Campus Overload: William

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 02/02/2011

Few American college students left in Egypt; Georgetown students share their experiences

Since Monday, hundreds of American college students have fled Egypt, many on flights chartered by the U.S. State Department that dropped them off in Turkey, Greece or Cyprus. From there, students were on their own to find a way home to the states or to another study abroad program. Some of those students are waiting to see if they can go back to Egypt.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:46 AM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  American, College of William and Mary, George Mason, George Washington, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Middlebury College

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 01/18/2011

College smoking policies vary

Towson University is entering its second semester of having a strict, campus-wide smoking ban. At the request of a few readers, I am compiling a list of campus smoking policies.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:29 AM ET, 01/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  American, Bowie State, GWU, Gallaudet, George Mason, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Montgomery College, St. Mary's College, Towson, Trinity, UDC, UVA, University of Maryland, Washington & Lee University, William & Mary

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 12/17/2010

Universities send holiday videos instead of cards

For Holiday Season 2010, stamps and snail mail are totally out. All the rage: Holiday videos. Officials say videos are greener, cheaper and hipper than old-school cards. Plus, colleges can sneak in tons of info about campus and then send it to thousands.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:06 PM ET, 12/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  American, Bryn Mawr College, Coker College, Eckerd College, George Mason, William & Mary

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Feeling depressed? Say something. Worried about a friend? Say something.

On college campuses of all sizes and demographics, thousands of students are coping with mental health issues. But there is help. There are answers. Things do get better. Thousands of college students have successfully reached out for help -- and are glad that they did.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:21 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Mental health, William & Mary

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/01/2010

William & Mary students feel bond with alum Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1984 -- long before many current students were born. Still, many say they feel a bond with the comedian and ventured to his rally in DC Saturday.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  College of William and Mary