Nick Saban answers questions about football and college sports

Sep 11, 2021

Nick Saban, 7 Titles in, on Offenses, Defenses and Changes in College Sports Credit... Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Q. and A. Saban, the 69-year-old Alabama football coach, has a new deal and another national championship. The 15th season of the Crimson Tide taskmaster will begin in Tuscaloosa. Credit... Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images August 30, 2021 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Around the time Bear Bryant more

How long is a college semester?

Sep 11, 2021

How long is a college semester? Commonly, 16 week college semesters are used. There are other academic calendars. There are thousands of colleges across the United States, so prospective students have many options. College semesters are not structured the same way as schools. They can have a total of 16 weeks. Some schools have academic calendars that run quarterly, others are divided into trimesters or offer other offerings that do not conform to academic norms. Uncertain where to start o more

2021 Best National University Rankings

Sep 11, 2021

2021 Best National University Rankings The full range of undergraduate majors offered by schools in the National Universities category includes Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago. These colleges are also committed to pioneering research. These are the top colleges in the U.S. Princeton University Harvard University Columbia University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Yale University Stanford University University of Chicago University of Pennsylvania Calif more

Harvard University Overview

Sep 11, 2021

Harvard University was established in 1636. The campus covers 5,076 acres and has an undergraduate student enrollment of 6,755. It follows a semester-based academic schedule. Harvard University is ranked #2 in the 2021 edition Best Colleges. It charges $54,002 for tuition and fees. Harvard University is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It includes 13 schools and institutes. Harvard is a private nonprofit institution founded by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636 coloni more

The Pros and Cons of Columbus University - Know Both sides now!

Sep 11, 2021

Columbia University tops many lists when it comes to rankings among American universities. But, does Columbia have anything worth considering for your future? What are its main advantages over other colleges or universities? Is it worth going to Columbia to study? Columbia University was founded by two British monarchs - Lord Northbourne and Sir Christopher Scott. Established in 17 53, it is a private Ivy League university in New York City. It was named after the first British colony in what more

Is Going to University Important?

Sep 12, 2021

There are many people that think that going back to university to get their diploma is vital. This opinion comes from how people might not have the financial means to actually go back and attend college. Financial problems might prevent a person from going back to college though. In order for you to decide if going back to university is right for you or not, you need to consider the benefits that you can receive from it. Many benefits are involved here. One of those benefits is the ability to more

Yik Yak, the 'Anonymous Chat App' is Back

Sep 13, 2021

Screenshot: Shoshana Wodinsky (Yik Yak) Good news fellow millennials. Yik Yak, the anonymous messaging app that was once very popular among college students all over the country, is back. Roughly four years after the company's co-founders announced the app's shutdown, the company's Twitter account sprang back to life on Monday to announce the app was back for a new generation of Yakkers. We have many questions about the relaunch, including why? Why reboot an app that was in decline sin more

College Football Looks to Fundamentals to Combat a 2020 Hangover

Sep 15, 2021

More than one-third of Power 5 teams played eight games or fewer last season. Coaches are now preaching the basics more often than ever. Coach Ryan Day of Ohio State is challenging his players -- and his coaches, too -- to reconsider their approach to fundamental football ahead of this season. Credit... Paul Vernon/Associated Press Sept. 1, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The football coaches talked for days about the basics: how to carry the ball, more

College Football Rule Changes for 2021

Sep 20, 2021

Officials made some tweaks to the rule book for 2021. However, there could be more revisions next year. James Franklin, Penn State's coach, called for a 2-point conversion in a match against Michigan State. 2-point conversions in overtime will become more common under a new rule. Credit... Barry Reeger/Associated Press Published August 31, 2021 Last Updated September 3, 2021 With all of the changes around college sports this year -- pla more

JPMorgan Chase acquires college financial planning platform Frank -

Sep 22, 2021

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First-Gen College Grads Face More Hurdles in the Job Market

Sep 24, 2021

Christelle Louis' single mother, a Haitian immigrant and certified nursing assistant at a nursing home, never went to college. But she always pushed her daughter to get the education she needed for a good job--maybe as a doctor or an engineer. Louis would soon discover that it is harder to get this payoff for students like Louis, who are often the first to attend college. Despite good grades in high school, Louis couldn't afford to enroll at a campus outsid more

Two Parents Face Trial in College Admissions Scandal

Sep 30, 2021

The issue is the conduct of parents, U.S.C. admissions practices, and possibly fairness of college admissions process. John Wilson, a private-equity executive, is accused in a $220,000 payment to obtain his son's admission to the U.S.C. He is a water polo player. He is with his wife, Leslie. Credit... Brian Snyder/Reuters Published Sept. 12, 2021 Updated Sept. 15, 2021 Gamal Abdelaziz, a former hotel and casino executive, is accused of more

The First Trial Has Begun In The College Admissions Scandal

Oct 2, 2021

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Yolanda Lopez, an artist who celebrated working-class women, has died at 78

Oct 4, 2021

She was praised for her portrayal of the Virgin de Guadalupe as a feminist superhero, a young, strong, and brown woman wearing running shoes. An undated photo of Yolanda Lopez, activist and artist. Her most well-known work, "Portrait of the Artist and the Virgin of Guadalupe," is a book on feminist history and Chicano arts. It has also been featured on T-shirts, tattoos, and other publications. Credit... Alexa Trevino Sept. Sept. Yolanda Lopez was more