When people think about college culture what often comes to mind is positive: opportunity, challenges and fun along the way. The media portrays this utopian college experience: living in dorms, strolling through a beautiful campus to class and going out to bars with friends with the only worry being the massive workload college presents. But… Read More Rape Culture on College Campuses
I dread the “What are you majoring in?” question. This is unfortunate because it is asked quite often amongst college students. I am pretty sure I am not the only one who loathes this icebreaker question. As a sociology major, I have a prepared arsenal of justifications for choosing my major. Every major seems to… Read More The War on College Majors
It is graduation day, and I see myself as having graduated with an amazing job offer I have already accepted, and a lot of money saved up to take that backpacking trip across Europe. I signed a lease for an extremely nice, upscale apartment right in the middle of downtown, and I have my next… Read More Fearing the Future
It is common knowledge that some form of higher education is necessary for a majority of careers—at least this is the impression that countless students in university have. For many, university is merely a stepping stone to a professional career. Students are willing to incur large amounts of debt in hopes that their undergraduate and… Read More Does College Prepare Students for the Workforce?