College Blotter

Apr 8, 2009

The Worst States For Keeping College Grads

A few weeks back we told about the Benefits of Working In A College Town, Morgantown, W.Va, home of West Virginia University to be specific. Morgantown has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the U.S. — just 3.9% — and the university itself has about 260 job openings, from nurses to professors to programmers.

Apr 7, 2009

Want To Be A Billionaire? Drop Out Of College

Are billionaires born or made? What are the common attributes among the uber-wealthy? Are there any true secrets of the self-made? Forbes Magazine gets these questions a lot, and decided it was time to go beyond the broad answers of smarts, ambition and luck by sorting through their database of wealthy individuals in search of bona fide trends...

Feb 20, 2009

64 Top Prospects Of The 2009 NFL Draft

NFL teams will need to lower their expectations overall this year as they evaluate the realities of supply and demand related to the 2009 draft class. Thanks to an infusion of talented underclassmen — who are among five of the top 10 and 15 of the top 32 overall prospects...

Local College Kid Designs NBA All-Rookie Jerseys

A little brother can be a pain in the neck, but thanks to his, Tim Ahmed is now taking his first steps toward style stardom. Ahmed, an 18-year-old freshman at Baruch College, won an online contest his kid brother told him about. The contest called for designs for this year's Rookies vs. Sophomores Game, all part of NBA All-Star weekend in Phoenix next month.

Jan 27, 2009

Boston Bans Tobacco Sales At All Area Colleges

Boston Has Banned Tobacco Sales At All Area Colleges The Boston Public Health Commission has just banned the sale of...

Dec 15, 2008

According to Vegas Odds USC Would Win Hypothetical Playoff

According To Vegas Odds USC Would Win Hypothetical Playoff Leave it to Las Vegas to sate all our needs. Even...

Dec 10, 2008

Dec 8, 2008

16 Year-Old Gets College Degree In 2 Years

16 Year-old Gets Degree From UT in 2 Years A teenager graduates from the University of Texas this weekend at...

Nov 21, 2008

College Students Blamed For California Wildfire

College Students Started One of the California Wildfires A group of college students who lit a ridge-top bonfire is being...

Nov 18, 2008

College Mascot Power Rankings

College Mascot Power Rankings Sports Illustrated On Campus put together a list of the country’s best mascots. Georgia’s Uga VII...

Nov 17, 2008

Obama Outlines His College Football Playoff Plan

Obama Outlines His College Football Playoff Plan For the second time in two weeks President elect Barack Obama has said...

Nov 13, 2008

Cheerleaders Give Rat Poison Brownies To Rivals

Texas Cheerleaders Give Rat Poison Laced Brownies To Rival Team Parents of students on the dance team at a Texas...

Nov 11, 2008

College Basketball 3-Point Line Pushed Back

College Basketball 3-Point Line Pushed Back The three-point line is being moved back one foot—to 20’9″—which will spread defenses, clog...

Oct 8, 2008

Living With A Drug Dealer College Roommate

Living With A Drug Dealer College Roommate He had put me through hell my freshman year. He went from a...

Oct 2, 2008

Top 20 Gourmet College Dining Halls in America

Top 20 Gourmet College Dining Halls I don’t know about your college, but the food at UMass is well, not...

Sep 26, 2008

Is Live Blogging/Twittering A College Class Bad?

Is Live Blogging/Twittering A College Class Bad? It’s quite common these days for people to “live blog” or “live Twitter”...