Humor/whimsy

30 Years Later, Dartmouth Celebrates 'Animal House'

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Dartmouth College's relationship with its fraternities and sororities hasn't been entirely free and easy in the last decade. In 1999, the college's trustees, troubled by the perception that fraternities dominated campus social life in a negative way -- emphasizing alcohol and exclusivity -- declared a moratorium on the establishment of new Greek organizations in 1999 while contemplating an overhaul.

A Debate Performance Laid Bare

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What happens when video of two coaches engaging in an obscenity-laden shouting match -- complete with a mooning -- hits YouTube?

(Commencement) Season's Greetings

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Tis the season when “speakers” descend on college campuses, bringing with them impressive resumes or big names, or both, along with some words of wisdom to dispense. This year has, like most, featured a few controversies, but for today, turning elsewhere. ...

Ready to Feel Old?

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Beloit's latest "mindset" list says that for your new students, text has always been hyper, the Green Giant has always been Shrek, and women have always outnumbered men in college.

Students Model Zombie Attack

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Canadian researchers use mathematical principles to map the spread of a Zombie virus.

Colleges Review 'Community'

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Some loved it. Some hated it. But everyone is a critic.

Using Extra Protection

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"Safer Sex Night" at Oberlin College has garnered a reputation for debauchery, but organizers are trying to tone it down and promote education.

Are Today's Grads Unprofessional?

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Today’s college graduates do not exhibit as much professionalism as their employers expect of them, according to a new study from York College of Pennsylvania.

MLAde Is Back -- Now on Twitter

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Now annual parody of Modern Language Association -- like the group itself -- switches formats and focuses on job woes.

Fowl Play at Reed College

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A student-led course on how to properly slaughter, clean and dress a chicken goes awry.

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