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I’m an ‘LSD Specialist’ Who Sells Acid to Oxford University Students

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VICE’s column asking drug dealers not just what they’re selling, but how they’re doing.

If there’s a drug associated with Oxford University, it’s probably cocaine. Boris Johnson has admitted to trying the drug while an undergrad at Balliol College, and in 2019, dealers in the city were cutting their coke with glass to deal with students’ voracious habit. Like most universities, party drugs like ketamine and MDMA are also popular night out

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‘I’m just trying to weather the winter’: U.S. college students reflect on an unprecedented fall semester

This summer, MarketWatch spoke to four college students as they prepared for a fall semester unlike any other. We recently checked back in to see how the pandemic has affected their studies and the way they’re thinking about their futures. 

The fall semester has been busy for Luz Chavez. The 23-year-old is a senior at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. and after a college journey that included a few years at a community college … Read More

‘Everyone has different ideas of what feels safe to them during COVID’: How 4 college students spent an unprecedented fall semester

This summer, MarketWatch spoke to four college students as they prepared for a fall semester unlike any other. We recently checked back in to see how the pandemic has affected their studies and the way they’re thinking about their futures. 

The fall semester has been busy for Luz Chavez. The 23-year-old is a senior at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. and after a college journey that included a few years at a community college … Read More

Lucky, stressed and ready to graduate: How 4 college students spent an unprecedented fall semester

This summer, MarketWatch spoke to four college students as they prepared for a fall semester unlike any other. We recently checked back in to see how the pandemic has affected their studies and the way they’re thinking about their futures. 

The fall semester has been busy for Luz Chavez. The 23-year-old is a senior at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. and after a college journey that included a few years at a community college … Read More

Xavier University students head home for finals, winter break, trying to prevent spread of COVID-19

For the first two weeks of Anna Baker’s first year of college, she had to self-isolate because she was near someone who tested positive for COVID-19.”I was stuck in my dorm room for two weeks,” Baker said.Now that the fall semester is nearing an end, Baker wants to make sure she doesn’t help the virus spread when she’s home with her family in Mason.”I’ve been trying to limit my contacts to just those around me,” … Read More

Lucky, stressed, and ready to graduate — How 4 college students spent an unprecedented fall semester

This summer, MarketWatch spoke to four college students as they prepared for a fall semester unlike any other. We recently checked back in to see how the pandemic has affected their studies and the way they’re thinking about their futures. 

The fall semester has been busy for Luz Chavez. The 23-year-old is a senior at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. and after a college journey that included a few years at a community college … Read More

College students decide between family, safety, school protocols this Thanksgiving

Samantha Moore, a student at Missouri Western State University, is doing Thanksgiving a little differently this year.

After having tested positive for Covid-19 this month, Moore, 21, has decided to skip the usual family-filled festivities she’d grown up enjoying this time of year.

“We normally spend Thanksgiving with my mom’s side of the family,” Moore said of her Thanksgivings home in Bellevue, Nebraska. “Then the Saturday after, we go to my dad’s parents and we

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College students decide between family, safety, and school protocols this Thanksgiving

Samantha Moore, a student at Missouri Western State University, is doing Thanksgiving a little different this year.

After testing positive for Covid-19 earlier this month, the 21-year-old has decided to skip the usual family-filled festivities she’d grown up enjoying this time of year.

“We normally spend Thanksgiving with my mom’s side of the family,” Samantha said of her Thanksgivings home in Bellevue, Nebraska. “Then the Saturday after we go to my dad’s parents and we

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Minn. college students face a real-life test: Go home for Thanksgiving?

Even though she already has had COVID-19, Emma Zellmer is hesitant about returning home from college for Thanksgiving.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato junior is leaning toward spending the holiday with her immediate family at their Eagan home, but she likely won’t decide until a day or two beforehand to make sure no one has been exposed to the virus. It’s a dilemma that thousands of college students in Minnesota are facing ahead of the

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College students face a real-life test: Go home for Thanksgiving?

