Canadian college student flies 2 hours to class to avoid paying rent: ‘Same as taking a bus’

Canadian college student flies 2 hours to class to avoid paying rent: ‘Same as taking a bus’

He is putting the “commute” in commuter school. Tim Chen, an economics student in his final year at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, flies nearly 2 hours from his home in Calgary to school and back because the off-campus housing prices were too much for him. “I thought, why don’t I just … Read more

Matt Barnes dropped from Kings TV role weeks after viral incident with high school student broadcaster

Matt Barnes dropped from Kings TV role weeks after viral incident with high school student broadcaster

Former NBA champion Matt Barnes will no longer appear on NBC Sports California, a network spokesperson told the Sacramento Bee, a move that comes weeks after he yelled at officials and was seen confronting a student broadcaster during a high school boys’ basketball game. Barnes, who played for the Kings from 2004-05 and again from 2016-17, … Read more

Donna Kelce reveals her famous cookie recipe to help pay student lunch debt

Donna Kelce reveals her famous cookie recipe to help pay student lunch debt

Donna Kelce is known for supporting her sons, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce — but they’re not the only children she shows support to. Annie’s Barn, a small business in the Kansas City area, caught the 71-year-old’s attention with a coffee mug that said, “It’s Mama Kelce’s … Read more

I paid off $80,000 in student loans in three years with this simple side hustle — you can do it too

I paid off ,000 in student loans in three years with this simple side hustle — you can do it too

One man’s trash is another man’s ticket to financial freedom. Clever college grad Kelsey Mikula, 26, found a genius way to pay off a whopping $80,000 in student loans in just three years — by buying and reselling old clothes using sites like eBay. Prowling the aisles at the Salvation Army, Goodwill and other local … Read more

Student thought he was hit by a rock, actually had a bullet in his head — and partied for days

Student thought he was hit by a rock, actually had a bullet in his head — and partied for days

He thought he’d been stoned but he’d actually taken a shot. A Brazilian medical student redefined “having a high shot tolerance” after partying for four days with a bullet lodged in his brain — which he’d initially mistaken for an injury from a rock. “Little did I know that all this would happen,” Mateus Facio, … Read more

I’m a British student at a US college — these are the dumbest things Americans say

I’m a British student at a US college — these are the dumbest things Americans say

These Americans may be college-educated, but it looks like they’d score an “F” on a general knowledge test. A British man studying at an unidentified US university has revealed the three stupidest things he’s heard his classmates say, prompting disbelief about the seemingly poor state of education in America. The English student, who has not … Read more

Mom who posed as child to text student crisis line ‘sickened’ by responses

Mom who posed as child to text student crisis line ‘sickened’ by responses

This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). A Colorado mother and parental rights advocate was horrified by the responses she received when she posed as a 9-year-old to text a state crisis line promoted in … Read more

Virginia high school student creates soap to fight skin cancer, is awarded $25K: ‘Remarkable effort’

Virginia high school student creates soap to fight skin cancer, is awarded K: ‘Remarkable effort’

A Virginia high school freshman was looking for a fun science experiment — and ended up making a soap with the aim of treating skin cancer. Heman Bekele, who attends W.T. Woodson High School in the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) system, was crowned “America’s Top Young Scientist” and awarded $25,000 after winning this year’s … Read more

Oops! Vietnamese student applies to Miami University — shocked to be accepted into Ohio school

Oops! Vietnamese student applies to Miami University — shocked to be accepted into Ohio school

This Vietnamese student was expecting sandy beaches, not cornfields. All Valerie Do wanted was to lounge on the beach in between classes, but instead she got the Midwest’s best: Corn. When Do, who hails from Vietnam, applied to Miami University, she wasn’t even aware the state of Ohio existed, let alone that the school wasn’t … Read more

I’m a ‘rent-a-mom’ for Gen Z college students — parents pay me $10K to cook, do laundry and bail them out of jail

I’m a ‘rent-a-mom’ for Gen Z college students — parents pay me K to cook, do laundry and bail them out of jail

Like any good mom, when one of her kids calls, Tammy Kumin comes running — no matter the time of day or night. The biological parent of three and grandmother of six from Boston does it all, even in her seventies — emergency grocery shopping, cooking, and laundry. She’s even jumped on a plane in the … Read more

Star student killed by brain-eating amoeba: ‘Her mental state changed so drastically’

