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Campus Overload: March 6, 2011 - March 12, 2011

Police investigate U-Va. fraternity after a pledge is hospitalized

A University of Virginia first-year student was hospitalized for four days this month after chugging a bottle of soy sauce at the Zeta Psi fraternity house, according to court documents.

By Jenna Johnson  | March 12, 2011; 4:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  University of Virginia  
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Fraternities hire acclaimed chefs

More and more fraternities are hiring chefs with impressive resumes to cook gourmet meals for dozens of college guys, the Wall Street Journal reported this morning. And the chefs seem to love the new positions -- better hours, less drama in the kitchen and thankful diners who are thrilled for a break from chicken wings.

By Jenna Johnson  | March 10, 2011; 5:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Cornell, Southern Methodist University  
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'Crazy U' delves into admissions process

A few weeks ago I received the book, "Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid into College," and groaned. Great, I thought, another book written by another Baby Boomer for fellow Baby Boomers about what the admissions process means to them (and not, you know, their college-bound children).

By Jenna Johnson  | March 10, 2011; 12:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags:  Admissions, Campus Overload Live  
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College students book last-minute spring break trips

Obviously, spring break is on the minds of many, and Yahoo! has seen a spike in the number of searches for "spring break" and "spring break packages" this week. Here's a Q&A with a travel writer and an attorney who represents college students.

By Jenna Johnson  | March 9, 2011; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Spring Break  | Tags:  Campus Overload Live  
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Charlie Sheen wants an intern with #TigerBlood

Well, here's a summer gig that promises to be memorable: Charlie Sheen tweeted this afternoon that he's looking to hire "a #winning INTERN with #TigerBlood."

By Jenna Johnson  | March 7, 2011; 5:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags:  Internships  
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Why so few computer science majors?

The lives of college students revolve around technology -- yet not enough are studying computer science to keep up with industry demand.

By Jenna Johnson  | March 7, 2011; 4:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Brown, University of Washington, Virginia Tech  
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