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Using JuicyCampus as 'a Weapon Against Itself'

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Typically, students curious to read the latest gossip and hearsay written by their classmates have only to stop by JuicyCampus, an anonymous message board that has gained notoriety over the past year for refusing to block potentially libelous and damaging posts that in many cases name names.

Why More Colleges Want Jewish Students

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Small institutions that have had low enrollment levels for Jews are pushing to increase them -- and in so doing raise delicate questions.

Rooming With Your Child

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College of Saint Mary offers alternative on-campus housing opportunity for single mothers.

The Mental Health of Students and Non-Students

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Major national study finds that disorders are widespread -- and treatment is not -- for those who are 19-25, regardless of their enrollment status.

Dorm Living as a Psychological Science

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Some small colleges are using the Myers-Briggs personality test to either match freshman roommates or help resolve conflict between them.

Drug Use, With Academics in Mind

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Students who use ADHD medications without prescriptions do so more for studying than partying -- and generally feel that the drug use pays off, survey finds.

Exam Week Zen

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Colleges aren't just offering late-night coffee and cookies during finals week, but massages and other perks to soothe the stressed-out student.

A New Look at the Impact of Diversity

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Major scholarly study finds positive impacts from having roommates from different backgrounds -- and negative impacts from being members of groups largely of one race or ethnicity.

Colleges Plan for Obama Inaugural

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Colleges and universities will celebrate and observe the upcoming presidential inauguration -- on campus and in Washington.

'Online Social Networking on Campus'

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Student affairs administrators are increasingly debating how to use Facebook and other social networking tools -- and whether and how to monitor student use. A new book -- Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture (Routledge) -- aims to offer some guidance. The authors are Ana M.

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