Tipsheet: College eds story idea roundup 09/04/2012

Rounding up recently tweeted story ideas: The gender gap in college achievement; the sleep gap for everybody; and why don’t I carry on a little more about cheating?

Not only are women outnumbering men at graduation, they’re more likely to aspire to college in the first place. I dare you to spend 10 minutes in a cafeteria asking people about this without finding a good story.

Speaking of gender, does it matter if a professor hugs you?

College students are supposed to sleep nine hours a night? (Insert joke about sleeping in class here.) Some colleges are trying to help students get their rest.

Is your college a football or basketball power? Should it be? A new study offers a wrinkle to the arguments over the relationship between sports and academics: A Division I football or basketball championship produces an increase in prospective students.

Just when you thought I might stop carrying on about cheating and what it means about why students go to college, along comes a cheating scandal at Harvard. Among the many angles: what about honor codes?

Finally, an idea in search of a story on your campus: a very cool graphic, sort of a timeline on steroids, in which the history of modern art is mapped like the London tube.


About adviserdavid

Student media director, Georgia Southern University

Posted on September 4, 2012, in Tipsheet. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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