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Duke Students Refuse to Read Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

"'Fun Home' may have won several awards for author Alison Bechdel, but some Duke University freshmen were not impressed. They declined to read it because of its sexual themes and use of nudity."

Started in Parents Forum by Much2learn

Broadway's Big 10: Top Colleges Currently Represented on Currently Running Shows

What does it take to land a Broadway show? Hard work, talent, luck—all backed up by a good education. Check out the top 10 colleges currently represented on Broadway (plus honorable mentions).

What Class Are You Most Scared of Taking This Upcoming Year?

I'm mostly dreading AP Bio—my summer work is tedious and the people who will be in the class with me are all super into science and medicine and I'm not really, so I have to work especially hard. What about you guys?

Started in High School Life by astar99

Felony Charges for Faking Residency for In-State Tuition

The District Attorney’s office is pursuing a criminal prosecution against a Virginia man who officials said illegally obtained in-state tuition rates for his daughter while she attended the University of Georgia.

Started in Parents Forum by deega123

7 Gifts to Help Your College Student Deal with Homesickness This Fall

"This fall, many students will leave the comfort of home and head off to college; sadly, many of them will have to cope with homesickness. Here are seven ideas freshmen can proudly rock that will give them comforting feelings of home."

Started in Parent Cafe by Dave_Berry

Should Students Be Sheltered from Potentially Harmful Words or Ideas?

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous!

Started in College Life by NotVerySmart

Student Loan Debt Causing Millennials to Delay Marriage, Kids, Home-Buying

"According to a survey from Bankrate, nearly half (45%) of all adult Americans who took out student loans ended up delay some major financial or personal milestone."

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

Forbes' College Rankings: A Critique

"I appreciate the effort by Forbes to examine outputs rather than inputs, [...] but the criteria exacerbate some problematic aspects of the debate over the value of college," says Chris Teare in his critique of the new Forbes College Rankings.

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