“What’s in on campus,” according to Student Monitor.
Forget old-school resources like an older sibling or Photoshop. In today’s global economy, students import their fake IDs.
Why is there still hope for Glass, even though Google announced in January that it was shuttering its Glass Explorer program?
The move comes as the Obama administration investigates the handling of accusations of sexual assault at dozens of colleges, including Harvard.
Bobby Jindal, the governor of Louisiana and a potential Republican presidential candidate, railed against the Common Core during a speech in Washington on Thursday, framing the academic standards as an attack on the conservative values of local control and American exceptionalism.Read full article >>
The "Jeopardy!" category was “Hard Rockers,” and host Alex Trebek read the $2,000 clue in his trademark baritone: “Girls, Girls, Girls . . . Long legs and burgundy lips . . . Girls, Girls, Girls . . . Dancin’ down on the Sunset Strip . . . Girls, Girls, Girls.”Read full article >>
You might think that changing the mission of a flagship public university would be an issue put up for public discussion. Not in Wisconsin.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker submitted a budget proposal that included language that would have changed the century-old mission of the University of Wisconsin system — known as the Wisconsin Idea and embedded in the state code — by removing words that commanded the university to “search for truth” and “improve the human condition” and replacing them with “meet the state’s workforce needs.”Read full article >>
Two people are dead after a suspected murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina on Thursday afternoon.Thom Berry, of The State Law Enforcement Division, confirmed two deaths while addressing members of the media outside of the school in Columbia, S.C. Berry did not say whether the deceased were students.Read full article >>
This story has been updated.Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences now formally bans sexual relationships between professors and undergraduate students.That’s not because they think there’s all kinds of professor-student dating on campus: The professor who led the panel that wrote the policy said she has never heard of it happening, in years of studying and teaching at Harvard. The new policy is there just to clarify that it would not be okay.Read full article >>
For our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest, in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 301 writing prompts that may help — an update to last year’s popular list of 200.
This Poetry Pairing features George Herbert’s poem “Love (III)” and the Vows column “Their Chart-Toppers Are Each Other” by Lois Smith Brady.
Why, you may be wondering, is The Answer Sheet publishing anything at all about the racy film “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which is now descending on U.S. theaters. Well, this isn’t about the film, but about something unfortunate one of its stars, Dakota Johnson, who plays a literature student in “Fifty Shades,” said about English majors, whose reputation seems worthy of defending.Read full article >>
It would be entirely understandable for some people to be confused about the nature of charter schools.Funded by the public but privately operated — sometimes by for-profit companies — and allowed to operate outside rules that demand transparency from traditional public schools — some people make the mistake of thinking that charter schools, or at least some of them, are indeed private schools.Read full article >>