Category: student

More than two-thirds of teenagers in the U.S. are…

More than two-thirds of teenagers in the U.S. are sleep-deprived. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention urged that schools should not open before 8:30 a.m.

Early coffee shops in England were frequented by students,…

Early coffee shops in England were frequented by students, philosophers, and other intellectuals who engaged in reasoned debate on the latest issues of the day. The shops charge a penny for admission and were dubbed “Penny Universities” for the alternative form of education they offered.

Photo : british-history.ac.uk

There’s a university in Sweden where students let out primal…

There’s a university in Sweden where students let out primal screams at exactly 10 p.m. each night. The Flogsta Scream occurs every night at 10 p.m. when university students living in Uppsala’s Flogsta neighborhood stop what they’re doing and let out a collective scream from their windows, balconies, and rooftops to help blow off steam and ease the stresses of college life.

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Students who write notes longhand remember more and have a…

Students who write notes longhand remember more and have a deeper understanding of the material than those take notes with a laptop.

Ph.D. students display twice as many symptoms of psychiatric…

Ph.D. students display twice as many symptoms of psychiatric disorders such as depression than other people.

Many schools in Japan require students to have black hair. Those…

Many schools in Japan require students to have black hair. Those with other hair colors are often pressured to dye their hair by a rule intended to prohibit dying of hair.

Photo : AP Photo/Markus Schreiber via qz.com

A teenager fooled an entire school, multiple police officers,…

A teenager fooled an entire school, multiple police officers, and a car dealership into believing that he was the youngest state representative ever. He was escorted to a school, given a tour, and spoke to the high school students about being involved in politics.

In 2014, a high school student was arrested and suspended in…

In 2014, a high school student was arrested and suspended in South Carolina, and had his locker searched because of a creative writing assignment where he mentioned buying a gun to shoot his neighbor’s pet dinosaur.

In 1974, three students at Northeast High School in Philadelphia…

In 1974, three students at Northeast High School in Philadelphia participated in a medical experiment in which for five days they experienced what it was like to be blind.

A group of students from Miami have developed a simple straw…

A group of students from Miami have developed a simple straw that can test whether or not your drink has been spiked. The product changes color when it comes into contact with two of the most common “date rape” drugs.

Photo : Miami Herald