Run of the essay mill: Students evade plagiarism detectors by buying and selling original essays

There are more ways than one to cheat your way through college. While the nationwide admissions scandal reaffirmed suspicions about wealth and power in the collegiate system, virtually any college student can pay to have their coursework completed for them.… Continue Reading

Chapman students paid by university to create promotional YouTube videos

Chapman’s digital marketing team is employing a new strategy: soliciting student YouTubers to tout the university in sponsored videos. It’s a new way to sway potential recruits and convince accepted students to commit to the university, according to Assistant Director… Continue Reading

Off-campus housing costs are expected to increase, university housing offers no relief

Chapman students living off-campus can expect their rents to increase at least 2.5% by 2020, according to a University of Southern California (USC) report. The squeeze is occurring at the same time that new students will be required to live… Continue Reading

Mysterious outside benefactor paid for controversial conservative pundit Ben Shapiro to give advice to business school seniors

An unnamed “external supporter” funded and arranged a guest appearance of a conservative political commentator at an Argyros School of Business and Economics event. Ben Shapiro, editor-in-chief of, host of “The Ben Shapiro Show,” and former editor-at-large for Breitbart… Continue Reading