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Student Loan Forgiveness Options Need More Exposure

Obtaining a college degree is essentially a necessity in the United States today. If one wants a job that is not flipping burgers or waiting tables, then one must pursue some form of higher education – whether it be a four-year public college, a private liberal arts college, a trade school, or a certification program. Unfortunately, students in the US …

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Salem State Stabbing Suspect Same Guy Arrested 3 Weeks Prior

The suspect identified in the stabbing of two victims at Salem State University was actually arrested just three weeks prior to today’s incident. The suspect was arrested for violated Salem’s knife ordinance. While some may not be aware of this particular law, it isn’t uncommon, as numerous cities and outlying areas in the state of Massachusetts have implemented the ordinance …

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Financial Aid: Hindering the American Dream

As a student, after you get past the battle of getting into your favorite, or back-up, colleges, the next big step to work towards is paying for that said college. Everyone who is admitted to any college goes through this process, whether it is loans, grants, or money growing from financial aid trees. (Just Kidding) Be aware there is a …

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Students Find Secret Room Mate Living In Basement

Have you ever had something unsettling happen to you in a new place? Like moving in to your new apartment, and then finding doors open when you swear you’d closed them just a little while ago? Or maybe finding things on your desk rearranged and not quite right in your new dorm room? Such odd happenings took place for a …

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Notre Dame Football Looks Ahead To The Season

Are you ready for some football? Notre Dame sure is. According to coach, Brian Kelly, “We’re like everybody else in college football: extremely excited about starting the season. For us here at Notre Dame, we’ve worked hard to put ourselves in a position to be back in the national spotlight. We have no intention of giving that up.” The Fall …

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LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one that involves dropping the age limit for new members and setting up special University Pages for students to use as …

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Young Football Player Dies After Hit

When you send your kids to school or their favorite sporting activities, the last thing you ever think is that they’ll die that day. Well, that’s what happened to one family. A community and family are grieving today. De’Antre Turman, a 16-year-old from Fairburn, Georgia, died during a practice game with another team. According to a report, it was during this scrimmage …

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New Study: College Hookup Culture is Bogus

Counterculture movements, typically with origins among the youth, are often accompanied by a great deal of fearmongering and anxiety on the part of worried parents and overreacting family values specialists. In the late 1960’s, reactions to the “summer of love” caused a backlash against the idea of unclean promiscuity, and it seems modern college culture is suffering the same fate. …

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Student Loans: Dealing with the Interest Rate Jump

Unless fortunate enough to already have the funds to pay for college, most college students will have to take out a student loan at some point within their college career. In fact, there are currently 37 million borrowers in the U.S alone. The average graduate who has obtained a Bachelor’s degree, loan debt has reached an average of $26,600. That …

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Oregon May Soon Begin Tuition-Free College Plan

ABC News is reporting that the Oregon state legislature has unanimously approved a plan to provide free tuition to students while they attend community college and public university. The groundbreaking plan is designed to help students hit by the recent doubling of student loan interest rates. The program is called “Pay It Forward, Pay It Back”. Its structure is fairly …

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Eva Longoria Graduates From College, Posts Pics to Twitter

Actress Eva Longoria is best-known for her roles in The Young and the Restless and Desperate Housewives, as well as for her good looks. What her fans might not know, however, is that the star has been attending graduate school at Cal State Northridge. The 38-year-old Longoria graduated this week with a Master’s degree in Chicano Studies. She attended the …

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Mike Rice Video (The Taiwanese Animation Version)

Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired this week after a video of him kicking and shoving players (and using gay slurs) during practice was made public. And where there’s scandal, there’s Taiwanese animation studio Next Media Animation, which always offers an entertaining slant on current events. Here’s NMA’s take on the Mike Rice firing: According to Fox News, Rice …

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