Articles tagged college

‘Cardinal X’ Is a Bold, Seedy Take on University Wealth Gaps and Drug Culture

How is a working class outlier to thrive at an elite school she earned her way into, but clearly cannot afford?

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On Race and Meritocracy in Academia

Today's elite universities and students claim to value diversity. But do they really?

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Vulgarians 101: A Course for Future Leaders of America

A dystopian syllabus for an inevitable future at a hypothetical university.

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‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ Is a Crash Course of Self-discovery and Independence

Richard Linklater's spiritual sequel to Dazed and Confused hits the '80s with a little education and a lot of partying: self-discovery lies somewhere between.

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On the Aggressive, Hilarious Theorizing in ‘Censorship Now!!’

Ian F. Svenonius' is a refreshing voice amidst the irony-addled sad-sack defeatism of postmodernity.

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11 Dec 2009 // 10:00 AM

Gossip Girl U

The reigning teen drama finishes its first semester of college, and not much has changed.

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Future Missionaries of America by Matthew Vollmer

Like a throng of aging punk rockers at a Sex Pistols reunion concert, the characters all seem to possess the same type of aggressively apathetic outlook on life.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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14 Feb 2008 // 12:07 AM

Regina Ferry was shocked at the price of the textbook for her history of medieval Japan course at Pennsylvania State University this semester. It was

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17 Apr 2007 // 1:28 AM

Gunman kills 32 at Virginia college

BLACKSBURG, Va. - With dizzying speed and deadly accuracy, a man armed with at least two guns murdered 30 people in a Virginia Tech engineering building

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10 Apr 2007 // 4:41 AM

According to its website, Sunshine Week is a “national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants

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'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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