Junk food and caffeine keep universities running. When you step onto a campus and see students bustling to and fro, pumping out volumes of writing, grinding through exams, and still having enough energy to hit the bar or party, all of that movement is fueled by junk food and caffeine. So when I see government and other policy-influencing bodies trying to ban or otherwise limit that oh so vital energy supply, I get a little nervous. Here are 5 reasons why we need junk food and why the nation’s institutions of higher learning would collapse without it.… Read More


We are calling for your scariest, most bone-chilling stories. Don’t bother submitting the elementary school-grade stories (i.e. “I am the Viper. I am here to vipe your vindows.”). We want real terror. True stories are even better. Whichever story gets the most votes from users will win an Amazon Kindle. A randomly chosen runner-up will get a $50 Amazon Gift Card.… Read More


To protect roommate privacy and study time, Tufts University recently added a new policy that prohibits students from having sex while their roommate is in the room. In fact, while they’re at it, I can think of a few other acts from which students should be prohibited while their roommate is in the room. Based on firsthand experience, here is my list of 5 things roommates shouldn’t do while their roommates are present…… Read More


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