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My First Week of College

My First Week of College

There’s really no real way to avoid it besides taking it slow and embracing this once-in-a-lifetime moment: your first college move-in day.

Alison Graham
Published August 27, 2013
Schools of Sobriety

Schools of Sobriety

These schools prove that you can still gain a great education in a college atmosphere while observing a sober lifestyle.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2013
Overweight and Underestimated

Overweight and Underestimated

Burmeister suggested that the prejudice was based on the thinking that overweight candidates tend to lack self-control or the capacity for hard work.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013
Schools, Sexual Assault & Silence

Schools, Sexual Assault & Silence

It’s important to note that the occurrences, as well as victims, of sexual assault spans all social, economic and, even, gender barriers.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 23, 2013
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break

"Spring Fix," an alternative version, has replaced the traditional week of partying on MTV this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 5, 2013
Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Join something you really enjoy and stick with it.

Lahela Maxwell
Published October 26, 2012
To Go Greek or Not to Go Greek. That is the Question.

To Go Greek or Not to Go Greek. That is the Question.

Maybe it was delivered to your mailbox. Maybe you saw it on a poster. Maybe a friend told you about it. You have a choice to make about the upcoming rush ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 4, 2012
Should You Be Facebook Friends with Your Teachers?

Should You Be Facebook Friends with Your Teachers?

To be or not to be Facebook friends with your teachers?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 28, 2011
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

What's your New Year's Resolution?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 27, 2011
To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

Dante highlights the pros and cons of Greek life.

By Dante Jordan
Published November 17, 2011
Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Sometimes, the family you have isn’t just related to you by blood. Rather, your idea of family extends to the friends you’ve made at school. The holiday months, therefore, not only ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
(Seemingly) Cut Travel Time in Half

(Seemingly) Cut Travel Time in Half

Although nothing can surpass the dread that finals bring, traveling home for the holidays is a close second. With hours of drive time ahead of you on three hours of sleep, ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Fastweb isn't just counting down to the New Year--we're counting down the top 10 New Year's resolutions on college campuses for 2011. Did your resolution make the list? 10. Become Better ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
Where’s the (Homecoming) Party At?

Where’s the (Homecoming) Party At?

Howard University Homecoming. Credit: Howard.edu

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 30, 2010
The History of Homecoming

The History of Homecoming

University of Missouri's Homecoming. Credit: Missouri.edu

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 30, 2010
Learn to Love Your New City

Learn to Love Your New City

So, you’ve made the big move to a new city! Whether you’ve moved for college, a new job, or a summer internship, getting acclimated to your surroundings is often the key ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 10, 2010
Party On at America's Top Party Schools

Party On at America's Top Party Schools

Just before the school year begins, the Princeton Review always makes it a point to release the all-you-need-to-know info on the nation's best, worst and most happening college campuses. Of course, ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published August 5, 2010
Glee is Going Back to School

Glee is Going Back to School

Photo Courtesy of Macy's, Inc.

By Kathryn Knight
Published July 21, 2010
Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

[photo:1158855] As you’re preparing for back to school this year, you already know there are certain must haves – from iPads to fashion – that just make this year so….2010. But ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 17, 2010