Higher Learning: America’s 10 Best College Parties

Higher Learning: America’s 10 Best College Parties

It’s back-to-school season, you lucky turds! For some of you, this time of year is filled with thoughts of textbooks, classrooms, and nights spent at the library.

For the majority of you, however, by the time August rolls around, your now pink and healthy livers are just crying out for a beating. Time to dust off your funnel and glow sticks.

The Princeton Review recently released its annual list of top party schools, and we here at Radar just can’t resist throwing in our two cents. So what if Florida State tops the list—which parties are the craziest? Where should you go if you’re looking for booty? Feeling boozy? All of the above?

Grab your red cups and morning-after pills, and let’s take a look at the 10 best college parties, brah! [Radar Magazine]

Colleges Confront Campus Shootings With Survival Training

Hundreds of colleges across the nation have purchased a training program that teaches professors and students not to take campus threats lying down but to fight back with any “improvised weapon,” from a backpack to a laptop computer.

The program — which includes a video showing a gunman opening fire in a packed classroom — urges them to be ready to respond to a shooter by taking advantage of the inherent strength in numbers.

It reflects a new response at colleges and universities where grisly memories of the campus shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University are still fresh. [Chicago Tribune]

10 Great Web Apps for College Students

For a lot of college students, the new semester is just around the corner.

Last year, we created a long list of great Web 2.0 tools that we thought would be helpful for college students, but given how fast things develop on the web, we thought we would revisit this topic again this year and look at some of the most useful Web 2.0 tools that have the potential to help students do better in school, collaborate with their fellow students, and save them time. [Read Write Web]

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