6 College Pranks (We Wish We Had Thought of)

6 College Pranks (We Wish We Had Thought of)

What is it about the collegiate atmosphere that inspires pranks? Maybe it’s the lure of becoming a school legend, your hilarious exploits recounted ’round bonfires for years to come. Or maybe it’s just the natural result of putting too many smart, hormone-addled young folk together in one place. Whatever the reason, colleges (and to a lesser extent, boarding schools) are a breeding ground for awe-inspiring pranks — and here are some of our favorites. [Metal Floss]

Why Isn’t Networking in Every Curriculum?

This afternoon I was invited to an incredible lunch and discussion with Indiana Business College. Indiana is well-known for having some of the finest schools in the country, and in the world, but the folks at IBC recognize that we’re in a rapidly changing world. They are making an aggressive push to ensure that they will stay ahead of the curve.

As we were talking, I realized that there is one glaring tool missing from the student curriculum nowadays. Simply put, it’s how to network (with and without technology). Most students are required to take classes such as Public Speaking by the time they graduate, but rarely are they educated on the importance and power of networking. [Marketing Tech Blog]

College Cafeterias Dump Food Trays

Something familiar will be missing when students buy meals at many college dining halls this fall: trays.

In a bid to discourage food waste and decrease energy use at all-you-can-eat campus cafeterias, dozens of college dining services — from New York University to University of Minnesota — are giving trays the heave. [USA Today]

Ten Things I Miss Most About Being in a Fraternity
Ten Things I Miss Most About Being in a Fraternity