Colleges Stalk Your Facebook To See How They Should Hit You Up for Money

On the scale of "irritating" to "soul-boiling" telemarketers, college alumni fundraisers aren't the worst. The way that school alumni relations offices decide which former students to contact, however, is a liiittle creepy. Colleges are scouring former students' Facebook and LinkedIn profiles to figure out who to hit… »1/26/15 1:50pm

When Every Student Realizes They Can Reply All and Spam Every Other Student It's Fun for Everyone

When you connect a bunch of young college kids together on the Internet, any meeting eventually devolves into a crying mess of memes, Internet hall of fame pictures and a whole lot of trolling. So when students in Stanford's computer science program realized that e-mailing one address would contact EVERY student,… »2/13/13 1:00am

Here's What Happens When 40,000 College Students Realize They Can E-Mail All 40,000 People at Once

NYU recently sent out a seemingly innocuous e-mail to all of its students asking them to opt for paperless forms. People in college get those kinds of e-mails all the time! But when one student decided to ask his mom if he should enable the paperless forms, he accidentally triggered a method that allowed him (and… »11/27/12 7:40pm

An Amazing Student Was Caught with a 35-Foot Long Cheat Sheet Filled with 25,000 Answers

If you've cheated in school, you've probably scribbled test answers on an eraser, passed notes with a friend, glanced at your classmate's test or even made a cheat sheet. You never, however, cheated like this amazing student. He's taken cheating to an entirely different level: A 35-foot long cheat sheet with 25,000… »6/11/12 6:20pm

A College Is Trying to Ruin 4/20 By Making Its Campus Uninhabitable with Fish Fertilizer

4/20 (which is this Friday for you no clock having, no calendar using hippies) is supposed to be a genial day filled with the united airy bloom of a specific natural, medicinal herb, shower-wary people and no worries 'bout a thing. Colorado University is trying to crush that experience and ruin 4/20 for everyone. »4/16/12 9:00pm