PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Students http://www.chronicle.com/section/Students/19/ 2017-12-16T21:11:07-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education A Campus-Politics Whodunit: Who Invited James O’Keefe to Speak at Middlebury? http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Campus-Politics-Whodunit-/242050 2017-12-13T19:26:16-05:00 When emails announcing a visit by the Project Veritas founder bombarded campus in-boxes, few had heard of the student group behind it all. By Chris Quintana Mental-Health Issues in Students https://www.chronicle.com/premiumaccess/assets/item/6123 2017-12-12T14:59:00-05:00 As anxiety and depression increase among students, colleges are struggling to respond. Here’s what they’re doing to cope with mental-health issues. Facing Anxiety http://www.chronicle.com/article/Facing-Anxiety/241968 2017-12-11T17:51:00-05:00 Students share how they cope with it, and what their professors and peers need to know. By Julia Schmalz Students, Share Your Story: How Does Anxiety Affect You? https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeU0Uz1nlIjsn2J8g1HFyII6TGmIiKxZdNN3S3dtVlSfumJjA/viewform 2017-12-11T17:51:00-05:00 The Chronicle is teaming up with Active Minds, a nonprofit group focused on mental-health issues, to collect students’ stories. Share yours by filling out this form. In Reversal, College Adviser Who Was Grabbed by Far-Right Speaker Is Criminally Charged http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Reversal-College-Adviser/242030 2017-12-11T12:57:00-05:00 The speaker, Lucian Wintrich, had previously been charged on a count of “breach of peace,” but that has since been dropped. By Chris Quintana You’re Screwing Up. You Can Do Better. http://www.chronicle.com/article/You-re-Screwing-Up-You-Can/242018 2017-12-10T18:30:00-05:00 A masculinity-studies approach can get those messages across to male students behaving badly. By Peter Monaghan Is Protesting a Privilege? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-Protesting-a-Privilege-/241985 2017-12-05T19:28:31-05:00 A study finds that protests against racial microaggressions are likelier at elite colleges, and asks why. By Liam Adams Welcome Students! Need a Checking Account? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Welcome-Students-Need-a/241928 2017-12-05T17:00:00-05:00 A growing number of institutions are making deals that help connect banks with students. The banks — and the colleges — make money. But do students come out ahead? By Dan Bauman Spotted at a White-Power Rally, but Still Popular With Campus Republicans http://www.chronicle.com/article/Spotted-at-a-White-Power/241963 2017-12-01T22:24:00-05:00 James Allsup, former head of the Washington State U. College Republicans, won re-election as president of the campus chapter. But he was found to be ineligible for the office because he will soon graduate. By Steve Kolowich Texas State U. President Condemns Anti-Whiteness Student Op-Ed as ‘Racist’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Texas-State-U-President/241933 2017-11-30T12:10:00-05:00 A provocative opinion column about race at the university drew heavy criticism on the campus. By Liam Adams How One College Has Set Out to Fix ‘a Culture of Blatant Sexual Harassment’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-One-College-Has-Set-Out-to/241927 2017-11-29T20:19:02-05:00 Students, faculty, and administrators hope to bring about sweeping cultural change at the Berklee College of Music, where 11 professors have been fired for sexual misconduct over the past 13 years. By Nell Gluckman Why the U. of Maryland Is Hiring a ‘Hate-Bias Response Coordinator’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-U-of-Maryland-Is/241904 2017-11-28T18:08:00-05:00 Colleges must adapt to a new normal of hate groups’ targeting their campuses, university officials say. By Sarah Brown Preparing for a Meaningful Winter Break http://www.chronicle.com/article/Preparing-for-a-Meaningful-/241868 2017-11-26T18:30:00-05:00 These experiences are short. Making the most of them requires careful planning. By Kathryn Masterson Career Exercises for College Athletes http://www.chronicle.com/article/Career-Exercises-for-College/241869 2017-11-26T18:30:00-05:00 What winter break? For players, it’s often taken up by training. So at Davidson College, career advisers plan accordingly. By Kathryn Masterson Winter Break, Well Spent http://www.chronicle.com/article/Winter-Break-Well-Spent/241870 2017-11-26T18:30:00-05:00 Home? Meh. Today’s students can choose from an array of travel, service learning, career sampling, and outdoor adventures. By Kathryn Masterson ‘Ring by Spring’: How Christian Colleges Fuel Students’ Rush to Get Engaged http://www.chronicle.com/article/Ring-by-Spring-How/241840 2017-11-21T16:52:11-05:00 Some institutions play into the engagement frenzy with couples’ retreats and other programs promoting marriage. By Liam Adams When Alumni Interviewers Screw Up, Things Get Weird http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Alumni-Interviewers-Screw/241835 2017-11-20T22:01:55-05:00 A Harvard alum’s privacy-breaching email to applicants underscores the potential hazards of bringing outsiders into the process. By Eric Hoover Think Students Won’t Consider Opposite Political Views? Here’s How 2 Universities Got Them to Try http://www.chronicle.com/article/Think-Students-Won-t/241823 2017-11-17T17:31:00-05:00 In a polarized America, talking about political issues is challenging. Faculty members from some Pennsylvania universities have organized events to make those tough discussions easier. By Sarah Brown Brb — Gotta Go Text Teens About College http://www.chronicle.com/article/Brb-Gotta-Go-Text-Teens/241805 2017-11-16T20:11:02-05:00 Enrollment marketers eye another hot new way to reach prospective students, despite some nervousness. By Lee Gardner Hey, Look Over Here! http://www.chronicle.com/article/Hey-Look-Over-Here-/241789 2017-11-15T17:10:14-05:00 When right-wing fire-starters descend, campus officials face a conundrum: how to get students, and everyone else, not to feed the trolls. By Steve Kolowich