College

The 7 Worst Dating Disasters

Twenty-Something Tuesday We’ve all had them, and suffered through them. There may be no social…

7 Of Our Greatest College Memories

Twenty-Something Tuesday Oh, darlings, it’s graduation season! Many of us at LD will be donning…

Don’t Tell Me I’m “Fine” After This Breakup

I used to think that breakups were humorous. I know, I know, how naïve, right?…

Perfect Gifts For Your College Graduate

Graduation is the most exciting and terrifying moment of a young collegiate life. While it’s…

A Letter To My Class Of 2015 College Graduates

[dropcap size=big]D[/dropcap]ear Class of 2015, As you prepare for the equal parts exciting and poop-your-pants…

Where Were They?: 6 Politicians As Twenty-Somethings

From America’s Hillary Rodham Clinton to Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, women are becoming more…

Coffee, Friendship & Realizing You’re Grownups Now

Five friends walked into a Starbucks. Bundled into pea coats and brightly colored scarves, they…

Sweet Briar College Closing: Is It Taking Liberal Arts With It?

Girls at Virginia’s small all-female Sweet Briar College will spend the next two months waking…

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Five Lessons From The Job Hunt

There are few things in this world more terrifying than trying to get hired for…

What I Learned About Gender Identification In a Video Gaming Class

It is week five of my penultimate academic quarter, and thus I am returning to…

Lessons Learned From A Worn-Out Graduate Student

I stood at my professor’s door knocking. My watch read 11:00 a.m. and I had…

Why Every College Student Should Babysit

One of my professors this semester told my class that one’s college experience is equal…

Being Black At A School That Jokes About Lynchings

It has been five months since Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson. Then…

Being Scared Of Life After College Is Dumb And This Is Why

Here’s my ideal happy ending with college: Hi, I’m Ella, I’m graduating and I know…

Making The Transition From Student To Real World

Looking back on my hard work in school, during my job search, and at my…

Prepared Not Scared: College Campus Safety

As a female college student at a small university in Virginia, I’ve been thinking a…

Cooking With My BF Showed Me Our Relationship Was Toxic

Throughout my college years, I’ve juggled the same hats through a variety of circumstances. I’ve…

How Tornadoes and Teaching Helped Me Rediscover My Calling

I was standing outside the student media building getting ready to produce my first newspaper…

Is There A Right To Education?

Why do American citizens have a right to some education, but not all of it?…

Maybe I Wasn’t Meant For Grad School

“Go to college,” they said. “You were made for that environment.” Meaning what? That I…