The First Half of Your Life Doesn’t Determine the Second Half

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James Fell has a few wise words on how to take control of the rest of your life – for health and happiness.

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.’

So Long Sophomore Slump

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

How Young Men Can Deal With The Stresses Of Peer Pressure

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Dealing with peer pressure can very stressful for many younger men, here are some suggestions on how to manage the stresses and anxieties of dealing with peer pressure.

Ramen Smash! Dorm Room Snack by and for College Students

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Looking for easy dorm snacks and recipes? The Ramen Smash is one of many.

JedCampus Initiative: Assessing Emotional Support Services at School

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Though most schools have mental health services, not all are created equal; the Jed Foundation wants to assess the services of different schools so that they can make informed suggestions to incoming college students who need or desire exceptional emotional support resources.

Outreach, Advocacy and Healing for All

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How do we best create healing and resources for sexual violence victims on our college campuses?

“It seems the real problem for men isn’t in higher education, but in secondary and primary education.”

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This is a comment by Alastair on the post “Why Do Men Need Male-Only Groups on Campus?”

Universities Still Struggle to Handle Reports of Sexual Assault

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Institutions of higher learning across the county must take an intentional and proactive approach in preventing and responding to reports of sexual assault made on campus.

Dear John: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Like, Really Hard)

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Dear John addresses an unclear breakup, contacting a stranger on a train, and fighting in front of kids.

Dear John: He Wants His Space … After Three Years

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Dear John gives advice about a suddenly distant boyfriend, a guy who dresses below his age, and friends bashing a son’s career choice.

Can States Outlaw Free Online Education?

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Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?

Is a College Education Overrated?

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Is Generation Y wasting their time, going to college and occupying Wall Street?

Dear John: Happy Birthday to Whom, Exactly?

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This week, Dear John addresses surprise implants, nanny crushes, and collegiate cheating.

“Shutting down football would put a lot of young men, who did nothing wrong, out of school.”

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This is a comment by Inners, Mike L, and Christian Coleman on the post “Open Thread: Should Penn State’s Football Team Be Shut Down?”

Monetary Settlements Will Not Be Enough To Make Penn State’s Troubles Go Away

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The NCAA may ban Penn State from football for “lack of institutional control” and “inaction,” writes education attorney and former higher education administrator Galen Medley.