Adults Think Millennials Don't Know How to Love

You can't have a conversation about the utter failure that is the millennial generation without a grandiose and reductive statement that avoids the context of the issues you're discussing. At the Aspen Ideas Festival, an entire panel was centered around one such statement: "Kids these days, they just don't know how to… » 7/03/14 4:40pm 7/03/14 4:40pm

Internet Falls in Love With Woman Who Went from Teen Mom to Bosslady

Are you following Humans of New York on Instagram and Facebook and with your heart? Because if you're not, you almost missed out on a seriously cool story from seriously impressive New Yorker that is warming the cockles of the hearts of the internet on a particularly dreary-seeming day. » 6/30/14 3:00pm 6/30/14 3:00pm

'Conservative University' Video Says Feminism Ruins Women's Studies

Prominent Tea Party Thought-attempters have launched something they're calling "Conservative University," a series of online video lectures designed to spread the tenets of conservatism to a younger, plugged in generation of dweebs who are into watching online lectures in their free time. So far, the only course… » 6/24/14 1:00pm 6/24/14 1:00pm

Here's Bennett from OITNB Playing a Barbarian in a Goofy Student Film

Before he was everyone's favorite bashful, differently-legged prison guard, Matt McGorry was just a regular old college kid—sipping Nantucket Nectars on the quad, tossing a disc around with the frolf bros, wearing a sweatshirt probably, and acting in no-budget student films like Gizor and Gorm. McGorry plays Gorm. » 6/19/14 4:40pm 6/19/14 4:40pm

3 Frat Members Film Sexual Assault, Are Allowed to Graduate Anyway

Three James Madison University Sigma Chi fraternity members who filmed themselves sexually assaulting a woman on spring break and then distributed the film to others via social media received quite the punishment from their college: a permanent ban from campus. After they graduate. What the fuck, James Madison… » 6/19/14 4:00pm 6/19/14 4:00pm

Belle Knox Loses Her Financial Aid

Faced with a staggering tuition bill and few scholarships and grants to close the gap between what she could pay and what her college demanded, Duke student Miriam Weeks became porn's Belle Knox by necessity. Now, ironically, the money she's made doing porn has disqualified her for what little financial aid she'd been… » 6/17/14 1:40pm 6/17/14 1:40pm

​College 101: The Real Deal About Hooking Up

Though the mainstream media seems to be endlessly fascinated with every facet of millennial life, few outlets are able (or more likely, willing) to capture the nuanced truth that fails to align neatly with sensationalist headlines. One of the most notorious (and mind-numbingly annoying) topics middle-aged journalists… » 6/06/14 6:00pm 6/06/14 6:00pm

​When Your College Is Being Investigated For Its Sexual Assault Policy

Your school lets students get raped by their fellow classmates. Your school lets those rapists live in the same buildings and go to the same classes as the people they rape. Your school doesn't suspend or expel those rapists. Your school doesn't know what to do because it isn't a part of the criminal justice system.… » 6/06/14 3:00pm 6/06/14 3:00pm

College 101: Making the Transition From High School to College

One of the strongest memories I have from the summer before I left for college was cleaning out a closet full of about a decade's worth of accumulated junk. I think it took me the better part of a week to sort through an impressive array of stuffed animals, various trophies of participation given to all of the equally… » 5/30/14 5:00pm 5/30/14 5:00pm

'Rapist List' Mysteriously Appearing in Columbia University Bathrooms

Fed up with their school's inadequate response to sexual assault on campus, an anonymous group of Columbia University students have taken matters into their own hands. But they're not relying on the court system to force the University to address the problem; they're posting so-called "rapist lists" in women's… » 5/13/14 12:40pm 5/13/14 12:40pm

College Geniuses Try to Avoid Taking Finals by Hiring Hitman

College kids love acting like finals week is the worst thing that's ever happened to them. They hole up in the library and fashion themselves yurts made of hoodies, Gatorade bottles, and Funyans bags and loudly pray for death. I used to do this. My friends did this. And really, in retrospect, it wasn't that bad. The I… » 5/08/14 1:30pm 5/08/14 1:30pm