Notes in the Margins: Porn sites, Marines and the right to riot

Recruiting Veterans, Columbia Finds an Impressive Applicant Pool Two years ago, in an effort to attract more veterans to Columbia, Curtis Rodgers, a dean of admissions, began recruiting at military bases. Almost immediately he noticed differences between the Marines and the typical 18-year-old Ivy League applicant. (The New York Times via NAICU)

Washington U., Mizzou aim to protect names from porn sites In what amounts to a defensive maneuver, schools across the nation are snapping up the .xxx domain names that match their federally registered trademarks. It’s simply a matter of trying to keep them out of the wrong hands. (STLToday)

‘Right to Riot’ Cemented in Campus Culture Inconvenience is the new tyranny. (National Review Online)

The Citadel Faces Child Abuse Scandal After Penn State’s horrific abuse scandal came to light last week, another college has come clean about an abuse allegation on their campus. (The Huffington Post)

What Hedge Funds Can Teach College Students This analysis translates into some surprising insights for students and policy makers. For example, in the current economy, it may make more sense to enter a technical college than to go to law school. (The Wall Street Journal)