Why College Campus Populations Are Shrinking

Glossy brochures with photos of young adults traipsing around leafy quads might dominate the popular imagination of what higher education looks like. But steadily and dramatically, we’re seeing movement away from a life of lecture halls and dorms. The number of higher ed students studying on campus dropped by more than 1 million between 2012 […]

Our 7 best bets for Week 1 of the college football season

Keith Srakocic/AP College football is officially back, and with it, the best season of the year for gamblers. Week 1 offers several intriguing matchups, with numerous powerhouse programs facing off against each other, as well as a few teams looking to continue to build on newfound success.  With over 100 FBS programs kicking off their […]

Fox News slammed for covering the killing of a college student more prominently than the convictions of 2 top Trump aides

Screenshot/Fox News As news broke that two of President Donald Trump’s former top aides were convicted of multiple federal crimes, Fox News focused its coverage on the killing of a 20-year-old college student.  Critics lambasted the right-leaning network for minimizing coverage of the convictions of former top Trump aides Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. As […]

Social media posts could ruin your college dreams, lawyer warns

Merely following Alex Jones on Twitter almost cost one teen a college admission. Another lost his scholarship over a Facebook message about the 2016 election. Anything you post can and will be used against you, a lawyer tells RT. “It’s absolutely troubling what some of the colleges are doing,” attorney Bradley Shear, who specializes in […]

The Really Weird Link Between College and Brain Cancer

There are some things that we can all agree on. Exercise makes you healthier! School makes you smarter! Yeah … except that it might also result in early death. Consider ditching the old dog-ate-my-homework line in favor of this: “Sorry, teacher. Research shows that learning may be bad for my health.” Bad, as in fatal. […]

Meghan Markle visited Dublin's Trinity College five years ago for a very special reason

Meghan Markle, 36, was in Dublin yesterday on her first official overseas tour with Prince Harry, 33. On their itinerary was a visit to Trinity College, part of the University of Dublin. But it wasn’t the first time Meghan had visited the campus, actually visiting the college five years ago, for a very different reason. […]

Google is the number-one place college students want to work for the fifth year running —here’s what it’s doing right (GOOG, GOOGL)

Scott Beale/Laughing Squid For the fifth year running, Google is the number-one company that college students from leading universities want to work for. That’s according to new data from education software company Piazza, which surveyed 150,000 students from more than 600 schools in North America, including Stanford, Harvard, and MIT, about where they most wanted to […]