Category: Education

smartphone games

Can Playing Smartphone Games Be Beneficial for Students?

As a student, you’ve probably been brought up to believe that playing smartphone games is a distraction from study, something that you should only indulge when you’ve finished all of your work and gotten some free time. Although this is great advice, there are, however, a number of benefits to playing...

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It’s Protest Season: Smith

Students at Smith College, a private women’s school in Northampton, walked out of class en masse Wednesday at noon in support of the injustices students of color face on college campuses nationwide. About 200 people, including students, professors and the dean of the college, gathered in the middle of campus....

ceding the fight

This Is What Happens When You’re Ceding The Fight

Marco Rubio’s feels philosophy is the pre-eminent example of a useless college major. He wants more welders. The anti-intellectualism that runs through the GOP and much of society today is reinforced in the critique of the protests at University of Missouri and Yale. Whether it’s apathy, genuine disinterest, or some...

The Influence Of Teachers Can Last A Lifetime

Teachers matter. They are some of the world’s most important people — teachers instill principles in children who barely know how to tie their shoes and set the tone for their future successes and accomplishments. One year out of college, and I still remember my teachers, all of them, the ‘bad’...

nutritional advice

Nutritional Advice: What You Need to Know

  Those who look to seek out ways to better their health are stepping in the right direction no doubt. Any effort to improve our well being, that is of good intention, should always be commended.   So with this effort, especially in the realm of fitness, individuals may turn...

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Group Projects Will Make You The Best Optimist

  So you’re sitting in class, dazing off as your professor lectures on and on about that thing in that chapter you were supposed to read last night. Everything is moving slowly, surely, and calmly as you daydream about that nap you’ll take after school. But suddenly, you hear your...