Star student killed by brain-eating amoeba: ‘Her mental state changed so drastically’

Star student Megan Ebenroth, 17, tragically died last month after contracting a rare, brain-eating amoeba while swimming in Georgia. The death was reported last month, but the victim’s identity wasn’t confirmed until now. “I’m still in shock,” the teen’s mother Chrissy Ebenroth told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution while discussing the “extraordinary” pupil’s passing. “But I can’t … Read more

Annabelle Ham’s cause of death revealed: YouTube influencer’s family

Annabelle Ham’s cause of death revealed: YouTube influencer’s family

Influencer Annabelle Ham died last week after an “epileptic event,” her family said Tuesday. “This is Annabelle’s family. We’re writing this with heavy, heavy hearts,” reads a caption of a family photo posted to the 22-year-old content creator’s Instagram account. “Annabelle experienced an epileptic event and has gone on to the gates of heaven. She … Read more

Teacher shocks family with secret plan to donate kidney to student

Teacher shocks family with secret plan to donate kidney to student

Talk about no child left behind. Eddie McCarthy, a math teacher at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio, is preparing to donate a kidney to his student, Roman McCormick. McCormick, a 15-year-old sophomore, was born with branchiootorenal/branchiootic syndrome. The rare genetic condition can affect the growth and development of the neck (branchio-), ears (oto-) and … Read more

Student stranded in Greece with life-threatening injuries after balcony fall

Student stranded in Greece with life-threatening injuries after balcony fall

An Australian university student who plunged nearly 20 feet from a balcony while on a European trip, is now stranded overseas after sustaining life-threatening injuries from the fall. Sydney man Jacob Konaraki was selected by his university to go on an overseas excursion to Greece for an archaeology dig. After the experience concluded, he decided … Read more

High school student denied her diploma over $15 laptop repair fee from her freshman year: ‘You gon pay what you owe’

High school student denied her diploma over  laptop repair fee from her freshman year: ‘You gon pay what you owe’

It’ll be one of those high school stories this student will tell for ages. A Nebraska high school student said she didn’t get her diploma at graduation because of an unpaid $15 laptop repair fee. Ellie McCormick revealed the upsetting moment in a viral TikTok she posted, where the graduate held up a pink-colored paper … Read more

Grad student commuted from LA to Bay Area 3 times a week to avoid expensive rents

Grad student commuted from LA to Bay Area 3 times a week to avoid expensive rents

It pays to fly the friendly skies. A grad student clocked over 92,000 frequent flier miles after commuting from his home in Los Angeles to the Bay Area at least three times a week — just so he didn’t have to pay rent.  The super commuter’s Reddit post went viral after he laid out the … Read more

Thrifty college student transforms children’s play kitchen into ‘magical’ bar cart

Thrifty college student transforms children’s play kitchen into ‘magical’ bar cart

One child’s trash is a college student’s home decor. A University of Delaware student put her DIY skills to the test and transformed a children’s plastic kitchenette into a unique and stylish bar cart for herself and her roommates. In a TikTok video that’s since racked up 2.5 million views, Lauren Bennett tore off the … Read more

‘Scrubs by day, Hooters by night’: Influencer student shares glimpse of her double life

‘Scrubs by day, Hooters by night’: Influencer student shares glimpse of her double life

This influencer is having a good “owl” time leading her double life. In a video posted to TikTok, Heather Nikole shared a snippet of what her daily hustle as a working student looks like. The cosmetology student, 18, stripped off her loose-fitting black medical scrubs to reveal the notoriously skimpy Hooters uniform hiding underneath. Nikole … Read more

Student makes argument for his own school holiday — and wins

Student makes argument for his own school holiday — and wins

Talk about a real A for effort. A high school student on Long Island successfully convinced his district to close down the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend as a special “snow day” named in his honor. Ethan Brown, a Jericho HS junior, quickly became one of the most popular kids in town after pleading his … Read more

I’m a student hungry for revenge — someone’s stealing my food deliveries

I’m a student hungry for revenge — someone’s stealing my food deliveries

He wants to wrap this case up. A Texas college student went ham after learning someone in his dorm has been stealing his food deliveries — and he’s cooking up a revenge plot. Ethan Pham, a student at the University of Texas at Austin, has been documenting his journey to catching the taco thief on … Read more