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Campus Overload: October, 2011

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Radford University spotlights its student monsters

Lady Gaga has an army of little monsters, so why shouldn’t a public university in Virginia?

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 10/30/2011

Should Occupy Wall Street become Occupy Higher Education?

American University graduate student Christopher Guizlo says college graduates need immediate help with their student loans.

By Christopher Guizlo  |  06:09 PM ET, 10/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Obama’s new student loan relief program: What does it all mean?

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:13 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Indiana University might discount summer tuition

Countering the dominant trend, the university wants to cut the price of summer courses starting next year.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:16 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 10/24/2011

The many myths about college admissions

Is it true that a letter of recommendation from a celebrity is your ticket into an exclusive school?

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:10 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 10/21/2011

College football and tailgating slowly go green

The Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging schools to make college football and tailgating less wasteful through a friendly competition.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:33 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Student loans: How much do you owe?

The total amount of student loan debt is expected to hit $1 trillion this year.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:20 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 10/19/2011

One trillion dollars: Student loan debt builds toward yet another record

The total amount of student loan debt marks yet another milestone as Americans take on more and more debt to get an education.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:51 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Bruce Springsteen memorabilia headed to Monmouth University

A New Jersey university will soon be home to a collection of more than 14,900 documents from Bruce Springsteen’s career.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:50 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Welcome, new Post education bloggers!

Playing off the success of Bill Turque’s D.C. Schools Insider, the Post has created Virginia Schools Insider and Maryland Schools Insider.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:09 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 10/12/2011

‘The Marriage Plot’ captures college as both social and cerebral

It’s hard to imagine a more convenient setting for Jeffrey Eugenides’s coming-of-age novel than a college campus.

By Kevin Sieff  |  11:16 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 10/11/2011

#Foodie101: How did you move past ramen noodles?

Foodies are no longer weirdos on many college campuses.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:07 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 10/10/2011

At Occupy Wall Street protests, student loan frustration

Student loan debt is a big concern for many of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:26 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Steve Jobs’ millennial fan club is devoted to Apple, but why?

At the news of the death of Steve Jobs, millennials pulled out their laptops, iPhones and iPads to share how they felt.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:43 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 10/05/2011

‘Occupy Colleges’ movement urges students to walk out of class

The group Occupy Colleges encouraged students to walk out of their classes at Wednesday to protest or join a local movement, like Occupy Wall Street.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:27 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Tips for younger siblings of college freshmen

This is a time for transition for everyone in the family, psychologists say, and simply acknowledging that can make it smoother for everyone.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:50 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/03/2011

William & Mary Board of Visitors member charged with public intoxication on campus

A prominent attorney from Northern Virginia was charged with public intoxication on the College of William and Mary campus in late September while in town for Board of Visitors meetings.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:43 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Former interns sue Fox Searchlight Pictures over ‘Black Swan’ jobs

Two men have sued Fox Searchlight Pictures for making unpaid interns do menial work on “Black Swan” that they say should have been done by paid employees.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 09/30/2011

U of New Hampshire will continue selling energy drinks

The University of New Hampshire has reversed its ban on the sale of energy drinks.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:29 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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