Rutgers Won't Fire Athletic Director Accused of Emotional Abuse

We all got excited when Rutgers hired Julie Hermann as its Athletic Director; she was only the third female AD ever at a BCS school. Awesome! Then allegations surfaced that Hermann humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching Tennessee’s women’s volleyball team 16 years ago. Not so awesome. » 5/28/13 3:20pm 5/28/13 3:20pm

Rutgers’ Brand New Athletic Director Faces Allegations of Player Abuse

A little less than two months after firing abusive men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, Rutgers’ athletic department once again finds itself having to do a public relations shuffle with news that its brand new, reform-minded athletic director may have abusively berated members of the University of Tennessee’s women’s… » 5/26/13 3:00pm 5/26/13 3:00pm

Wow, It's an Incredibly Depressing Time to Be a Recent College Graduate

Graduating from college is supposed to be a time of great hope. You're supposed to take all of the clichéd lessons from your commencement speaker and go forth into the world to make a difference. Your future is just beginning, the world is your oyster, etc. Except that in order to make a difference, or more… » 5/10/12 5:30pm 5/10/12 5:30pm

If You Eat With Your Family You Will Be Skinny and Pretty and Happy

The habit of gathering for nightly family dinners sounds delightful—perfectly behaved children answering nicely as their parents ask them about their day, the passing of gorgeous green vegetables, a complete absence of fast food wrappers—but it's not very common in practice. And this, it turns out, is a problem. Why?… » 4/25/12 10:00am 4/25/12 10:00am