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45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Demographics

Do You Read Books More Than Once? Here Are The 13 I’ve Read At Least Twice

My Go To Bibles For Business, Writing, Persuasion, Creativity And Growth<p>I walked into my office and noticed the cleaning person placed all my loose …

Self-improvement

My black hair: a tangled story of race and politics in America

<i>“My Black Hair” is from</i> Me, My Hair and I: Twenty-seven Women Untangle an Obsession<i>, ed. Elizabeth Benedict (Algonquin 2015). You can visit the Facebook page for the book here.</i><p>If you are a Black woman, hair is serious business. Your hair is considered by many the definitive statement about who you …

Hair

How your adult children might be affecting your retirement savings

The need for parents to provide ongoing financial support to adult kids is finally being acknowledged in the wider world.<p>We're several weeks into a federal election campaign and, as usual in politics, no one is talking about the problems young adults are having in finding career-building jobs. But …

Black poverty differs from white poverty

The poverty that poor African Americans experience is often different from the poverty of poor whites. It's more isolating and concentrated. It extends out the door of a family's home and occupies the entire neighborhood around it, touching the streets, the schools, the grocery stores.<p>A poor black …

Why It Matters That Fewer Black Men Are Applying To Medical School

Research has shown that more diverse medical schools foster civic engagement, exposure to different training approaches and cultural sensitivity. The benefits of more black doctors go even further.<p>Over the past 37 years, medical schools have had more diverse applicants, except for when it comes to …

Top 25 Tech Tools for Teachers for 2015

Technology Evolves Quickly!<p>When I started teaching in 2004, I used any/all available technology. I had an overhead projector and a CD player. Then I …

Education Technology

The GOP’s infernal election strategy: Why suppressing the vote could keep Republicans in power

2014 was a disaster for Democrats. And things could get even worse<p>Last week's election has seen many Republicans scoffing at the thesis, put forward by John B. Judis and Ruy Teixeira in 2004, that there was an“Emerging Democratic Majority” that would usher in a long period of Democratic dominance. …

15 Charts That Prove We're Far From Post-Racial

On July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, officially banning discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. It also ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and in general public facilities.<p>Fifty years removed from that milestone, it's …

Why I'll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege

There is a phrase that floats around college campuses, Princeton being no exception, that threatens to strike down opinions without regard for their …

Siblings

Hey millenials: John Cheese has the most wonderful stats for you

Hey millenials: John Cheese has the most wonderful stats for you.<p><b>#5. “Stupid Kids Today Are Pregnant Before They Can Even Drive”</b><p>Hold up there, old timers. It turns out that <i>you</i> were the fuck-happy dick slingers. We’re not just comparing our grandparents’ generation with the current one, either. The 1950s absolutely demolishes every other modern world decade in teenage pregnancy. With the exception of a small spike in the 1990s, teen pregnancy has been steadily on the decline since the only form …

Online tools and apps that will help you revise your writing

Hiring an editor is an important step in publishing a book-length manuscript. And now BookBaby offers an affordable editing service for authors. But …

North Carolina’s shocking history of sterilization

<b>(Provided by Willis Lynch)</b><p>Forced sterilization was the law in 32 U.S. states, and actually inspired the Nazis. We’re just learning the truth<p>Belle Boggs<p>August 11, 2013 1:46pm (UTC)<p>Adapted from “For the Public Good” from The New New South“<p>People generally have two reactions when they hear about …