Posts Tagged ‘College’

Native American Activist Gets Historic Vote In Electoral College

A Democratic member of the Electoral College broke with the party’s wishes by casting his presidential vote for a Native American activist rather than Hillary Clinton.  By winning the support of a so-called faithless elector from Washington state, Faith Spotted Eagle is reportedly the first Native American to receive a vote in the Electoral College […]

Thomas Jefferson Explains Electoral College To Trevor Noah

The United States is the only democracy that doesn’t elect a President by popular vote, a fact that confuses Trevor Noah. Luckily, Thomas Jefferson stopped by on Wednesday’s “Daily Show” to shed light on why the Founding Fathers chose to use electors instead of the popular vote. “In my day … we believed the common […]

Police Probe Attack On College Student Wearing Hijab By Man Wearing Trump Hat In Louisiana

Police are investigating reports that a student wearing a hijab at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette was hit with a metal object and robbed while walking to class on Wednesday morning. One of her attackers was wearing a white hat that read “TRUMP,” a University of Louisiana Police Department notice sent to students and obtained […]

1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey

And nearly half say they are food insecure healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

Making Friends 101: What Works for College Freshmen

Emotional skills will help build lasting friendships, whereas narcissism turns people off, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

North Korea Sentences U.S. College Student Otto Warmbier To 15 Years Hard Labor

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s supreme court sentenced American student Otto Warmbier, who was arrested while visiting the country, to 15 years of hard labor for crimes against the state, China’s Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was detained by the North in January for trying to steal an […]

College Adds New Spin To Studying, Installs Exercise Bikes In Library

Reading, writing and aerobics? Troy University in Alabama is making physical health part of its core curriculum by installing exercise bikes — with a spot for a laptop or book — in the library so students can break a sweat while they study. “Humans were not meant to sit still all day,” Christopher Shaffer, dean […]

Free Discount Cards Donated To College Hill Elementary By Charles Myrick of ACRX

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25 College Classes That Help Students Explore The Deeper Meaning Of Life

For many students, college is a time of great change and exploration when they are exposed to new ideas and meet people from different cultures and faiths. They may also begin questioning what their life is all about and what they hope to do with the time they’ve been given on Earth. In between required courses and career […]

Health Tip: Help College Kids Have Healthy Ambition

Results are the only things that matter healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project […]

More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds

Marijuana’s gain in popularity may be due to widespread notion that it’s harmless, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

This College Football Team Is Taking Their Sleep Game To A New Level

The key to a successful summer training camp has nothing to do with the football field. At least that’s the operating principle for the University of Tennessee team. This year, each player has a sleep tracking device and a sleep coach to help him make sense of the new data.   “It’s all about investing in […]

When A College Reports Zero Sexual Assaults, That’s A Terrible Sign

Close to half of residential four-year colleges nationwide reported zero sexual assaults from 2011 to 2013, according to a new analysis of federal data shared in advance with The Huffington Post, something sexual assault advocates and experts consider a troubling sign. “If you see a school with zero reports, then it suggests that at that school, no one’s […]

Hey College Students, Going On A Roof Or Balcony After Drinking Is Dangerous

In 2014, The Atlantic published a cover story that argued many fraternities were out of control. One aspect of the article that stuck out to several media outlets (including this one) was the fact that it included 21 instances of someone falling off a frat house.  However, the problem of students, usually intoxicated, falling from high places and […]

Why Girls Are Uniquely Vulnerable to College Pressures

What’s the best way to get someone to complete a task? You give them a reward, an incentive or some other external “carrot” to help them along, right? Wrong. This principle has guided businesses, education and even parenting for who-knows-how-long. But, as Daniel Pink shows in his book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates […]

College Kids Don’t Understand the HPV Threat

Survey found more than half didn’t get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

Misuse of ADHD-Type Drugs Starts Long Before College: Study

Efforts to prevent illegal use should begin in middle school healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Scholarship Started by Donald Graham Sends Donor Money To Graham’s For-Profit College

The New York Post today reports on an astounding fact that has been in plain sight for more than a year: Washington business scion Donald Graham has co-founded a scholarship program for young immigrants that is sending some of its students, and donor dollars, to colleges owned by Donald Graham’s own for-profit company. When I read […]

Decade Of Change For College Students: Less Religious, More Diverse And Lonely

America’s college students have become less religious, more stressed and overwhelmingly in favor of marriage equality over the past decade. Campus life has grown more complicated, with soaring complaints of sexual violence and students so captivated by social media that they’re hanging out less with friends. And, with many students now burdened by a lifetime […]

