A New Jersey teenager who came to the U.S. as a child and spent part of his life homeless has overcome the significant obstacles to gain acceptance to 17 colleges, according to WLNY-TV. Dylan Chidick was 7 years old when he and his mother moved to the United States from Trinidad. Dylan was able to
Cynthia Newman, the dean of Rider University’s College of Business, is resigning from her position at the school over its ban on Chick-fil-A. In November, the New Jersey school ruled that Chick-fil-A would not be permitted on campus because of its biblical stance on LGBTQ issues despite the fast-food chain’s popularity among students. At the
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, will no longer host “The Vagina Monologues” — all because you don’t necessarily need to have a vagina in order to be a woman, apparently. This isn’t a new concept: The university is simply following suit in a long line of colleges changing the production in order to be
The 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid opened today, and U.S. News & World Report is here to help with an in-depth guide on what to know about the $120 billion in aid shelled out annually to college students by the Department of Education. U.S. News’ Paying for College Reporter Farran Powell offers the following tips about the FAFSA,
The skyrocketing cost of tuition has caused skyrocketing popularity in online degree programs. Since the year 1982, tuition has risen upwards of 400%. But for more than a decade now, distance education enrollments have been growing despite traditional enrollments continuing to decrease. Colleges and universities are constantly evolving to provide online options for their
By now everyone who is up to speed on current events knows that Randa Jarrar, a “professor” at California State University at Fresno, took to Twitter after the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, to lambaste her memory. This cretin then bragged she couldn’t be fired because she was “tenured.” Jarrar tweeted: “I’m
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Education, Trending Commentary April 15, 2017 What is the least diverse place in America? It’s the institution that most actively seeks racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity: the college campus! Colleges want students to look different, but think the same. Charlie Kirk, the founder of Turning Point USA, explains.
Posted by: Duncan Idaho in Education, Videos October 19, 2016 Conservative students are vastly outnumbered on campus, and their beliefs and values are often ridiculed by other students, professors and administrators. So, how can conservatives survive and thrive in college, while also making a difference? Matthew Woessner, a political science professor at Penn State