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Campus Overload: October 24, 2010 - October 30, 2010

Halloween costumes with a college twist

It has hit crunch time for deciding what you will be on Halloween. Stores are selling out of the best costumes. Your friends have already claimed the season's most popular looks. You need to make up your mind now. What about a costume with some collegiate humor? Well, here are some options.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 29, 2010; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags:  Duke, Georgetown, Halloween, Harvard, Ohio State, Ohio University, St. John's, University of Minnesota  
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OMG: U of South Carolina adds Lady Gaga sociology course

Next spring the University of South Carolina will offer a course called, "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame." OMG, OMG, OMG. Coolest class ever, right?

By Jenna Johnson  | October 28, 2010; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  University of South Carolina  
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Howard: "No other homecoming compares"

There are university homecoming celebrations -- and then there's homecoming at Howard University. It's an epic nine-day-long event that attracts more than 100,000 people each year, including a number of celebs.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 27, 2010; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Howard  
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Four Loko invented by Ohio State University grads

This week, everyone is buzzing about the safety of the alcoholic energy drink Four Loko -- which has been nicknamed "black-out in a can" and "liquid cocaine." Who even dreamed up this concoction? Turns out it's three Ohio State University graduates.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 27, 2010; 8:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Four Loko, Ohio State, Ohio University  
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Suspected Georgetown drug lab... Wait, what is DMT?

To students were arrested Saturday on suspicion that they were manufacturing the drug DMT in a freshman dorm at Georgetown University. Until this weekend, I had never even heard of DMT. What is it?

By Jenna Johnson  | October 26, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Georgetown University  
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Nine Washington freshmen hospitalized after drinking Four Loko

Earlier this month police found nine Central Washington University freshmen passed out or sick. At first they thought the students had been drugged. Turns out, they had been drinking Four Loko.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 26, 2010; 10:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags:  Four Loko, University of Central Washington  
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College essay advice from the Twitterverse

I reached out to the Twitterverse to get advice (in less than 140 characters) for high school students tasked with writing a college admissions essay.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 25, 2010; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags:  George Washington, Iowa State, Twitter, admissions  
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VT students 'pay it forward' to stop bullying

This morning 500 students in an introductory to psychology class at Virginia Tech will receive Pay Day candy bars in wrappers that read, "Pay It Forward." And instead of the expected routine lecture of the day, Professor E. Scott Geller will urge the students to perform "intentional acts of kindness" -- and hand over their candy bar to a stranger, who will hopefully do the same.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 25, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Virginia Tech  
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