What You Should Know About The Experience Of Black College Students

A student at Duke University hung a noose from a tree on the Durham, North Carolina, campus on April 1. This came about a week after the university began investigating reports that a group of white men had harassed a black female. The men were reportedly singing the same racist chant, which casually uses the […]

The President Honors the 2015 College Football Playoff National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes

President Obama delivers remarks honoring The Ohio State University Buckeyes, the 2015 College Football Playoff National Champion. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

College Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep. These Universities Are Trying To Change That

The University of California-Los Angeles recently hosted a series of events on campus to raise awareness about the importance of sleep, reports the student newspaper the Daily Bruin. “There’s a weird pride in certain students when they pull all nighters,” Kendra Knudsen, a coordinator with the UCLA Mind Well initiative, told the Daily Bruin earlier […]

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College Kids Text on Dates, in Shower, at Funerals: Survey

Most know it’s bad behavior but can’t help themselves, research shows healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Far More College Students Riot Due To ‘Drunken Idiocy’ Than For Activism (INFOGRAPHIC)

In the 1960’s, California college students rioted when they were demonstrating about political causes. These days, they riot over, well, being drunk. That’s according to an infographic published by Clarity Way drug and alcohol rehabilitation center and republished here with permission. The outlet may have an interest in getting people to stop being “drunken idiots,” […]

Weekly Address: Tuition-Free Community College

In this week’s address, the Vice President laid out his and the President’s plan to make two years of community college free for responsible students. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

The Most Important Lesson From College? Learning How to Take Care of Yourself

As a college student in her junior year, I am well-versed in the the many stresses faced by the modern day collegiate. In fact, I would say I am a little too familiar with the side-effects of attending a competitive, academically demanding institution: I felt so overwhelmed, anxious and mentally exhausted, that I got sick […]

President Obama Signs a Presidential Memorandum on College Opportunity

On March 10, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks on making college more affordable before singing a Presidential Memorandum that supports the President’s Student Aid Bill of Rights. Learn more: www.whitehouse.gov/collegeopportunity Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

President Obama Holds a Town Hall at St. Benedict College

On March 6, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks on the one-year anniversary of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative at a Town Hall at St. Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Austin Community College Receive Tribute & Free Discount Cards by Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

President Obama Speaks at Ivy Tech Community College and takes Questions from Students and Faculty

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Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for College

Address any health issues healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of […]

What Martin Luther King, Jr. Was Like In College (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the most important figures in American history, but only a relatively small circle of people really knew him. Among them was the now-86-year-old Lerone Bennett, Jr., who attended Morehouse College with King in the 1940s. Bennett, who later became an author, journalist and historian, appeared on “The Oprah […]

What They’re Saying About the President’s Free Community College Proposal

Watch on YouTube Yesterday, President Obama unveiled his "America's College Promise" proposal, which would make two years of community college free for responsible students across the country. If every state chooses to implement the President's proposal, it could benefit about 9 million students every year, saving full-time community college students an average of $ 3,800 […]

The President Speaks on His “America’s College Promise” Proposal

President Obama delivers remarks about his new community college proposal at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, January 9, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Obama’s Free Community College Plan Promises To Shake Up Higher Ed

Some 9 million Americans could attend community college tuition-free under a proposal President Barack Obama announced Friday. His plan, which is subject to approval by Congress and depends on the participation of state governments, would dedicate some $ 60 billion over the next decade to defray tuition and fees for anyone who attends school at […]

Email: “Two Years of Community College. For Free.”

This afternoon, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sent the following message to the White House email list, highlighting the President's new proposal to make two years of community college free for responsible students. If you didn't get the message, sign up for email updates here. Yesterday, the President announced his "America's College Promise" proposal. It […]

The President Proposes to Make Community College Free for Responsible Students for 2 Years

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President Obama Announces Free Community College Plan

Today the President proposed making two years of community college free for anyone who’s willing to work for it. His proposal could save a full-time community college student an average of $ 3,800 in tuition per year and benefit about 9 million students per year if they earn good grades and stay on track to […]

A Look Into The ‘Double Lives’ Of America’s Homeless College Students

Sean McLean’s first day of college at the University of Massachusetts Boston came on the heels of sobering news: The night before, he and his family were evicted from their home in Woburn, 9 miles north of Boston. “I went to school knowing that later that day I would be packing up everything I owned […]

