College News Articles

Educational Apps: Will Purdue’s JetPack Reinvent Mobile Learning?

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff For every high schooler in America who’s had their smartphone whisked away by angry teachers during study hall your time for vindication has come. Developers at Purdue University have just launched an exciting new mobile learning platform called JetPack. The free app will allow students to download course material called […]

This Week in College News: College Radio Day Hits the Nation

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  Schools Pulling the Plug on College Radio Stations  College radio stations around the country are at risk to lose their FCC licensing due to tightened University budgets. University officials have […]

This Week in College News: Occupy College Movement

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are the some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  Occupy Wall Street Movement Hits Colleges The Occupy Wall Street movement that is sweeping the nation this week has now made its way to college campuses.  From […]

This Week in College News: Racist Bake Sale at UC Berkeley

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week: Northeastern Physics Grad Accused of Terror Plot Shock waves hit the Northeastern University community as news has spread all over the world of Rezwan Feradus. Rezwan, a […]

This Week in College News: Steel Exec Pledges Millions of Dollars to Pittsburgh Schools

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff Money is on everyone’s mind this week. A steel executive promised nearly $400 million to the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon, and Harvard’s endowment grew to over $32 billion. And, while Brooklyn College is going out of its way to cater to even its smallest residents, Cincinnati State teachers […]

This Week in College News: Bowie State Student Allegedly Kills Roommate

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff Friday means the weekend for most students, but at StudentAdvisor, it also means it’s time for another edition of This Week in College News. It’s been a tough week this week, with a senseless murder on a college campus and the lowest SAT scores in 40 years reported. But there’s also […]

This Week in College News: Vegan Cafeterias & a Dartmouth Meth Bust

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff All across America students are swarming back to campus as another school year begins. While you were in the middle of moving in and dreading the thought of sleeping for the next semester on a Twin XL bed, the college news stories just kept popping up. This week we found […]

This Week in College News: Columbia College Dean Resigns

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff As September approaches, most students have back to school on the mind. Some schools have already started, while others are still gearing up for the new year, but either way, it’s been a busy week in college news. The top headlines this week? A controversial new question on college applications, […]

This Week in College News: Our Lady of Holy Cross College Fires President and Board

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff This week in college news, money seems to be on everyone’s mind. Online, websites are finding new ways for college kids to save – from the new Amazon app that makes it easier to sell and trade in textbooks, to a daily deals site exclusively for college students, websites are […]

This Week in College News: Texas Meningitis Law & Finding Freshman Roommates on Facebook

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff It’s Friday again and time for another edition of This Week in College News, a round up of the latest events and news stories happening in the world of America’s colleges. This week? It’s been a roller coaster for Wall Street and many industry sectors and their investors are reeling […]

This Week in College News: The Proliferation of Sexting and Kindle Textbook Rentals

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Controversy hits the college news scene this week. A new study suggests that “sexting” among college students may now be the norm. Test-optional colleges get slammed for buying lists of high scoring SAT students, while a recent high school glad sparks a fire about racial discrimination in high school course […]

This Week in College News: Winklevoss Twins Get Dissed by Ex-Harvard Prez

By Megan Kenslea For StudentAdvisor.com So much for a slow summer…this week has been a busy one in the college news world. From the UC education system to yet another controversial remark from Larry Summers, here are some of the top stories on this edition of This Week in College News: Former Harvard President Larry […]