The Worst Five Party Schools in the U.S.

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When going away to college for the first time, students have a lot on their minds. How challenging will the classes be? Will the dining hall food be any good? Will that stranger of a roommate snore? For some, there is an even greater worry getting swept up into the wild scene of collegiate parties. We already chronicled five of the most out of control universities. It’s important to remember that not everyone is interested in late nights filled with booze and regrets. Many students still choose universities based on academic merits, and not how many bars there are these things, of course, all come down to personal preference. Chances are you’re reading...

An Uncertain Future for LGBT Students at Brigham Young University

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Provo, Utah is home to Brigham Young University, the largest religious university in the country. It’s owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints informally known as the Mormon Church. Consider this fact: more than 100 US college campuses have an established LGBT center that’s staffed by paid employees. It’s clear that students, bolstered by progress made in certain social and political spheres, have never felt quite so comfortable or open with their sexuality. What does it mean, though, for the student who attends a faith-based school with doctrines that preach heterosexuality? It could mean a very isolated academic experience....