California College Students Call For K-12 Consent Education

California college students are demanding schools teach prospective students about sexual consent long before they arrive on campus to help prevent college rape. Student activists from San Diego State University and from the University of California’s Berkeley and Santa Barbara campuses listed three demands to “Take Back The Campus” on Dec. 9. One pertains to […]

College Students Say ‘Curiosity’ Leads Them to Fake Pot

Preventive measures should target younger kids, survey suggests healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

College Opportunity Day of Action – Afternoon Session

The President, Vice President and First Lady will host the second College Opportunity Day of Action at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. In January, the President and First Lady joined over 140 college presidents and other education leaders to announce commitments to expand college opportunity at the first ever White House College […]

College Presidents Promise To Help The Poorest, Then Do The Opposite

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Decked out in black tie and formal dresses, guests at Mr. Jefferson’s Capital Ball finished their salmon with horseradish sauce just as the band lured them onto the dance floor with classics including “Shout” and “My Girl.” Some of the people who paid up to $ 400 a couple to attend the […]

Poverty The Strongest Factor In Whether High School Graduates Go To College

Students from high-poverty public schools are less likely to attend college than those from wealthier ones, regardless of whether they’re from urban, suburban or rural areas. A report released Tuesday by the research branch of the nonprofit National Student Clearinghouse, which examined data from more than 3.5 million high school graduates, found that poverty remains […]

This College Student Is Trying To Eliminate Small Talk One Big Question At A Time

Kalina Silverman thought she was alone. She was wrong. As a freshman at Northwestern University, Silverman had a tough time adjusting to life on the Evanston, Illinois campus. While writing an article for her journalism class about her experience, she asked the class of 2016 on Facebook if they had similar experiences, and the stories […]

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

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4 Must-Have Pieces of Advices for College Graduates

Leaving college and entering the workforce is both exciting and terrifying to say the least. The workforce is dramatically different from what it was 10, 20 and 30 years ago when our parent and professors were navigating through it. Fueled by technology, progression, and a strong virtual work space, the working world is flexible and […]

College Affordability and Student Loans Discussed at White House Roundtable Event

Dexter McCoy discussed college affordability and student loans with Secretary Arne Duncan and Dr. Jill Biden. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Education) Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Education blog. See the original post here. Dexter McCoy knew that going to college was the right decision for his future, but after […]

Austin Community College Receive Tribute & Free Discount Cards by Charles Myrick of ACRX

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Eating Disorders Are More Common Than You Think On College Campuses

One-in-four college students have a mental health condition that has been increasing since 1950: an eating disorder. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, eating disorders can bring on reduction in bone density, muscle loss, severe dehydration, peptic ulcers and high blood pressure, to name just a few health consequences. University of Florida senior Chelsea […]

Fill Out Your FAFSA, Get Help Paying for College

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshop at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 5, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) On Wednesday, during her visit to T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, First Lady Michelle Obama asked students a good […]

Regional Roundup: A Call to Action on College Opportunity

As a part of the President’s Year of Action – and because there is no clearer path to economic opportunity than a college degree – the President and First Lady convened college and university presidents, business and philanthropic leaders, and other stakeholders from across the country at the White House yesterday to announce more than […]

White House Event on Expanding College Opportunity

Leaders in postsecondary education and senior White House and Administration officials discuss the importance of higher education at a White House event dedicated to launching a plan of action for increasing college opportunity for low-income and disadvantaged students. January 16, 2014. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

What You Missed: Facebook Q&A on College Opportunity

Earlier today, President Obama and the First Lady spoke about expanding college opportunity so that every student who works hard can get a higher education. Later, the President's education advisor, Roberto Rodriguez, answered your questions about the issue during the first-ever White House Q&A on Facebook. The White House uses Facebook, and other social media sites, […]

Education Datapalooza: Promoting Innovation in Improving College Access, Affordability and Completion

Higher education has never been more important to building a stronger middle class and yet tuition has gone up faster than family incomes for decades. Higher education should be affordable for everyone, not a luxury for the few. Last August, President Obama outlined an ambitious plan to tackle rising college costs and make college affordable […]

Wright Career College Receive Tribute & Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

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President Obama Speaks on College Affordability at Henniger High School

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President Obama Delivers Morehouse College Commencement Address

President Obama speaks at the Morehouse College commencement ceremony. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

Austin Community College Receive Tribute & Free Discount Cards by Charles Myrick

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Wright Career College Receive Tribute & Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

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Wright Career College Receive Tribute & Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

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Morningside of College Park Receive Tribute & RX Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

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