Administrators at universities across the United States are basking in their own hipness this year as thousands of new Facebook groups have emerged to represent their departments and events. “The freshmen really think we\’re cool,” said James Pollens, director of admissions for Angelica Community College in Utah. “We\’ve had over fifteen students join our \’Proud […]
by Clara Webb Freelance Writer Alex Brewer, an 8th year doctoral student in psychology at Beaumont & Leigh University in Pennsylvania, failed to complete his PhD in the university’s required time frame, but was awarded an honorary doctorate Sunday in recognition of his achievements at the iPhone version of the game Tetris. “I couldn’t be […]
SAVE THE DATE! Next Tuesday, Mercury College of the Arts’ department formerly known as “Student Activities” will unveil its new name. “We’ve evolved through a number of incarnations from ‘Student Involvement’ to ‘Engaged Leadership’ to ‘Student Activities,’ which we tried unsuccessfully four different times,” said department director Trent Shelton. “We’re a little nervous that […]
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