Humor/whimsy

Community Colleges to Jay Leno: Shut Up

A president challenges the late-night comedian to a motorcycle ride -- and a talk about education.

Skip vs. Larry vs. Camille vs. Freeman ...

2 magazines sponsor election for the title of top public intellectual.

Look Out Orange County

Boston College spoof shows that "The O.C." isn't the only entertainment that can hook viewers on popper collars and preppy problems

A Shirt Isn't a Prerequisite

Some things learned in school will inform major life choices that students make during college. Take shirtlessness, for example.

Jacob Authier, a junior at Chapman University, in Southern California, was home-schooled, so he never had to wear a shirt to class. "I have plenty of shirts I like," the film major said. "I just don’t like to wear them all the time.”

Hoping for a Year Without Dawgs or Hunkering Down

Lake Superior State U. once again tries to banish overused and abused words.

Give Harvard Some Ideas

We asked some observers of the higher ed scene for out-of-the-box suggestions about the next president -- and invite your thoughts too.

Ben Folds Goes Back to College

Singer/pianist was high on wish list for student groups that booked concerts this spring.

Alternate Academic Reality

Calling all professors: FOX wants you for spouse swap TV show.

Fun With Google and Diversity

After scholars' group uses search engine to portray colleges as politically correct, others produce interesting results of their own.

Fashion School Cat Fights

"Project Runway" spawns envy among fashionistas amid all-time-high student interest in the industry.

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