Category Archives: News and updates

News feeds for college students to know what’s happening in the world

Sure, you all know how to check your Twitter feeds and Facebook notifications, but do you tune in to the news and know what’s going on in the world? Don’t live in a plastic bubble — learn how to keep … Continue reading

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Use color codes to get organized for college

When the fall semester starts you have to hit the ground running as they say. Anything that can help you get organized will come in handy. One way to organize your life is by using color codes in your file … Continue reading

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Low risk of ebola virus for college students says CDC

Going to college means learning all kinds of new things and meeting people from all over the world. You can meet and get to know college students from such exotic areas of the world as Europe, Asia and Africa. But … Continue reading

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End of summer road trip ideas for college students

Well, the start of a new school year will be here before you know it and with that, college courses will be underway. Why not use the time you have left for an end of summer DIY road trip with your buds? … Continue reading

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Sexual assault on college campus: Safety tips

Colleges and universities in the United States are waking up to the pervasive problem of sexual assault of college students on college campus. Many cases of sexual abuse are dismissed, unreported and unresolved. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for … Continue reading

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Soldiers become scholars with the Pat Tillman Foundation

348. 4.6M. 85. Not sure what these numbers mean? Since 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation has helped fund military veterans and their spouses with the opportunity for academic  scholarships. Since then, 348 military scholars have been given scholarships, $4.6M has been … Continue reading

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Local students get involved with The Student Conservation Association

Earlier this summer a local crew including members of the Student Conservation Association set out to install rain containers across Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, to householders who had requested them. The students involved in SCA install eight to 12 rain containers per … Continue reading

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See the charity: water journey through West Africa

At the beginning of the year, a team from charity: water set out on a journey to the Sahel Region of West Africa, which is known to be one of the harshest places on earth. The team learned a compelling … Continue reading

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Social media fundraising for college students

I’m sure you’ve all seen the Ice Bucket Challenge videos that have flooded the Internet recently. While it may just seem like a fun thing to do on a hot summer day, the Ice Bucket Challenge has already raised over … Continue reading

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Want a tattoo? What you should know before you get one

If you like the idea of tattoos and you just love those tattoo colors, think again. On August 7, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration issued an FDA warning letter stating that not all tattoo ink is safe, and could … Continue reading

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