Posts Tagged:college life

Hunger Runs Rampant on College Campuses

This article originally found at The Atlantic The “Freshman 15.” We all know what that is, those 15 pesky pounds that many students gain when entering college due to a change from positive eating habits, sleep habits, workout habits, mom-feeding-you habits, to detrimental ones including late night snacking, pizza for breakfast, and dining halls with…

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Not All College Students Are Succeeding

This article originally found at The Washington Post Being the first person in the family to go to college should be an exciting time. I was the first in my family, and my husband the first in his family. And yes, we both did graduate. It should be easy though, right? Get a scholarship, get…

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Are University Athletic Programs Ruining College for Everyone? (Video)

With almost 70% of college graduates in approximately $30,000 in student debt or more, why has the cost and debt burden for higher education risen so dramatically? College athletics, mainly the sport of football, is truly one of the answers. The new short by Brave New Films entitled The Big Game: College Football Stealing Your Education…

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Students Protest Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Phi Raids: Plead with UCLA to Address Racism on Campus

By Evette D. Champion Almost 200 student protesters dressed in black displayed signs with “Black Culture is not a Theme” and chanted “Black Bruins Matter,” as they marched to Chancellor Gene Block’s office on Thursday, October 8th. They were protesting the “Kanye Western”-themed raid that was held on Tuesday. The raid was organized by the…

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Tips on how to Have Your Child Truly Prepared for College

As we educators look at black graduation rates, we realize that it’s a two-fold situation. black graduation rates have risen over the years, especially for black women, but it is leaps and bounds lower when it comes to those of our white counterparts. The question is not why are our students not completing their education,…

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What It Takes To Enhance African American Male Success In College Education

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Why Developing These 5 Habits Early in Life Can Lead to Success

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Secretary of Education’s Action Steps to Curtail College Racial Harassment

In November 2015, racism, equity, and diversity issues from Black college students all over the country have lead to protests, demands, and actions to make university campuses more inclusive. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan responded to the latest actions with an article, Taking Action On College Racial Harassment on his discussion with campus leaders from throughout the…...

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Mizzou Campus is Still at Its Tipping Point

Here we are, in 2015, with black students running for their lives because of racial threats. They may be targeted and shot because of the color of their skin. This is outrageous. However, this is still something that those at the University of Missouri (Mizzou) are currently dealing with. Last week, protests started due to Tom Wolfe’s…

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