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Campus Overload: April 18, 2010 - April 24, 2010

Ready, set, find a job!

You are a college senior (or super senior) getting ready to graduate and searching for a job -- any job -- so you can avoid living in your parents' basement or being an over-educated fast food employee. Yeah, you and...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 23, 2010; 5:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Real World  | Tags: Job Search  
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Is your unpaid internship legal?

The job market is still terrible, many employers are slashing their budgets and college students are desperate for experience. So, it's really no surprise that the number of unpaid internships is climbing, according to The New York Times. But some...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 23, 2010; 3:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Stanford University, UC Davis, University of Maryland  
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Earth Day activities: Celebrate college style

Unless you are living off the grid, you know by now that today is Earth Day. And many college students celebrate hard on Earth Day -- we are talking planting trees, recycling beer cans, demanding that professors accept papers via e-mail and showering with a friend to save water.

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 22, 2010; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  
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Smoke from 4/20 clears

Tuesday at 4:20 p.m. huge clouds of hazy smoke formed over several college campuses, as students and others smoked pot, got high, had deep conversations, listened to live music and, if they felt like it, advocated for legalization. April 20...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 21, 2010; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: Bard, Skidmore, UC Santa Cruz, University of Colorado, University of Iowa, University of Vermont  
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Can you give a bee a makeover?

Since at least 1937, the University of Baltimore's mascot has been a bumble bee. Yeah, that's right. They are the UB Bees. This mascot has taken many forms: A jovial singing bee, a mighty mean killer bee. Some of those...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 20, 2010; 4:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: University of Baltimore  
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Seized student photos sealed until agreement reached

On Friday, Virginia authorities used a search warrant to seize more than 900 digital images James Madison University student journalists captured at violent riot near campus on April 10. But over the weekend, those images were temporarily sealed until the...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 19, 2010; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Campus Media  | Tags: James Madison University, University of South Carolina, University of Virginia  
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Green colleges that are saving the world

It's decision season for high school seniors trying to decide where to go. And Earth Day is right around the corner -- and we all know how much college students *love* anything with the word "green" in the title. So,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 19, 2010; 11:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags: Arizona State University, Bates, Emory, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Washington  
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iPad too much for some campus networks

The iPad has been touted as the next big thing in higher education technology, especially as more textbooks make the digital conversation, but the Wall Street Journal reports that not all college campus networks can handle the mobile tablets. George...

By Jenna Johnson  |  April 19, 2010; 10:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: Cornell, George Washington, Princeton, Seton Hill  
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