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  1. potus
    Obama Is Sorry You’re Stuck at Home ‘Playing Board Games or Watching Tiger KingWatch his commencement speech for the class of 2020.
  2. coronavirus
    The Professor Teaching to One Lone Pinocchio DollUNC law school professor John V. Orth’s pre-recorded lectures went viral on Twitter earlier this week.
  3. higher education
    If Not Snapchat, What? A Guide to Stanford’s Non-Tech FiefdomsStanford is known for producing the tech industry’s elite class. But it’s also a good place for becoming a Master of the Universe in other arenas.
  4. the economy
    The Fastest Growing Jobs in America Don’t Require a College DegreeExpanding access to higher education can’t revive the middle class. Only increasing the bargaining power of service-sector workers can.
  5. technology
    A Cynic’s Guide to Killing It at StanfordMany of the 1,700 freshmen arriving in Palo Alto this September didn’t come for the Romantic poetry but to network, raise capital, and drop out.
  6. education
    Robert Smith’s Morehouse Gift Is More Generous Than His VisionThe billionaire’s donation of $40 million to pay off the debt of Morehouse grads was a noble act of charity. But charity is not justice.
  7. education
    Fed Up With Liberal Academia, Conservatives Call for Their Own Safe SpaceRather than being a refuge for scholars, the secular right-wing ivory tower envisioned by researchers would restrict academic freedom in its own way.
  8. the law
    Harvard Admissions Trial Won’t End Affirmative Action – But That’s the End GoalBy taking up the cause of a small group of Asian-Americans, conservatives hope to give the Supreme Court a chance to end a historic civil-rights tool.
  9. This Democratic Senator Has a Plan to Make College Debt-Free for AllIf Brian Schatz’s vision is fully implemented, every American would have the option of pursuing a college degree without going into debt.
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    College Student Wears Christmas-Tree Costume to Class After Losing Twitter BetShe asked for 1,000 retweets. So far she’s gotten 23,000 and counting.
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    This Week’s Best Twitter Is People Pretending to Flunk Midterms for Viral FameWhich Taiwan Jones is the rightful, midterm-failing Taiwan Jones?
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    The Future of College Is Facebook Meme GroupsWhat memes, teens, and the invasion of Martin Shkreli say about the modern college student.
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    College Student Busted Renting Out Dorm on AirbnbA steal at $85 bucks a night.
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    University Sends Snapchat Messages to Tell Kids They’ve Been AcceptedAccepted students will also still receive the traditional snail-mail letter.
  15. college days
    Following Controversy, Hampshire College Is Done With FlagsOfficials on one campus in Massachusetts decided flying the American flag is more trouble than it’s worth.
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    Genius Teen Venmo’d $400 After Holding Up ‘Student Debt Sucks’ Sign on MSNBCAlbert Wu is an 18-year-old student at Washington University in St. Louis, which is hosting the second presidential debate tonight.
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    College Student Printed Out Her Roommate’s Subtweets and Posted Them in the DormShe printed out every subtweet and posted them on a bulletin board.
  18. Graduate Students Can Form Unions Now. That’s a Big Deal.The move is a boon to a labor movement that desperately needs to make inroads among white-collar workers.
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    College Gossip App You Forgot About Ditches AnonymityYik Yak is pivoting, but will it bring users back?
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    Ohio College Installs 24-Hour Pizza ATM So Everyone Can Know You VapeSeems useful enough. If you can’t, you know, order a real pie.
  21. Mom Sends Selfie From Daughter’s Dorm Bed, Discovers She’s in the Wrong BedMooooooom. Noooooo.
  22. Donald Trump’s Son Says ‘Waterboarding Happens on College Campuses Every Day’Maybe Trump thinks “waterboarding” is a synonym for heavy drinking.
  23. Conservative Alumni Want to Make Harvard the Cheapest College in the CountryFour conservative Harvard alumni — and Ralph Nader — are pushing to end tuition at Harvard. And affirmative action.
  24. Claremont McKenna Dean Resigns Amid Student Protests, Hunger StrikesAn allegedly insensitive email led students to call for Mary Spellman’s ouster.
  25. dads
    Talking About Malia Going to College Turns Obama Into a ‘Crybaby’They grow up so fast.
  26. the national interest
    How Republicans Learned to Love CollegesAll it took was Obama trying to reform student loans.
  27. Quinnipiac President Encourages Student Party“I love you all! Have a great weekend,” he shouts to the raucous group of drunken students.
  28. Students Protest American Sniper Showing“The movie ‘American Sniper’ not only tolerates but promotes anti-Muslim and anti-MENA rhetoric.”
  29. police brutality
    Bloody Arrest of Black UVA Student Sparks Protest Over Police BrutalityVirginia’s governor has ordered an investigation.
  30. college
    Penn State Suspends Frat for Posting Photos of Nude Women on FacebookThey’re accused of photographing drug sales and hazing rituals too.
  31. University of Oklahoma Cuts Ties With Fraternity After Racist Video“You are disgraceful. You have violated all that we stand for. Real Sooners are not racist. Real Sooners are not bigots.”
  32. wealthy children
    Rich Foreign Students [Heart] NYUAnd NYU loves their money. 
  33. this is ivy league
    Kwasi Enin, Ivy League Kid, Going to YaleThe Long Island overachiever announced his pick at a press conference.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    William Cohan Interview on Duke Lacrosse ScandalThe best-selling investigative journalist speaks on the polarizing reaction to his new book.
  35. college
    UConn and Kentucky Both Rioted a Bit Last NightWin or lose, the result was the same.
  36. kids today
    Read the College Essay That Got Kwasi Enin Into All 8 Ivy League SchoolsIt is very much a college essay.
  37. creative vandalism
    You Can’t Spell Loyola Without YOLOCollege kids are the funniest.
  38. higher learning
    Horace Mann Investigating ‘Hypercompetitive’ College-Admissions SabotageSomeone sent a letter to schools hoping to screw up a senior’s chances.
  39. e-mail fails
    The Brown Alumni Listserv Is Having an Epic Reply-All Fail“I’m a 20 year alum. Why am I getting this email?”
  40. photo op
    A Public Service Announcement for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s College Bros“Alcoholism is always a better solution than terrorism.”
  41. college
    Columbia Students Love Nutella, Stealing From Dining HallsIf they start hoarding lobster tails, they definitely have a problem.
  42. college
    Bernanke: Worried About Interest Rates, Rate-My-Professor RankingThink he gets the little chili pepper much?
  43. bros
    Vermont Frat Somehow Manages to Give Frats an Even Worse ReputationIt asked its members which girls they want to rape.
  44. scandals
    Consensual Sex Story Is Tearing Yeshiva University ApartAn essay in the student newspaper about premarital relations has caused an “uproar.”
  45. occupy everywhere
    Harvard Students Defend Harvard Students’ Right to Get RichSomebody has to work at Goldman Sachs!
  46. oh college!
    Yale Offers the Best, Most Ridiculous Class Ever“Dance Music and Nightlife Culture in New York City.”
  47. spy games
    Add Muslim College Students to the List of Locals the NYPD Spied OnBeware the “militant paintball trips.”
  48. crimes and misdemeanors
    Long Island SAT Cheats Busted in Fraud SchemeSeven busted in simple test-taking scheme.
  49. never pay full price
    There’s a Groupon for College NowThis was bound to happen.
  50. libya zero hour
    Revolution-Chaser Sent PackingLibyan rebels got “fed up” with their college student companion.
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