Even though she already has had COVID-19, Emma Zellmer is hesitant about returning home from college for Thanksgiving.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato junior is leaning toward spending the holiday with her immediate family at their Eagan home, but she likely won’t decide until a day or two beforehand to make sure no one has been exposed to the virus. It’s a dilemma that thousands of college students in Minnesota are facing ahead of the

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As Occupancy Dwindles, College Dorms Go Beyond Students

The United States has the world’s largest student housing market, representing $11 billion in real estate investments, according to the National Apartment Association. And as the pandemic drags on and more universities feel the cash crunch, the endowment gap between legacy campuses like Harvard and Yale and smaller colleges is only going to grow.

“I think we’re really going to see a tale of two cities but also a tale of two universities,” said Laura

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As Covid upsets family finances, college students rethink their dreams

CNBC’s “College Voices 2020” is a series written by CNBC interns from universities across the country about coming of age, getting their college education and launching their careers during these extraordinary times. Michelle Gao is a senior at Harvard University, studying government and statistics. The series is edited by Cindy Perman.

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Some college students have seen their parents laid off, lose jobs or close businesses — major events

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College Students Home For The Holidays: How To Keep Families Safe From COVID-19 : Shots

College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.
College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.

Sandy Kretschmer imagines her son Henry returning home from college, dropping his bags and then giving her a big hug. But she knows the reality of this homecoming may be a lot different.

“I’ll probably have a mask on, and he’ll have a mask on when I hug him,” she says.

Henry plans to take a COVID-19 test a few days before he leaves Iowa State University where he’s a junior, and he’ll self-quarantine until

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A year after Saugus shooting, students look back

Lexi Renolds remembers everything about that morning one year ago at Saugus High School — barricading the classroom door, crowding into the small closet with classmates, hiding in the dark.

Cell service in the cramped space filled with props used by her TV production class was bad, and she had only a vague idea of what was happening outside. It would be hours before she would learn the full story: A 16-year-old student had opened

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College Students Home For The Holidays, How To Keep Families Safe From COVID-19 : Shots

College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.
College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.

Sandy Kretschmer imagines her son Henry returning home from college, dropping his bags and then giving her a big hug. But she knows the reality of this homecoming may be a lot different.

I’ll probably have a mask on and he’ll have a mask on when I hug him,” she says.

Henry plans to take a COVID-19 test a few days before he leaves Iowa State University where he’s a junior, and he’ll self-quarantine until

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Most Memphis students to continue remote learning, survey shows

Laura Faith Kebede, Chalkbeat Tennessee
Published 5:31 p.m. CT Nov. 13, 2020

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Parents of 65% of Shelby County Schools students do not plan to send them back to school buildings in January, based on survey results obtained by Chalkbeat.

Some parents told Chalkbeat they are reluctant because COVID-19 cases are surging, some are unsatisfied with online learning continuing even if students are in the building, and

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Students Return For the Holidays

For others, however, the restrictions and lockdowns have significantly impacted their mental well being. A survey of 144 colleges conducted by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors this fall reported a 57-percent increase in anxiety among students and an 81-percent increase in loneliness, compared to the first four weeks of fall 2019.

“College kids have lost the balance between work and play. Most campuses are quiet, kids can’t have parties, they are

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There is a simple way of telling which universities care about their students

I can’t be alone in cheering on Manchester’s students after videos surfaced of them furiously pulling down fences the university put up around their dorms to enforce the lockdown. The fencing was reminiscent of Beijing’s method early on in Wuhan, where authorities welded shut gates and placed bars across apartment doors while residents slept. There is nothing in the UK rules that requires people to stay in their buildings – but clearly the university fancied 

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With bitter memories from 2016, Brown students work phones for Biden

By Olivia George
 |  Special to The Journal

Olivia Williams remembers that night well. She remembers watching in shock as Donald Trump began to grasp victory. She was watching it unfold on TV with her family in Berkeley, California — from the same TV she had so jubilantly watched the announcement of Barack Obama’s win four and eight years prior. She remembers watching her mother cry.

That same night, Ainsley Clapp was home in South

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the best laptops for students

It’s back to school, college and university time, and that means many of us are likely to be looking for the best student laptop of 2020. Our guide has been put together to help take the stress and strain out of choosing a great system – this is a definitive list of the best laptops for students, covering just about every need and budget imaginable.



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