Campus Overload: Howard


Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 10/27/2010

Howard: "No other homecoming compares"

There are university homecoming celebrations -- and then there's homecoming at Howard University. It's an epic nine-day-long event that attracts more than 100,000 people each year, including a number of celebs.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:20 AM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Howard

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Evolving dorm sleepover rules

In researching visitation policies, I came across lots of interesting rules -- from short paragraph-long ones to extensive page-long ones. Opposite sex vs. same sex. Overnight vs. cohabitation. Underclassmen vs. upperclassmen. Single-sex dorms vs. coed ones.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Howard, University of West Virginia

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 09/16/2010

John Legend guest lectures at Howard

John Legend, a six-time Grammy winner and philanthropist, guest lectured at Howard University Thursday morning to promote a nation-wide campaign to simplify the college financial aid process.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:28 PM ET, 09/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Howard

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 08/11/2010

Gambling on grades: Think you are smart? Wanna bet on it?

A new website allows college students to place wagers on their grades. Bets start at $25 -- the student puts up some of the money, the company puts up the rest (more for super high grades, less for easy-to-get grades).

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:13 PM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  American, GWU, Georgetown, Howard

Posted at 06:44 AM ET, 02/02/2010

Tuesday News Overload

Campus safety On Jan. 22 a senior graphic design major at Iowa State University stopped by a house party for a few drinks and left at about 9:30 p.m. He hasn't been seen since. For several days, search parties have...

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:44 AM ET, 02/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Berkeley, Howard, Iowa State, Penn, Williams

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 01/27/2010

Wednesday News Overload

The Ivy Shore? Jersey Shore's Vinny Guadagnino (you know, the guy who is always fist-pumping) tells US Magazine he wants to go to law school at Yale or Harvard, Ivy Gate reports. Greek life Howard University has suspended two of...

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:51 AM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Harvard, Howard, NYU, University of Cincinnati, University of Maryland, University of Montana, Yale