Friday, July 19, 2013

Masculinity and the Boy Crisis

Every single boy growing up in the United States has heard these phrases at least once over the course of his life. They are all too common. They are also all too damaging. Most think that "toughening" boys is just a rite of passage, but a growing body of research is showing just how harmful these messages can be.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Humanities is a Better Major than Most People Think

I remember a joke we used to tell in the 1990s. It went something like, "Architects ask, 'What do you want done?' Engineers ask 'How do you want it done?' and Humanities majors ask, 'Do you want fries with that?'"

It was a funny joke but it isn't true. Humanites majors do better in the marketplace than you might think.

Eleven Reasons to Major in the Humanities

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

More than 2,700 Lone Star College students impacted by new loan rates

Unless Congress makes a deal when it reconvenes, more than 2,700 Lone Star College students will face twice the interest rates on student loans than last year.

That’s the number of new federally subsidized Stafford loans that have been dispersed to student accounts in the Lone Star College system since interest rates doubled to 6.8 percent on July 1.

Full Story Here.