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  1. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Bring to College During COVID-19, According to StudentsIncluding noise-canceling headphones and instant oatmeal.
  2. last night on late night
    Hasan Minhaj Says Your College Tuition Is Paying for ‘Theme Park Bullshit’“Colleges shouldn’t be fun like Disney World. They should be soul crushing, like Epcot Center.”
  3. commencement speeches
    Beyoncé Thanks Protesters, Calls Out Music-Industry Sexism in Graduation Speech“Thank you for using your collective voice and letting the world know that black lives matter.”
  4. congratulations class of 2020!
    Jennifer Coolidge’s Spooky Advice for Emerson Grads Is Going to Be Tough to BeatWhich she delivers to a candlelit table of haunted dolls in formal wear.
  5. potus
    Obama Is Sorry You’re Stuck at Home ‘Playing Board Games or Watching Tiger KingWatch his commencement speech for the class of 2020.
  6. operation varsity blues
    Felicity Huffman’s Daughter and Her Legit SAT Scores Are Off to CollegeCarnegie Mellon, here she comes.
  7. class of 2020
    27 College Students on Graduating During a Pandemic“I feel like I’ve been cheated.”
  8. 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.
  9. racism
    The Crisis at Syracuse UniversityAfter at least ten racist incidents over the past two weeks, students say they’re afraid to attend class.
  10. 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.
  11. operation varsity blues
    Felicity Huffman May Face One Month in Prison Over College-Admissions ScamRuh-roh.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. hell
    Tinder-Sponsored Frat Houses Are the Newest Development in Our DystopiaTinder and Bumble have tapped into college campuses, where some fraternities require students to show their profiles before they can party.
  15. stranger things
    What Will the Stranger Things Kids Write About in Their College Essays?Their scariest challenge yet.
  16. culture
    I Can’t Stop Thinking About Donna Tartt’s Dorm-Room Martini Hours“She was wearing a black brocade skirt-suit and high heels and smoking from a long, slender cigarette holder.”
  17. college
    Why Does Every Teen in Every Movie Want to Go to Yale?An investigation.
  18. 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.
  19. frats
    Swarthmore’s ‘Rape Attic’ Frat Has Shut Down for GoodAfter student activists staged a four-day sit-in.
  20. vulture lists
    9 Great College Acceptance Scenes From TV ShowsGossip Girl, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and our other favorite college-bound TV characters.
  21. game of thrones
    Game of Thrones Ruined Isaac Hempstead Wright’s Time at University“I could not anticipate the chaos.”
  22. us
    For Your Consideration: Winston Duke’s Howard Sweatshirt in UsCurrent students, and Winston Duke, talk Us’s most memorable supporting character.
  23. college admissions scandal
    Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Reportedly Getting the Hell Away From USCOlivia Jade has already lost a bunch of sponsorships.
  24. college admissions scandal
    How USC Is Dealing With the College Cheating ScamAround half the parents involved reportedly wanted to scam their way into the California school.
  25. 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.
  26. first person
    Comedians and College Students Are Not EnemiesStand-up comedy is not “us versus them.” It is call-and-response.
  27. stand-up
    Former SNL Writer Kicked Off Stand-up Show by Columbia StudentsThey took issue with his joke about a gay black man.
  28. The Best Gifts for College Students Under $65These are the gifts they actually might want.
  29. 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.
  30. ask polly
    Ask Polly: I’m Having a Hard Time Making Friends at My Fancy UniversityBlack-and-white thinking makes this situation worse.
  31. bill cosby
    42 Universities on the Status of Bill Cosby’s Honorary DegreesIncluding Yale, Carnegie Mellon, UConn, UPenn, Temple, and Notre Dame.
  32. roll clip!
    Michael Keaton Imparts Special Alumni Wisdom to College Graduates: ‘I’m Batman’It’s true. He played Batman. Twice!
  33. 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.
  34. student loans
    Did Lady Bird Make the Right College Choice?Examining Lady Bird’s decision with the benefit of hindsight.
  35. 25 Iconic Soundtrack Songs, RankedYou won’t be surprised to learn that “My Heart Will Go On” is on here.
  36. select all
    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.
  37. roll clip!
    Will Ferrell Wanted to ‘Torture’ USC Grads With His Whitney Houston RenditionThis guy.
  38. hindsight
    5 Women Look Back on Sex With Men in ChargeEncounters with bosses, mentors, and senior colleagues feel different in a post-Weinstein world.
  39. everyday racism
    White Student Arrested After Bragging She Spit in Black Roommate’s Coconut OilJazzy Rowe says her University of Hartford roommate went to sickening lengths to get her to move out.
  40. select all
    This Week’s Best Twitter Is People Pretending to Flunk Midterms for Viral FameWhich Taiwan Jones is the rightful, midterm-failing Taiwan Jones?
  41. dads
    Barack Obama Cried After Dropping Malia Off at Harvard“It was a little bit like open-heart surgery.”
  42. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Ex Ruined My Whole College Experience!’Being obsessed with the wrong person can ruin anything.
  43. freshman
    Looks Like Malia Obama Is All Moved In at HarvardShe was spotted with her parents, Barack and Michelle, on campus.
  44. select all
    The Future of College Is Facebook Meme GroupsWhat memes, teens, and the invasion of Martin Shkreli say about the modern college student.
  45. college
    Harvard’s First Female President Is Stepping DownShe’s leaving the position in June 2018.
  46. pomp and circumstance
    Hannibal Buress Gives a Special Fake Commencement Speech to the Class of 2017When in doubt, watch Martin or Friends or Downton Abbey or …
  47. adam carolla
    Adam Carolla Is Crowdfunding for His Documentary Criticizing College Safe SpacesCarolla’s project focuses on the campus protests of conservative guest speakers.
  48. mind the gender gap
    Women Have Way More Student-Loan Debt Than MenA new report shows student-loan debt is a women’s issue.
  49. academics first
    We Will Soon See Some ‘Formation Scholars’ in College Thanks to BeyoncéShe wants to reward women who are “bold, creative, conscious and confident.”
  50. select all
    College Student Busted Renting Out Dorm on AirbnbA steal at $85 bucks a night.
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