Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren
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Elizabeth Warren wants to eradicate student debt, and she just revealed how she plans to do it

The 2020 presidential race is heating up, and a slew of Democratic candidates have been…

Beyoncé performing at Coachella 2018
Beyoncé performing at Coachella 2018
Movies

Beyoncé’s Homecoming is a love letter to students who went to Black colleges no matter what their classmates had to say

“When I decided to do Coachella, instead of me pulling out my flower crown, it…

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Scantron sheet and pencil
News

Why students with disabilities are casualties of the college admissions scandal

On March 12th, federal investigators shocked the academic world when they revealed shocking news of…

Black students giving the Black Power salute at a college graduation
Black students giving the Black Power salute at a college graduation
Lifestyle

Attending an HBCU taught me there is no one way to be Black

February is Black History Month. Here, an HG contributor shares how attending a Historically Black…

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sleep texting
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“Sleep texting” is the latest tech nightmare you’ve probably done without realizing

First it was ghosting, then it was tide pods, and now the youths are apparently…

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Marijuana leaf over yellow background
Lifestyle

I became a college marijuana activist to find friends who smoked weed, but got an education on social injustice instead

I first started exploring my political identity during my senior year of high school. I’d…

Matthew Shepard
Matthew Shepard
Lifestyle

It’s been 20 years since Matthew Shepard’s murder—here’s everything you should know about him

Update: On October 12th, 2018, Matthew Shepard’s remains will be laid to rest in the…

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Anthony Bourdain visits the Build Series to discuss "Raw Craft" at AOL HQ on November 2, 2016 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Anthony Bourdain visits the Build Series to discuss "Raw Craft" at AOL HQ on November 2, 2016 in New York City.
News

A Louisiana college is offering a film class about Anthony Bourdain’s shows, and what a treat

A professor at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana is offering a class on Anthony Bourdain…

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Mom and her adult daughter
Lifestyle

I realized that motherhood was only one part of my mom’s identity when I moved away for college

Going away for college is basically training wheels for adulthood. Suddenly, you are entirely responsible…

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freshman year
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The internet is sharing insanely relatable “first day of freshman year” vs. “first day of senior year” college memes

No matter how old you are, there’s a good chance you remember that unmistakable “first…

Back to School
Back to School
Beauty Products & Tools

22 back-to-school items to get you excited for the new semester

Classes starting soon? That means it’s time to go back-to-school shopping, of course. Is your…

Purdue University
Purdue University
News

Purdue students walked out of a campus standup show when a male comedian harassed a female student onstage

Even in the wake of the #MeToo movement, rape culture and sexual harassment remain realities on…

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Picture of NYU Free Tuition
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NYU made tuition free for all medical students, and we’re cheering

In response to the skyrocketing costs of med school, New York University announced they will…

Rory graduates from Yale on "Gilmore Girls"
Rory graduates from Yale on "Gilmore Girls"
Money & Career

It’s okay if your first post-grad job isn’t related to your degree, and I’m proof

At the tender age of 18 or 19, many of us are shipped off to…

valedictorian
valedictorian
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A teacher helped raise more than $100K in college tuition for a gay valedictorian whose parents kicked him out

It’s heartbreaking that even in 2018 countless LGBTQ youth still face discrimination and potential homelessness…

Author at grad school graduation
Author at grad school graduation
Lifestyle

How it feels to be a first-generation college student dealing with depression

In the summers between school, I often rested my head against my bedroom floor and…

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university-of-reading-refugee-scholarship
News

This university had a low-key epic response to people who are pissed about its scholarship for refugees

A university in the United Kingdom is not here to play with anyone who questions…

Protester at Amber Rose SlutWalk
Protester at Amber Rose SlutWalk
Lifestyle

I didn’t realize that what happened to me in college was sexual assault

Trigger Warning: In this essay, a writer recalls surviving rape. Do you ever look back…

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gradguide1
Shopping

17 graduation gift ideas that will get any college grad ready for the real world

Graduation season has commenced, which means you’re probably looking for a cool gift for the…

graduationcaps
graduationcaps
Beauty Products & Tools

This is what you should use to keep your graduation cap from falling off, and it’s not a regular ol’ bobby pin

Graduation season is here. It’s that time of year when you finish up your classes,…