Middle Tennessee State University is the latest recipient of a grant from the foundation, which has a history of using such agreements to advance their political agenda.
By Erin Marie Winans, James Madison University
The social media platform you loved in middle school isn’t what it used to be.
By Daniel Reed
These careers are the most likely, statistically speaking, to help you become a billionaire.
Because it’s incredibly believable that the Parkland survivor would rip up the Constitution.
By Sarah Marchan, University of Texas at San Antonio
Until April 15, the planet Mercury will be in retrograde. Why does this matter? It doesn’t, not really — but astrologers will tell you otherwise.
By Liam Ainslie Mayo, Bard College
The future of cryptocurrency looks potentially unstable, as government institutions and major advertising platforms warn against their risks.
By Elise Bortz, New York University
Incorporating elements from multiple human rights movements, the March for Our Lives in New York continues to remind us of the urgent needs for social changes.
As a 9-year-old in Topeka, Kansas, Linda Brown Thompson’s desire to go to school with her friends would later change the course of history.
Across the country, a handful of states and pioneering student groups have paved the way for no-cost tampons and other feminine hygiene products.
After the president’s first ban on transgender military service was struck down, the commander in chief has proposed an amended version of the first policy.
Don’t let people tell you that your vote does not matter. It does, especially if you are wishing for a change to happen.
By Hollis Reddington, University of Alaska Anchorage
The upcoming vote on Proposition 1 will not be cast in the traditional way since Anchorage has opted for the vote-by-mail system.
After discovering the breach two years ago, Facebook first moved to sue the news outlets intent on reporting it. Now, Zuckerberg is changing his tune.
As long as we still have the ‘missed connections’ page, Craigslist romance will live on.
I went to the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., on March 24th, and it will probably be the most important thing I’ve ever done.
The shooting, which occurred just days before the March for Our Lives protest and took the life of Jaelyn Wiley, is the 18th school shooting of 2018.
The University of Hawaii Maui College is taking advantage of its ample sunlight and conservation-minded student body to transition to renewable energy sources.
By Megan Batt, SUNY Cortland
Can someone be a member of the LGBT+ community and still be homophobic? Absolutely, and it happens more often than you’d think.
By Vanessa Le, Chabot College
Jake Paul made a documentary titled ‘It’s Time to End School Shootings,’ but his efforts were too little, too late.
By Abraham Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles
Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are setting new communication standards for politicians now that they are in negotiations with Netflix.
The 24-year-old white male took his life yesterday, March 22, before he could be apprehended by the authorities.
Accidents or not, students rely on the ride-sharing app and are anticipating the advent of its self-driving fleet.
By Miranda Maples, University of Tennessee
Is society ready to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace effectively?
Despite their efforts, schools are struggling to keep up with the increasing rates of students with mental-health problems.
Investigators have begun to walk back the idea that the crimes are racially motivated, leaving detectives at a loss for a cause.
The proposal aims to reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to just 20 percent of current levels.
The House GOP’s plan to change the federal-aid repayment system may cost community colleges when students drop out.
Ariana Kukors’s poignant letter helps bring to attention the years of sexual abuse in USA Swimming.
Several companies have posted about cutting ties with the NRA after the Marjory Stoneman Douglass shooting, and Amazon and Apple haven’t said anything.
By Grace John, Rutgers University
She may be one of the world’s most famous women, but was this too far?
Doug Ford’s strong managerial qualities as a former business leader and commitment to his brother’s politics make him a good choice for the role.
Threats to your favorite teams, upcoming free-agents and more to look out for this season.
The Wing and spaces across the country and the globe have emerged to provide a modern-day women’s club for working ladies.
On top of being perhaps the most celebrated mind of his generation, Hawking was also an acclaimed author and wit.
The crash, which has several confirmed casualties, will also affect the FIU community, many of whom are on spring break.
Serena Williams’s traumatic postnatal experience sheds light on an issue that has long plagued black women in America: maternal death.
The classic recipe has been a big hit for years, but maybe it’s time for the company to step foot in a new market.
By Camelia Juarez, Texas State University
With the pervasive reality of gun violence in the United States, students need to have their voices heard on an issue that directly affects them
You might not be able to make it on March 24, but don’t worry; you can still promote the movement from your dorm room.
The 21-year-old, who is on the autism spectrum, was sent to jail based on suspicion that he carved a swastika and a racial slur into two Orange Coast College security vehicles.
By Kayla Lichtman, Middlebury College
In response to the gun control protests at Washington, D.C., President Donald Trump proposed arming teachers. But would arming teachers change anything?
By Samantha Jorgens, Central Michigan University
Many of the 35 people who have left the White House previously held positions involving communications or worked closely with President Trump.
Each pair of shoes represents the life of a child taken by gun violence since the 2012 Newton shooting.
The bombings have killed two African-American males, aged 39 and 17, and have critically injured a 75-year-old Hispanic woman.
Reports indicate that Tillerson was unaware of his impending firing, which was announced as he was midway through a diplomatic trip through Africa.
On its Instagram page, Hasta Muerte Coffee explained, ‘ … we are not alone saying police presence compromises our feelings of physical & emotional safety.’
The programs pride themselves on offering a distinct kind of experience, one unavailable at any other school and often predicated on personal attention.
The laws grant both sides some of their requests, but leave no party completely happy.
The school’s Title IX coordinator is the daughter of the university president and has reportedly mishandled sexual assault on campus.
By Jovana Vajagic, DePaul University
The debate between gun control proponents and gun owners wages on, but there are some valid points that debunk the arguments to continue current gun policy.
By Kayla Platoff, Maryville University
Saudi Arabian women have long been denied the same rights as men, but things will start to change in 2018.
Marist College revoked its most famous alum’s honorary degree, and others should follow suit.
The West Virginia teachers strike is over. The questions it raised are far from settled.
By Diego Galicia, Valencia College
Boycotting Florida for spring break might succeed in bringing the nation’s attention to the issue of gun violence, but not without dire consequences.
By Jade Hookham, UC San Diego
Keep your eyes and ears on these young people because they represent a very active face of the millennials, inspiring and making changes with every of their word.
One protestor left a note reading, ‘The guy moderating the talk is on my course and he’ll have a difficult time once the strike is over.’
Nearly two years after the state legalized pot, marijuana was nearly impossible to buy. Today, things still aren’t much better.
In a move geared toward graduating and sending more high school students to college, the Los Angeles district covered the cost for over 4,000 students.
Ever try to focus on an empty stomach?
‘My sister and I shouldn’t have to relate the fact that we’ve both been abused,’ said the Michigan State freshman about Nassar.
While the government won’t address the issues of gun laws, Bumble’s CEO, Whitney Wolfe, will.
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