Joshua G. Mausolf (NYU): Sexual Privilege: The Effect of Private and Elite Campuses on the College Hookup Scene. Colleges want students with character, but can’t measure it. Allison P Davis is live from the front lines of College Party, USA. Katy Waldman on the Wellesley man: In the era of transgender rights, women’s colleges are struggling to figure out where their loyalties lie. No, college is not the best time of your life. White people problems: Douglas Greenberg reviews Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz (and more). Bill Gates on how, online, all students sit in the front row. A solution in search of a constituency: Claire Groden on how forcing frats to go co-ed won't fix them. College in a box: Textbook giants are now teaching classes. College life ain’t what it used to be: The dream of escaping Loserville and meeting Miss Perfect has been shattered by nerdy needs. BYU students fight for the right to grow beards. From Vox, Libby Nelson on how the college graduation rate is flawed — and hard to fix; and on how master's degrees are as common now as bachelor's degrees were in the '60s. Study finds that students themselves, not professors, lead some to become more liberal in college. Making a splash on campus: College recreation now includes pool parties and river rides. Emily Yoffe on the college rape overcorrection: Sexual assault on campus is a serious problem — but efforts to protect women from a putative epidemic of violence have led to misguided policies that infringe on the civil rights of men. Jason Zengerle on how the UNC scandal exposes the “student-athlete” lie once and for all. Can campus galleries save the art museum? Alana Shilling-Janoff on the rise of the university museum. Issie Lapowsky on why free online classes are still the future of education.

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