Diplomas or Dollars: What Is the Student-Athlete-as-Employee Case Really About?

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There’s a reason ‘student’ comes first in ‘student-athlete.’

Alone at Life’s Threshold

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College senior, Dan Ferman, admits he’s scared. Nevertheless, he embraces the challenges ahead.

Sports Don’t Last Forever , Knowledge Does; Encouraging Academics for Boys

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Athletics don’t last forever; however, the mind is the greatest muscle we can work and make strong for a lifetime.

So Long Sophomore Slump

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Sophomore year isn’t about surviving, it’s about thriving.

To Pay or Not to Pay: The College Dilemma

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With college tuition skyrocketing, should parents have to pay for their children’s college education? Brandy Pettigrew explores the balance for between paying for her sons’ college and pride in achieving an education on their own.

Top 3 Education Myths and How They Affect Men

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What would happen if we admitted most of what we say to young people about education is false?

Guyhood Relaunch & Call for Submissions

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“Take note 18-24 year olds, the Guyhood section has returned. Help The Good Men Project define your experience.”

Dear Daughter: Give Love Like It’s On Sale and Going Out of Style

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Robert Conway’s daughter is away at college. He needs to let her solve her own problems in her own way. And yet, there’s always love.

Top Ph.D Programs Eye Genius Black Youth

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Considered a free agent in the world of academia, award-winning McNair Scholar Juwan Z. Bennett prepares for the signing of a lifetime. — “How does it feel to be a black man with options?” is a frequent question posed to one of Philly’s hottest free agents, from his associates at Yale, Northwestern and Columbia University. […]

Ole Miss Fraternity Suspended for Hanging a Noose on Statue of Civil Rights Hero

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Three students who hung a noose around James Meredith’s statue reveal how little progress the school has made since its segregation days.

Monsters University and Being a Young Man

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Monsters University reminds us that failing does not always stop us from achieving our dreams, something that more young men desperately need to hear.

Tennessee Governor Proposes Free College Education

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Education is something that should be considered a right; it’s already seen as such in the rest of the developed world, yet America lags behind.

Student’s Survival Story Triggered by Campus Suicides

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In the wake of two suicides in the last three weeks at the University of Pennsylvania, college junior Jack Park reveals he, too, wanted to commit suicide, but says his failed attempt was part of a greater being’s plan for his life.

Boredom Is A Choice

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A young man suggests that a table’s boring and there’s nothing he can do about it.

After My Kid Learned To Walk, I Got Him a Wiffle Ball Bat. What Happened Next WILL BLOW YOUR MIND (A Satire)

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Michael Kasdan riffs on this week’s story about college sports teams recruiting eighth graders with this home-spun satire. Since when is potty-training a prerequisite for getting a scholarship commitment from Florida State anyway?

Lessons Learned From a Failed Relationship

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David Reitan made a bunch of mistakes in a college relationship. He’s just thankful he was able to learn from them.