Daily Beast: Georgetown is 19th most stressful school, but it’s no SoCal

In a fluffy post that makes for rather uncomfortable reading given its grisly news peg—the recent string of tragic student suicides at Cornell University—the Daily Beast has compiled a list of the top 50 most stressful colleges and… Read More

Georgetown part of an investigation into admissions discrimination

Men, the world is your oyster The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is investigating whether colleges are giving men—who are making up a smaller and smaller portion of the higher education population across the nation—a leg up over… Read More

House approves bill to make federal government direct lender for student loans

Today the House of Representatives took a step towards modernizing the federal student aid system by passing the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act.  The act will eliminate the government subsidies and guarantees that private lenders get for… Read More

D.C. ranked fourth best city for college students

Monument-filled AND college-kid friendly! A new report by the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Washington D.C. as the fourth best metropolitan area to attend college, according to the Washington Post. The report highlighted the 75 best college… Read More

A novel solution for the unemployed college grad: sue the career center!

If this fail proof tactic didn’t work, there’s always litigation! If you’re one of the many jobless recent grads out there, Monroe College alumna Trina Thompson may have found the perfect solution for you: sue your college’s career… Read More

The Washington Times talks to Nick Troiano (COL ’11) about the plight of the college student

This weekend the Washington Times ran a lengthy feature about the myriad of problems college students are facing in the rough economy (hey, I wonder why no one else has thought of running that…). The article is pretty… Read More

College Dean Chester Gillis pushing to allow cross-school minors

Interviews of University administrators by official Georgetown publications are generally pretty fluffy, but the question and answer session Georgetown Alumni Online recently had with Chester Gillis, the newly permanent Dean of the College, is surprisingly meaty. Gillis starts… Read More

College rankings reeling from rigging accuasations

Perhaps not 100% reliable The world of Higher Education has been in a tizzy lately over a couple allegations of ranking rigging. I know what you’re thinking: ‘What? The U.S. News & World Report college ranking system isn’t… Read More

Economy crushes Hoya hopeful’s dreams

Only for the fortunate few, now more than ever The recession has led to a lot of hardship and disappointment all around. This year’s crop of high school seniors deciding where to go to college are in a… Read More

Survey Says: Gay guys get more out of college

There’s a new study out from the University of California at Irvine about sexual orientation and the college experience. The results of the the study, which is based on surveys from more than 40,000 college students, are pretty… Read More