PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Say Something http://chronicle.com/section/Say-Something/497 2015-12-01T11:31:03-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education A Student Disc Jockey's Stand Against 'Sexist' Club Culture http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/08/26/a-student-disc-jockeys-stand-against-sexist-club-culture/ 2014-08-26T12:45:29-04:00 Trevor Dougherty, a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says "ladies' nights" turn women into commodities. One Way to Study Immigration: Exhume Unidentified Remains in South Texas http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/08/05/one-way-to-study-immigration-exhume-unidentified-remains-in-south-texas/ 2014-08-05T04:55:55-04:00 After graduating from the University of Indianapolis, Cheneta Morrison joined a forensic crew working to locate migrants' pauper graves. The Program Behind This Math Major http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/07/15/the-program-behind-this-math-major/ 2014-07-15T12:20:39-04:00 Jesse Smith, a rising junior at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, credits his peer mentor and Meyerhoff scholarship "family" with helping to lift his ambitions. A Queer Male Student Shares 'Human Face' of Campus Sexual Assault http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/06/24/a-queer-male-student-shares-human-face-of-campus-sexual-assault/ 2014-06-24T04:55:09-04:00 John Kelly, a senior at Tufts University, identifies himself as a survivor of sexual assault, and he wants to improve policies for students like him. From the Fields to Washington, the Son of Farmworkers Becomes an Advocate http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/06/03/from-the-fields-to-washington-the-son-of-farmworkers-becomes-an-advocate/ 2014-06-03T12:26:37-04:00 Yonny Castillo, a rising junior at Willamette University, came from Mexico as a baby and spent summers picking blueberries with his parents. This summer he will intern for Farmworker Justice. To Fight the Stigma Around Mental Illness, a Student Shares Her Story http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/05/13/to-fight-the-stigma-around-mental-illness-a-student-shares-her-story/ 2014-05-13T04:55:56-04:00 Trisha Luengen organized a suicide-prevention walk to educate her fellow students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Why Not Try the Place With the Palm Trees? http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/04/22/why-not-try-the-place-with-the-palm-trees/ 2014-04-22T04:55:04-04:00 Before attending a college-prep program for Native American students, Maija Cruz had never heard of Stanford University. Now she is about to graduate from there. Mobilizing to Reduce Disparities in Health Care http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/04/01/mobilizing-to-reduce-disparities-in-health-care/ 2014-04-01T10:30:28-04:00 Nick Goodwin, a senior at Emory University, came back from a study-abroad trip determined to connect underserved local families to health resources, including insurance under the Affordable Care Act. A Science Student Talks Her Way Onto the Model UN Team http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/03/11/a-science-student-talks-her-way-onto-the-model-un-team/ 2014-03-11T09:16:49-04:00 In her home country of Ethiopia, Yemi Melka had to pick between science and social science. Now at Augsburg College, she is blending her interests in chemistry and international relations. In South Africa, an AIDS Orphan Becomes a Scholar http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/02/18/in-south-africa-an-aids-orphan-becomes-a-scholar/ 2014-02-18T04:56:36-05:00 Andile Justice Mkonto had run away and fallen in with a bad crowd, he says, before a development group helped him refocus his life and set off for college in London. For 'Dreamers,' In-State Tuition Can Mean Staying in College http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/01/27/for-dreamers-in-state-tuition-can-mean-staying-in-college/ 2014-01-27T18:24:42-05:00 Giancarlo Tello, whose family came to New Jersey from Peru when he was 6, dropped out of Rutgers University at Newark because he couldn't afford it. With a new state law in place, he's going back. A Student's Slam Poem Goes Viral http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2014/01/06/a-students-slam-poem-goes-viral/ 2014-01-06T15:29:29-05:00 When Lily Myers, a junior at Wesleyan University, performed "Shrinking Women," about gender, body image, and food, she hardly expected to get three million views on YouTube.   Where Do Homeless Students Go Over Winter Break? http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/12/03/where-do-homeless-students-go-over-winter-break/ 2013-12-03T15:10:20-05:00 A senior at Aquinas College, in Grand Rapids, Mich., started a campaign to bring herself and others in from the cold. 'Coming Out' as an Atheist at a Christian College http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/11/12/coming-out-as-an-atheist-at-a-christian-college/ 2013-11-12T12:27:29-05:00 Eric Fromm, the student-body president at Northwest Christian University, has revealed his nonbelief, sparking attention on the campus and beyond. An Academic Schedule for Working Professionals—in the Boston Ballet http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/10/21/an-academic-schedule-for-working-professionals-in-the-boston-ballet/ 2013-10-21T15:46:29-04:00 Northeastern University is setting up dancers like Shelby Elsbree for a second career through its College of Professional Studies. Painting to Pay Tuition http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/09/30/painting-to-pay-tuition/ 2013-09-30T15:58:03-04:00 Stressed out over how she would come up with $11,800 to return to Spelman College for her sophomore year, Risha Hill held an art show at her house this past summer. Student Regent Wants to Debate Policy, Not Her Muslim Faith http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/09/09/student-regent-wants-to-debate-policy-not-her-muslim-faith/ 2013-09-09T22:02:31-04:00 Sadia Saifuddin's appointment to the University of California's board sparked an angry response from some conservative and pro-Israel groups. A Practical College Education, Debt-Free http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/08/20/a-practical-college-education-debt-free/ 2013-08-20T15:45:04-04:00 Rachel Arsenault heard the debate over the value of college, and steered away from law and psychology and toward agriculture, automotive technology, and dairy farming. After Tragedy, Florida A&M U. Marching Band Tunes Up http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/07/29/after-tragedy-florida-am-u-marching-band-tunes-up/ 2013-07-29T17:30:58-04:00 Returning from a suspension over the hazing death of a drum major gives the Marching 100 an opportunity to change, says Brandon Cunningham, the band's former president. On a Trip to Turkey, Protests Provide Unexpected Lessons http://chronicle.com/blogs/saysomething/2013/07/08/on-a-trip-to-turkey-protests-provide-unexpected-lessons/ 2013-07-08T18:10:35-04:00 Deborah Salmon thought her international immersion trip would focus on the economy. Instead, the Brandeis International Business School student had a front-row seat to political upheaval.